Tag archive for ‘envoy’
By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021

‘Failure not an option’, US climate envoy Kerry says, as he pushes to phase out coal FIVE times faster

America’s new climate envoy John Kerry has called for countries to phase out coal five times faster than they have been, and to speed up the transfer to renewable energy in order to hit net zero global carbon More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

Uganda accuses Washington of subversion, after US envoy tries to visit ‘captive’ opposition candidate Bobi Wine

The Ugandan government has accused the US of trying to “subvert” the country’s highly contested elections, after Washington’s envoy attempted to visit opposition leader Bobi Wine, who has been placed under More...

By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Yemen: UN condemnation of Houthi terror designation sparks campaign against envoy

Yemen: UN condemnation of Houthi terror designation sparks campaign against envoy UN special envoy to Yemen accused by government supporters of taking sides, while others warn of humanitarian issues More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021

Syria envoy who admitted LYING to Trump about troop levels now defends his Middle East policy, says Biden should keep it

President Donald Trump’s policy in the Middle East delivered “clear results” and Joe Biden shouldn’t change it, the US ex-envoy to the anti-terrorist coalition operating in Syria and Iraq argued in the pages More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Islamic State plot to murder top US envoy in Kabul foiled by Afghan intelligence amid wave of killings

Afghan intelligence officers have foiled a plot by the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist group to assassinate the top US envoy in Kabul and other officials, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said More...

By admin On Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Britain is ‘gung ho’ about its role in post-Brexit world, UN envoy says

Barbara Woodward, the UK’s new ambassador to the United Nations, has signalled that her country’s exit from the European Union will not prevent it from playing a central role in global affairs. In an interview More...

By admin On Saturday, December 19th, 2020

Boycotting Israeli settlements is antisemitic, says US envoy

Boycotting Israeli settlements is antisemitic, says US envoy Elan Carr, who was tasked by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to identify groups that support BDS, says hatred for Israel is ‘hatred More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

‘It’s not over yet’: German envoy says still a chance EU & UK can agree on Brexit trade deal by end of week

Germany’s ambassador to the European Union said on Tuesday a chance remains for a new trade deal with the UK to come together by the end of the week, while Ireland’s foreign minister saw some progress in the More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020

EU envoy denounces ‘wolf-warrior’ attitude in South China Sea, says US & Europe should stand up to Beijing’s ‘coercive diplomacy’

The EU should develop a common approach with the US to the South China Sea issue, the bloc’s envoy to Beijing has said, condemning what he called “coercive” and “wolf-warrior” diplomacy on the part of More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020

US envoy weighs in on South Korea v China online feud over which country is ‘original home of kimchi’ & hints at Seoul as winner

The US envoy to South Korea, Harry Harris, has apparently sided with Seoul after many Koreans rushed online to accuse China of trying to officially “appropriate” their favorite dish. “So great More...