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Putin warns West against sending troops to Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western countries against sending troops to Ukraine, calling the consequences of such a decision tragic.

Israel Gaza: Biden hopes for ceasefire by next week

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US President Joe Biden has said he hopes to have a ceasefire "by next Monday" in the Israel-Gaza war.

Olaf Scholz: 21 countries support a common European air defence system

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The idea of creating a single European air defence system is supported by 21 countries. This was announced by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on 24 February.

Ukraine has no back-up plan if the US fails to support Kiev

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was unable to explain his Plan B in case the United States does not provide a new aid package to Kiev.

Uzbek Foreign Ministry delegation pays official visit to Astana

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On February 19, 2024, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov paid an official visit to the capital of Kazakhstan.

Azerbaijan refuses to start delimitation

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has accused Azerbaijan of provocative actions and warned of the possibility of the military conflict turning into a full-scale war.

Chinese envoy urges West to stop arms to Ukraine

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China's permanent representative to the UN, Zhang Jun, has said that some Western countries should stop supplying weapons to Ukraine.

Hungary faces criticism over calls for talks on Ukraine

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According to Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, Hungary is facing criticism from the Euro-Atlantic community over its calls for peace talks on Ukraine. He noted that most countries expressed a desire to end the military conflict, but did not specify which countries he was referring to.

Houthi attacks in the Red Sea could trigger a gas crisis in Europe

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Due to a sharp decline in liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies from Qatar, European countries may face a gas crisis due to increased attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels from the Ansar Allah group, according to the Associated Press.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in the South Caucasus

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During the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Türkiye, the situation in the South Caucasus will be discussed.

Türkiye's foreign ministry lists topics for talks between Erdogan and Putin

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According to Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to discuss a number of important issues during his upcoming visit to Türkiye, including the energy sector, the Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction project, a grain deal, as well as the situation in Syria and the Gaza Strip.

Uzbekistan's president ordered aid to Kyrgyzstan

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The Uzbek side reported that due to the accident at the Bishkek CHPP, cylinders with liquefied gas will be sent from Andijan to Osh.

Abdulla Aripov meets with the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan in Almaty

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A delegation of the Government of Uzbekistan is in Almaty (Kazakhstan) to participate in the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council and Digital Forum.

Orbán says there is a democratic deficit in the EU

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According to Viktor Orbán, it is necessary to achieve a change of leadership in the EU at the next European Parliament elections.

A change of Prime Minister is expected in Georgia

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Irakli Garibashvili, the current Prime Minister of Georgia, and Irakli Kobakhidze, head of the ruling Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia party, will succeed each other on 1 February.

Iran denies involvement in US base attack in Jordan

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The Islamic Republic of Iran's representative to the UN has told Iran's IRNA news agency that Iran is not linked to Sunday's drone attack on a US military base that killed three US military personnel and injured dozens.

US planning to station nuclear weapons in UK

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The Telegraph newspaper reports that the US plans to deploy nuclear weapons in the UK, according to documents. US nuclear missiles were withdrawn from British territory in 2008.