Posts Tagged ‘diplomatic’

U.S. State Department says Israel’s Netanyahu has absolute diplomatic immunity against ICC arrest warrants for genocide, war crimes

(NaturalNews) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cannot be arrested and charged for war crimes in Gaza because he maintains absolute diplomatic immunity… Source

Craig Murray: The Farce of US Diplomatic Assurances (Julian Assange)

https://consortiumnews.com/2024/04/17/craig-murray-the-farce-of-us-diplomatic-assurances/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=477be555-4aeb-4c52-aa4e-09274f826631 Volume 29, Number 106 — Wednesday, April 17, 2024 April 17, 2024 The assurance that Julian Assange will be allowed to rely on the First Amendment in his defence is a blatantly weak piece of sophistry. U.S. Department of Justice Building in Washington. (Gregory Varnum , Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0) By Craig Murray […]

Are the Violations of Mexican and Iranian Embassies a Sign of a ‘New Normal’ in Diplomatic Relations?

Recent actions taken by both the Israeli and Ecuadorian governments have called into question the sovereignty and sanctity of international embassies. On April 1st, Israel launched missiles at the Iranian consulate in Damascus, Syria, killing seven military advisers, including a high-profile leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Iran’s ambassador to Syria noted that […]

Israeli Diplomat’s Son Claims Diplomatic Immunity After ‘Intentionally Running Over Cop’ in Florida

It’s open season on law enforcement in Governor Ron DeSantis’ Florida — so long as you’re the son of an Israeli diplomat. Source

Bolivia cuts All Diplomatic Ties with Israel After Refugee Camp Bombing

Bolivia’s government has taken a significant diplomatic step, announcing the severance of relations with Israel in response to Israel’s military operations in Gaza and its alleged treatment of Palestinians. Deputy Foreign Minister Freddy Mamani stated during a press conference, “Bolivia decided to break diplomatic relations with the state of Israel in repudiation and condemnation of […]

Mexico Threatens Diplomatic Action As Texas Border Security Delays 19,000 Trucks

Mexico Threatens Diplomatic Action As Texas Border Security Delays 19,000 Trucks Authored by Rashi Varshney via The Epoch Times, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has announced that he will send a diplomatic note to the U.S. regarding Texas’s border cargo inspections that are causing significant delays to U.S.-bound traffic. Mr. Obrador said that 19,000 […]

The Many Layers of the Canada-India Diplomatic Dispute

Canada–India relations have been trapped in a downward spiral following an explosive statement in Parliament by Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau on  September 18. He alleged involvement of Indian agents in the June 18 killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a prominent British Columbian (BC) Sikh leader who was on India’s most wanted watchlist.  India has […]

India Comes To The U.N. With Diplomatic Mess After Riding Geopolitical High

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accused the Indian government of being involved in the assassination of a Sikh leader on Canada’s soil. Source

Syria Assad in China, seeks exit from diplomatic isolation

Being seen with China’s President at a regional gathering should add further legitimacy to Assad’s campaign to return to the world stage. Source

Intense Clashes Rock Ain al-Hilweh Camp despite Diplomatic Efforts

September 10, 2023 Ain al-Hilweh camp witnessed today a series of hit-and-run operations between factions affiliated with “Fatah” and Islamic groups along the Hittin axis. These confrontations involved the use of machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, with one such rocket landing near the camp’s eastern highway. This highway, which connects the city to the south, […]

The Grain Deal has become a diplomatic success story, or is there a new phase coming? …

Unfortunately, one of the negative consequences of active hostilities is observed in the foreign trade relations of the countries participating in the conflict. A temporary danger zone does not guarantee safety along trade communication routes. Disrupting the prior steady trading system is costly to the trade balance and frequently leads to major humanitarian crises, such […]

Exclusive: Hundreds of diplomatic files on King Charles censored

Some light reading for King’s Birthday Weekend… From declassifieduk.com The Foreign Office is keeping secret a cache of documents about the former Prince of Wales that were due for declassification. An ex-government minister tells Declassified the secrecy is “outrageous”. More than 200 files on overseas trips made by the former Prince of Wales stretching back […]

Why has Turkey Stepped Up its Diplomatic Efforts with Egypt?

