Russia’s announcement that the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk were considered by Vladimir Putin as independent states has no validity under international law, said Marise Payne. The Russian president used a live televised broadcast of an extraordinary meeting of the National Security Council to reveal that his administrationRead More →

Secretary of State Antoine BlinkenAntony BlinkenUS moves Ukrainian embassy staff to Poland Putin escalates tension with moves in eastern Ukraine announced on Monday that the State Department would transfer its embassy operations to Poland from Ukraine in connection with a possible invasion by Russia. “For security reasons, State Department personnelRead More →

The United States Embassy in Kyiv. Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images All remaining US State Department personnel in Ukraine were evacuated to Poland on Monday, Bloomberg reports, in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s dispatch of troops to two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine. President Biden has warned for weeksRead More →

Kyodo News Beijing, China ● Tue 15 February 2022 2022-02-15 11:35 6 22dc95a23fb944820adae5904f27fdcd 2 Europe China, Ukraine, United States, embassy, ​​evacuation Free China said on Monday it was not considering ordering the evacuation of its embassy staff and citizens in Ukraine, despite growing tensions over a possible Russian invasion followingRead More →

Photo credit: MAE Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova meet in Jerusalem on February 13, 2022 The flurry of meetings between senior Ukrainian officials and those from the US, Israel and elsewhere continued on Sunday, with Kyiv asking for more military and financialRead More →

Growing concern over tensions between Russia and Ukraine has prompted many countries to order their foreign service representatives to evacuate the region. Russian President Vladimir Putin insists he has no intention of invading the former Soviet state, according to a report by Reuters. However, the growing military presence in BelarusRead More →

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Canada is withdrawing families of embassy staff and non-essential personnel from Ethiopia as fighting in the northern region of Tigray escalates. “The situation in Ethiopia is changing and deteriorating rapidly,” Global Affairs Canada said in a statement on Sunday. “The safety of Canadians is our top priority and, as aRead More →

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Senator Roger Marshall has joined legislation to protect the United States Embassy in Jerusalem. US Senator Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) Says he joined a group of 34 other colleagues to present the Maintaining the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act in order to protect the full and faithful implementationRead More →

The White House lights up in the colors of the rainbow to celebrate the Supreme Court’s opinion legalizing same-sex marriage in the fifty states on June 26, 2015Photo: Shutterstock Over 60 House Democrats wrote a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken demanding that the Biden administration lift the banRead More →

Moscow ready to issue visas to new US embassy staff, senior Russian diplomat noted Thursday, after the Russian Ambassador to Washington denounced the strict visa issuance procedures for Russian employees. Alexander Bikantov, deputy foreign ministry spokesman, said Russia was “open to dialogue” despite what he described as Washington’s “non-constructive approach”.Read More →

In a statement announcing the decision on Thursday, the Belarusian foreign ministry said it was reducing the number of “diplomatic and administrative-technical” staff at the embassy, ​​without specifying the number of staff who will be affected. The ministry’s press secretary Anatoly Glaz said that in addition to the reduction inRead More →