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14/01/2021
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

UN officials: Houthis terror designation is 'death sentence' for Yemen civilians

15:10 - Top United Nations officials are calling for the U.S. to reverse a decision to label Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis as a terrorist organization, saying the move will cause a large-scale famine in a country already suffering the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
05/01/2021
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions

13:10 - The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on Iran’s metal industry, targeting companies in China, Europe and the United Kingdom that the administration says provides revenue for Tehran to fund destabilizing activities throughout the region.
21/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Congress to pass Sudan legislation preserving 9/11 terrorism claims

16:53 - The House and Senate are expected to approve legislation restoring Sudan’s sovereign immunity as part of its removal from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.
21/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Pompeo pressed against labeling Houthis a terrorist group

15:01 - The Trump administration’s push to label Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi group as a terrorist organization would be “deeply damaging” to U.S. national security, say former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials.
14/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey over Russian defense purchases

15:32 - The Trump administration on Monday imposed mandatory sanctions on Turkey over its acquisition last year of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, following the passage in Congress last week of legislation requiring such sanctions to be imposed shortly.
10/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Top House Democrat warns against Trump's Western Sahara designation

16:40 - The top House Democrat with oversight of foreign affairs warned Thursday that the Trump administration's move to recognize Morocco’s claims to contested territory in the Western Sahara threatens efforts at international diplomacy to solve long-standing conflicts.
17/11/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Biden speaks with leaders of Israel, India

16:10 - President-elect Joe Biden spoke with the leaders of Israel and India on Tuesday as he continues to shore up support from key global allies before entering office in January.
23/10/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Trump says Saudi Arabia will soon recognize Israel

15:44 - President Trump said Friday he expects Saudi Arabia to open diplomatic ties with Israel soon, following the announcement that Sudan had agreed to normalize relations with the Jewish state.
23/10/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Trump announces opening of relations between Sudan and Israel

14:45 - President Trump on Friday announced an opening of relations between Sudan and Israel, building upon a breakthrough of diplomatic ties between the Jewish state and Gulf Arab nations that have traditionally shunned Israel over its conflict with the Palestinians.
13/10/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Derechos Humanos LAURA KELLY

Human rights groups raise alarm after China, Russia, others elected to UN body

17:33 - China, Russia, Cuba, Pakistan and Uzbekistan were among 15 countries elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, raising alarm among human rights groups that say the repression of freedoms in those countries threaten the legitimacy of the international body.
08/10/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Trump's new Iran sanctions raise alarm over humanitarian access

17:40 - The Trump administration on Thursday announced sweeping new sanctions on Iran’s financial sector, targeting at least 18 banks in a move that critics say will hamper humanitarian assistance during the pandemic.
01/10/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Trump proposes capping refugee admissions at 15,000 in historic low

12:14 - President Trump is proposing that only 15,000 refugees be allowed to resettle in the U.S. in the next fiscal year, marking an historic low of admission for some of the world’s most vulnerable peoples.
30/09/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Trump announces new sanctions targeting Assad regime over human rights abuses

12:45 - The Trump administration on Wednesday announced over a dozen new sanctions on government and military officials and business leaders tied to Syrian President Bashar Assad, blacklisting human rights abusers for atrocities against civilians throughout the nine-year civil war in that country.
29/09/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos LAURA KELLY

Biden says Turkey must stay out of Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

16:38 - Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday called for the Trump administration to demand Turkey stay out of the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over a contested territory.
04/09/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

US brokers economic breakthrough for Serbia, Kosovo

13:46 - The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo agreed to normalize economic relations in a meeting at the White House with President Trump on Friday, with the Muslim-majority nations also notably agreeing to closer ties with Israel.
02/09/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Pompeo announces restrictions on Chinese diplomats in US

16:45 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced new restrictions on the freedom of movement for Chinese diplomats in the U.S., the latest salvo in deteriorating Sino-American relations as the Trump administration increases pressure on Beijing.
01/09/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Pompeo says Trump looking at whether to restrict Chinese students from the US

31/08 - 13:58 - President Trump is weighing restricting Chinese students from studying in the U.S., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview Monday, adding that the administration is likely to announce new actions against Beijing in the coming weeks and months.
28/08/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

European Union sets stage for sanctions on Turkey

18:05 - The European Union is preparing to sanction Turkey over its actions in the eastern Mediterranean, where a confrontation between Turkish and Greek military ships is raising the risk of open conflict between NATO allies over claims of drilling rights for natural gas.
24/08/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Pompeo draws criticism for convention speech from Jerusalem

17:07 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s expected speech on Tuesday to the Republican National Convention from Jerusalem is drawing criticism for using official diplomatic travel to make a political statement in a presidential election year.
19/08/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

US ends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over national security law

14:15 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the U.S. is ending three key bilateral agreements with Hong Kong, the latest in a series of punitive measures against Beijing for its recent imposition of a Chinese national security law on the territory.
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