Posts Tagged ‘diplomats’

American diplomats privately warn Biden regime that Arab world is furious over U.S. position of unconditional support for Israel

American diplomats privately warn Biden regime that Arab world is furious over U.S. position of unconditional support for Israel The United States is ostracizing itself in the Middle East, a cadre of American diplomats in the Arab world has told the Biden regime. America’s limitless and unconditional support for Israel’s genocidal military campaign in Gaza […]

Global diplomats livid over EU president’s support of Israel’s repeated war crimes in Gaza

Staff members of European Union (EU) institutions and global diplomats were enraged by European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen’s stance on the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip, saying that the bloc’s position is enabling more violence. A letter with 842 signatures has been sent to von der Leyen, accusing the EC president […]

MORE WAR: US Diplomats warned by State Dept. to avoid calling for ceasefire in Israel-Hamas conflict

(NaturalNews) Many people around the world are praying that the violence in the Middle East will end soon, but U.S. diplomats are being warned not to publicly call… Source

‘Hope over reality’: Global diplomats gird themselves for Trump 2.0

NEW YORK — The European official looked terrified as I pointed outside the window at the gleaming black building a block away: Trump World Tower. “Wow. He’s right there! He’s literally looming over you!” I said, genuinely astonished. Moments later, he moved my interview to a different room — one without the view of the […]

Hoping for Haley, Bracing for Trump: What diplomats think of 2024

NEW YORK — The European official looked terrified as I pointed outside the window at the gleaming black building a block away: Trump World Tower. “Wow. He’s right there! He’s literally looming over you!” I said, genuinely astonished. Moments later, he moved my interview to a different room — one without the view of the […]

Top Russian, Egyptian diplomats discuss bilateral, international issues

The foreign ministers of Russia and Egypt discussed bilateral ties and international issues in a phone call on Saturday, reports Anadolu Agency. Sergey Lavrov and Sameh Shoukry exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. They affirmed mutual interest in strengthening cooperation on […]

Communist China Removes UK Diplomats After Attack on Pro-Democracy Protesters in Manchester

China recalled six officials, inlcuding one of its top diplomats, from the UK following a violent assault on pro-democracy protesters. Source

Ex-US diplomats advise Biden administration to cease providing arms to Israel extremist government

Former American diplomats have advised the administration of President Joe Biden to no longer provide offensive weapons or military assistance to Israel's incoming government, arguing that it contains more extremist elements which further threaten the situation in the Occupied West Bank. In an opinion article published in The Washington Post today, the former US ambassador to […]

Iran denounces Kabul blast that kills two Russian diplomats

TEHRAN— Nasser Kanaani, spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, has harshly denounced the terrorist attack outside Russia’s embassy in Kabul, which murdered two Russian diplomats and a number of Afghans. Kanaani offered condolences to the Russian government and the families of the two diplomats. He also sympathized with the Afghan families who lost members in the […]

U.S. To Expel 12 Russian Diplomats At UN

UNITED NATIONS ― The United States says it is expelling 12 Russian diplomats at the United Nations for engaging in activities not in accordance with their responsibilities and obligations as diplomats. U.S. deputy ambassador Richard Mills confirmed the expulsions after Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the U.N. Security Council on Monday afternoon that he […]

Diplomats reconvene in Vienna for Iran nuclear deal talks

Diplomats from Iran and world powers have reconvened in Vienna to seek a deal reviving Tehran’s 2015 nuclear accord. Pressure has been mounting for a swift result from the final stage of the talks, as Iran steps up its nuclear programme. Tehran has insisted that its actions are peaceful, but Western diplomats argue that the […]

EU diplomats affirm opposition to Israel settlement plans

The heads of missions and representatives from the European Union (EU) yesterday reaffirmed their opposition to Israel’s settlement expansion project in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem. The diplomats visited several areas in the occupied West Bank including the E1 area and Qalandia along the outer perimeter of occupied East Jerusalem, following a recent […]

Iran official discusses Syria with Turkish, Russian diplomats 

Iran official discusses Syria with Turkish, Russian diplomats  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister on special political affairs, has held talks with senior diplomats from Turkey and Russia over Syria amid reports of a possible Turkish incursion into northern Syria. Turkish Foreign Ministry Director General Selçuklu […]

Former US Diplomats Say Biden Administration ‘Must Act Swiftly’ to Change Course in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in a state of chaos. In a major military offensive, the Taliban has taken over nine provincial capitals with two falling to the militia on the night of Aug. 10. As the militant group ignores peace negotiations and as their killings of civilians, prisoners, and government leaders increase, a cry for a change […]

