#foreign minister

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pipe laying vessels working in the Baltic Sea for the Nord Stream 2 project (Photo Credit: Twitter @NordStream2)

  • US State Department named 18 companies which will not be considered for sanctions
  • KVT-Rus, a company which continues to help with the project, can be sanctioned by the US
  • Republican lawmakers have been criticising Biden for not having a tough policy for Russia

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden has recently been active about the foreign policy of US (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • He reaffirmed that the US is prepared to restart negotiations with the P5+1
  • Iran has maintained a threat of restricting access to UN inspectors 
  • US Secretary of State called the restrictions on UN officials a "dangerous move" 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Quad alliance was formed in 2007 to counter Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific region (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The Quad alliance constitutes of US, India, Japan and Australia
  • The alliance conducted a naval excercise in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal in 2020
  • The need for solidifying the alliance has been demonstrated by all four members 

.Delhi, India
S Jaishankar talked about the toolkit, which is being circulated on social media about farmers' protest. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Amid the discussion on the toolkit, S Jaishankar has spoken up about how it has revealed many things
  • Greta Thunberg had shared the toolkit on Twitter after which it got more attention
  • Investigations are going onto find out more about the toolkit 

.Prague, Czechia
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Czech Republic is currently led by Tomas Petricek as the minister (Photo Credit: Twitter @CzechMFA)

  • Czech FM described the imprisonment of Navalny as "a show trial"
  • He also urged the European Union to recall the issue of sanctions
  • The UK also summoned the Russian envoy in London on similar grounds

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
JCPOA members without the main engine, US.(Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Iran has urged the US to lift the sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump
  • US wants Tehran to fully comply with the terms of the JCPOA
  • Iran's FM has suggested the intervention of EU to "synchronize" the deal

.Moscow, Russia
Alexei Navalny, a critic of Putin, was convicted and sentenced in Moscow despite western pressure (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Navalny was given a sentence of over two years in prison
  • German Foreign Minister called the verdict a "bitter blow"
  • UK's Forein Secretary said the ruiling given by the court was "perverse"

.London, UK
The Yangon City Hall was taken over by the country's military on Monday after a coup (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn was summoned by UK's Foreign Office
  • British Minister of Asia called for restarting the country's national assembly and proof of life and safety
  • British PM Boris Johnson also strongly condenmed the situation in Myanmar on Twitter

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court (

  • Daniel Pearl was a journalist who was abducted and killed in 2002 while investigating a story in Pakistan
  • Blinken urged Pakistan to explore all possible legal options  for justice
  • He said the US is committed to get justice for Daniel Pearl and his family

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Mike Pompeo has showed a loyal attitude towards the outgoing US President (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • Pompeo also called off his visit to Belgium to meet the Secretary General of NATO
  • Luxembourg's Foreign Minister called Trump a "political pyromaniac who must be brought before a court"
  • These state visits would have been the last foe Pompeo as a diplomat