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What Raisi’s presidency means for Iran, world

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in on Thursday as the new president of Iran, a country now standing at a juncture with critical domestic and global challenges ahead. Talks between Iran and other related parties, which started in April in Vienna to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan …

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Russia continues to develop despite Western sanctions: Putin

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russia continues to develop no matter what sanctions Western countries impose and what threats they make, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. “Russia’s economic sovereignty is increasing and its defense capabilities have reached a very high level,” Putin said during his annual televised “Direct Line” Q&A session. …

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EU to lift sanctions against Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) has started processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stop financial aid to the Burundian government, EU Ambassador to Burundi Claude Bochu said on Monday. In March 2016, the EU suspended its direct financial support to the Burundian government following the political …

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U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday. “We are preparing another package of sanctions to apply in this case as well,” Sullivan said in an interview with …

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No crossing “red lines” in relations with Russia, Putin says

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | No countries should cross Moscow-set “red lines” in relations with Russia, which will resolutely protect its national interests, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in his annual address to the Federal Assembly. “The world has become accustomed to illegal sanctions and rude attempts by some …

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