Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod suggested that while the civil war is still going on in many places in Syria, there are parts of the country where the situation is “different”. The Danish authorities believe that the Syrian capital Damascus is a safe area to return to, despite opposition from the UN and Amnesty International.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China calls on the United States to respect its commitments on Taiwan and not to send false signals to supporters of its independence by dispatching an unofficial delegation to the island, Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the Chinese State Council, said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A patrol trooper has shot dead an armed 16-year-old teenager in the US state of Maryland on Tuesday, Maryland State Police said, adding that the investigation was underway.
Israel’s Mossad has long operated in nearby Iraq, including in a 1966 operation to steal a Soviet-built MiG-21 fighter jet for the United States and a plot in the 1970s to assassinate Iraqi nationalist leader Saddam Hussein with a bomb hidden inside a book.
Recently it was announced that 7,000 Gaza workers will be inoculated and thus will be allowed to resume their work in Israel, which closed its crossing with the exclave as a result of the pandemic.
The Champions League quarterfinal match between Real Madrid and Liverpool will take place on 14 April.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection throughout the world has topped 2.96 million; over 137 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia wants to develop relations with the United States on a mutually beneficial basis, the foreign ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova assured on Wednesday.