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Russia & China veto Western resolution on keeping Syria-Turkey border crossings open, but Moscow’s counter-proposal fails

A Russian UN Security Council resolution on Syrian-Turkish border crossings has been rejected, after Moscow and Beijing vetoed a draft by Western members who sought to reopen the checkpoints not under government control. The international body, working in online format due to the coronavirus pandemic, rejected the Russian proposal with …

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Iraq Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Iraq was last recorded at 4 percent. Interest Rate in Iraq averaged 6.60 percent from 2004 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20 percent in December of 2007 and a record low of 4 percent in March of 2016. In Iraq, interest rates …

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Balkan borderlands

The latest diplomatic proposal is that Serbia should recognise Kosovan independence in exchange for territorial swaps that would readjust borders between the countries. That could set off a chain reaction across the region. – 2019/08 / article, 2019/08 Balkans July 10, 2020 10:00 pm

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