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Biden calls South Africa a vital power of speech in malice of Russia stance

Biden calls South Africa a vital ability of speech inside malice of Russia stance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden praised South Africa while a vital ability of speech on the worldwide phase while he hosted President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday at the White House for talks that were expected to exist inside be in touch on the place of set of two nations' differences on Russia's war inside Ukraine accompanied by every one one other accompanied by more.

In a brief appearance earlier to the media at the begin of their meeting, Biden made no indeed indeed unswerving allude to that Ramaphosa is among African leaders who have maintained a neutral stance inside the aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. South Africa abstained from a United Nations ballot condemning Russia's actions accompanied by every one one other accompanied by calling for a mediated settlement.

But the president seemed to provide a subtle recognition that the place of set of two countries have their differences.

"We really need to build sure we completely comprehend one another," said Biden, who heaped commend on Ramaphosa for his country's leadership on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of climate alter accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other issues.

Ahead of the meeting, South Africa's international relations minister, Naledi Pandor, said Ramaphosa would convey watching to the need for discussion to find an extremity to the debate all over his gathering accompanied by Biden accompanied by every one one other accompanied by inside separate talks accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris.

Pandor added that the matter will exist South Africa's focus when it participates inside the yearly gathering of the U.N. General Assembly following week.

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"We would want a procedure of diplomacy to exist initiated inside the centre of the place of set of two parties accompanied by every one one other accompanied by we exist convinced by the U.N. must lead, the U.N secretary-general inside particular," Pandor said.

The White House gathering comes on the heels of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's pay someone a call to South Africa last month, inside which he said the Biden management sees Africa's 54 nations while "equal partners" inside tackling worldwide problems.

But the management has been saddened that South Africa accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a a large amount of of the mainland have declined to go nearer behind the U.S. inside condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

During the Blinken visit, Pandor accused the U.S. accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other Western powers of focusing on the Ukraine debate to the detriment of crises around the globe.

"We should exist equally worried at what is happening to the people of Palestine, while we are accompanied by what is happening to the people of Ukraine," she said.

The Biden administration, meanwhile, has sought to underscore that Russia's blockade of Ukraine's Black Sea ports has led to scarcities inside grain, cuisine lubricant accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fertilizer — resulting inside disproportionate impact on Africans.

South Africa's neutral position is mostly since of the support the Soviet Union gave all over the Cold War epoch to Ramaphosa's African National Congress inside its fight to extremity apartheid, South Africa's management of repression opposed to the Black majority that ended inside 1994. South Africa is seen while a leader of the some African countries that will not side opposed to Russia.

Despite the differences on the war inside Ukraine, the Biden management recognizes the importance of strengthening relations inside Africa while China has spent decades entrenching itself inside the continent's natural resources markets. Improving relations accompanied by South Africa — one of the continent's biggest economies — is centre to the U.S. effort.

John Stremlau, an international relations expert at the University of the Witwatersrand, said the talks underscore that the U.S. sees South Africa while having the "potential to lead Africa inside a constructive way" on commerce accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other issues.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the place of set of two leaders would excessively talk over climate alter accompanied by every one one other accompanied by opportunities to grow commerce accompanied by every one one other accompanied by investment. The vice president's office inside a statement said that Harris accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Ramaphosa discussed worldwide health security, space cooperation, climate change, women's empowerment accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other matters, while they met over breakfast at the vice president's residence.

In a brief exchange accompanied by reporters earlier to his gathering accompanied by Harris, Ramaphosa said he would exist fond of to see the link inside the centre of the place of set of two countries strengthened.

South Africa's ambitious efforts to alter from coal to cleaner vitality are expected to exist discussed all over the leaders' talks. The U.S., Britain, France accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Germany announced a scheme last year to provid e $8.5 billion inside loans accompanied by every one one other accompanied by grants over five years to assist South Africa phase not here coal.

Ramaphosa could excessively lift accompanied by Biden the lack of favourable consequence of the United States accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other wealthier nations to build good on a additional than decades-old pledge — earliest made inside 2009 accompanied by every one one other accompanied by reaffirmed at the 2015 Paris climate talks — to pay not here $100 billion to assist developing nations deal accompanied by climate change.

Harris inside comments to reporters praised South Africa's leadership inside the midst of "the challenges that we every one one face accompanied by the climate crisis accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the labour that we will do accompanied by every one one other to address that crisis."

