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23 November 2016 Military News

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  • Trump Names South Carolina Governor U.S. Ambassador To UN RFE/RL 23 Nov 2016 -- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as his intended nominee for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tapping a candidate who criticized him during the presidential race and who has little experience in foreign affairs.
  • Trump Backs Off Campaign Promises On Climate Change RFE/RL 23 Nov 2016 -- Donald Trump is backing off from his campaign promises to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as the Republican president-elect continues building his administration team.
  • Son of Turkmenistan's president elected as member of parliament Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- The son of Turkmenistan's President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has been elected the country's member of parliament.
  • Morocco quits Africa-Arab summit in Equatorial Guinea Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- Morocco has quit the fourth Africa-Arab World Summit in Equatorial Guinea in protest against the presence of a delegation from the Polisario Front, a group seeking the independence of Western Sahara.
  • EU Parliament Urges Fight Against Russia's 'Fake News' RFE/RL 23 Nov 2016 -- The European Parliament has warned that "hostile propaganda" by Russia against the EU is growing, while urging member states to increase their efforts to counter disinformation.
  • Turkish court ruling keeps novelist, linguist in prison Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- A court in Turkey has ruled that prominent novelist Asli Erdogan and linguist Necmiye Alpay be kept in prison, drawing the wrath of their supporters in the wake of earlier reports that the two would be released.
  • Erdogan says European Parliament vote on accession 'has no value' Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says an upcoming vote by the European Parliament to halt talks on Turkey's accession to the European Union (EU) is of "no value."
  • Leader rebukes US for extension of sanctions violating JCPOA IRNA 23 Nov 2016 -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said that the US measure to extend the sanctions against Iran for another ten-year period is an absolute violation of the July 2015 nuclear deal according to which US has undertaken not to enforce fresh sanctions.
  • Leader: Extension of sanctions, absolute violation of JCPOA IRNA 23 Nov 2016 -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said that the US measure to extend the sanctions against Iran for another ten-year period is an absolute violation of the July 2015 deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
  • Leader: Iran to respond if US renews bans Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran would respond if the US proceeded to renew the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) which expires at the end of 2016.
  • Obama not to sign bills to 'undermine' Iran deal Press TV 23 Nov 2016 -- The administration of outgoing President Barack Obama will avoid signing any bill in its final months that would "undermine" the Iran nuclear agreement, the White House says.



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