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Month: December 2022

MEPs urge EU to ensure the safety of the native Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh

A letter sent by a group of MEPs, including German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg, to EU Council President Charles Michel and EU EEAS HRVP Josep Borrell urges “to use their powers on behalf of the European Union to take concrete steps and ensure the safety of the native Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh.” 🇪🇺MEPs sent …

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Tensions between EU and South East Asia during EU-ASEAN Summit

At the EU-ASEAN Summit last week, Indonesian President Jokowi (picture) lashed out at the EU, issuing a warning related to the EU’s new Deforestation Regulation, suggesting that the EU should not attempt to dictate its standards to ASEAN if it wants to maintain its relationship with Indonesia going forward. He said: “There must be no …

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Energy generators, wood burning stoves, SUVs and trucks brought to Kyiv by “Christmas convoy”

An international humanitarian “Christmas Convoy”, driven mostly by NATO and United States veterans, has arrived in Kyiv today, bringing 75 energy generators, 250 wood burning stoves, more than 50 SUV cars and light trucks and other critical winter equipment, in order to to bring relief to the suffering local population. The goods are worth 2 …

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A closer look at China’s pledge to work to buy oil and gas in yuan

At a visit to Saudi Arabia, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Gulf Arab leaders that China would work to buy oil and gas in yuan. According to Reuters, this is “a move that would support Beijing’s goal to establish its currency internationally and weaken the U.S. dollar’s grip on world trade.” President Xi Jinping told …

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France calls for an extension of EU monitoring mission along Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan

Azatutyun. am reports that France has called for an extension of a two-month monitoring mission launched by the European Union along Armenia’s volatile border with Azerbaijan in October. French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna declared that the 40 or so civilian monitors deployed by the EU to the Armenian side of the border have “really limited …

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