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Russia wants broad military-technical cooperation: Putin

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russia stands for the broadest and most comprehensive development of military-technical cooperation in today’s steadily emerging multipolar world, President Vladimir Putin said Monday. “Russia sincerely cherishes historically strong, friendly, truly trusting ties with the states of Latin America, Asia and Africa. We are ready to offer …

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Sudan as coordinator for Black Sea Grain Initiative

New York, USA  | Xinhua |  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Amir Mahmoud Abdulla of Sudan as the world body’s coordinator for the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Abdulla succeeds Frederick Kenney of the United States who was on loan by the International Maritime Organization as …

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Moscow urges West to facilitate Russian grain export

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Moscow on Thursday asked Western countries to contribute to the full implementation of the Istanbul grain deal, which includes the export of Russian food and fertilizers. The package of agreements not only allows grain export from three Ukrainian ports but also stipulates the promotion of Russian …

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Biden authorizes largest weapons assistance to Ukraine

  Washington, US | Xinhua| The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden announced Monday that the United States will provide Ukraine with 1 billion U.S. dollars worth of additional security assistance, the largest one-time weapons package since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. According to a statement by the Department …

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UKRAINE: 2nd caravan of grain ships arrive in Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua | The second caravan of ships transporting grain from Ukraine arrived at the shores of Istanbul, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry on Saturday. Panama-flagged Navistar, which sailed from the Ukrainian port of Odesa to Ireland with 33,000 tons of corn, arrived in Istanbul at around …

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MUSEVENI: I am talking to the Russians and Americans

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni reiterated that the government has no solution to the runaway fuel and other commodity prices. Addressing the country last evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni insisted that contrary to popular calls, it would be a mistake to subsidize or …

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Nuclear war must never be initiated: Putin

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. “We stand for equal and indivisible security for all members of the world community,” Putin said in a message of greetings as the 10th Review Conference of the …

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Russia’s Lavrov visits Africa

The reasons for the charm offensive aren’t pretty | JOSEPH SIEGLE | Russia is the source of less than 1% of the foreign direct investment into Africa. Substantively, then, Russia brings little to the continent. But the fact that Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made a high-profile trip to Africa …

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