Europe

UK’s Labor Party Passes Motion to Ban Arms Sales to «Israel»

Local Editor Delegates of the UK Labor Party voted Tuesday to ban arms sales to the “Israeli” entity over its abuses against the Palestinians. This party policy that could be translated into official government policy if and when the party is elected to lead the United Kingdom. The motion was ...

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London Starts «Resettlement» of White Helmets from Syria to UK

Local Editor The UK government confirmed on Monday that it had started “resettling” so-called activists of the White Helmets group and their family members from Syria to the United Kingdom. “Under the well-established practices of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme [VPRS], the Home Office is working closely with UNHCR, the ...

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Mogherini: EU to Create Special Payment Channels With Iran despite US Sanctions

Local Editor European Union foreign affairs Chief Federica Mogherini says the EU signatories remain committed to the nuclear deal with Iran that the US has quit. The group is working to create special payment channels to do business with Iran. Mogherini read from a statement following a ministerial meeting of ...

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Spain Pushes for European Recognition of Palestine

Local Editor The Spanish government will promote a European move to recognize Palestine as an independent state, Spain’s foreign minister said Thursday, adding that if the move fails the government will consider a Spain-only recognition. If “the EU is not able to reach unanimous decision – each to their own,” ...

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Trump doesn’t understand Iran’s culture of resistance: Sherman

A former US under secretary of state for political affairs has taken President Donald Trump to task for his rash policies and uncalculated measures towards Iran after taking Washington out of a nuclear deal with Tehran, saying Trump does not understand Iran’s culture of resistance. In an interview with Yahoo ...

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Trump Scrambles to Mend Bruised US-UK Ties

US President Donald Trump’s first official visit to the UK after assuming office comes between a NATO summit in Brussels and a meeting on Monday in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a brief visit to Britain, on the heels of a tense NATO summit in Brussels, Trump scrambled ...

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The Guardian: UK Running out of Excuses for Crimes of US-Saudi Aggression

In its editorial The Guardian, a British newspaper, blamed Britain for the Saudi-UAE attack on the Yemeni city of Hodeidah. The newspaper blames the British, US and French weapons for many crimes against civilians in Yemen, and recently for the help of Western military training and advice. British and US ...

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French Initiative on ‘Iran Deal 2’ Unacceptable to Tehran – Senior Lawmaker

Paris is trying to convince signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to work out a new deal with Tehran, retaining the arrangements of the JCPOA while creating a more complete document which all parties, including the US, can agree on. Senior Iranian lawmaker Hossein Naghavi-Hosseini told Sputnik why ...

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Iran’s enrichment initiative within JCPOA: France

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian leaves the Elysee presidential palace in Paris after a weekly cabinet meeting on May 30, 2018 in Paris. (Photo by AFP) France says Iran’s preparatory works to resume uranium enrichment are not in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal it signed with world ...

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