The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Russia had not clinched a deal with the US to extend the New START arms pact, the last major nuclear treaty between the two countries, despite Washington’s assertions suggesting significant progress.
Iran’s Embassy in Belgium rejected recent “biased” reports by certain Western media concerning an Iranian diplomat who is illegally in jail in the European country, noting those media outlets are struggling to damage Iran-Europe relations.
Russia on Tuesday reported record high daily coronavirus cases and deaths, pushing total infections to over 1.32 million, but authorities said they do not plan to impose lockdowns across the vast country.
The EU on Tuesday demanded “substantive” movement from Britain on fisheries, dispute settlement and guarantees of fair competition in their post-Brexit trade talks, which Germany said were at a “critical stage”.
Turkey should refrain from provocation in a gas dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday, adding Germany stood in solidarity with Cyprus and Greece as EU partners.
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna has criticized recent remarks made by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about Iran’s nuclear program, calling them 'nonrelevant' terms that have no place in IAEA’s documents.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to tackle a growing coronavirus crisis today, moving to work more closely with local leaders from England’s worst affected areas.