According to the official, the US initiatives in the region include empowering local councils, backing reconstruction efforts, assisting in training of government agency workers, improving public services and infrastructure, protecting SDF areas and engaging in the upkeep of military bases, all of which will eventually lead to diplomatic recognition
It has been repeated ad nauseum by politicians of all political stripes, though it is mainly of concern to hardliners who think diplomatic recognition
would mean turning control of Iran over to Americans.
In 2002, the kingdom presented a peace initiative which offers Israel full diplomatic recognition
from all Arab states in exchange for the return of occupied Arab lands.
IN 1984, I WAS AMONG THE plaintiffs who challenged President Ronald Reagan's decision to extend US diplomatic recognition
to the Holy See, elevating one faith over all others in violation of the separation of church and state.
Following the election of the new pope, Beijing, as expected, urged the Vatican to end diplomatic recognition
ISRAEL HAS expressed its dissatisfaction with Cyprus' decision last week to extend diplomatic recognition
to the State of Palestine by upgrading its mission in Nicosia to that of an embassy.
If the Arab League was to state quite flatly that all oil and gas sales to the US were to be suspended until implementation of the Arab peace plan of a decade ago (based on UN Security Council Resolution 242, in which a full Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and establishment of a Palestinian state on all of the West Bank and Gaza is met with full diplomatic recognition
of Israel by the League), there would be significant pressure on the US to make it happen.
August 17, 2012 (PARIS) - The Newly established Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC) has sought diplomatic recognition
from US and European countries.
The Libyan rebels may have won diplomatic recognition
from the United States and promised financial aid, particularly with the unfreezing of Libyan assets held in US-controlled bank accounts.
of the council means that the US will be able to fund the opposition with some of the more than 30 billion dollars (pounds 19bn) in Gaddafi-regime assets that are frozen in American banks.
Speaking on the occasion, Senator Nilofer Bakhtiar said that 60 years ago, Pakistan extended diplomatic recognition
to China and since then they have been great friends and unitedly faced many challenges.
He stopped short of full diplomatic recognition
of the Transitional National Council, as have the US, awaiting the removal of Gaddafi from his more than 40-year rule in the oil-rich country.
Italy is the third country, after France and Qatar, to give diplomatic recognition
to the council, which is based in rebel-held eastern Libya.
There is speculation it could be an attempt by the rebels to ensure the interim Libyan council receives diplomatic recognition
Raising this flag in DC is part of the Palestinian leadership's scheme to manipulate international acceptance and diplomatic recognition
of a yet-to-be-created Palestinian state while refusing to directly negotiate with Israel or accept the existence of Israel as a democratic, Jewish state," she said.