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Εσχάτως, ιδιαίτερα μετά τα τελευταία καραγκιοζιλίκια του δημοψηφίσματος, της μεγάλης «κωλοτούμπας» και των εκλογών που επιβράβευσαν, για μια ακόμα φορά, τους καταστροφείς της οικονομίας και της χώρας, ενώ προσεγγίζουν πλησίστια τα πλέον καταστροφικά μέτρα και βαραίνει ο γεωπολιτικός ορίζοντας, πληθαίνουν οι αμφιβολίες και οι διερωτήσεις για το εάν «στέκει καλά», όχι πλέον το πολιτικό σύστημα και μόνο, αλλά και ο ίδιος ο λαός. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…
Greek FM Accuses Turkey of Cyprus Negotiations Breakdown. — (Turkey’s actions threaten sovereign rights)
“Unfortunately, at the center … is Turkey’s refusal to see that the Republic of Cyprus is an independent and sovereign state, a member of the UN and the European Union, that exercises sovereignty and sovereign rights, in accordance with international law.
The exercising of these rights includes the maritime zones (EEZ) provided by the Law of the Sea; more specifically, the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf,” the statement said………………….EL AN……………………EL ETHNOS
Obama says U.S. underestimates rise of Islamic State. (Also blamed the civil war in Syria for giving rise to the group)
The United States underestimated the rise of the Islamic State now running amok in Iraq and Syria while overrating the Iraqi military’s ability to fight the extremist group, President Barack Obama acknowledged in an interview to be aired on Sunday night.
«That’s true, that’s absolutely true,» the president told the CBS News «60 Minutes» program, echoing an assessment made by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper a couple of days ago….………EL Ethnos…..……… EL AN
Lavrov: Western bloc headed by Washington rejects UN principle that all states are equal (2 video En, Ru)
The US-led Western block rejects the principle of the equality of sovereign states secured by the UN Charter while advocating democracy in the international arena, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addressing the UNGA.
«The US-led Western alliance, while acting as an advocate of democracy, rule of law and human rights in individual countries, is acting in the international arena from the opposite position, rejecting the democratic principle of the sovereign right of states enshrined in the UN Charter and trying to decide for others what is good and what is bad,» Lavrov said at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Saturday……………………… EL AN………………………EL Ethnos
A report placed on the EU’s official website said Oettinger said in his opening speech that many people were thinking relations with Russia were more important in the field of energy than relations with Ukraine but “we have to overcome this.”
“Gas can be used as a weapon and no longer be delivered,” Oettinger said. ……. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…
An investigation of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy for alleged corruption and influence-peddling has been suspended, AFP reported on Wednesday.
The investigation was dropped just days after Sarkozy announced that he was returning to politics.
“The Paris appeals court decided Tuesday to drop the probe and does not have to give a reason,” the news agency quotes a source close to the inquiry as saying.
On Friday, September 19 Nicolas Sarkozy announced that he plans to run for the country’s top position again………….. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…