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.
The United Nations says it has raised around $1.2 billion of a total of $4.3 billion the world body sought from donors at a pledging conference in Geneva to deliver aid to millions of Yemeni people this year.
Yemenis has filed a lawsuit in the United States against major American arms manufacturers Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and General Dynamics, lambasting them for “aiding and abetting war crimes and extrajudicial killings” by supplying arms to the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen.
Many countries welcomed restoration of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, which was reached after several days of intensive negotiations hosted by China. Iran and Saudi Arabia finally clinched a deal on Friday to restore diplomatic relations and re-open embassies, seven years after ties were severed over several issues.
Saudi Arabia refused to issue entry visas to an Israeli delegation that had been invited to a UN-sponsored tourism event in the kingdom, dashing Tel Aviv’s hopes of warming relations with Riyadh anytime soon.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) welcomes an agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to restore diplomatic ties, the UAE foreign minister said, adding the deal is of great benefit to the entire West Asia region.