The World of Diplomacy
From “wolf warriors” to “traitors”, Chinese diplomacy falls into its own trap
After a year of ruthlessly attacking their Western rivals, the “wolf warriors” of the new Chinese diplomacy are experimenting with their own medicine. After the recommendation to tone down, they are now the target of nationalist fury from their own ranks. In recent years, China has brought to light a
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Russia declares Estonian consul in St. Petersburg as ‘persona non grata’
Estonia’s consul in St. Petersburg, Mart Lätte, has been declared ‘persona non grata’ by Russia and will have to leave the country within 48 hours, Russian diplomacy announced today. This announcement comes a day after the Estonian diplomat was detained by the Russian federal security services (known as the FSB)
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“Feminist diplomacy”: study shows that women are more skilled in peace negotiations
This week’s L’Obs magazine features a report on the issue of “feminist diplomacy”. Proponents of this idea argue that greater involvement of women in international negotiations would reinforce equality and help advance peace talks. The text explains that “a feminist foreign policy begins with the integration of women in decision-making
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Head of EU diplomacy to propose new restrictive measures to Nicaragua
The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, announced on Tuesday (6) that he will propose “in the coming days” to the EU Council the adoption of new restrictive measures and specific sanctions against Nicaragua, for the detention of several opposition leaders. “In the coming days, we will propose to the
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Threat to “cultural diversity”: European Union considers reducing influence of British productions
An internal document obtained by The Guardian newspaper highlights the disproportionate presence of British content after Brexit on European television, video on demand, and streaming platforms. After the departure of the United Kingdom, the European Union (EU) is considering reducing the “disproportionate” amount of British films and series available on
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Argentine President visiting Portugal has little decision-making power
Analysts consider that the Argentine President, who arrives in Lisbon today, is politically weakened, without popular support and without exercising real power in his country, a far cry from Alberto Fernández, who, as a candidate, visited Portugal in 2019. “The current Alberto Fernández, compared to the one who visited Portugal
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First NATO leaders summit with Joe Biden will take place on June 14 in Brussels
The NATO leaders’ summit, the first to count on the participation of the new President of the United States, Joe Biden, will take place on June 14 in Brussels, announced today the Alliance’s general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg. “I am pleased to announce that the next NATO leaders’ summit will take
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France and Germany alongside Ukraine
Paris and Berlin join Kyiv and call for the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Ukrainian border. The President of Ukraine met with the French head of state in Paris this Friday. Emmanuel Macron is in the role of mediator between Ukraine and Russia. The meeting also included the participation
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The United States announces new sanctions and expels ten diplomats from Russia. Moscow promises to respond
The U.S. government today announced new financial sanctions against Russia and the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats, in response to recent cyber-attacks and interference in the 2020 presidential election attributed to Moscow. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, signed a decree that will make it possible to punish
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Biden and Putin spoke on the phone about the conflict in Ukraine
“Decrease the tension and continue to talk”. It is the main idea that results from the telephone conversation between Russian and American presidents, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, in the midst of growing military tension on the border between Russia and Ukraine. According to a transcript of the conversation, released
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