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China urges Western countries to help Taliban and lift sanctions

China has pressured the Taliban’s interim government in Afghanistan to “effectively” protect women’s rights and renewed its call to lift international sanctions on the conflict-torn country to help it cope with growing “economic chaos”. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed the issue in two days of talks with Taliban leaders …

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US, Qatar impose sanctions on seven Hezbollah supporters

The United States and Qatar have jointly imposed sanctions on seven people who support the financial network of the Islamic political party and the militant group Hezbollah in the Arabian Peninsula. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement Wednesday that three Qatari nationals — Ali Reda Hassan Al Banai, …

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EU continues to impose sanctions on Belarus

The European Union remains adamant in witnessing Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko who “encourages” “desperate” migrants to flee to the European Union. European Union Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said Tuesday that Lukashenko “is not a ready partner to work with us,” and that the 27-member bloc cannot accept his actions. …

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Iran Eyes Nuclear Talks Leading to Lifting of US Sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said his country wants to resume nuclear talks with the ruling powers which will lead to the removal of US sanctions. This was said by Raisi to the annual UN General Assembly on Tuesday (21/9), when negotiations on restoring the 2015 nuclear pact stalled. “The …

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