Posts Tagged ‘diplomatic’

Turkey to take legal, diplomatic steps against Charlie Hebdo caricature of Erdogan

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Israeli delegation headed to Bahrain to establish formal diplomatic relations

A joint US-Israel delegation is headed to Bahrain Sunday morning to sign a series of bilateral agreements between Jerusalem and Manama, including a so-called Joint Communiqué that will formally establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. El Al Flight 973 — a nod to Bahrain’s country code — is scheduled to depart from Tel Aviv’s […]

Trump: Kuwait may be the next country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel

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How Netanyahu’s huge diplomatic achievement turned into a self-made political fiasco

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China officially takes over US consulate in Chengdu as diplomatic staff lower American flag & leave (VIDEOS)

“At 10am on July 27, according to the Chinese side’s request, the US Consulate General in Chengdu was closed,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Monday.   After American staff left the premises, Chinese authorities “entered through the front entrance and took it over,” the ministry said. Chinese media shared videos of a US flag being […]

Syria recognizes South Ossetia, establishes diplomatic link

“The Syrian Arab Republic and The Republic of South Ossetia… declare their mutual recognition and the establishment of diplomatic relations at embassy level,” the South Ossetian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website. Syria joins Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Nauru in its recognition of the former Georgian province’s independence. The move seemed to […]

UK given a month to cut diplomatic mission in Russia, number to match Russian mission in Britain

The ministry also handed a note of protest to the UK envoy over London’s “provocative actions.” The tit-for-tat measures by Moscow come amid a whirlwind campaign launched by London over the poisoning of Russian ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury earlier in March.  Top UK officials, including Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign […]

Putin & Macron will still meet despite diplomatic row over Salisbury case

Moscow praised the “constructive approach” of the French towards relations with Russia despite disagreements, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. “The French leadership does not abandon dialogue; on the contrary, it is determined to solve problems through dialogue. This completely matches the approach of our president,” he added.  Nerve agent that poisoned Skripal […]

Galloway: ‘US, UK Diplomatic Expulsions Nearly a Declaration of War on Russia’

British politician, broadcaster, and writer George Galloway has slammed Donald Trump’s decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close the Russian consulate in Seattle. Galloway regards it as tantamount to a “declaration of war.” Galloway contrasted the US’ actions with those of EU member states. Those EU countries who rushed to follow the lead of […]

South Africa to cut diplomatic ties with Israel

The South African government is intending to cut diplomatic ties with Israel in protest of its treatment of Palestinian people, the country’s Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has announced. Pandor informed parliamentarians of the government’s resolution during a ten-hour joint debate on South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) that […]

‘Trump failed’: Iran claims win in diplomatic battle over nuclear deal

“The American administration has failed to undermine the nuclear deal… Trump, despite his repeated efforts, has failed to undermine the accord,” Rouhani said Sunday on state TV. Iran rejects Trump’s ‘fixes’ to nuclear deal, slams new sanctions The Iranian leader called the deal “a long-lasting victory for Iran,” following Trump’s latest attack on the accord, […]

Trump’s Mideast policy: Diplomatic Darwinism in the quest for the ‘ultimate deal’

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Turkey threatens to ax diplomatic ties with Israel if US recognizes Jerusalem as capital

US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital would be ‘major catastrophe’ – Turkey “This could go as far as cutting our diplomatic relations with Israel. You cannot take such a step,” Erdogan told a parliamentary group meeting of his ruling Justice and Development Party. The Turkish president also said he would call for a meeting […]

Going Underground – Ep. 551: International Court of Justice & UK Diplomatic Failure w/ Lord Morris & Bob Neill

Going Underground – Ep. 551: International Court of Justice & UK Diplomatic Failure w/ Lord Morris & Bob Neill Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we speak to Tony Blair’s former attorney General and Chair of the UK Justice Select Committee Bob Neill about why Britain has lost its seat on the International […]

Moscow slams removal of Russian flags from diplomatic properties seized by US

     The Embassy of Russia in the US has strongly condemned the removal of Russian flags from previously seized diplomatic compounds and which the State Department claims were “respectfully lowered” and “safely stored” within the properties. The Russian Mission to the US released photos of the closed diplomatic facility without Russian state flags Wednesday. “A […]

China and Russia Urge Diplomatic and Media Objectivity in Myanmar

Rohingya boat. (Photo: Twitter) Gearoid O Colmain21st Century Wire The September 28th Security Council 8060th  Session on the crisis in Myanmar –  following the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) terrorist attacks on the 25th of August –  highlighted once again two opposing trends in current international relations. After several speeches by the US, UK and French UN ambassadors […]

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on UNGA: (UN)Diplomatic

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on UNGA: (UN)Diplomatic By CrossTalkyoutube.com At the United Nations U.S. President Donald Trump described his vision of foreign policy as principled realism. He also tried to convince the gathering of the General Assembly that his idea of America First was compatible with this vision. Nonetheless, there is every reason to believe he […]

Reporter Who Exposed Diplomatic Flights Weapons Transfers Speaks: Azerbaijan Confirms Documents

By Brandon Turbeville Last week, I wrote an article entitled, “Leaked Documents Purport To Show How The U.S., Gulf Countries Ship Weapons To Terrorists Using Diplomatic Flight Cover,” in which I covered the story broken by Bulgarian reporter Dilyana Gaytandzhieva regarding the use of Azeri diplomatic flights by the United States and Gulf […]

Is Washington looking for an escalation in diplomatic standoff with Russia?

