Honduras formally cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan

CNN  —  Honduras has formally cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, ending a decades-long relationship and dealing the latest blow to the self-ruled democratic island in its struggle with China for recognition. “The government of the Republic of Honduras recognizes the existence of one China in the world and that the government of the People’s Republic … Read more

House Republicans demand Biden answer on Chinese ties to collapsed Silicon Valley Bank

A group of Republicans in the House of Representatives are sending a letter to President Biden demanding an investigation into the Chinese Communist Party’s position in the recently-collapsed Silicon Valley Bank. The GOP lawmakers are seeking to clarify how federal efforts to restructure the bank could benefit CCP-backed companies with taxpayer funds, according to the … Read more

Saudi Arabia and Syria to restore ties – media — RT World News

Saudi Arabia and Syria will reopen their embassies after more than a decade of hostility, according to reports from multiple news outlets. The potential thaw comes after a landmark Chinese-brokered deal set the path for normalization of relations between the Saudi kingdom and Iran, bitter rivals who backed opposing sides in Syria’s civil war. The … Read more

Azerbaijan, Pakistan linked by fraternal ties – ambassador

Azerbaijan, Pakistan linked by fraternal ties - ambassador

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 23. Azerbaijan and Pakistan are linked not only by economic and political relations, but also by fraternal ties, Bilal Hayee, Pakistani Ambassador to Azerbaijan told reporters, Trend reports. “For many years, Azerbaijan and Pakistan have been side by side on international platforms. We supported each other on difficult issues, from Karabakh to … Read more

German FM to pay first official visit to Georgia this week to “further strengthen ties”

German FM to pay first official visit to Georgia this week to “further strengthen ties”

Annalena Baerbock, the German Foreign Minister, will pay her first official visit to Georgia on Thursday to “further strengthen bilateral” ties and discuss the country’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations and related reforms with the country’s top officials, Trend reports with reference to Agenda. The German FM is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, President Salome Zourabichvili … Read more

Türkiye, Greece agree to further improve ties through positive agenda

Türkiye, Greece agree to further improve ties through positive agenda

Türkiye and Greece have agreed to further move on the “positive agenda” items in bilateral relations after the fourth round of discussions on the Joint Action Plan, Trend reports citing Daily News. The deputy foreign ministers of Türkiye and Greece, Burak Akсapar and Konstantinos Fragkogiannis respectively, held a meeting on March 22 in the context … Read more

Big banks to face lawsuit over Epstein ties — RT World News

JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank knowingly benefited from their links to sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein, the suits claim A US judge has cleared the way for three lawsuits to move forward against banking giants JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, alleging both companies knowingly benefited from their relationships with convicted sex predator Jeffrey Epstein. Manhattan District … Read more

A Reiteration of Strong India-Japan Ties – The Diplomat

Kishida’s India Trip: A Reiteration of Strong India-Japan Ties

Advertisement Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio was in India on a two-day visit from March 20. This was a surprise because it was technically Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s turn to visit Japan, and moreover Kishida will be returning to India in September for the G-20 Summit. It is possible that Kishida visited New Delhi because … Read more

Xi Jinping in Moscow: China to ‘prioritise’ ties with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had “very important and frank” talks with China’s Xi Jinping during talks at the Kremlin on Tuesday afternoon.  After the discussions, Putin told Xi that Russia can meet China’s “growing demand” for energy.  Earlier, Xi met with Russia’s PM Mikhail Mishustin, and described Beijing and Moscow as “great neighbouring powers” … Read more

Xi Calls Russia Ties Priority on Moscow Trip

Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China would prioritize ties with Russia, calling the two “great neighboring powers” as he prepared for a second day of talks with Vladimir Putin expected to focus on Ukraine. The Chinese president also said he invited the internationally isolated Putin to visit China later this year as both leaders seek … Read more