Posts Tagged ‘envoy’

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 […]

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem clashes

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Myanmar generals rule out envoy visit until ‘stability’ established

More than three months after Myanmar’s military staged a coup on February 1, the protests to restore civilian rule continue across the country. In the southern city of Dawei, hundreds of engineers, teachers, and university students marched peacefully on Saturday. In other areas, mass peaceful protests are still being broken up by force, while in […]

After ‘Post’ article, college reviews antisemitism of ex-Iran envoy prof

After revelations in The Jerusalem Post about the former Iranian regime ambassador to the UN and current professor at Oberlin College, Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, the Ohio-based college launched a review into the ex-envoy for antisemitism, anti-Baha’i sentiments and his alleged cover-up of crimes against humanity. The Oberlin College student newspaper The Oberlin Review first reported […]

‘Hindering peace & stability’: Ankara summons US envoy as it fumes over Biden recognizing Armenian Genocide

Turkey has summoned the US ambassador to the country, blasting US President Joe Biden’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide as a threat to shaky regional peace, while denying him the moral right to “judge historical matters.” Ankara took aim at Biden’s decision to recognize the Armenian Genocide on Saturday. The Turkish Foreign Ministry argued that […]

Pakistan delays debate on expelling Paris envoy for second time after suppressing anti-France protests

Pakistan’s parliament has again postponed a resolution calling for the expulsion of France’s ambassador on Friday, as violent protests over the failure of President Emmanuel Macron to condemn blasphemous cartoons subsided. The assembly’s speaker made the decision to adjourn the session indefinitely after chaos broke out in the chamber when MPs, supportive of kicking the […]

US envoy to Russia to fly back for consultations

US ambassador to Moscow John Sullivan said on Tuesday he would travel to the United States this week for consultations, four days after the Kremlin suggested that Washington recall him amid a diplomatic crisis between the two countries.Russia recalled its own ambassador to Washington last month after US President Joe Biden said he thought his […]

Pakistan Parliament to consider French envoy’s expulsion

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U.S. envoy: Biden will support Israel against Iran’s aggressive behavior

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US Envoy: Border Talks With Israel Will Help Crisis-Hit Lebanon

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale speaks after meeting with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon April 15, 2021. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis-hit Lebanese economy, […]

Israeli Envoy to UN Slams US Decision to Resume Aid to UNRWA Refugee Agency Dedicated to Palestinians

Palestinians pass by the gate of an UNRWA-run school in Nablus in the West Bank, August 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini. Israel’s envoy to the UN on Wednesday reacted angrily to the US State Department’s announcement that it was restoring aid to the Palestinians — including a $150 million sum for a UN agency […]

Former US Envoy to Syria: Assad Was Willing to Break With Iran and Hezbollah, Broker Israel-Lebanon Peace Treaty in Exchange for Golan Heights

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attends an interview with a Greek newspaper in Damascus, in this handout released May 10, 2018. Photo: SANA / Handout via Reuters  A veteran US diplomat who served in various high-level positions related to Syria revealed Wednesday that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad said he was willing to end his alliance with […]

Biden’s Iran envoy: U.S. has to lift sanctions inconsistent with nuclear deal 

TEHRAN – Washington has to lift those sanctions that are inconsistent with the 2015 nuclear deal if Iran is prepared to reverse its retaliatory measures in reducing its commitments to the deal, Robert Malley, President Biden’s special envoy for Iran, has said. Malley’s remarks came after the Joint Commission of the JCPOA, which is led by […]

White House Envoy: Iranian Attacks on US Assets ‘Not Really Helping’ Prospects of Return to Nuclear Deal

US diplomat Rob Malley. Photo: International Peace Institute. The White House’s Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley told the Voice of America that Iran-backed attacks against Americans stationed abroad is making it more difficult for the US to engage with Iran on a possible return to the 2015 nuclear deal. In an interview on Wednesday […]

Holocaust envoy to ‘Post’: Biden admin. strongly embraced IHRA definition

“The United States administration enthusiastically embraced the IHRA working definition and it’s very important that’s a line of continuity going back across Democratic and Republican administrations,” says Cherrie Daniels, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues in the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  Daniels is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and […]

The next big battle in U.S. Jewish politics: who will be Biden’s antisemitism envoy

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UN Envoy Paints Grim Picture Of Political, Economic And Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations warned Tuesday that an offensive by Houthi rebels in Yemen has escalated the nearly six-year conflict in the Arab world’s poorest nation as it “speeds towards a massive famine.” U.N. special envoy Martin Griffiths and U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock painted a grim picture of the political, economic […]

