May 23rd, 2012
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iran and the Group of Six - the five countries of the Security Council of the UN (China, USA, France, Britain and Russia) plus Germany - opendiscussions on the nuclear issue in Baghdad on Wednesday.
About 15,000 police and military are responsible for protecting the Green Zone of Baghdad where negotiations will take place.
Discussions should begin around noon (0900...
Apr 21st, 2012
On friday rich countries and emerging G20 pledged in Washington to increase the financial resources of the IMF more than $ 430 billion.
“There are firm commitments to increase resources available to the IMF more than $ 430 billion”, said the finance ministers in a statement issued after a meeting in Washington.
In a separate announcement, the IMF has given the distribution of these commitments, the most...
Apr 18th, 2012
Several countries have moved away to recognize the independence of Abkhazia because of the pressure and even direct threats from the United States to deprive them of financial assistance, said the Abkhaz foreign minister Vyacheslav Tchirikba, visiting Moscow on Wednesday.
“Countries that have built the respect of human rights and the aspiration for democracy in foreign policy doctrine, have in fact announced a...
Apr 9th, 2012
Tehran will meet the Six international mediators on the nuclear issue on April 14 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Western media reported Monday quoting Michael Mann, spokesman for the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Ashton .
“We managed to come to an agreement on the resumption of negotiations in Istanbul on April 14,” said M.Mann.
Sunday, the Iranian media, citing a representative of the...
Mar 15th, 2012
The European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg, approved the establishment of a parliamentary committee to assess the damage caused to EU countries by organized crime, corruption and money laundering, reported a spokesman for the Parliament on Thursday.
According to the interlocutor of the agency, this “anti-mafia commission,” whose activities will begin in April, must submit its first report...
Feb 28th, 2012
The summit of leaders of the eurozone, expected on March 2 after the European Summit, is canceled as a result of differences between Germany and other countries in the euro area, announced Tuesday the Western media referring to government sources.
“The summit of the euro area has been canceled,” said a European official, quoted by the media.
At the summit of March 2, leaders of member countries of the...
Feb 27th, 2012
On Monday the heads of diplomacy of the 27 member countries of the European Union endorsed the decision to extend by two years until December 2014, the anti-piracy operation Atalanta EUNAVFOR in the Gulf of Aden, said a spokesman for the European Commission on Monday.
“The operation has been extended until December 2014,” said the spokesman.
Six to seven ships currently performing patrol off Somalia....
Feb 25th, 2012
The EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, said on Friday that it welcomed the appointment of former Secretary General Kofi Annan as special envoy of the UN Joint and the Arab League on the crisis in Syria.
Ashton, who took part in the conference of “Friends of Syria” in Tunis, also called the National Council and Syrian opposition groups to design a common platform...