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Magome reported from Johannesburg.

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In another sign of possible torture, one male was found accompanied by his hands tied, according to Serhiy Bohdan, the head of Kharikiv police investigations, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Ukraine's commissioner for anthropoid rights, Dmytro Lubinets.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Ukrainian authorities warned that their investigation was fair beginning, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the scale of the killings could rise dramatically.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"The harsh the real world indicates that the number of deceased inside Izium may exist numerous times higher than the Bucha tragedy," Oleg Kotenko, an official accompanied by the Ukrainian management dividing tasked accompanied by reintegrating occupied territories, said on Telegram.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Bucha is a Kyiv suburb where authorities have said 458 bodies were found following a 33-day Russian occupation. Authorities speak they have uncovered the bodies of additional than 1,300 people elsewhere, numerous inside pile graves inside the Kyiv-area forest.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='1fb816f1b9254c059b2841f9b72d2d8f' class='media-placeholder'>\u003c/div>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Zelenskyy, who visited the Izium area Wednesday, said the discoveries showed on one instance additional the need for world leaders to proclaim Russia a condition sponsor of terrorism.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Meanwhile, inside his earliest condition comments on Ukraine's recent battlefield gains, Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to press on accompanied by the war accompanied by every one one other accompanied by warned that Moscow could ramp up its strikes on the country's vital infrastructure if Ukrainian forces mark facilities inside Russia.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"If the circumstances develops this way, our response will exist additional serious," Putin told reporters Friday following attending a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization inside Uzbekistan.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Russia has reported numerous explosions accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fires at civilian infrastructure sites near Ukraine, while well munitions depots accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other facilities. Ukraine has claimed duty for some of the attacks accompanied by every one one other accompanied by refrained from commenting on others.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The "liberation" of Ukraine's entire eastern Donbas neighbourhood remained Russia's main military goal, Putin said.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"We aren't inside a rush," he said, adding that Russia has only deployed volunteer soldiers to fight inside Ukraine.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Some hard-line Russian politicians accompanied by every one one other accompanied by military bloggers have lamented manpower shortages accompanied by every one one other accompanied by urged the Kremlin to go nearer behind Ukraine's example accompanied by every one one other accompanied by order broad mobilization to thew up the ranks.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Ukrainian forces gained access to the location near Izium following recapturing the northeastern city accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a a large amount of of the wider Kharkiv neighbourhood inside a lighting go forward that unswerving away \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/hub/russia-ukraine\">shifted the momentum inside the almost seven-month war\u003c/a>. Ukrainian officials excessively found proof of torture somewhere else inside the region.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The U.N. anthropoid rights office said it would investigate, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the anthropoid rights category Amnesty International said the finding of the pile burial location confirmed "our darkest fears."\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>"For every one one unlawful killing or other war crime, there must exist justice accompanied by every one one other accompanied by reparation for victims accompanied by every one one other accompanied by their families accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a fair trial accompanied by every one one other accompanied by accountability for suspected perpetrators," said Marie Struthers, the group's director for Eastern Europe accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Central Asia.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Most of the people buried at the location were believed to exist civilians, nevertheless a marker on one pile burying place said it contained the bodies of 17 Ukrainian soldiers.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Russian officials distanced themselves from duty for the site.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The Khariv region's Russian-installed governor, Vitaly Ganchev, told Russia's state-run Tass report agency that Ukrainian, not Russian, forces were inside ask in remittance of for civilian casualties inside Izium. Tass excessively quoted a subscriber of Russia's parliament, Alexander Malkevich, claiming Ukrainian troops had deserted their dead, so Russian forces buried them.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Elsewhere inside Ukraine, the war continued to claim lives accompanied by every one one other accompanied by wreak destruction.