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Russia expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

12 December, 2019 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

SOFIA (Reuters) – The Russian government has expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in a tit-for-tat move after Sofia asked Moscow to recall a diplomat on suspicion of espionage, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. Bulgaria’s ambassador in Moscow, Atanas Krastin, has been informed that the diplomat must leave Russia within the next 24 hours in line … Read More

Senior Chinese diplomat set for first visit to South Korea in five years am...

12 December, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – A high-ranking Chinese diplomat is visiting Seoul this week for the first time in five years as the two countries seek to improve ties amid a spat over a US anti-missile system in South Korea. The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, is set to arrive on Wednesday for a … Read More

US, diplomat, Sondland, president, orders, Ukraine

US diplomat Sondland says he followed president’s orders on Ukraine

11 November, 2019 8:22 pm 8:22 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A US diplomat who is a key witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he worked with Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine issues on “the President’s orders.” Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, said in prepared remarks to the investigation that Giuliani’s … Read More

Abdul Sattar shah mehmood qureshi diplomat passes away

Former FM Abdul Sattar passes away

06 June, 2019 10:46 am 10:46 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former foreign minister and a renowned diplomat Abdul Sattar has passed away at the age of eighty-eight. In a statement, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal offered condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul. He said Abdul Sattar was an illustrious diplomat and accomplished author. Besides serving … Read More

Trump calls Tillerson ‘dumb as a rock’ and ‘lazy’

12 December, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “dumb as a rock” and “lazy as hell” a day after the former diplomat said he had warned the president against doing things that would violate the law. “Mike Pompeo is doing a great job, I am very proud of him. … Read More