INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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Joe Biden arrived in Japan to strengthen alliances against China
US President Joe Biden arrived in Japan this Sunday after visiting South Korea. This Monday, Tokyo is set to host the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, a regional cooperation initiative aimed at boosting trade between the United States and the region in what is seen as an attempt to
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US prepares to ease some economic sanctions against Venezuela
The US government is preparing to ease some economic sanctions on Venezuela, a move is seen as an attempt to encourage the resumption of negotiations between the US-backed opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The changes, which will be limited, will allow Chevron to negotiate its license with
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Germany and Denmark call for rapid NATO enlargement
Germany and Denmark reiterated today the need for “fast access” for Finland and Sweden to NATO, due to the security situation related to the war in Ukraine, which they considered “dramatic”. The head of German diplomacy, Annalena Baerbock, expressed in a joint press conference with her Danish counterpart, Jeppe Kofod,
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EU and US show willingness to join in trade against China and Russia
The European Union (EU) and the United States took advantage of new informal trade talks today in Saclay, near Paris, to show their willingness to unite in the face of China and Russia. US and EU administration officials, meeting within the framework of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC), underlined
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Sweden sends diplomats to Turkey
Sweden will send diplomats to Turkey to discuss its plans to join NATO, Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist said. Turkey was against Finland and Sweden joining the Atlantic alliance, with Erdogan defending that “Scandinavian countries are residential for terrorist organizations”. “We will send a group of diplomats to meet and have
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Pentagon calls for immediate ceasefire in talks with Russian defense
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday asked his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu for an “immediate” ceasefire in Ukraine, in the first telephone conversation between the two since the start of the war, he said. the Pentagon. Austin “urged an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and stressed the importance of maintaining
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US Republican Party leader meets Zelensky in Kiev
A delegation of the Republican Party, in the opposition in the United States, led by its leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, met this Saturday in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to express support for Ukraine in the war against Russia. A video released by the Ukrainian Presidency shows
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Finnish President Talks to Putin
After a telephone conversation, Helsinki and Moscow issued communiqués that revealed the current state of Finnish-Russian relations. Sauli Niinistö wanted to deal with “practical issues”, namely about joining NATO, while Putin took the opportunity to say that it would be a “mistake” to end Finland’s military neutrality. Much was said
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Turkey’s President Opposes Finland and Sweden’s Entry into NATO
The President of Turkey this Friday expressed his unfavorable opinion on the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO. Turkey’s reaction is the first dissenting voice within NATO. The Turkish President expressed himself, this Friday, against the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, for welcoming Kurdish militants that Turkey
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Sheikh Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, has died
The President was 73 years old and had been ill for several years. The president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has died, according to the state news agency WAM, this Friday. The ruler was 73 years old. “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced that
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US praises new Philippine president, wants to ‘strengthen’ relations
The United States today “congratulated” Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, for winning the presidential election in the Philippines, promising to “strengthen the lasting alliance” with that Asian country. As friends, partners, and allies, we will continue to work closely with the Philippines to promote respect for
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UK and Sweden sign mutual defense agreement against aggression
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Swedish counterpart Magdalena Andersson announced on Wednesday an agreement for mutual defense and protection in the event of aggression, ahead of Sweden’s decision to join NATO. At a press conference, Johnson specified that “If Sweden were attacked and asked us for help and
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