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Will discuss with Iranian counterpart how to speed up revival of Iran nuke deal: Lavrov

Moscow, Oct 6 (UNI/Sputnik) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal as soon as possible will be the focus of his talks with the top Iranian diplomat on Wednesday.
"The priority issue in today talks will also be the need for full resumption of the Iran nuclear deal without any exemptions, without any additions. We want to discuss today how we can speed up this process," Lavrov said at the start of the meeting.
The agenda will also include Iran's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and regional issues.
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Taliban leader issues decree saying women are not property

03 Dec 2021 | 10:26 PM

Taliban, Dec 3 (UNI/Sputnik) The leader of the Taliban (under UN sanctions for terrorism), Haibatullah Akhundzada, issued a special decree on women's rights on Friday which acknowledges that women are not property and cannot be forced into marriage.

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Spanish lower house recognizes animals as sentient beings

03 Dec 2021 | 9:41 PM

Madrid, Dec 3 (UNI/Sputnik) The Spanish Congress of Deputies adopted new legislation on Thursday recognizing animals not as "objects" but as "sentient beings."
The legislation amends the legal status of animals in the Civil Code, Mortgage Law and Civil Procedure Law, regardless of whether the animals are domestic or wild.

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Australian court shown video of policeman grabbing disabled aboriginal man by throat

03 Dec 2021 | 9:41 PM

Canberra, Dec 3 (UNI/Sputnik) An Australian court was shown a surveillance video of a policeman grabbing an Aboriginal man, Darius Cebu, in a wheelchair by the throat during his arrest in 2019, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported on Friday.

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US to ship 9 mn Covid 19 vaccine doses to Africa, 2 mn worldwide: White House

03 Dec 2021 | 9:40 PM

Washington, Dec 3 (UNI/Sputnik) The United States will ship 9 million Covid 19 vaccine doses to African countries and 2 million doses worldwide later on Friday amid concerns about the novel coronavirus Omicron variant that was first detected in South Africa, White House Assistant Press Secretary Kevin Munoz said.

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Japan's NEC to create biometric face recognition-based vaccination verification: Reports

03 Dec 2021 | 9:40 PM

Tokyo, Dec 3 (UNI/Sputnik) Japan's Nippon Electric Company (NEC) will begin development of biometric facial recognition technology for Covid 19 vaccination, the media reported on Friday.

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