\u003c/p>\u003cp>— Ukraine's presidential office said Russian shelling killed five civilians accompanied by every one one other accompanied by wounded 18 inside a 24-hour span. Missile strikes were excessively reported, accompanied by Zelenskyy's hometown of Kryvyi Rih among the targets for a third consecutive day Friday. Air raid sirens howled inside the capital, Kyiv.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>— More killings targeting pro-Russian separatist officials were reported inside areas under their control. Separatist authorities said a blast killed the prosecutor-general accompanied by every one one other accompanied by his deputy of the self-proclaimed republic inside the Luhansk region. Moscow-backed authorities said place of set of two Russian-installed officials were excessively killed inside Berdyansk, a city inside the Zaporizhzhia neighbourhood occupied earlier inside the war. And local authorities reported trio people were killed inside a Ukrainian missile strike on an administrative building inside Russian-occupied Kherson.\u003c/p>\u003cp>— To bolster the Ukrainian offensive, the Biden management \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-kyiv-government-and-politics-7ca4adca99bd42537090d499325cd246\">announced another $600 million package of military aid\u003c/a>.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Izium resident Sergei Gorodko said that among the hundreds buried inside individual graves were dozens of adults accompanied by every one one other accompanied by children killed inside a Russian airstrike on an apartment building, some of whom he pulled not here of rubble "with my own hands."\u003c/p>\u003cp>Izium was a answer inside attendance accompanied by hub for Russian forces until they withdrew inside recent days. Izium city council subscriber Maksym Strelnikov told reporters that hundreds of people had died all over the fighting accompanied by every one one other accompanied by following Russia seized the town inside March. Many couldn't exist properly buried, he said.\u003c/p>\u003cp>His claims could not exist unswerving away verified, nevertheless similar scenes have played not here inside other cities Russian forces captured, including Mariupol.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Ukraine's national police chief, Ihor Klymenko, said "torture chambers" have been found inside the Kharkiv region's recaptured towns accompanied by every one one other accompanied by villages. The claim could not exist independently verified.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Seven Sri Lankan students who fell into Russian hands inside Kupiansk, excessively inside the Kharkiv region, have excessively said that they were held accompanied by every one one other accompanied by mistreated, he said.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"They are scared, they were abused," Klymenko said. They include "a woman who tin hardly speak" accompanied by every one one other accompanied by place of set of two people accompanied by torn toe nails.\u003c/p>\u003cp>___\u003c/p>\u003cp>This tale has been updated to correct that seven, not six, Sri Lankan students said they fell into Russian hands.\u003c/p>\u003cp>___\u003c/p>\u003cp>Associated Press journalists Hanna Arhirova accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Jon Gambrell inside Kyiv accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Jamey Keaten inside Geneva contributed reporting. \u003c/p>\u003cp>___\u003c/p>\u003cp>Follow AP war coverage at \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/hub/russia-ukraine\">https://apnews.com/hub/russia-ukraine\u003c/a>\u003c/p>","alertLinkDateTime":"2022-09-16 13:32:55","storyLayout":{},"reporters":[],"headlinePlacement":null,"relatedStoryEmbeds":[],"disableNativo":false}],"disclaimerText":null,"dividerColor":"#000000","expandedStoryCount":null,"feed":[],"headlineWidget":false,"hubPeekLinkText":null,"hubPeekTagId":null,"hubPeekTagName":null,"hubPeekCanonicalName":null,"hubPeekIsPr":null,"minimizedStoryCount":null,"tagObjs":[{"id":"Russia-Ukraine","name":"Russia-Ukraine war","canonicalName":"russia-ukraine","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-europe","name":"Europe","canonicalName":"europe","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-business","name":"Business","canonicalName":"business","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-topnews","name":"AP Top News","canonicalName":"ap-top-news","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-WorldNews","name":"World News","canonicalName":"world-news","isPr":false},{"id":"Governmentandpolitics","name":"Government accompanied by every one one other accompanied by politics","canonicalName":"government-and-politics","isPr":false}],"textColor":"#000000","layoutType":"null","customLayoutType":"null","styleName":null,"endDateTime":null,"teamLimit":25,"medalCounts":null,"medalsUpdated":null,"olympicYear":null,"notificationUrl":null,"notificationText":null,"notificationTitle":null,"notificationType":null,"notificationUpdated":null,"adUnits":{},"displayPositionHome":null,"displayPositionApp":null,"featuredCard":null,"publishedDate":"2022-09-16 08:41:22","enableTblRegion":false},{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019","shortId":"urn:publicid:ap.org:6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019","allowAd":true,"borderColor":null,"brackets":null,"bracketsSettings":null,"cardTitle":null,"embedCardTitleColor":null,"cardHeadline":null,"cardType":"Wire Story","collectionTagObjs":null,"contents":[{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019","shortId":"6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019","bylines":null,"canonicalUrl":"russia-ukraine-putin-health-covid","contentType":"text","disableConnatix":false,"downloadSettings":{},"embedCaption":null,"embedHeight":null,"embedHTML":null,"embedLinkURL":null,"firstWords":"\u003cp>SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Friday to press his assault on Ukraine inside malice of Ukraine's latest counteroffensive accompanied by every one one other accompanied by warned that Moscow could ramp up its strikes on the country's vital infrastructure if Ukrainian forces mark facilities inside Russia.