Jan 28 2015 - 16:44
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said today that reopening of the British embassy in Iran will take time. He denied that the UK had asked for compensation for the reopening, Trend reports. Zarif added that Iran will cooperate with the British embassy without any discrimination.
Jan 28 2015 - 16:34
Speaking in Sderot, an Israeli town bordering the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel is "prepared to act powerfully on all fronts". Earlier it was reported that anti-tank missile exploded near the car of the Israeli army in the Mount Dov region near the border with Lebanon, and on Tuesday from the territory of Syria were fired at northern Israel two missiles.
Jan 28 2015 - 11:57
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the events in Ukraine during a telephone call on Tuesday. During the conversation the sides agreed on the need to continue to provide financial assistance to Kiev. "The two leaders expressed concern about significant rise of violence in eastern Ukraine," RIA Novosti reported, with reference to the White House.
Jan 28 2015 - 11:24
The Head of Poroshenko's administration: The West should do more to help UkraineThe Head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Borys Lozhkyn wrote an article for the newspaper The Washington Post, lamented the fact that the West does not give assistance in the proper size to his country.
Jan 27 2015 - 20:22
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has made a speech on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp today. The president said that Georgia honored the 6 million Jews and millions of other people killed, including 1.5 million children who died in camps, News Georgia reports. Margvelashvili urged the world to do everything it takes to prevent such tragedies in the future.
Jan 27 2015 - 20:02
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group. The OSCE officials expressed concerns about the recent clashes on the Azerbaijani-Armenian contact line that started earlier this year. The co-chairs urged Azerbaijan to comply with its obligations and Armenia to take measures to reduce tensions, APA reports.
Jan 27 2015 - 19:53
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a session of the commission for military and technical cooperation with foreign states that Russia was expanding its presence on the weapons markets of the Asia-Pacific Region, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, RIA Novosti reports. In his words, new challenges and threats are forcing many countries to reconsider military doctrines and modernize their national forces.
Jan 27 2015 - 19:23
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Tel Aviv was not happy with the attitude of the Group of Six towards the Iranian nuclear program. The minister reminded about negative experience in the North Korean case, RIA Novosti reports.Lieberman proposed using the Syrian model in Iran: removal of chemical infrastructure and weapons from Syria and their destruction. The diplomat expressed concerns that the Group of Six was fine with keeping uranium in Iran and was only negotiating the number of centrifuges Iran needed.