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New head of secret surveillance agency in Georgia

The Operational and Technical Agency, which will be responsible for the secret surveillance in Georgia, may be headed by Koba Kobidze. A relevant message is posted on the website of the State Security Service. The candidate was selected …

 IAEA Director General Amano reappointed

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors reappointed director-general Yukiya Amano for a further four-year term of office until November 2021. The decision took place by acclamation without …

 New commander of Iran’s Basij Force appointed

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar as the new commander of Iran’s Basij Force, instead of Brigadier General Mohammad …

Azerbaijan recalls ambassador to Belarus

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to recall Isfandiyar Vahabzade from the post of the country’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Belarus. …

Zinichev appointed deputy director of  FSB

A former Acting Governor of the Kaliningrad territory, Evgeniy Zinichev was appointed the deputy director of the FSB, the official site of the service reports. ‘’A Lieutenant General was appointed  the Deputy Director …

France changes its OSCE Minsk Group co-chair

France has changed its OSCE Minsk Group co-chair on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Stéphane Visconti has become the new co-chair, reports with reference to France’s …