The discussion of many contentious issues in Turkish society has been considerably enhanced in light of the impending elections in this nation. As the political battle rages on, several candidates and parties are attempting to play both domestic and foreign policy cards to win over voters. For instance, the leader of the Rodina party and […]

Blinken says US ‘actively’ working to re-establish diplomatic presence in Libya

The United States is "actively" working on re-establishing a diplomatic presence in Libya, US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, said on Wednesday, although he declined to provide an exact time on when the US embassy can be reopened, Reuters reports. Libya has had little peace since the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that ousted Muammar Gaddafi and […]

India scolds UK for diplomatic ‘indifference’

READ HERE: Separatist protesters pulled down the Indian flag from the High Commission in London   Source

The US diplomatic efforts to curtail Turkish independence continue

Given the dynamics of international processes and the earthquake disaster, Turkey remains at the forefront of the US and NATO bloc’s attention. Washington strongly opposes President Erdoğan’s policy of independence from American strategy, both in terms of reviving Turkey’s imperial status through reliance on the Turkic world and in maintaining its independence in relations with […]

Israel threatens a ‘diplomatic war’ over Booking.com’s new West Bank safety guidance

Israeli officials are condemning Booking.com’s recent decision to display a safety warning on its listings in the illegally-occupied West Bank. Source

Will E3 seize UN diplomatic momentum to revive JCPOA?

TEHRAN – Iranian President Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi arrived in New York at noon on Monday local time amid a highly charged atmosphere surrounding the talks in Vienna over reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.  Before leaving Tehran for New York, President Raisi was keen to set the record straight regarding the possibility of negotiating and […]

Albania breaks diplomatic ties with Iran over major cyberattack

Tirana has accused the Iranian regime of trying to destroy its government’s digital infrastructure.

30 Years of Diplomatic Relations between China and South Korea

August 24 marked the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and China. ROK President Yoon Suk-yeol and Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory letters on the occasion. The South Korean leader said in his letter that bilateral ties have developed in various fields over the past 30 years. […]

Diplomatic Missions in solidarity with Palestinian NGOs active accomplices of Israel’s apartheid

What a humiliating failure for the group of diplomatic missions in Palestine that are now supporting the six Palestinian human rights NGOs that Israel has dubbed “terrorist organizations” and closed down! The irony is that most of these missions are active accomplices of Israel’s apartheid and occupation of Palestine. When South Africa lived under an […]

From the US to China and Europe, Saudi seizes the diplomatic moment

Last Wednesday, Uzbek President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, became the first leader from his country to visit Saudi Arabia in 30 years, the latest recipient of a Saudi diplomatic offensive that has included the United States, France, China and other powers. Four years after the murder of dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul left foreign leaders […]

Israel’s murky relations with far-right nationalists trigger diplomatic storm

Israel has made a desperate bid to salvage its reputation in the Balkans after its ambassador endorsed a proposal to change Bosnia’s election laws even though the change is expected to harm the interests of the local Jewish communities and the Muslim majority. The change, it is believed, will also strengthen the position of far-right […]

Israel presidential visit to UAE a first as diplomatic relations grow

Israel’s president flew to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions rise in the region. The UAE and Israel normalised relations in the fall of 2020, part of a series of US-brokered diplomatic […]

Diplomatic Boycott of the Beijing Olympics is Washington’s Self-inflicted Wound

The confrontation with China taken by Washington in recent years is being pursued not only on the economic front, with numerous sanctions against Chinese companies, but in politics as well, with the US creating various anti-Chinese blocs, such as AUKUS, provoking Taiwanese separatism, launching an information campaign criticizing alleged human rights violations in the Xinjiang […]

‘Farce’: China dismisses UK, Canada diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

China on Thursday dismissed the decision by Canada and the United Kingdom to join Washington’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games as a “farce.” China is also not concerned that the officials’ absence would spark a chain reaction, and numerous heads of state, government leaders and members of royal families have registered […]

Canada Joins Diplomatic Boycott Of Beijing Winter Olympics

TORONTO (AP) — Canada will join the United States, the United Kingdon and Australia in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The announcement came after the White House, the Australian government and the UK government confirmed diplomatic boycotts of the Winter Games in […]

Avengers Announce Diplomatic Boycott Of Thanos

EARTH—As the villain Thanos continues his campaign of genocide across the galaxy, Earth’s mightiest heroes, the Avengers, have decided to retaliate with one of their most feared weapons: a diplomatic boycott. “This time, we have to hit Thanos right where it hurts, by launching a mild attack on his political reputation,” said Captain America as he […]

Biden’s Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics Draws Applause and Criticism

A group of U.S. lawmakers and former U.S. officials are calling on the Biden administration to do more than just imposing a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The diplomatic boycott was announced by White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Dec. 6, saying that Washington “cannot proceed with business as usual” in […]

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

The United States will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House said on Monday China has vowed to greet the move with “firm countermeasures.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki says US athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full […]

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