Pakistan envoy holds talks with Iran FM over Afghan peace process

TEHRAN – A senior Pakistani official met on Sunday evening with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan. The Pakistani prime minister’s special envoy, who was visiting Iran at the head of a political-security delegation for consultations on the Afghanistan affairs, held a meeting with Zarif at the end […]

Biden Iran Envoy Boasted Of Causing Civilian Deprivation

Above photo: Fruit shop in Tehran, Iran, 2018. Ninara, Flickr, CC BY 2.0. Max Blumenthal reports on the sadistic contents of Richard Nephew’s book on the “art of sanctions.” The Biden administration has named Richard Nephew as its deputy Iran envoy. As the former principal deputy coordinator of sanctions policy for Barack Obama’s State Department, Nephew took personal […]

Israeli Envoy in Ukraine Slams Naming of Soccer Stadium in Honor of Nazi Ally Roman Shukhevych

Far right extremists in Ukraine march in honor of Roman Shukhevych in 2017. Photo: Screenshot Israel’s Ambassador to Ukraine on Tuesday lambasted the city of Ternopil after its council named a rebuilt soccer stadium after Roman Shukhevych, the leader of a Ukrainian nationalist brigade created by the occupying Germans during World War II. “We strongly […]

China summons UK envoy over her ‘inappropriate’ article defending foreign media criticism of Beijing

Beijing has summoned the British ambassador to China, Caroline Wilson, over an article she penned about the Chinese government’s alleged misrepresentation of the international media, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday. China has “stern” opinions about the “inappropriate” article, the statement from the head of the ministry’s Europe department said, adding that it only […]

India summons UK envoy over MP’s ‘unwarranted’ comments on farmers’ protests, slams ‘gross interference’ in its politics

The foreign secretary of India has summoned the UK’s ambassador to New Delhi in response to British MPs highlighting alleged human rights abuses during mass farmer protests against Indian agricultural reforms. Harsh Vardhan Shringla expressed his opposition to the “unwarranted and tendentious comments” from British politicians, India’s Ministry of External Affairs said, in a statement […]

Biden Iran envoy boasted of depriving civilians of food, driving up Iranian inequality in sadistic sanctions manual

Richard Nephew has taken personal credit for depriving Iranians of food, driving up their unemployment rates, and celebrated the economic destruction he caused as “a tremendous success.” Under Biden, he will help direct policy on Iran. The Joseph Biden administration has named Richard Nephew as its Deputy Iran Envoy. As the former Principal Deputy Coordinator […]

US Envoy Seeking Support to Shakeup Afghan Peace Process, Warring Parties Object

US envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during a debate at Tolo TV channel in Kabul, Afghanistan April 28, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani The US special envoy to Afghanistan proposed a shakeup of the stalled peace process this week, including an interim government and a conference of key players, according to diplomatic and […]

‘Bloodiest day’: At least 38 anti-coup protesters killed in Myanmar, says UN envoy

Security forces killed at least 38 protesters in Myanmar on Wednesday, as they dramatically escalated their crackdown on protests against last month’s military coup. It is the highest daily death toll since the military takeover on February 1, which led to widespread protests in a number of cities in the country. The death toll was […]

‘We Are Changing the World,’ Netanyahu Tells UAE’s First Envoy to Jewish State

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a joint statements with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (not pictured) in Jerusalem February 14, 2021. Marc Israel Sellem/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo i24 News – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the UAE’s first-ever envoy to the Jewish state Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khajah on Tuesday. The PM warmly welcomed […]

Myanmar’s UN envoy sacked after speech dramatically opposing coup in his country

Myanmar’s military rulers have said they removed the its U.N. ambassador from his role after he made an impassioned speech on Friday opposing the military coup in his country. State television said he “betrayed the country and spoken for an unofficial organization which doesn’t represent the country and had abused the power and responsibilities of […]

Myanmar’s UN envoy opposes coup in dramatic speech

Myanmar’s UN ambassador made a dramatic speech to the UN General Assembly voicing his opposition to the military coup in his country. Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun appealed for the “strongest possible action from the international community” to restore democracy, drawing loud applause from diplomats from the world body’s 193 nations. Tun urged all countries to […]

Czech envoy awards Iranian winners of ICEFA Lidice 

TEHRAN – The Iranian children who won awards at the 48th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice received their prizes at the Embassy of Czech in Tehran on Monday from Ambassador Josef Rychtar. In his short speech at a meeting with the children, Rychtar expressed his happiness over the Iranian children’s regard toward the […]

EU has role in salvaging Iran deal, says Tehran UN envoy

Hopes that the Iran nuclear deal could be revived were buoyed after the election of Joe Biden as US president, his predecessor Donald Trump having pulled out of the accord in 2018. But the agreement remains shaky as Iran recently resumed uranium enrichment operations. Now Tehran’s envoy to the United Nations has told Euronews that […]

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