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US delivers ultimatum to Germany on Nord Stream-2 project

US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell threatened German companies participating in the construction of Nord Stream 2 with new sanctions. According to the diplomat, the project will lead Europe to dependence on Russia. In addition, he …

U.S. to continue dialogue with Russia on North Korea

The United States will continue dialogue with Russia on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a U.S. Department of State spokesperson said. "We are aware of reports," the spokesperson said, commenting on the meeting …

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia is ready to return a debt of 60 million euro to the Council of Europe, which has been accumulated over two years of non-payment, a diplomatic source familiar with the situation said. Earlier, chairman of the Russian Federation …

Pompeo comments on Trump’s statement on Golan Heights

The head of the US Department of State, Mike Pompeo, said that Washington’s intention to recognize the Golan Heights as an Israeli territory amid the situation with Crimea is not a policy of double standards. According to him, the …

Portugal mission staff member attacked in Tehran

A staff member of Portugal embassy in Tehran was attacked in Iran's capital on Tuesday night, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, adding that the armed attack was due to personal hostility. …

France appoints new ambassadors to Iran

France appointed Philippe Thiebaud as ambassador to Iran, according to Journal officiel de la République française. Thiebaud is a former envoy to Pakistan who once represented France at the UN atomic …

Russia celebrates Diplomats’ Day

On 10 February each year the Russian diplomatic service celebrates its professional holiday – Russian Diplomats’ Day, which was established by the Presidential Decree in 2002., ft.lk …