Showing posts with label separatism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label separatism. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Catalan Leader Sets Tough Conditions for Talks on Spain's New PM

The exiled former leader of Catalonia on Tuesday said that all judicial cases targeting Catalan separatism must be dropped as a condition for his party to negotiate the support of its lawmakers for a new Spanish prime minister in parliament.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Taiwan sees no large-scale Chinese military activities near island

Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday it has not seen large-scale drills or actions by the Chinese military near the island so far after China condemned a brief US visit by Taiwan Vice President William Lai.

Sunday, August 13, 2023

China condemns visit of 'troublemaker' Taiwan VP to US

China's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned a brief U.S. visit by Taiwan Vice President William Lai, saying he is a separatist and "troublemaker through and through".

Friday, August 4, 2023

Cypriot Foreign Ministry Condemns Visit Of US Congressman To Northern Cyprus

The Cypriot Foreign Ministry condemned the "illegal" visit of US Congressman Pete Sessions to the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on a direct flight from Turkey.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Syria Condemns Unauthorized French Delegation Entry as Violation of Int'l Laws

Syria strongly denounced the entry of a delegation from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs into its territory, deeming it a clear violation of fundamental international laws and conventions.

Saturday, July 15, 2023

US Deploys Military Reinforcements in Syria's Deir ez-Zur amid Rising Tensions

Al-Mayadeen sources reported the arrival of US military reinforcements from al-Sanadid near Koniko base and the villages of the northern countryside of Syria’s Deir ez-Zur.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

EU court strips Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont's immunity

The European Union's General Court on Wednesday stripped the leader of Catalonia's failed bid for independence from the legal immunity he had as a member of the European Parliament (MEP) as he faces legal procedures in Spain. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

China to ramp up preparations for war amid Taiwan’s buying US weapons — top brass

 China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will thwart any attempts by Taiwanese separatists to isolate themselves from China by means of buying weapons from Washington, Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesperson Senior Colonel Tan Kefei said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

China cannot pledge to abstain from using force against separatists on Taiwan, says envoy

China reserves the right to take all necessary measures to ensure its national security and territorial integrity, and makes no promises to abstain from using force against separatists on Taiwan, Liu Xiaoming, Special Representative of the Chinese Government on Korean Peninsula Affairs, said in an interview with TASS.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

China Sanctions US Congressman over Taiwan Visit

The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced on Thursday it imposed sanctions on United States House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Michael McCaul over his visit to Taiwan earlier this month.

Monday, April 10, 2023

China Expects All Countries To Reject Any Form Of Taiwan Secession After Macrons Comment

China is hoping that all countries will understand the essence of the Taiwan issue and firmly oppose any form of the island's independence, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday, commenting on French President Emmanuel Macron's recent statement.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

China vows to ‘fight back’ if US speaker meets Taiwan’s president

China has threatened to “resolutely fight back” if US House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy meets Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during her planned transit through the United States.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

‘We are all Chinese’: Former Taiwan president says while visiting China

People on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are ethnically Chinese and share the same ancestor, former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said on Tuesday at the start of a historic visit to China that Taiwan’s ruling party has criticized.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

China condemns phone call between Czech president-elect, Taiwanese leader

China has expressed strong protest and made a representation to the Czech authorities over a telephone conversation between the republic’s President-elect Petr Pavel and Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said at a regular press briefing on Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

China Urges Australia To Stop Sending Wrong Signals To Taiwan

Australia should adhere to the internationally recognized one-China principle and stop sending misleading signals to "separatist forces" on the island of Taiwan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said on Tuesday.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Australia's Prime Minister Says He's Not in Group of Australian MPs to Visit Taiwan

Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Saturday he would not be part of a group of federal politicians set to travel to Taiwan for a reported five-day visit aimed at conveying Australia's wish to maintain peace in the Indo-Pacific.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Russia says US supports separatist elements in Syria

The US supports the "separatist sentiments" of some leaders of the "Syrian Kurds" and openly pursues a line to separate these territories from the rest of the country, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Ukraine official says peace talks now focusing on Russian presence in separatist regions

An official in Zelenskyy’s office has told The Associated Press that the main subject under discussion at the Russia-Ukraine peace talks was whether Russian troops would remain in separatist regions in eastern Ukraine after the war and where the borders would be.

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Pakistan says it killed 20 rebels after attacks in Balochistan | Al Jazeera

The Pakistani military has said it has killed at least 20 rebels in Balochistan after two army posts came under attacks in the southwestern province within hours of each other on Wednesday.

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