Brazil's Cabinet Chief Ciro Nogueira Friday made it clear his country would not remain neutral regarding the crisis after Russian troops entered Ukraine. But how clear is that?
Ukraine's Ambassador to Buenos Aires Sergiy Nebrat Friday said during a press conference that he had asked the Argentine Government of President Alberto Fernández on behalf of his country to take a clearer stance regarding Russia's invasion.
Lack of consensus on the drafting of a Mercosur joint statement on the Russia/Ukraine situation, plus the fact it was only signed by three of the four block's members, forced on Friday the removal of a first copy.
A group of Argentine opposition lawmakers is sponsoring a bill to create a bench in the Lower House dedicated to the Malvinas Islands, which will remain symbolically empty until its “legitimate occupant” finally arrives.
This Friday, members of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly raised the flag of Ukraine in Stanley. The people and the government of the Falkland Islands stand with the people of Ukraine at this time. The Ukraine flag proudly flies alongside the Falklands flag.
The Ukraine war which has impacted on Russian markets and particularly the plunge of the ruble, should not be a major cause of concern for China-Russia bilateral trade since a growing percentage of business is done with the Chinese currency Yuan, as the two countries move towards de-dollarization, according to financial circles in Beijing.
United States will increase its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity by 20% by the end of the year, making it the world’s largest exporter of the product as Europeans try to decrease their reliance on Russian supplies.
China will begin the sale of state-owned reserves to increase supply in the world’s largest oilseed market, the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration announced, although no auction volumes or dates were advanced.
On Friday the leaders of Russia and China, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping spoke on the phone about the current situation in Ukraine. The two versions of official news agencies follow. The Russian version said the two leaders enhanced practical bilateral cooperation and closely coordinate actions in support of each other.
The former Portuguese colony of Macau in China has suspended the import of Brazilian frozen meat after a batch tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Hong Kong.