Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts

Friday, June 8, 2018

U.N. Security Council sanctions accused Libyan human traffickers

a migrant slave auction in Libya
The United Nations Security Council sanctioned six accused leaders of human trafficking networks operating inside Libya on Friday -- marking the first time traffickers have been put on an international sanctions list.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions
France, Britain, Germany and the EU on Wednesday sent the United States a joint official request for their companies to be exempt from punitive measures resulting from fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

China slams new US sanctions ‘harming cooperation' on N. Korea

China slams new US sanctions ‘harming cooperation' on N. Korea
China has called on the US to “immediately stop” unilateral sanctions targeting North Korea. Beijing has been angered after a number of Chinese businesses were included on a new sanctions list.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump says 'largest-ever' sanctions coming for North Korea

Trump says 'largest-ever' sanctions coming for North Korea
President Donald Trump was expected to announce new sanctions Friday against North Korea while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

France wants UNSC meeting on Libya migrants

sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action
France has called for a UN Security Council meeting on the treatment of migrants in Libya and will seek sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Trump's Iran decertification announcement again rattles world

US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump's Friday decertification of Iran's compliance with the landmark nuclear deal has provoked wide disturbances and fury in and outside the United States.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Chinese Envoy to US: Washington Should Switch from Threats to Dialogue on North Korea

Switch from Threats to Dialogue on North Korea
China’s ambassador to the US called on Washington to stop making continuous threats over North Korea and “do more” to build bridges of understanding and negotiation instead.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Putin Says US Must Cut 755 Diplomatic Staff, More Measures Possible

Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington
President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new US sanctions approved by Congress.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

About 80% of Germans Disapprove of New US Sanctions Against Russia : Poll

US Sanctions Against Russia
Eighty three percent of Germans says the US plan to impose new anti-Russia sanctions is a mistake, a poll conducted by the Forsa for the Spiegel newspaper said on Saturday.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

UN Security Council agrees to blacklist DPRK individuals, entities

The UN Security Council on Friday agreed to add more individuals and entities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to its sanction list in response to the country's repeated ballistic launches.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Turkish sanctions only apply to Dutch leadership : Ankara’s Minister for EU Affairs

Turkey's Minister of European Union Affairs, Omer Celik, has said that individuals who are not linked to the Netherlands’ government agencies will not be affected by the sanctions imposed by Ankara.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Eastern Europe Unites in Struggle Against EU’s Migration Policies

The leaders of Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia are set to discuss the "growing pressure from Brussels" over notorious migrant quotas at the upcoming Rhodes Forum as EU leadership threatens member states reluctant to accept refugees from the Middle East with economic sanctions.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.