A Brexit deal is “within reach” next week, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday, even as he rammed home his insistence that Britain must accept possible checks on trade between its mainland and Northern Ireland.
Argentina's new conservative government will begin negotiations with holdout creditors branded "vultures" in the second week of January, the New York arbitrator in the long-stalled process said Monday.
According to international relations norms, regional powers pay special attention to developments in their vicinity since they are closely tied to their own interests and security. The Islamic Republic is not exempted from this regulation. Following the settlement of the 12-year-old standoff on its nuclear program with the West, Iran, in an expected move, adopted a deft diplomacy to play a more positive role in providing the region, especially the Persian Gulf, Levant and its western and eastern neighbors with security.