Posts Tagged ‘diplomat’

Three Writers Weigh In On Official Report on Diplomat Microwave Injuries, and Censorship of 5G Discussion Continues

Three Writers Weigh In On Official Report on Diplomat Microwave Injuries, and Censorship of 5G Discussion Continues Activist Post / Activist Post By Patricia Burke Three different writers published articles this week addressing the December 2020, “Consensus Study Report: An Assessment of Illness in U.S. Government Employees and Their Families at Overseas Embassies, Standing Committee […]

Biden to Nominate Longtime US Diplomat Burns to Lead CIA

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns makes remarks at the start of the Ecopartnership event of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) at the State Department in Washington July 11, 2013. Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. US President-elect Joe Biden will tap a former career diplomat in William Burns to lead the CIA, his transition team […]

President Trump’s diplomat prepares for Holocaust Memorial Council

Richard Grenell went from being US ambassador to Germany to serving as acting head of national intelligence and has now been nominated to sit on the Holocaust Memorial Council. Ambassador Grenell spoke with The Media Line’s Felice Friedson about calling-out Iran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization; the underutilization of US embassies; sitting down with antisemites […]

Russian Foreign Ministry expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in retaliation after the expulsion of a Russian diplomat by Sofia. The ministry said in a statement it had summoned Bulgaria’s ambassador to inform him that Lieutenant Colonel Mitko Borisov, the embassy’s assistant military attaché, had been declared persona non grata. The diplomat has been ordered to […]

JCPOA talks will go ahead as planned: EU diplomat

TEHRAN – The European Union-Iran talks on the 2015 nuclear deal will go ahead as planned despite the controversy over the execution of Rouhollah Zam, an EU foreign service spokesman said, according to Euobserver. The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) plans to meet in Vienna on Wednesday, Iran and the […]

Iran’s Yemen peace initiative still on the table: diplomat

TEHRAN – Ali Asghar Khaji, a special assistant to Iran’s foreign minister for special political affairs, announced on Sunday that Iran’s Yemen peace initiative is still on the table. “The Islamic Republic of Iran declared since the beginning of the aggression on Yemen that the solution should be political, and that is why it presented […]

Polish diplomat in Istanbul rescued hundreds of Jews in Holocaust — report

JTA — A Polish diplomat serving in Turkey during World War II helped save hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis by issuing them false certificates that identified them as Christians, an Israeli newspaper revealed in an expose published Friday. Wojciech Rychlewicz, then a consul in Istanbul, provided the documents to the European refugees at […]

Polish diplomat in Istanbul rescued hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust

A Polish diplomat serving in Turkey during World War II helped save hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis by issuing them false certificates that identified them as Christians, an Israeli newspaper revealed in an expose published Friday. Wojciech Rychlewicz, then a consul in Istanbul, provided the documents to the European refugees at no pay. […]

Israeli diplomat tells Biden not to reenter UN human rights bodies or fund Palestinian refugee agency

Another shot across the Biden bow! Ron Prosor, a former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, urged the Biden administration not to rejoin two UN bodies that deal with human rights issues, UNESCO and the UN Human Rights Council, because the U.S. presence even in dissent grants greater legitimacy to “science fiction” opinions critical of […]

Antony Blinken: A smooth, old-school diplomat who will take on a harsh new world of wary allies and foes

Antony Blinken is soft-spoken where his predecessor was a loudmouth with a giant chip on his shoulder. He is a consensus builder and a listener, in contrast to the departing secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, who often interjected his own prejudices and strong views into America’s affairs. And while Pompeo was seen as crude, Blinken […]

Assad appoints veteran Syrian diplomat Faisal Mekdad as foreign minister

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Mike Pompeo becomes first top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank. It comes as the State Department announced that products from the settlements can be labelled “Made in Israel.” Pompeo also announced that the US would brand the international Palestinian-led boycott movement […]

British diplomat praised for saving drowning woman in China

A British diplomat is being praised for saving a drowning woman in southwestern China. Stephen Ellison jumped into a stream to rescue the woman after she fell into the water in a village on the outskirts of Chongqing. Ellison is the British consul general in the Chinese city. “We are all immensely proud of our […]

Lebanon at ‘risk of disappearing,’ French top diplomat warns

PARIS — Lebanon is in an existential crisis, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday, urging emergency reforms under a new government. “The risk today is of Lebanon disappearing so these measures have to be taken,” he told RTL radio ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron’s return visit to Beirut next week to push […]

UAE diplomat says normalization has ‘closed the gate’ on annexation

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Russia summons Dutch diplomat after discovery of "tracking equipment"