Diplomats: Progress Made In Vienna At Iran Nuclear Talks

VIENNA (AP) — Top diplomats said Sunday that further progress had been made at talks between Iran and global powers to try to restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that was abandoned by the Trump administration. They said it was now up to the governments involved in the negotiations to make […]

Expelled Russian diplomats leave Czech Republic amid depot blast row

More Russian diplomats and their families flew out of the Czech Republic on Saturday amid a dispute between the two nations over Russian involvement in an ammunition depot explosion in 2014. In April the Czech Republic ordered 18 Russian diplomats to leave in a tit-for-tat move after Russia expelled Czech diplomats from Moscow over the […]

European diplomats concerned by WHO sexual abuse reports in Congo

European diplomats have voiced serious concerns over how the World Health Organization (WHO) has handled sex abuse allegations involving its own staff. An investigation by the Associated Press claimed that senior WHO management was informed of multiple allegations involving at least two of its doctors during the 2018 outbreak of Ebola in Congo. A contract […]

UN Middle East envoy warns of ‘full-scale war’ in Gaza as diplomats claim US is holding up Security Council statement

An eruption of violence in Israel and Gaza is headed for “full-scale war,” a top UN envoy warned, even as Washington reportedly resists efforts to issue a similar call for deescalation in the UN Security Council. “Stop the fire immediately. We’re escalating towards a full-scale war,” Tor Wennesland, a Norwegian diplomat and the UN’s special […]

US expels Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions for hacking

The US has announced it will expel 10 Russian diplomats and impose sanctions against dozens of people and companies, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sweeping measures announced on Thursday are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to […]

On Why Foreign Diplomats Flee Pyongyang

First, on March 18, 2021, NK News reported that there were no foreign UN or international NGO workers left in North Korea. About two dozen citizens of the Czech Republic, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Vietnam, as well as two employees of the World Food Program (WFP), left the country. They left Pyongyang for China. And on […]

EU set to sanction more Iranians for rights abuses, first since 2013, diplomats say

The European Union is set to agree to sanction several Iranian individuals on Wednesday for human rights abuses, the first such measures since 2013, three EU diplomats said, Reuters reported. EU envoys are expected to agree to impose travel bans and asset freezes on the individuals, the diplomats said, and their names would be published […]

Iranian, Norwegian top diplomats hold phone talks

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by phone with his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Spreide. The two foreign ministers discussed a variety of issues including the situation around a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “Good discussion with FM […]

Russia expels two Dutch diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia will expel two Dutch diplomats in retaliation for a similar measure taken by the Netherlands in December. The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that they had summoned Dutch diplomat Joost Reintjes on Monday. The move comes after two diplomats from the Russian Embassy in the Netherlands were expelled early last month, on accusations of spying […]

US still hasn’t said who was behind ‘microwave’ attacks on its diplomats

A clandestine attempt to harm US diplomats that was reported in Cuba and China in the last several years has led the US to conclude that harm done to the diplomats was “consistent with the use of directed microwave energy,” reports indicated. The National Academy of Sciences report was included in CNN coverage of the […]

US embassy in Iraq pulls some diplomats out, fearing attacks

BAGHDAD — The American embassy in Baghdad has partially withdrawn its staff due to security concerns, two senior Iraqi officials told AFP late Wednesday. Washington has been outraged by the dozens of rocket attacks and roadside bombs targeting its mission and other US military installations across Iraq over the last year. The partial withdrawal appears […]

UN Security Council unlikely to act on Iran scientist killing, diplomats say

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Slovakia expels three Russian diplomats over ‘serious crime’

Slovakia on Monday said it had expelled three Russian diplomats for “a serious crime”, with local media reporting a possible link to the murder of a former Chechen rebel in a Berlin park last year. “I can confirm that a decision has been taken to expel three employees of the Russian Federation embassy in Slovakia,” […]

Expelled Russian diplomats allowed back after shooting some Palestinians

     DOZENS of countries who expelled Russian diplomats in March have agreed to allow the officials back after it was reported that they shot and killed Palestinians in the Gaza strip earlier this week. Originally deported from Ireland, the US, France, Italy and Germany, in solidarity with the UK over an alleged spy attack which […]

Vice president: Iranian diplomats should be fully supported in negotiations with Europe

MNA – Iran’s first vice-president has called for full support for Iranian diplomats who are negotiating with Europeans on the future of the nuclear deal. Speaking in a meeting of the Central Headquarters of the Economy of Resistance in Tehran on Monday afternoon, Es’hagh Jahangiri said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pursuing its […]

Russia Orders Out 60 U.S. Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning Affair

Russia Orders Out 60 U.S. Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning Affair March 29th, 2018 Via: Reuters: Russia expelled 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday and announced it would eject scores from other countries that have joined London and Washington in censuring Moscow over the poisoning of […]

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