T24 Foreign News
The European Commission has proposed that tourists from countries that have one of the EU-approved vaccines or are in a good epidemiological situation be re-admitted to the EU next month. Authorities in three states in the eastern United States (three states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) are preparing to repeal almost all measures against the coronavirus. Egypt’s Defense Ministry has announced that an agreement has been signed to purchase 30 Rafale fighter jets from France.
4 May 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | Starmer: The Labor Party will clean up our politics
Keir Starmer of the British Labor Party said he had received money from a Conservative party donor to renovate the residence of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and while continuing the government’s lobbying agenda, he said “the workforce will clean up British politics.” As the Scottish and Galler municipal elections take place in the UK this week, Starmer highlighted the Conservative Party and the confusion within the government.
Independent | The EU has paved the way for summer vacation plans
The European Commission has proposed that tourists from countries that have one of the EU-approved vaccines or are in good epidemiological condition be taken to the EU by next month. While leading the way to summer vacation in the EU, the UK has joined the group of countries with less than 100 incidents per 100,000 people. On the other hand, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson said that the rapid lifting of travel restrictions could put the epidemic at risk.
New York Times | The New York area is preparing to lift almost all restrictions
Authorities in three states in the eastern United States (three states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) are preparing to repeal almost all measures against the coronavirus. For the first time in more than a year, restaurants, offices and places of worship are expected to be filled. Relief of the rules will begin on May 19.
Washington Post | Mexico’s hand is strengthening on the border
The Washington Post noted that US Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with Mexican leader Manuel Lopez Obrador for the new administration’s immigration plan, noting that the three US governments have repeatedly asked Mexico for help. U.S. President Joe Biden has instructed Harris to find and resolve the chapters that led to the move. The Washington Post estimates that the United States is increasingly dependent on Mexico to solve its immigration problem.
Moscow Times | The EU is calling on the Russian ambassador against sanctions
The European Commission has summoned Russia’s ambassador to Moscow after Moscow blacklisted eight EU citizens, including Brussels, in response to EU sanctions.
Le Monde | Narendra Modi has lost popularity in India due to the health crisis
In India, which has been severely affected by the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic, the capacity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the epidemic is being discussed after hospitals run out of oxygen and crematoria where there is no place to burn the deceased. Elections in five Indian states this week resulted in the loss of the ruling party. The local election results were seen as a signal of Modi’s reaction.
Al Jazeera | Egypt will buy a billion-dollar Rafale fighter jet from France
Egypt’s Defense Ministry has announced that an agreement has been signed to purchase 30 Rafale fighter jets from France. The sale of fighter jets by France to Egypt provoked a reaction from Human Rights Watch. It was stated that the French Egyptian President Sisi’s administration ignored the policy of pressure. French President Emmanuel Macron said he would not make arms sales to Egypt a condition of respect for human rights and that Egypt had a critical position in the fight against regional terrorism.