North Korea’s Foreign Ministry called the man’s charges an “absurd fabrication and sheer plot” orchestrated by the US, which is “the principal enemy of our state” where the man was eventually extradited.
"We want good relations...and really don't want to burn bridges," Putin told both houses of parliament. "But if someone mistakes our good intentions for indifference or weakness and intends to burn down these bridges, they should know that Russia's response will be swift and harsh."
The UAE and the Philippines have boosted their people-to-people relations, particularly in areas whereby both governments are going to provide and facilitate timely and effective assistance for the protection and welfare of their respective nationals in both countries.
The Central American officials lauded Sharjah’s continued efforts to build cultural bridges with cities worldwide and expressing their intention to highlight the myriad opportunities in the emirate to the business communities in their countries to pave the way for a new era of economic and cultural closeness between Sharjah and Central America.
With 276 posts globally, China has for the first time surpassed the United States' network by three posts.
China had warned it would retaliate after it was this week given 72 hours — until Friday — to vacate its Houston consulate, and had urged the United States to reconsider.
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid's office said the diplomatic development will see ambassadors and consuls general posted to the two countries once more.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the prime ministers of Jordan and Egypt and asked them to convey his greetings to King Abdullah II and President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, wishing further progress and prosperity for Jordan and Egypt.
Sheikh Saqer Bin Humaid said the UAE has strengthened its global stature as a hub for added-value manufacturing through the launch of the integrated partnership, underscoring its commitment to achieving the vision of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.
Saifullah Rauf, the US citizen and US Navy reservist, and Anees Khalil, a US green card-holder, were "unjustly detained" and are in Qatar awaiting travel to the United States, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.