Posts Tagged ‘ambassadors’

Turkey in the Light of a “Conspiracy” Stagged by Western Ambassadors

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has abandoned his threat to dismiss 10 western Ambassadors due to their joint statement in supporting the imprisoned civil society leader and philanthropist Osman Kavala. The decision came after the United States and several other interested countries issued identical declarations about their compliance with the UN convention, which requires […]

Iran FM meets foreign ambassadors

Iran FM meets foreign ambassadors – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian met with a number of outgoing and incoming ambassadors on Sunday. Algerian ambassador Abdul Moneim Ahriz and Armenian Ambassador Artashes Toumanian met with Amir Abdollahian to bid farewell at the end of their missions. New Zealand’s new ambassador to Tehran […]

Erdogan is the First to Put Western Ambassadors in their Place

Recently, Western ambassadors, led by their respective governments, but mainly by Washington, began to interfere in the internal affairs of the states that accredited them. They impose the Western nations’ will and attitude, demonstrating the alleged firm hold and power the collective West has over other nations. Through their actions, they attempt to establish a […]

Raisi receives credentials of six new ambassadors

Raisi receives credentials of six new ambassadors – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — President Ebrahim Raisi had a busy day on Monday when he received the credentials of six new ambassadors. The president began his day by receiving the credentials of the new Kyrgyz ambassador to Tehran.  Speaking after receiving the credentials of the new Kyrgyz ambassador […]

Turkey expels European, U.S. ambassadors over Osman Kavala statement

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared 10 foreign ambassadors – including seven from Europe – as persona non grata after they called for the release of a businessman and philanthropist that was jailed in 2017 despite having not having been convicted of a crime. The envoys, including the U.S., French and German representatives in Ankara, […]

Paris recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance

Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs. [Source: Wikimedia Commons] Last night, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian recalled France’s ambassadors to the United States and Australia after the announcement Wednesday of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) alliance. Australia had repudiated a massive €56 billion arms deal with France for attack submarines, to instead obtain […]

France Recalls Ambassadors To US, Australia Over Submarine Deal

PARIS (AP) — France said late Friday it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia after Australia scrapped a big French conventional submarine purchase in favor of nuclear subs built with U.S. technology. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a written statement that the French decision, on request from President Emmanuel […]

Biden Only Appoints Proven Loyalists as US Ambassadors

In recent months we have seen a number of attempts by the new US administration to develop its strategy on the geopolitical stage. The Biden team is rearranging its pieces on the global chessboard – and, as part of this process, it has finally got round to appointing new US ambassadors. On the whole, when […]

Iranian, Chinese ambassadors in Islamabad consult on Afghanistan

Iranian, Chinese ambassadors in Islamabad consult on Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to Pakistan has met with his Chinese counterpart to discuss bilateral cooperation, regional ties, including developments in Afghanistan. Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini met with Chinese Ambassador to Islamabad Nong Rong on Sunday, IRNA reported. “In this meeting, we discussed bilateral […]

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 https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/05/15/photos-new-ambassadors-submit-credentials-to-iranian-president-3/

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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