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16 July 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News
- Yellen Touts Progress On Russian Oil Price Cap, But Summit Of G20 Finance Chiefs Ends Without Communique RFE/RL 16 Jul 2022 -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Group of 20 finance chiefs had productive talks in Indonesia about a proposal to cap the prices countries would pay for Russian oil.
- Ukraine: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 EC/CEU 16 Jul 2022 -- On 17 July, we commemorate the eighth anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, when 298 people of 17 different nationalities lost their lives. The European Union continues to feel deep sympathy for all those who lost their loved ones.
- EU to ban Russian gold imports in new sanctions package People's Daily 16 Jul 2022 -- The European Commission on Friday adopted a proposal for a seventh package of measures that will ban the importation of Russian gold.
- EU Executive Proposes New Sanctions On Russia, Including Import Ban On Gold RFE/RL 16 Jul 2022 -- The European Union has targeted Russian gold exports in a seventh package of sanctions proposed by the European Commission on July 15.
- Hungary PM slams EU's bans on Russia as 'shot in the lungs' Press TV 16 Jul 2022 -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has blasted the European Union for imposing ill-considered sanctions on Russia, saying the bloc "shot itself in the lungs" by doing so.
- Ankara Hopes to Quickly Implement Ukrainian Grain Plan Sputnik 16 Jul 2022 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Saturday that if the plan for Ukrainian grain is quickly implemented, then the situation with global food security can be eased.
- Political Crisis in Italy May Halt Arms Deliveries to Ukraine, Foreign Minister Says Sputnik 16 Jul 2022 -- The unfolding political crisis in Italy may spell a halt in arms supplies to Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said.
- Iran dismisses U.S. "lies" over Iran's involvement in Ukraine war People's Daily 16 Jul 2022 -- Iran's Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected a U.S. official's claims as "lies" about Iran's alleged involvement in the Ukraine conflict.
- EU Marks Anniversary Of Downing Of MH17 Over Eastern Ukraine In 2014 RFE/RL 16 Jul 2022 -- The EU's top diplomat has issued a statement expressing sympathy ahead of the day nearly eight years ago that local separatists working with a missile system deployed by Russian intelligence officials are accused of having shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine.
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