Posts Tagged ‘diplomat’

Serving the British Empire British Diplomat Demands Coup in China Against Xi Jinping

SUBSCRIBE to EIR Daily Alert Service British Diplomat Calls for Regime Change in China May 1, 2021 (EIRNS)—“Regime Change in China Is Not Only Possible, It Is Imperative” is the title given to an opinion piece by Roger Garside, a British diplomat who was posted to Hong Kong while in the armed forces in the […]

Russian security service briefly detains Ukrainian diplomat

Russia‘s FSB security service briefly detained a Ukrainian diplomat in St Petersburg, Ukraine‘s foreign ministry said on Saturday, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the neighboring countries. Interfax news agency earlier reported the FSB as saying Oleksandr Sosoniuk was taken into custody when he tried to obtain classified information from Russian law enforcement databases […]

Chinese diplomat urges U.S. to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran

TEHRAN – A Chinese envoy on Tuesday urged the United States to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran and its “long-arm jurisdiction” against third-party entities and individuals, including those from China, CGTN reported. The Chinese envoy made remarks during the talks on the Iran nuclear deal in Vienna. Senior diplomats from China, France, Germany, Russia, […]

Bolsonaro forced into Cabinet reshuffle, fires top diplomat

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reshuffled his Cabinet on Monday amid intense pressure to sack his foreign relations minister whose tenure has been characterized by an anti-globalism bent that made him a lightning rod for critics. In addition to replacing foreign minister Ernesto Araújo the president shifted three other ministers into new positions — chief of […]

 ‘Maximum pressure’ on Iran was total failure: Russian diplomat

TEHRAN – The United States economic pressures against Iran was a total failure and that needs no further evidence to be recognized, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov has said. In a tweet on Monday, the Russian diplomat highlighted the need for “some people” to learn lessons from the mistakes […]

EU’s top diplomat sees must-not-miss chance to revive Iran nuclear deal

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Wrestler, rescuer, diplomat, spy: Grandson unmasks his heroic Israeli patriarch

People thought twice about messing with the Unreich brothers in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. There were seven sons in the family, and six of them were wrestlers. Some won national and international titles. Zalman, the sixth child, and fifth son in the family, was the Slovak wrestling champion (welterweight division) in 1927 and took first place in […]

Tehran denies arrest of Iranian diplomat in Turkey

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Thursday rejected a claim by a Turkish newspaper that Turkey has arrested an Iranian diplomat for his alleged involvement in a killing plot. Khatibzadeh dismissed the claim as “baseless,” saying that the Turkish newspaper’s report was “based on groundless accusations.” Daily Sabah, an English-language Turkish newspaper, […]

Tehran summons Belgian envoy after Iranian diplomat jailed for 20 years on foiled bomb plot charges

Iran has summoned Belgium’s ambassador in Tehran to protest a Belgian court’s sentencing of Iranian diplomat Assadolah Assadi for orchestrating a bomb attack in Paris, Iranian state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday. Tehran repeated its claim that the 20-year maximum sentence handed down to Assadi by an Antwerp court last week is a violation […]

China Demands Canada Punish Diplomat for Wu-Tang Clan T-Shirt

The diplomatic crisis between China, Canada, and the Wu-Tang Clan escalated on Thursday with China’s demand for disciplinary action against Canadian diplomat Chad Hensler, identified as the alleged architect of a modified Wu-Tang Clan T-shirt that ostensibly outraged China by mocking the city of Wuhan.  China is an authoritarian Communist nation in Asia. Canada is […]

Tehran slams Iranian diplomat’s 20-year jail term for bomb plot as ‘violation of international law’

The 20-year jail term handed down to an Iranian diplomat by a Belgian court for his role in a foiled bomb plot is illegal and a clear violation of international law, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. Assadolah Assadi, 49, who served as Iran’s envoy in Vienna, was given the maximum sentence on Thursday […]

Iranian diplomat convicted of planning terror attack on opposition in Belgium

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Canada regrets ‘misunderstanding’ over Wu-Tang symbol on diplomat’s Wuhan T-shirt

Canada has said it regrets a “misunderstanding” after a Canadian diplomat in Beijing bought a T-shirt showing “Wuhan” over the bat-like logo used by hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. The row arose after it emerged a Canadian Embassy staff member had created an item of clothing which allegedly mocked the Chinese response to the coronavirus outbreak. […]

Iran diplomat on trial for terror had Europe-wide network – report

Ahead of Thursday’s verdict in the trial for the Iranian regime diplomat Assadollah Assadi’s alleged plot to blow up a dissident conference in France, the British Daily Express reported that he crisscrossed European countries as part of a widespread Islamic Republic network. “A green notebook, found in Assadollah Assadi’s car when he was arrested in […]

Ceremony honors Japanese diplomat who saved thousands from Holocaust

Chiune Sugihara, known affectionately as the “Japanese Schindler,” was honored at a digital ceremony on Monday ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.The reception, sponsored by the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) and B’nai B’rith International, focused on the efforts of Sugihara, who defied his own government’s orders by issuing travel visas to more than 6,000 Lithuanian Jews […]

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea -lawmaker

SEOUL – North Korea‘s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes from the isolated country, a South Korean lawmaker said on Monday. Ryu Hyun Woo had led North Korea’s embassy in Kuwait since former Ambassador So Chang Sik was expelled after a 2017 U.N. […]

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 […]

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