The World of Diplomacy
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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Italy expels two Russian diplomats for spying
Italy on Wednesday announced the expulsion of two Russian diplomats involved in an espionage case after the spectacular arrest on the eve of an Italian navy officer as he handed confidential documents to the Russian military in exchange for money. The case comes at a delicate time for relations between
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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomats for involvement in spy network
Bulgaria announced the expulsion of two Russian diplomats after the discovery of an alleged espionage network to favor Moscow, at a time of tension between the two countries. The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs declared two diplomats from the Russian embassy in Sofia ‘persona non grata’ and gave them 72
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United States and China clash head-on in first Biden-era encounter
If diplomatic relations between the world’s two largest economies were bad with Donald Trump, the first high-level meeting between the two countries since Joe Biden took office was anything but auspicious. Even before the talks, the two sides exchanged harsh and non-diplomatic accusations. At the first two-day meeting between high-level
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Putin promises reprisals for Biden’s comments and tension escalates between Russia and the US
“[Biden] has clearly shown that he does not want to invest in relations with our country. We will act on that, ”said Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov. The tension between the US and Russia has been climbing after the President of the United States, Joe Biden, have described Putin as a
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Relations in “difficult state”: Russia reacts to Washington accusations and calls US ambassador
Ambassador Anatoly Antonov was called to Moscow “for consultations to analyze what to do and how far to go in relations with the United States”, on the day that US intelligence services accused Moscow of interfering in the 2020 presidential elections. Russia announced on Wednesday that it had summoned its
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