Posts Tagged ‘diplomat’

Americans Griner, Whelan May Gain Release From Russia by Year-End, Ex-US Diplomat Says

NEW YORK—WNBA star Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who are being held in Russia, could gain release by the end of this year, said former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson, who traveled to Moscow in September. Richardson told CNN in an interview on Sunday that he had met with […]

Japanese diplomat is ‘blindfolded and pinned down’ while being interrogated by Russian agents

Japan on Tuesday demanded Russia apologise for detaining a diplomat over alleged espionage, denying the charge and accusing Moscow of blindfolding and pinning the man down in ‘unbelievable acts’. Motoki Tatsunori, a Japanese diplomat based in the eastern city of Vladivostok, was deemed ‘persona non grata over illegal intelligence activities’, top government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno […]

CCP Diplomat Tried to Lobby US Lawmakers to Deflect Blame for Causing US’ Fentanyl Crisis

The Chinese regime’s top diplomat has been reaching out to members on the House Intelligence Committee to deflect responsibility for the flow of illicit fentanyl into the United States, according to a GOP lawmaker. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio), a member of the Doctors Caucus and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is among many […]

Bagheri Kani meets British diplomat in New York

TEHRAN – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, met in New York with Stephen Hickey, a British Political Coordinator at the UN in New York. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Bagheri Kani spoke of Iran’s serious determination to secure the country’s national interests in negotiations to revive […]

Bagheri Kani meets British diplomat in New York

TEHRAN – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, met in New York with Stephen Hickey, a British Political Coordinator at the UN in New York. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Bagheri Kani spoke of Iran’s serious determination to secure the country’s national interests in negotiations to revive […]

Bagheri Kani meets British diplomat in New York

TEHRAN – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, met in New York with Stephen Hickey, a British Political Coordinator at the UN in New York. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Bagheri Kani spoke of Iran’s serious determination to secure the country’s national interests in negotiations to revive […]

Bagheri Kani meets British diplomat in New York

TEHRAN – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, met in New York with Stephen Hickey, a British Political Coordinator at the UN in New York. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Bagheri Kani spoke of Iran’s serious determination to secure the country’s national interests in negotiations to revive […]

Bagheri Kani meets British diplomat in New York

TEHRAN – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, met in New York with Stephen Hickey, a British Political Coordinator at the UN in New York. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Bagheri Kani spoke of Iran’s serious determination to secure the country’s national interests in negotiations to revive […]

Biden to Nominate Career Diplomat Tracy as Ambassador to Russia, White House Say

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden will nominate career diplomat Lynne Tracy, currently the U.S. ambassador to Armenia, as ambassador to Russia, the White House said on Tuesday. The post in Russia has been vacant since Sept. 4, when envoy John Sullivan concluded his tenure there amid soaring bilateral tensions due to Moscow’s war in Ukraine. Tracy was […]

U.S. must stop backing terrorists, occupying northeastern Syria: diplomat

TEHRAN- Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the UN urges an end to the U.S. occupation of Syria and its backing for terrorism, stating that the U.S. has illegally stationed military personnel in Syria’s energy-rich northeastern region under the guise of combating terrorism. The comments were made by Zahra Ershadi on Monday during a United Nations […]

German diplomat charged with murdering Belgian husband in Brazil

According to prosecutors, the murder was “committed with cruel means” and Hahn’s husband was “severely beaten, causing intense and unnecessary suffering”.

Diplomat says Iran is serious for a lasting nuclear deal

TEHRAN- Iran is undertaking an expert assessment of the response the United States provided to Tehran’s revisions to the EU text on reviving the 2015 deal, the Foreign Ministry spokesperson told IRNA on Sunday, noting that Iran would respond to Americans once that review is complete. Nasser Kanaani stated that Tehran’s reaction will be communicated […]

Top Chinese Diplomat Claims 9/11 Attacks Were an ‘Inside Job’

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman appeared to claim the 9/11 attacks on America were an “inside job” by the US government in a tweet on Tuesday. Zhao Lijian shared a “What people think I do” meme on Twitter featuring various scenes of destruction from U.S. wars in various countries including Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Pakistan, […]

Prominent Chinese diplomat suggests US carried out 9/11 attacks-Actually Israel did 9-11, USA/DC Assisted

As the street venders in the Far East used to tell me when trying to sell me a Chinese faked knockoff of a name brand product, [Israel-USA/DC] See!-Same-Same!! SEE!-Israel/USA/DC-Same-Same!! Who ya going to believe? Washington DC child raping mass murdering Anti-American war criminals or your own lying eyes? The Ole dog! Brady Knox – Washington […]

We are closer to restoring nuclear deal, says Iran’s former diplomat

TEHRAN – A former diplomat has said it seems that Iran and the U.S. have got closer to clinching a deal to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Source

Hungary’s top diplomat visits Moscow to negotiate gas supplies despite EU sanctions