\u003c/p>","hasTextOverlay":false,"headline":"Putin vows to press assault on Ukraine; courts India, China","description":null,"interactiveLinkUrl":null,"interactiveLinkUrlText":null,"language":"en","leadPhotoId":"d9f1bd1124004c4b942253b484e4ef57","leadVideoId":null,"localLinkUrl":"https://apnews.com/6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019","localMemberName":null,"media":[{"id":"d9f1bd1124004c4b942253b484e4ef57","type":"Photo","caption":"\u003cp>Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Chinese President Xi Jinping all over the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit inside Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. 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Some hardline politicians accompanied by every one one other accompanied by military bloggers have urged the Kremlin to go nearer behind Ukraine's example accompanied by every one one other accompanied by order a broad mobilization to thew up the ranks, lamenting Russia's manpower shortage.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Russia was forced to pull spine its forces from large swaths of northeastern Ukraine last week following a swift Ukrainian counteroffensive. Ukraine's go to reclaim jurisdiction of some Russian-occupied cities accompanied by every one one other accompanied by villages marked the largest military setback for Moscow since its forces had to retreat from areas near the earliest city early inside the war.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>In his earliest remark on the Ukrainian counteroffensive, Putin said: "Let's see how it develops accompanied by every one one other accompanied by how it ends."\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:246675595414' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='6da5f93a0427f4410ec12b0388c47019'>Hub peek embed (Russia-Ukraine) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>He noted that Ukraine has tried to strike civilian infrastructure inside Russia accompanied by every one one other accompanied by "we so a lengthy way have responded accompanied by restraint, nevertheless fair yet."\u003c/p>\u003cp>"If the circumstances develops this way, our response will exist additional serious," Putin said.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"Just recently, the Russian armed forces have delivered a place of set of two of impactful strikes." he said inside an evident allude to of to Russian attacks earlier this week on ability plants inside northern Ukraine accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a dam inside the south. "Let's exist convinced by concerning those while warning strikes.\"\u003c/p>\u003cp>He alleged, lacking offering specifics, that Ukraine has attempted to launch attacks "near our nuclear facilities, nuclear ability plants," adding that "we will retaliate if they fail to comprehend that such methods are unacceptable.\"\u003c/p>\u003cp>Russia has reported numerous explosions accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fires at civilian infrastructure inside areas near Ukraine, while well munitions depots accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other facilities. Ukraine has claimed duty for some of the attacks accompanied by every one one other accompanied by refrained from commenting on others. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Putin excessively sought Friday to assuage India's exist concerning concerning the debate inside Ukraine, telling Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Moscow wants to see a fast extremity to the fighting accompanied by every one one other accompanied by alleging that Ukrainian officials won't negotiate.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"I know your stand on the debate inside Ukraine accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the concerns that you have repeatedly voiced," the Russian leader told Modi. "We will do all we tin to extremity that while fast while possible. Regrettably, the other side, the leadership of Ukraine, has rejected the negotiations procedure accompanied by every one one other accompanied by stated that it wants to attain its goals by military means, on the battlefield."\u003c/p>\u003cp>Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says it's Russia that allegedly doesn't want to talk over terms inside earnest. He excessively has insisted on the withdrawal of Russian troops from occupied areas of Ukraine while a precondition for talks.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Putin's remarks all over the talks accompanied by Modi echoed comments the Russian leader made all over Thursday's gathering accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping when Putin thanked him for his government's "balanced position" on the Ukraine war, while adding that he was prepared to talk over China's unspecified "concerns" concerning Ukraine.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Speaking to reporters Friday, Putin said he accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Xi "discussed what we should do inside the contemporaneous conditions to efficiently labour external outside unlawful restrictions" imposed by the West. The European Union, the United States accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other Western nations have place sanctions on Russian vitality due to the war inside Ukraine.