     Sometimes you just have to laugh. Because when it comes to Western media coverage of Russian-American tussles, clearly what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. So, let’s put the shoe on the other foot, for a moment. Imagine an alternative universe where US officials reacted with outrage on Saturday after the […]

‘Occupation’ of Russian diplomatic properties in US ‘blunt act of hostility’ – Foreign Ministry

US raid of Russian diplomatic sites a ‘parade of power to reassert claim for global dominion’ Searches of the Russian premises began on Saturday, after the US State Department ordered the foreign ministry on August 31 to vacate the premises by September 2. The FBI arrived in at least two vehicles to search the San […]

U.S., Allies Used Diplomatic Flights To Send Weapons To Terrorists

A Bulgarian reporter has uncovered evidence that the United States and its allies, notably Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have been using Azerbaijan’s Silk War Airlines to ferry entire planeloads of weapons to Syrian militants, some of which ended up in the hands of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front. Some 350 different flights, all labeled […]

Netanyahu’s diplomatic charm offensive in Africa is bound to fail

Israel is making a big effort to improve its image and strengthen its diplomatic ties in Africa. Last year, Benjamin Netanyahu was the first Israeli prime minister in decades to visit the continent, and an Africa-Israel Summit is scheduled in the west African nation of Togo this October, which could attract 25 to 30 heads […]

Turkey & Qatar stage military drills amid Gulf diplomatic crisis

The drills were aimed at preparing Qatar’s military to defend “vital economic, strategic and infrastructure facilities,” Al-Sharq newspaper reported, as quoted by Reuters. The exercises come after Turkish media reported that joint drills would be taking place August 6-7, with officials saying they would be aimed at “strengthening the defense capabilities of both countries” and “boosting efforts to […]

Turkey & Qatar stage military drills amid Gulf diplomatic crisis

The drills were aimed at preparing Qatar’s military to defend “vital economic, strategic and infrastructure facilities,” Al-Sharq newspaper reported, as quoted by Reuters. ‘Policy of intransigence’: Qatari FM slams Saudi-led bloc’s demands as violating intl law The exercises come after Turkish media reported that joint drills would be taking place August 6-7, with officials saying […]

Visas issued for Iranian diplomatic delegation to Hajj rituals: Minister

Press TV- Iran’s Culture Minister Reza Salehi Amiri says visas have been issued for members of an Iranian diplomatic delegation to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj rituals after Tehran boycotted the pilgrimage last year amid tensions with Riyadh. There is no problem for members of the Foreign Ministry’s delegation to be stationed in the holy cities of […]

Lavrov: Any US conditions for return of Russian diplomatic property would be ‘daylight robbery’

Lavrov was referring to a RIA Novosti report on Monday which cited a high-ranking unnamed White House official as saying that the US is not planning to return the diplomatic property to Russia without asking for “something in return.”  ‘Time running out’: Moscow warns it may expel US diplomats over seized Russian property “Is that […]

US has diplomatic channels to communicate with Iran: Washington

Speaking to reporters at a press briefing on Thursday, Heather Nauert said she does not believe that Tillerson has spoken with Zarif since he took office. “We certainly have various diplomatic channels, lines of communication that can be used to communicate with the Iranian Government,” she noted. “My understanding is that we have not, but […]

Erdogan backs Qatar in diplomatic rift, says Gulf states’ demands violate international law

Speaking after a prayer at the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the sweeping ultimatum the Gulf states have put to Qatar is an attack on the country’s “sovereign rights.” He said Turkey can “appreciate and embrace” Qatar’s resistance to the overwhelming pressure from Saudi Arabia, the […]

Putin Tells Qatar’s Emir Russia Wants Diplomatic Solution to Crises

June 6, 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin told Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, that Russia’s stance remains that crisis situations should be solved by politic and diplomatic means, “in dialogue”, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. In a phone call, Putin and al-Thani also discussed cooperation between Russia and Qatar, primarily in economic, trade […]

‘Terrorism, meddling in affairs’: Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

LIVE UPDATES: Gulf states cut ties with Qatar over ‘supporting terrorism’ Live updates Bahrain announced early Monday that it is severing diplomatic relations with neighboring Qatar and cutting air and sea connections with Doha, accusing it of meddling in its internal affairs. Bahrain’s state news agency said in a brief statement that Qatari citizens have 14 […]

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