Posts Tagged ‘ambassadors’

Al Mayadeen Sources: Ambassadors’ Actions Prelude Lebanese State Failure Announcement

11 Jul 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen net In light of the continuation of the stifling political and economic crisis that Lebanon is experiencing, sources express their fear to Al-Mayadeen Net about the dangerous slide that Lebanon is heading towards. The foreign ministers of the US, France, and Saudi Arabia discuss the Lebanese crisis during the […]

France, US Ambassadors to Lebanon Travel to KSA to ‘Discuss Situation’

7 Jul 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen French Ambassador to Lebanon Anne Grillo and United States Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea In an unusual step, the French and the United States Ambassadors to Lebanon will visit Riyadh on Thursday to “discuss the gravity of the situation in Lebanon.” The United States and French Ambassadors to Lebanon, […]

Two former Israeli ambassadors to South Africa join tsunami of ‘apartheid’ accusations against Israel

The news today is that two former Israeli ambassadors to South Africa have accused their country of practicing apartheid by creating bantustans for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. “It’s apartheid, say Israeli ambassadors to South Africa,” Ilan Baruch and Alon Liel write at Groundup. This is yet another apartheid charge leveled by serious […]

Iran-Saudi Arabia talks may continue at ambassadors level

TEHRAN— the New York Times reported that the next stage of Tehran-Riyadh negotiations may take place as early as May, in Riyadh. Mehr News Agency reported that the U.S. media made the claim citing Iranian and Iraqi officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. Recent reports claimed that Tehran and Riyadh have held negotiations in […]

Two Ambassadors to Syria with Wildly Different Analyses

MARCH 30 ,2021 By Rick Sterling Source In the past few months, Grayzone journalist Aaron Mate has interviewed two former ambassadors to Syria: former UK Ambassador Peter Ford and former U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford.   The two ambassadors have a common surname but dramatically different perspectives. This article will compare the statements and viewpoints of the […]

President receives credentials from seven new ambassadors

TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday received credentials of the new ambassadors of seven countries to Tehran, namely Syria, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Indonesia, Uganda and Tunisia. Iran to stand by Syrian nation, government In his meeting with Syria’s new Ambassador to Tehran Shafiq Dayoub, Rouhani said Iran will stand by the Syrian nation and […]

Montenegro and Serbia expel respective ambassadors in tit for tat

Montenegro has expelled the Serbian ambassador, with Serbia recipricating with the expulsion of the Montenegrin ambassador, as tensions rise between the two countries. The outgoing pro-Western government of Montenegro cited “long and continuous meddling in the internal affairs of Montenegro” as the reason for the action and asked Serbian Ambassador Vladimir Bozovic to leave the […]

Photos: New ambassadors submit credentials to Iranian president

ISNA l Amir Kholousi: New ambassadors of Lebanon, New Zealand, Estonia, Nepal and Latvia in a meeting on Tuesday submitted their credentials to the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.           Source Article from 00

US Has Special Forces in 149 Countries – and Ambassadors in only 144

By Monica Duffy Toft The Conversation Center for Strategic Studies, Fletcher School, Tufts University A strong legacy of U.S. leadership and engagement in global politics has been reduced today to what I call kinetic diplomacy – diplomacy by armed force. As of March 2018, the Trump administration has appointed only 70 of 188 U.S. ambassadors. […]

Egypt summoned western ambassadors for criticizing detention of human rights lawyer Metwally

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom over criticism of the […]

Lebanon President Pushes P5 Ambassadors to Swiftly Handle Refugee Crisis to Ward Off Undesirable Ramifications

Source October 16, 2017 The Lebanese President, General Michel Aoun, on Monday briefed his visitors on Lebanon’s position vis-a-vis the simmering Syrian refugee crisis. The President met at Baabda Palace with the ambassadors of the United Nations Security Council’s permanent members, in presence of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil. Aoun sounded the alarm […]

Iran should pick more female ambassadors: MP

IFP- An Iranian parliamentarian has urged the Foreign Ministry to designate more women and Sunni ambassadors to other countries. Jalil Rahimi Jahan-Abadi, the head of the International Affairs Committee of the Iranian Parliament’s Judicial and Legal Commission, has weighed in on the reports that two women could possibly be picked as Iran’s ambassadors overseas. “Running […]

Santos Notes That Peace Will Boost Colombia’s GDP – Economic Drivers Behind War and Peace

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that the Colombian economy could grow as a result of the end of the armed conflict in the country. Analysts note that economic drivers have played a role in bringing the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) to the negotiating table […]

Nuclear scientists’ interview allowed ‘in limited scale’

Behrouz Kamalvandi was reacting on Wednesday to speculations in the media about the airing of the first episode of a series of interviews by foreign media outlets with Iranian nuclear scientists; “limited interviews with our nuclear scientists would not violate any regulations; even if it is in English, it is legally allowed, however in limited […]

New US bans have no intl. legal ground: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will “proportionally” respond to new US sanctions on Tehran’s missile program. “No measure against the Islamic Republic of Iran will go unanswered and we will respond proportionally to any move,” Zarif told the IRIB 1 television channel late Monday night. Zarif said US claims about Iran’s missile activities are unlawful, […]

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