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EU adopts sanctions for chemical weapons use

The European Union set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons. At the meeting in Luxembourg EU foreign ministers agreed to the new measures, which will freeze the assets held in the block by …

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Karin Kneissl criticizes Western diplomacy in Arabic

The head of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Karin Kneissl, addressed the UN General Assembly in an out of the ordinary way - she criticized the work of her colleagues from other Western countries, and did it not in her native German, but in …

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War in Syria comes to end, Damascus says

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said at the UN General Assembly in Syria that the Syrian war against terrorists will soon be over. "The war is coming to an end, and the situation in the country is becoming safer. Our people …

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UK calls for UNSC meeting over Skripal case

The United Kingdom has called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council over the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergey Skripal, the British Foreign Office said on Twitter. …

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 Nazarbayev arrives in Washington

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Washington. During the Kazakh leader's visit, he will meet with US President Donald Trump and the representatives of political and business …

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Lavrov and Guterres to meet in New York

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit New York on January 18-19, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said. The minister will take part in the UN Security Council’s …

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UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iran

The UN Security Council will meet Friday afternoon to discuss the crisis in Iran after the United States asked the body to address deadly protests there, Sputnik reports citing a source. "The UNSC meeting is scheduled for 3 …

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