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Foreign policy experts divided on whether Putin-Biden summit emboldened China

Fox News 20 Jun 2021
Some top foreign policy experts have warned that the U.S.-Russia summit may not have only been a perceived win for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but could have actually emboldened China ... .

Bill Bennett says Biden’s foreign policy is 'speak softly, carry no stick'

Fox News 20 Jun 2021
Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett argues Biden's trips overseas were a 'huge disappointment and frightening.' ... .

Better connectivity between countries to usher in ‘Asian century’, says FM

Dawn 20 Jun 2021
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday urged Asian countries to renew focus on geo-economics and underlined the need for promotion of a rules-based global order ... The foreign minister described the three pillars of Pakistan’s policy as “regional connectivity, development partnerships, and peace and prosperity”.

Ebrahim Raisi: Iran elections see end of ‘reforms’ illusion

Gulf News 20 Jun 2021
Relations with neighbouring countries are at their lowest due to the hostile foreign policy and Tehran’s interference in several Arab states such as Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria. Iran’s foreign policy ... Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he had “zero” say in Iran’s foreign policy.

Iran’s nuclear gambit

The Wire 20 Jun 2021
And the election of Ebrahim Raisi, who is said to be very close to Khamenei, means that the new president will clearly advance the ailing top cleric’s domestic and foreign policy agenda – without questioning it ... Vatanka said Iran’s supreme leader sees the US not as a foreign policy question, but a power that wants to remove him from office.

Raisi wins Iran's presidential election

China Daily 20 Jun 2021
He has urged for participatory policy in implementing his programs, saying that ... As for foreign policy, Raisi has announced his priority for cooperation and interaction with the world. "Foreign policy is a system of interaction with all countries, especially neighbors," he said.

Iran's new president expected to reverse eight years of reformist policies

The National 20 Jun 2021
Although hardliners like Mr Raisi often focus on Iran’s role on the international stage - Mr Raisi himself has long been critical of the West and taken a more combative stance in diplomacy - he is largely expected to leave the foreign policy of the country as is. Iran’s foreign ...

Lebanon leaders may face sanctions unless crisis solved — EU's Borrell

The Jordan Times 20 Jun 2021
BEIRUT — EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warned Saturday that Lebanese leaders could face sanctions unless they pull the country away from financial collapse and strike a deal with the IMF ... The EU's foreign policy chief said the bloc was willing to help Lebanon engage in ...

Indo-Pacific is the new currency, says Indian envoy to Japan Sanjay Verma, backs Toyo Olympics

DNA India 20 Jun 2021
Asked about Quad, and India aligning itself to specific groups, Verma highlighted that "Quad doesn't force us to leave or give up our Independent foreign policy ... Adding, "Quad has certain principles which have convergence and reverberance with the Indian foreign policy ethos and that is very much there".

Iran nuclear deal still possible after hardliner’s election, EU says

Metro USA 20 Jun 2021
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran and world powers can still clinch a deal to revive their 2015 nuclear accord after the election victory of a hardline Iranian president but time is running out, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Sunday.

Who is Ebrahim Raisi? Hard-line judge wins Iran’s 2021 presidential election

Live Mint 20 Jun 2021
Iran’s foreign policy, in particular its relationship with Washington, is determined by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, but the country’s president can set the tone with the nation’s friends and adversaries alike ... Iran’s foreign policy is determined by Mr.

More US unions join labor alliance opposing 'Israeli apartheid'

Press TV 20 Jun 2021
In an the 682 signatories further urged Biden to place “human rights at the center of US foreign policy” and to “help bring an end to Israel's institutionalized domination and oppression of the Palestinian people.” ... “Only a consistent application of a rights-centered foreign ...

Israel Says Iran’s Raisi Extreme, Committed to Nuclear Program

Hamodia 20 Jun 2021
He is committed to the regime’s nuclear ambitions and to its campaign of global terror,” Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said ... Toeing the policy line set by the administration of former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the foreign ministry said.