Russia has summoned a Dutch diplomat to Moscow over alleged spying on Russia’s military attaché in the Netherlands. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that they had “strongly protested” to the discovery of “tracking equipment” in the service car of an embassy assistant. Moscow has instructed the Charge d’Affaires of the Netherlands, Dominique Bakker-Kühling, […]

Russian senior diplomat, EU ambassador discuss situation around Iran nuclear deal

TASS– Future of the Iran nuclear deal following the United States’ withdrawal was in focus of a meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday. “The two diplomats discussed issues of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) […]

Collapse of Iran nuclear deal to nip EU projects in the bud – Ex-Diplomat

If the Trump administration withdraws from the Iran nuclear agreement and resumes anti-Iranian sanctions it will inevitably hit the US’ European allies, says former French Ambassador to Iran Francois Nicoullaud, commenting on President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Washington. “Donald Trump did not make concessions, and so did President Macron. Despite the feeling that an agreement has been reached, […]

Vatican Police Arrest Former Diplomat Over Child Pornography Allegations

Vatican police have arrested a priest and former diplomat over child pornography allegations. Carlo Alberto Capella who was a high ranking diplomat at the Holy See’s US embassy was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday. Monsignor Capella was suddenly recalled from his position in Washington last year. Channel News Asia reports: A statement identified […]

Trump is unpredictable: American veteran diplomat

IRNA – Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State John Limbert reacting to the appointments of John Bolton and Mike Pompeo as the national security advisor and secretary of state said US President Donald Trump is unpredictable. Limbert, who is one of the signatories of a letter sent to Trump calling for preservation of 2015 Iran […]

Russian diplomat expulsions signal crude side of Western intention – A Chinese Perspective

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On the Russian diplomat expulsion: ‘Ireland should have avoided jumping on this bandwagon’

Russia was the first country to recognise Irish independence and we have always enjoyed a positive relationship with Moscow, writes Danielle Ryan.      If Leo Varadkar finds it appropriate to expel a Russian diplomat at the behest of Theresa May, it’s about time he considered expelling the US military from Shannon. The time has come […]

Russian media publishes ‘silly presentation’ UK used to prompt diplomat expulsions

     A document UK officials presented in a bid to persuade allies to expel Russian diplomats this week suggests London no longer questions whether Moscow poisoned Sergei Skripal, but offers no new specific evidence. Titled ‘Salisbury Incident,’ the six slide PowerPoint document was sent out to 80 top level foreign embassy officials in Moscow, according […]

One Russian diplomat expelled; Is Belgium clicking heals for its EU and NATO allies?

nsnbc : The Belgian government is set to expel a Russian diplomat after a decision to that effect was taken by the Federal Cabinet […]

Austrian diplomat summoned from Israel over ‘Nazi’ shirt

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Fascinating Interview on Syria–former British Diplomat Alastair Crooke

Posted on February 26, 2018  by Richard Edmondson Crooke obviously is quite knowledgeable on the subject of Syria. The interview, a rather “must-see” one from my point of view, was posted Friday. Latest news today–we seem to have another false flag chlorine gas attack that the mainstream media are blaming on the Syrian government. (More details below). […]

Watch: Former British Diplomat Believes Anarchism Is Our Only Alternative To A Corrupt Government

Next Story “I was once a British diplomat, now I’m an anarchist.” – Carne Ross This is a pretty powerful statement, and chances are that you think this man has completely lost it. The term anarchy has somehow been confused with complete and utter chaos, with no order, no peace, no structure and essentially destruction. In reality, […]

Israeli diplomat itemizes U.S. ‘injustices’ — from Guantanamo to drone strikes to Japanese internment

Israel has a “better” democracy than the American one, Israeli consul general Dani Dayan told an Israel advocacy group at Columbia University this week, and both countries commit “injustices.” The diplomat then reeled off four American examples. We [Israel] made our share of injustices. We still do. In a 100-year conflict, there is no country […]

Suspicious ‘Russian diplomat’ removed from UK House of Commons debate is actually American

     The House of Commons has become the scene of another bizarre incident as Members of Parliament demanded that a suspicious “Russian diplomat” be ejected from the chamber. The man, however, turned out to be American. Rather fittingly, the spectacle unfolded during a rather poorly attended debate on Russian interference in the Brexit referendum. Labour […]

UN has no authority to investigate claims of Iranian arms supplies to Yemen — diplomat

TASS– The UN Secretariat has no authority to investigate claims of purported Iranian arms supplies to Yemeni rebels, voiced recently by the United States and other countries, Russia’s deputy UN envoy, Vladimir Safronkov, said. On December 14, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, presented in Washington fragments of a missile, reportedly launched by […]

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