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Russia sees progress of quadripartite talks on grain exports

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Nations have reached consensus on some issues regarding grain exports and the negotiation will continue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday. There was a substantive discussion during the talks in Turkey’s Istanbul on Wednesday and some elements of possible agreements …

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UN approves Turkey’s request to change name to Türkiye

United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations on Wednesday granted Turkey’s request to change its name from Turkey to Türkiye, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told reporters. The change came into force immediately at the time when the world body received a letter from Turkish Foreign Minister …

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UN chief welcomes establishment of AU transition mission in Somalia

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the recent establishment of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). Through a statement, the top UN official reiterated the “unwavering commitment” of the United Nations to Somalia and expressed his “full support” to ATMIS and the Somali …

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Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

United Nations | Xinhua | A Chinese envoy on Monday called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible. Following the withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region, the Sudanese authorities have assumed the primary responsibility of protecting civilians. It is, therefore, urgent …

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Iran slams UN rights report as “political”

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran denounced as “political” the recent human rights report on Iran by the United Nations, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday. “Iran constantly moves towards enhancement and betterment of human rights, and this is based on religious guidelines, not international obligations or political reports,” Kazem Gharibabadi, …

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UN welcomes renewed commitment to Mali peace pact

United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations welcomes a renewed commitment by Malian parties to implement the peace agreement and the government’s plan for the reintegration of former combatants, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. “We welcome the renewed commitment made by the Malian parties to the implementation of the …

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Military coup in Guinea condemned by UN, regional bodies

Conakry, Guinea | Xinhua | International organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as some governments condemned the military coup in Guinea on Sunday and called for release of the country’s president. Earlier on Sunday, heavy …

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