IAEA Warns Of ‘Fatal Blow’ Tp Nuclear Deal As Iran Removes Its Camera

PARIS, France – Iran on Thursday dealt a near – fatal blow to chances of reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it began removing essentially all the International Atomic Energy Agency monitoring equipment installed under the deal, IAEA chief Rafael Grossi said. Iran has warned of retaliation if IAE’s 35 – nation Board of … More IAEA Warns Of ‘Fatal Blow’ Tp Nuclear Deal As Iran Removes Its Camera

Saudi Arabia Leads OPEC Decision To Drop IEA Data As US Ties Fray

PARIS, France – A decision driven by Saudi Arabia that OPEC+ should stop using oil data from the West’s energy watchdog reflected concern about U.S. influence on the figures close to the matter said, adding to strain on ties between Riyadh and Washington. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russia, a … More Saudi Arabia Leads OPEC Decision To Drop IEA Data As US Ties Fray

France’s Macron Says Will Travel To Ukraine Only If Trip Is ‘Useful’

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he was prepared to travel to Kyiv or any other city in Ukraine only if he felt his visit would help in the current crisis. ‘I am ready to go anywhere and even to Kyiv if it could be useful, if it would help start … More France’s Macron Says Will Travel To Ukraine Only If Trip Is ‘Useful’

UNGA Suspends Russia From Human Rights Council

PARIS, France – The United Nations General Assembly has voted to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council during a meeting Thursday. The voting result: in favour 94; against 24; abstention 56. In a draft of the resolution, the UNGA said the General Assembly would ‘suspend the right of membership in the Human Rights Council … More UNGA Suspends Russia From Human Rights Council

City Of Dnipro Urges Women And Children To Leave As Fighting Intensifies In East Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – The mayor of Dnipro in central – eastern Ukraine urged women, children and the elderly on Thursday to leave the city because the conflict with Russia is expected to intensify in eastern regions. The recommendation follows similar warnings by the authorities in the Luhansk region, which is east of Dnipro. The regional … More City Of Dnipro Urges Women And Children To Leave As Fighting Intensifies In East Ukraine

Pentagon Says Ukraine Can ‘Absolutely’ Win The War

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said on Wednesday it assessed that Ukraine could win the war against Russia, even as U.S. officials speak of the risk of a protected conflict. ‘Of course they can win this’, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told a news briefing. ‘The proof is literally in the outcomes that you’re seeing everyday…absolutely they … More Pentagon Says Ukraine Can ‘Absolutely’ Win The War

Netherlands Sends Four F-35 Fighter Jets To Bulgaria

BUCHAREST, Romania – Netherlands has send four F-35 warplanes to NATO ally Bulgaria to help with its air – policing tasks amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. The Dutch warplanes, along with Bulgarian MiG – 29 fighter jets, will help protect the airspace of the Black Sea country until … More Netherlands Sends Four F-35 Fighter Jets To Bulgaria

Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

BUCHAREST, Romania – The Czech Republic has sent T-72 tanks and BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine, A Czech defence source told Reuters on Tuesday, confirming a local media report. Public broadcaster Czech Television initially reported the shipment, showing footage on Twitter of a train loaded with five tanks and five fighting vehicles. It said … More Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

Russia Imposes Visa Restrictions On Citizens Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

PARIS, France – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday introducing visa restrictions for citizens of countries that Moscow deems ‘unfriendly’ in response to sanctions over Ukraine. The decree, which comes into force on Monday, suspends Russia’s simplified visa issuance regime with some European Union countries as well as Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and … More Russia Imposes Visa Restrictions On Citizens Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

U.S. President Biden Calls Bucha Atrocities A ‘War Crime’

PARIS, France – U.S. President Joe Biden Monday called the atrocities committed by Russia and President Vladimir Putin in Bucha, Ukraine, a ‘war crime’ but said it was not a genocide, adding that he is looking into more sanctions on Russia. ‘You may remember I got criticized for calling Putin a war criminal. Well the … More U.S. President Biden Calls Bucha Atrocities A ‘War Crime’