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In England, there is talk of a race report prepared by the government. The United States operates in Russia; reduced the number of US consulates providing visa and citizenship services. French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that they have moved to national quarantine “for the last time” in France.
April 2, 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | “Government report gives green light to racists”
Doreen Lawrence, a British anti-racism activist, said the government’s race report would mean a “green light for racism”. “My son was killed for racism and you can’t forget it. If you start covering it up, you’ll give the racists a green light,” Lawrence said, noting that there was no “systematic racism” in Britain and that his son was killed by a white gang.
Independent | Some experts mentioned in the racism report were not consulted
The two experts named in the race report prepared by a government commission in the UK, said they did not receive advice from them. The government reacted to the report, which said there was no systematic level of racism in the UK, by many activists and the opposition.
New York Times | Once again, spectator sports
The new season of baseball, the second most watched sport in the United States, began yesterday. Many MLB stadiums had a limited number of spectators. Last season, the coronavirus epidemic shortened and teams closed their stadiums to spectators. This season, the teams have set their own rules for the reception of spectators in the stadium.
Washington Post | Front lines appear in social taxes
The $ 2 trillion plan, drafted by US President Joe Biden to upgrade and develop the country’s infrastructure, calls for an increase in corporate taxes. The Washington Post reported that the plan sparked a new “war” between Republicans and Democrats and that powerful trade lobbies were on the move.
Moscow Times | The United States is reducing visa services in Russia
The United States operates in Russia; reduced the number of US consulates providing visa and citizenship services.
US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said that only the Moscow embassy will provide visa services in Russia.
Sullivan said that the embassy in Moscow will now serve US citizens in this country.
“The embassy will try to provide the highest level of visa service it can provide due to staff restrictions,” the ambassador said.
Russia has set a staffing quota for US diplomatic missions in 2017.
The statement said the consulate in Vladivostok would remain closed and the consulate in Yekaterinburg would not provide visa and US citizenship services.
Le Monde | Macron announced the final “shutdown”
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that they have moved to national quarantine “for the last time” in France. The accelerated epidemic in the countries is expected to be controlled by vaccination for four weeks, when schools will be closed and citizens will not be able to move 10 kilometers from where they are. Since last winter, Macron has not ruled out taking back the country.
Al Jazeera | The remaining parties to the nuclear deal will discuss a possible return to the United States
The European Union has announced that the remaining parties to the nuclear deal signed in 2015 will hold a video conference on the possibility of the United States canceling the agreement. In the United States, Biden’s administration proposed a plan to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran, but failed to get a response from Iran. This week, there are reports that the US administration is working on a new plan to present to Iran. A US State Department spokesman said they saw the EU decision as a “positive step”.