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Pyatnitsky Choir to perform in Chechnya

The Pyatnitsky Choir will make its first performance in Grozny (Chechnya), under supervision of Professor Alexandra Permyakova, a People’s Artist of Russia and owner of the Russian Governmental Award, Yuga.ru reports.The concert will be held at the State Theater and Concert Hall.The choir is famed for such figures as composer V.S. Levashov, People’s Artist of the USSR. Films and documentaries, books, musical collections, publications and numerous records dedicated to the choir have been made.

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US ambassador killed in Libya

US Ambassador Christopher Stevens, two of his guards and an unidentified official were killed in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi (Libya), Reuters reports.Libyan Vice Premier Moustafa Abisagur confirmed the murder. Supporters of the Islamic Law took responsibility for the murder.Bodies of the diplomats have been taken to the Benghazi International Airport. They will be moved to Tripoli and then the US base in Germany.

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US and Israeli leaders discuss Iranian nuclear program

 US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons and continue bilateral talks on the problem, Radio Svoboda reports.Obama said that he will not be able to meet Netanyahu during his visit to Washington. His earlier fail to meet Netanyahu was reportedly caused by disagreements about Iran.The White House said that the Israeli PM will meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other US officials. 

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US to pass new sanctions against Iran

 Spokeswoman of the US State Department Victoria Nuland said that more international and unilateral sanctions will be passed against Iran, RIA Novosti reports.The US, Israel and a set of other Western states accuse Iran of developing nuclear arms on the background of peaceful atom. Tehran denies all accusations and insists that the nuclear program is to fulfill demands for electricity.

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Russia and China want to discuss Iranian nuclear program

 Russia, China, US, UK, France and Germany are expected to pass a document at the IAEA expressing concerns over the Iranian nuclear program, Vzglyad reports.Whether it will be a declaration or a resolution is uncertain.The US, Israel and a set of other Western states accuse Iran of developing nuclear arms on the background of peaceful atom. Tehran denies all accusations and insists that the nuclear program is to fulfill demands for electricity. 

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Working group for Azerbaijani WTO membership to meet in late November

Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmoud Mamedguliyev said that the working group for Azerbaijani membership in the WTO will meet in late November. Azerbaijan needs to file responses to WTO members 4-6 ahead of the meeting, Trend reports.Meetings may be held in the US, EU or elsewhere, the minister said.

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Michael Lotem: "Three years in Azerbaijan were the most exciting and interesting in my life"

Pyotr Lyukimson, Israel, exclusively for VKIsraeli diplomat Michael Lotem recently stopped being the Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan and returned to his home country. What are his impressions of Azerbaijan and how in his view will the relations between the two countries develop? These questions will be answered in an interview by Michael Lotem to VK-       Mr Lotem, how did you feel when you were appointed to Azerbaijan? Was it something like an "honorable exile"?

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US rules out Iran’s help in resolving Syrian conflict

Spokeswoman of the US State Department Victoria Nuland said that Iran cannot help in resolving the Syrian problem, Rosbalt reports.The US official said that Iran’s attempt to consolidate states at the Non-Aligned Movement conference in Tehran had failed. She reminded that Tehran had been supporting the Syrian government and Turkey had been accommodating Syrian refugees.

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New format of Nuclear Club

The anti-nuclear forum in Astana might be a prototype of an international inter-parliamentary assembly on nuclear disarmament

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Al Qaeda offers cease-fire

 Al Qaeda has offered western states to sign a cease-fire agreement on the 11th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, 2001. The initiative was proposed by Ayman al-Zawahiri Mohammed, leader of the terrorist organization.

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