Budapest is keen to buy up to 700 million cubic metres of gas from Russia, said foreign minister Peter Szijjarto. Source

Saudi Diplomat Claims Biden ‘Took Saudi Arabia’s Assurances’ on Khashoggi ‘at Face Value’ after Biden Dismisses Them in Public

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir, who was inside President Joe Biden’s meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, claimed that while Biden did mention Source

Saudi Diplomat Refuses to Commit to Boosting Oil Production, Claims Increasing Production Won’t Really Help U.S. Gas Prices

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir, who was inside President Joe Biden’s meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, refused to commit to boosting oil Source

Saudi Diplomat Refuses to Make Human Rights Commitments, ‘We Take Issue with the Charges’

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir, who was inside President Joe Biden’s meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, refused to make any commitments to Source

Russian diplomat refuses to rule out military deployment to Latin America

A top Russian diplomat on Thursday refused to rule out a military deployment to Cuba and Venezuela if the US and allies don’t stop military activities on Russia’s doorstep. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said he could “neither confirm nor exclude” the possibility of Russia sending military assets to Latin America. “It all depends on […]

Afghan diplomat: Ahmad Massoud says he’s not seeking war

Afghan diplomat: Ahmad Massoud says he’s not seeking war – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Abdul Qayyum Soleimani, caretaker of the Afghan embassy in Tehran, told a news conference late on Tuesday that Ahmad Massoud, the leader of Afghanistan’s National Resistance Front (NRF), told acting Taliban foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in Tehran that he is not […]

Top Western diplomat: U.S. should take ‘meaningful first step’ to put JCPOA on right track

Top Western diplomat: U.S. should take ‘meaningful first step’ to put JCPOA on right track – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A senior Western diplomat has said since it was the United States that quit the nuclear deal and imposed sanctions on Iran it must take a “meaningful first step” to revitalize the agreement, Politico reported on […]

Russian diplomat says optimistic about success of Vienna talks

Russian diplomat says optimistic about success of Vienna talks – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Expressing optimism about revitalization of the JCPOA, Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations has said all necessary conditions have been provided for achieving success at the Vienna talks. Speaking in an interview with RIA Novosti on Wednesday, Dmitry Polyanskiy said […]

Top Iran diplomat: European stance not constructive at nuclear talks

European negotiators in talks to salvage Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers presented no “new practical initiatives” and were not constructive in the last round that paused on Dec. 17, the Iranian foreign minister said on Thursday, Reuters reported. The negotiations will resume on Dec. 27, Russia and the European Union’s foreign service said earlier on […]

State TV: Recalled Iranian Diplomat to Yemen Dies of COVID-19

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Iran’s top diplomat to Yemen died Tuesday after reportedly contracting the coronavirus, Iranian state TV said, just days after he was abruptly recalled from his mission in the war-torn nation. State-run media in Iran said Ambassador Hassan Irloo had become infected with the coronavirus in Yemen, where a conflict between Iran-backed Houthi […]

JCPOA exit ‘was like shooting in one of U.S. legs’: Russian diplomat

TEHRAN – In a tweet on Wednesday, Russia’s representative in the Vienna talks described the withdrawal of the U.S. from the JCPOA as shooting itself in the leg. “Indeed! The decision to withdraw from #JCPOA was like shooting in one of US legs. It doesn’t matter if it was left or right leg” Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s […]

Yes Ms. Diplomat, Canada Does Arm and Fund Israel

December 19, 2021 A pro-Palestine protest in Canada. (Photo: Jim Miles, Supplied)  – Yves Engler is the author of Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid and a number of other books. He contributed this article to The Palestine By Yves Engler Did Canada’s representative to the Palestinian Authority lie or was she simply ignorant of important facts? […]

Ex-Pakistani diplomat says Iran’s demands in Vienna talks are logical

Ex-Pakistani diplomat says Iran’s demands in Vienna talks are logical – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Asif Ali Khan Durrani, Pakistan’s former envoy to Tehran, has said that Iran’s demands in the Vienna talks that sanctions must be lifted totally are reasonable, IRNA reported on Sunday. “The Americans need to change their approach towards Iran for a […]

Diplomat warns against ‘dangerous’ acts of piracy targeting Iranian oil at sea

Diplomat warns against ‘dangerous’ acts of piracy targeting Iranian oil at sea – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – An Iranian diplomat to the UN issued a stern warning on Tuesday against acts of piracy targeting tankers carrying Iran’s oil at sea, urging the international community to condemn such “unlawful acts” that endanger freedom of navigation. Zahra Ershadi, […]

Interview: Wife Of Venezuelan Diplomat ‘Kidnapped’ By The US

 Camila Saab Speaks Out. While Washington Cannot Choose The President Of Venezuela, It Can Make Life Impossible For Officials, Such As Alex Saab, Who Attempt To Defy Its Sanctions Regime. On Wednesday, November 24, MintPress News Editor in Chief Mnar Adley sat down to speak with Camila Saab, the wife of imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. […]

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