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  • Moscow says NATO's freeze of cooperation reminiscent of cold war

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:25:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:184 - ID:646205

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - NATO's decision to suspend cooperation with Russia resembles Cold War-style sword swinging, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted by RIA Novosti news agency as saying on Wednesday. The 28-nation NATO bloc ....

  • Ongoing Syria conditions are detrimental to regional states - Iranian official

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:50:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:177 - ID:646049

    TEHRAN, April 2 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Wednesday that ongoing conditions in Syria are detrimental for regional states. "One cannot be optimistic about settlement of Syria ....

  • I called Russia to protect Ukranian people- Yanukovych says

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:44:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:173 - ID:646159

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - Ukraine’s ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was “wrong” to invite Russian troops into Crimea and called it to protect Ukrainian people, Ria Novosti news agency reported. In his first interview ....

  • UK ratifies the Arms Trade Treaty

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:43:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:172 - ID:646160

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - UK ratified Wednesday the Arms Trade Treaty, after more than 10 years of campaigning and more than 7 years of negotiations. Foreign Secretary William Hague said:" I am delighted to have overseen the successful conclusion ....

  • N. Korean leader: Situation in Korea is "grave"

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:40:25 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:170 - ID:646052

    PYONGYANG, April 2 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un described the situation in the Korean peninsula as very dangerous warning that Pyongyang will conduct a new nuclear test, Yonhap new agency reported Wednesday. Kim described the current ....

  • London supports Iraqi parliamentary elections - Minister

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:08:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:164 - ID:645997

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Foreign Office Minister of State for the Middle East Hugh Robertson said Sunday that the UK government supports the people of Iraq as they participate in the parliamentary elections. "We also recognize the vital role of ....

  • Congress sends Ukraine aid bill to Obama's desk

    Date: 2014-04-02 17:23:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:145 - ID:646046

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The Congress voted Tuesday night to send legislation for President Barack Obama's signature to provide a $1 billion loan guarantee to Ukraine and put in place new sanctions on Russia, UPI reported. Voting 378-34, the ....

  • UK summons Spanish ambassador after ships enter Gibraltan waters

    Date: 2014-04-02 17:19:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:646071

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Britain has summoned the Spanish ambassador following the "provocative incursion" by a ship into Gibraltan waters on Tuesday, The Guardian reported. David Lidington, the Europe minister, said he was extremely concerned ....

  • Global counter-terrorism forum's coordination committee opens 5th session In Rabat

    Date: 2014-04-02 16:45:05 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:138 - ID:645913

    RABAT, April 2 (MENA) - The Global counter-terrorism forum's coordination committee opened its 5th session in Rabat in the presence of representatives of over 30 Forum member-states and several other partners and delegates of regional and ....

  • NATO decisions hinder domestic Ukrainian talks – Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-04-02 15:09:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:645771

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The decisions taken at meetings of the NATO Council and the Ukraine-NATO Commission have impeded intra-Ukranian talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State John Kerry in a telephone conversation, ....

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