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Support group condemns attack on Soludo The Soludo Solidarity Forum (SSF), one of the groups promoting the election of Prof.Chukwuma Soludo as the next governor of Anambra State has condemned the attack on the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, during a town hall meeting at his hometown, Isuofia
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met his German and Chinese counterparts on the excavation crisis in the Middle East. Jean-Yves said in a statement that he had discussed the situation in the Middle East with Germany and China, according to Al Jazeera. According to him, his country and the two others agreed on the need to avoid any escalation of tensions. "We have all particularly noted our agreement on the importance of preserving the stability and sovereignty of Iraq, and of the region as a whole
The national security law imposed on Hong Kong by the communist regime in Beijing continues to elicit reactions. After the United States, France is the voice. Before the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate this Wednesday during a hearing, the head of French diplomacy spoke on this news. Jean-Yves Le Drian notably announces that his country will not remain inactive in the face of this initiative of the Chinese government. "We are not going to remain inactive on this subject, " said the French official. Measures
France has urged Tehran Saturday to stick with a landmark nuclear accord at risk of falling apart, the day after Washington killed a top Iranian commander in Baghdad. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said he had discussed the issue with his Chinese and German colleagues, hoping to avoid escalation of an already intense stand-off between Iran and the United States. “France fully shares with Germany the central objective of de-escalation and preservation of the Vienna (nuclear) accord,” Le Drian
Another Protest Begins In Afghan City No fewer than two have reportedly been killed and 12 wounded after gunmen fired into a crowd of people who had taken down an Afghan Taliban flag in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. A black-on-white Taliban flag that was waving at a roundabout in Jalalabad, located about 115 km east of the capital Kabul, was removed and replaced with the black, red and green flag of the previous Afghan government on Wednesday morning, Aljazeera reported.Photo Credit: Google.
The US President was told by the German government that Donald Trump and his opponent Joe Biden abstain from claims till the results of the election are figured out. This is as a result of votes counting still on process in some States which the electoral college votes still charge towards biden. Trump warned the Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden over fraudulent act and to stop making claim of the presidential seat. He also stated that legal proceedings will commence concerning the ongoing election.
Impersonators of French government minister Jean-Yves Le Drian who conned wealthy individuals out of 80 million euros were handed lengthy sentences on Thursday. Speaking to news agencies, Le Drian's lawyer, Delphine Meillet said a court in Paris sentenced Gilbert Chikli to 11 years in jail for fraud in an organized gang, criminal association, and taking the name of a third party. Anthony Lasarevitsch received seven years for fraud in an organized gang and criminal association. The pair will also have to p
Jean-Yves Le Drian French Foreign Minister has said that he respects Islam and is against anything that hurts sentiments of Muslims. It is reported by Asian Lite News that on Sunday, Le Drians visited to ease the tensions started by the French cartoons of Prophet Muhammad which offended many muslim states and organizations. On following talks with top Egyptian officials, the French Foreign Minister Jen-Yves Le Drian has revealed his country’s deep respect for Islam. It is reported by the Xinhua news agency
UN nuclear watchdog presses Iran for access to suspect sites The United Nations nuclear watchdog’s Country council of governors has beckons on Iran to end withholding the agent access to two presumed former sites and to collaborate fully with it. The approval of a resolution that was put up by the European powers is the first such complaint of Iran in 8 years, and comes as the foreign ambassadors of France, UK and Germany, came together in Berlin on Friday to debate the nuclear problem. Rafael Grossi, the
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, has met with his German and Chinese counterparts over the excavating crisis in the Middle East. Jean-Yves said in a statement that he had discussed the situation in the Middle East with Germany and China, according to Al Jazeera. According him, his country and the other two had agreed on the need to avoid any escalation in the tensions. “We have all noted in particular our agreement in the importance of preserving the stability and sovereignty of Iraq, and the w
Fears of internationalization: Turkey intervenes militarily in Karabakh. There will be meetings tomorrow in Geneva and another Monday in Moscow. We hope that this will lead to the start of negotiations. France confirmed, on Wednesday, that Turkey is interfering "militarily" in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the side of Azerbaijan, and renewed its fear of "internationalizing" the conflict. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, "What is new in
The substance of the Iran nuclear deal is slowly disappearing and European powers will decide in the coming days whether to launch a dispute resolution process over Tehran's latest violations, according to the French foreign minister. Iran said on Sunday that it would scrap limits on enriching uranium, taking a further step back from the 2015 agreement with six major powers. Its decision followed the assassination of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a US drone attack, a move which heightened a
The France authorities have reacted to the missile attack on US facilities by Iran on Wednesday. France condemned the missile attacks by Iran on Iraqi bases housing coalition military including US and UK forces. The French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, says the most important thing now is to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East, BBC reports. “France reiterates its solidarity with its allies and partners in the Coalition against the Islamic State group, as well as its commitment to the sovereign