Russian President Meets his Chinese Counterpart in MoscowChinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on Monday for an official three-day visit, during which he will discuss Russia’s ongoing military campaign in Ukraine as well as other issues of bilateral and international interest with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
Qatar urges the international community to put pressure on Israeli regime to bring to an end its occupation of the Palestinian territories, the Syrian Golan Heights and Lebanon’s Shebaa Farms, and creation of a sovereign Palestinian state.
Four people were charged in Belgium on Sunday over allegedly receiving money and gifts from a Gulf Arab state to influence decisions in the European Parliament, the latest development in a suspected case of corruption at the heart of the legislative body.
The European Parliament stripped Greek lawmaker Eva Kaili of her senior assembly post on Tuesday over allegations that World Cup host Qatar had bribed her to influence decision-making, charges she has denied.
The European Parliament’s decision to suspend work on Qatar-linked legislation and cut off the access of the country’s officials to the legislature may negatively affect member states’ attempts to secure gas supplies, Doha says. The EU’s move comes amid a Belgian probe into alleged graft of MEPs that may have involved Qatar.
Iran and Qatar are set to ink a monetary pact to facilitate bilateral banking ties as chief bankers of the two countries meet in the Qatari capital Doha to discuss increased cooperation between the two top regional lenders.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says his Qatari counterpart conveyed messages from the parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, whose fate has been in limbo ever since the US unilaterally withdrew from the agreement in 2018.