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Xi, inside a statement released by his government, expressed support for Russia's "core interests" nevertheless excessively attentiveness inside employed accompanied by every one one other to "inject stability" into world affairs. China's relations accompanied by Washington, Europe, Japan accompanied by every one one other accompanied by India have been strained by disputes concerning technology, security, anthropoid rights accompanied by every one one other accompanied by territory.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Zhang Lihua, an international relations expert at Tsinghua University, said the allude to of to stability "is mostly related to China-U.S. relations," adding that "the United States has been using all means to suppress China, which forced China to seek collaboration accompanied by Russia.\"\u003c/p>\u003cp>China accompanied by every one one other accompanied by India have refused to fasten Western sanctions opposed to Russia over its war inside Ukraine while increasing their purchases of Russian lubricant accompanied by every one one other accompanied by gas, helping Moscow offset the monetary restrictions imposed by the U.S. accompanied by every one one other accompanied by its allies.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Putin excessively met Friday accompanied by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to talk over bolstering monetary collaboration accompanied by every one one other accompanied by geographical issues, including a July deal brokered by Turkey accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the U.N. that allowed Ukrainian cereal exports to resume from the country's Black Sea ports.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Speaking at the Uzbekistan summit on Friday, Xi warned his Central Asian neighbors not to permit outsiders to destabilize them. The warning reflects Beijing's fret that Western support for democracy accompanied by every one one other accompanied by anthropoid rights activists is a conspiracy to undermine Xi's ruling Communist Party accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other authoritarian governments.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>"We should place an extremity to outer forces from instigating a color revolution," Xi said inside a speech to the leaders of Shanghai Cooperation Organization subscriber nations, referring to protests that toppled unpopular regimes inside the former Soviet Union accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the Middle East.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Xi offered to train 2,000 police officers, to place up a geographical counterterrorism training center accompanied by every one one other accompanied by to "strengthen rules with every one other accompanied by regulations enforcement capacity building." He did not elaborate.\u003c/p>\u003cp>His comments echoed longtime Russian grievances concerning the color-coded democratic uprisings inside some ex-Soviet nations that the Kremlin viewed while instigated by the U.S. accompanied by every one one other accompanied by its allies.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Xi is promoting a "Global Security Initiative" announced inside April following the formation of the Quad by the U.S., Japan, Australia accompanied by every one one other accompanied by India inside response to Beijing's additional assertive overseas policy. U.S. officials objection it echoes Russian arguments inside support of Moscow's actions inside Ukraine.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Central Asia is small part of China's multibillion-dollar Belt accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Road Initiative to expand commerce by building ports, railways accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other infrastructure across an arc of dozens of countries from the South Pacific into with every one other accompanied by not here of Asia to the Middle East, Europe accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Africa.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was formed by Russia accompanied by every one one other accompanied by China while a counterweight to U.S. influence. The category excessively includes India, Pakistan accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the quartet ex-Soviet Central Asian nations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Uzbekistan. 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The German management says it is taking jurisdiction of Russian lubricant colossus Rosneft's subsidiary inside Germany, citing the need to build sure continued operations at trio lubricant refineries inside the country. The Economy Ministry said inside a statement Friday, Sept. 16, that Rosneft Deutschland GmbH accompanied by every one one other accompanied by RN Refining & Marketing GmbH will exist place under the jurisdiction of Germany's Federal Network Agency. 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"We've lengthy known that Russia isn't a reliable supplier of vitality anymore."\u003c/p>\u003cp>"With today's decision, we're ensuring that Germany is supplied accompanied by lubricant inside the medium- accompanied by every one one other accompanied by long-term while well," Scholz said. "That is mostly correct for the Schwedt refinery."\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The facility provides petroleum products to a a large amount of of northeastern Germany, including Berlin.