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#Huawei confident UK government will resist “politically motivated” pressure

#Huawei confident UK government will resist “politically motivated” pressure

| August 16, 2019

Tech titan Huawei is “confident” the UK government will resist “politically motivated” pressure to drop the Chinese company from its 5G plans. America has been pressing for Britain to stop Huawei supplying infrastructure for the future mobile network. Washington has warned signing a post Brexit trade deal could hinge on the UK’s decision to work […]

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#Brexit – ‘Good Friday Agreement will be fiercely defended by the US Congress’ Pelosi

#Brexit – ‘Good Friday Agreement will be fiercely defended by the US Congress’ Pelosi

| August 14, 2019

Speaker of the United States Congress Nancy Pelosi fires off a statement in support of the Good Friday Agreement a day after the US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s visit to London where he met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, writes Catherine Feore. Bolton said that the UK would be “first in line” for […]

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Sturgeon warns a ‘no deal’ #Brexit will ‘inevitably cause disruption’

Sturgeon warns a ‘no deal’ #Brexit will ‘inevitably cause disruption’

| August 4, 2019

The Scottish government will do everything in its power to stop a deeply damaging ‘no deal’ Brexit, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. At a cabinet meeting ministers also agreed to step up preparations for a ‘no deal’ after the UK government’s refusal to enter into negotiations with the EU made such an outcome more […]

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#UNESCO – Economy of Heritage

#UNESCO – Economy of Heritage

| July 25, 2019

The 43rd session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in Baku chaired by Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev ended on July 10. Delegations from 21 Member States that constitute the World Heritage Committee as well as observers from States Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972) participated […]

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Greater #Eurasia – Moving towards a common future

Greater #Eurasia – Moving towards a common future

| July 23, 2019

A major event important not only for Kazakhstan, but for all European and Asian countries will take place in our capital this autumn. On 23-24 September, the city of Nur-Sultan will host the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments titled Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership, writes Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Chairman […]

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#Georgia and #SouthOssetia – EU should support International Peace Project

#Georgia and #SouthOssetia – EU should support International Peace Project

| July 19, 2019

The EU has applauded the efforts of a pioneering project which aims to reconcile people in Georgia and South Ossetia, a so-called frozen conflict zone. A source of tension since the break-up of the Soviet Union, South Ossetia hosted a brief war between Russia and Georgia in 2008. Moscow subsequently recognised South Ossetia as an […]

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#Ireland – Leo Varadkar nominates Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s commissioner

#Ireland – Leo Varadkar nominates Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s commissioner

| July 10, 2019

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed his intention to nominate Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s member of the European Commission. Phil Hogan served as Agriculture and Rural Development commissioner in the current Commission and is considered to be a skilled negotiator and alliance builder. Speaking today (10 July) the Taoiseach said that […]

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