Ukraine and world news
17-07-2017 - 23-07-2017
21.07. Germany has frozen all deliveries of weapons to Turkey.
hurriyet daily news
21.07. The Moldovan parliament voted to adopt a declaration on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the territory of the Republic.
21.07. Land reform is important for the development of cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF, but it should be postponed for consensus. This was stated by Deputy Director of the IMF Communications Department William Murray at a briefing in Washington.
21.07. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that during the Russian aggression in Ukraine 11 thousand Ukrainians died.
20.07. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has decided to invest $ 15 million in direct investment in Ukraine.
20.07. The Ukrainian delegation to the UN called on its main institutions to respond in a timely manner to conflicts in order to ensure their localization, as well as to prevent the growth of violence and human rights violations.
20.07. The Visegrad group called on the European Union to change its attitude towards Israel. In Budapest, the Prime Ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary met with the head of the Israeli government, Benjamin Netanyahu.
20.07. The amount of external official development assistance for the least developed countries is declining. However, many residents of these countries live in extreme poverty - 1.9 US dollars a day.
19.07. In Budapest, the summit of heads of government of the "Visegrad Four" (V4) opens.
19.07. Italy is considering issuing temporary visas that would allow migrants to travel around the EU, the deputy foreign minister of Italy said on Tuesday.
19.07. UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has developed a plan for the protection of migrants and refugees seeking to enter Europe. It will require 421.2 million dollars.
19.07. Four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar urged the tiny Gulf nation Tuesday to commit to six principles on combatting extremism and terrorism and negotiate a plan with specific measures to implement them - a step that could pave the way for an early resolution of the crisis.
The Associated Press
18.07. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili signed the declaration on the on strategic partnership between Ukraine and Georgia.
18.07. President of Poland Andzhey Duda has signed the law on the demolition of communist monuments.
18.07. Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of Ukraine.
The Wall Street Journal
18.07. Swiss diplomat Thomas Greminger, who was formally appointed by the new OSCE secretary general on Tuesday, believes that the crisis of confidence in the organization has intensified because of the conflict in Ukraine.
17.07. Tesla CEO Elon Musk described artificial intelligence as “the greatest risk we face as a civilization” and called for swift and decisive government intervention to oversee the technology’s development.
17.07. The Council of the European Union supported the introduction of temporary trade preferences for Ukraine.
17.07. The majority of the population supports the proposal to legally recognize the uncontrolled territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions as occupied: 55% - for, 22% - against, and almost a quarter of respondents have not decided on this issue.
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