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Rosneft accounts for concerning 12% of Germany's lubricant refining capacity, importing lubricant cost some hundred million euros (dollars) every one one month, the management dividing said.\u003c/p>\u003cp>It said the go would assist build sure continued vitality supplies accompanied by every one one other accompanied by was at earliest due to last for sextet months.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:246675595414' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='1a0bd7bf480c84a61b795e2de6df0270'>Hub peek embed (Russia-Ukraine) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>Rosneft had formerly made understandable it had no indeed indeed intention to place an extremity to imports of lubricant via the Druzhba pipeline, which runs from Russia into with every one other accompanied by not here of Ukraine to refineries inside centre Europe, inside malice of a looming EU embargo coming into ability on Jan 1, 2023.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Scholz said a 1-billion-euro (dollar) assistance package would firm jobs for concerning 1,200 people currently employed at the PCK refinery inside Schwedt accompanied by every one one other accompanied by assist accompanied by its long-term alter while small part of the alter inside the way of a greenish economy.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Economy Minister Robert Habeck said the refinery would inside the future receive lubricant into with every one other accompanied by not here of a pipeline from the port city of Rostock accompanied by every one one other accompanied by via neighboring Poland, which had refused to provide supplies while lengthy while there was a chance that Rosneft ability profit from them.\u003c/p>","alertLinkDateTime":null,"storyLayout":{},"reporters":[],"headlinePlacement":null,"relatedStoryEmbeds":[],"disableNativo":false}],"disclaimerText":null,"dividerColor":"#000000","expandedStoryCount":null,"feed":[],"headlineWidget":false,"hubPeekLinkText":null,"hubPeekTagId":null,"hubPeekTagName":null,"hubPeekCanonicalName":null,"hubPeekIsPr":null,"minimizedStoryCount":null,"tagObjs":[{"id":"Russia-Ukraine","name":"Russia-Ukraine war","canonicalName":"russia-ukraine","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-europe","name":"Europe","canonicalName":"europe","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-business","name":"Business","canonicalName":"business","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-WorldNews","name":"World News","canonicalName":"world-news","isPr":false},{"id":"Germany","name":"Germany","canonicalName":"germany","isPr":false},{"id":"Berlin","name":"Berlin","canonicalName":"berlin","isPr":false},{"id":"OlafScholz","name":"Olaf Scholz","canonicalName":"olaf-scholz","isPr":false},{"id":"Governmentandpolitics","name":"Government accompanied by every one one other accompanied by politics","canonicalName":"government-and-politics","isPr":false}],"textColor":"#000000","layoutType":"null","customLayoutType":"null","styleName":null,"endDateTime":null,"teamLimit":25,"medalCounts":null,"medalsUpdated":null,"olympicYear":null,"notificationUrl":null,"notificationText":null,"notificationTitle":null,"notificationType":null,"notificationUpdated":null,"adUnits":{},"displayPositionHome":null,"displayPositionApp":null,"featuredCard":null,"publishedDate":"2022-09-16 05:38:10","enableTblRegion":false},{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:2427ea0fce71024167bbecc6db0a6cc2","shortId":"urn:publicid:ap.org:2427ea0fce71024167bbecc6db0a6cc2","allowAd":true,"borderColor":null,"brackets":null,"bracketsSettings":null,"cardTitle":null,"embedCardTitleColor":null,"cardHeadline":null,"cardType":"Wire Story","collectionTagObjs":null,"contents":[{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:2427ea0fce71024167bbecc6db0a6cc2","shortId":"2427ea0fce71024167bbecc6db0a6cc2","bylines":"By EDITH M. 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The septet countries voting "no\" were Belarus, Cuba, Eritrea, Nicaragua, North Korea, Russia accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Syria.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The assembly earliest voted on an amendment place forward by Belarus, a near associate of Russia, that would have allowed some leader facing exceptional difficulties accompanied by every one one other accompanied by unable to attend to deliver a pre-recorded address. It was defeated by a ballot of 23-67 accompanied by 27 abstentions.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The document that was approved expresses exist concerning that leaders of "peace-loving" U.N. sovereign nations can't lay clasp of small portion inside anthropoid actuality "for reasons on the a lengthy way side of their jurisdiction owing to ongoing overseas invasion, aggression, military hostilities that do not permit protected from danger departure from accompanied by every one one other accompanied by return to their countries, or the need to discharge their national defence accompanied by every one one other accompanied by safety duties accompanied by every one one other accompanied by functions."\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:570644633064' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='2427ea0fce71024167bbecc6db0a6cc2'>Hub peek embed (UnitedNationsGeneralAssembly) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The document, which was proposed by Ukraine accompanied by every one one other accompanied by had additional than 50 co-sponsors, permits Zelenskyy to present with inside a pre-recorded statement to exist played inside the General Assembly hall. 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