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Qatar asks Taliban to reduce violence to reach political agreement

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Qatar asks Taliban to reduce violence to reach political agreement

Meeting with the leader of the movement’s political council, Mullah Baradar Akhund, Mohamed bin Abderrahman Al Zani discussed “recent developments on the ground in Afghanistan from a security and political perspective, as well as follow-up to the ongoing Afghan peace talks in Doha. “.

Baradar Akhund is the Taliban’s chief negotiator in talks with the Afghan government, which began in September 2020 and are taking place in the Qatari capital.

Also Qatar’s head of diplomacy, Zani “called on the Taliban to reduce the escalation” of violence in their accelerated advancement in order to “reach a comprehensive political agreement that guarantees a prosperous future for the government and people of Afghanistan,” according to QNA.

The number of provincial capitals in Afghanistan under Taliban rule has risen to 20 in recent hours. In just a week, rebels captured more than half of the country’s 34 provincial capitals.

On Thursday, representatives of regional and international powers at a meeting in Qatar also called for an immediate end to “violence and fighting” in Afghanistan, confirming that they do not recognize any regime imposed by force.

On Friday, the chairman of the Supreme Council for the National Reconciliation of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, returned from Doha, where he met with representatives of the Taliban, to whom he will present a power-sharing plan in exchange for a ceasefire, Afghan newspaper reported. Media reports, according to the Spanish news agency EFE.

On the same day, UN Secretary General António Guterres called on the Taliban to end the fighting and begin negotiations with the Afghan government, warning that a violent seizure of power would trigger civil war or international isolation.

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A major Taliban offensive against the Afghan government began in early May, following the start of the final withdrawal of international forces (US and NATO) from Afghanistan.

The withdrawal of foreign troops from the Central Asian country is due to be completed by the end of this month, 20 years after the start of the intervention to remove the Taliban from power following the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States by al-Qaeda, a group stationed in Afghanistan.

See also: Afghanistan. The number of provincial capitals seized by the Taliban increases

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The dollar continues to reflect the political scenario

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The dollar continues to reflect the political scenario

Yesterday, financial agents evaluated the opposite decision of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) regarding the so-called secret budget. In addition, a decision was made by STF Minister Gilmar Méndez to issue an injunction that would exclude the Bolsa Família from the spending cap rule, with investors trying to understand how this measure would affect the processing of the transitional PEC in the Chamber of Deputies. Oh this PEC!!!!

Since he is an exchange investor, any reading that the budget will be exceeded or become more flexible will negatively affect the exchange market, whether through the PEC or in any other way. We will continue with volatility today.

Looking beyond, the US Central Bank (Fed), although slowing down the pace of monetary tightening at its December meeting, issued a tougher-than-expected statement warning that its fight against inflation was not yet over, raising fears that rising US interest rates will push the world’s largest economy into recession.

The currency market continues to react to political news. The voting on the PEC is saved for today. It is expected that it will indeed be reviewed to open the way tomorrow for discussions on the 2023 budget.

Yesterday, the spot price closed the selling day at R$5.3103.

For today on the calendar we will have an index of consumer confidence in the eurozone. Good luck and good luck in business!!

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Andrés Sánchez consults with the Ministry of Sports, but refuses a political post.

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The former president of the Corinthians dreams of working for the CBF as a national team coordinator. He was consulted shortly after Lula’s election.

Former Corinthians president Andrés Sánchez was advised to take a position in the Ministry of Sports under the administration of Lula (PT). However, he ruled out a return to politics. dreams of taking over the coordination of CBF selectionHow do you know PURPOSE.

No formal invitation was made to the former Corinthian representative, only a consultation on a portfolio opportunity with the new federal government, which will be sworn in on January 1, 2023.

Andrés was the Federal MP for São Paulo from 2015 to 2019. At that time he was elected by the Workers’ Party. However, the football manager begs to stay in the sport, ruling out the possibility of getting involved in politics again.

Andrés Sanchez’s desire is to fill the position of CBF tackle coordinator, which should become vacant after the 2022 World Cup. Juninho Paulista fulfills this function in Brazil’s top football institution.

The former president of Corinthians was in Qatar to follow the World Cup along with other figures in Brazilian football. During his time in the country, he strengthened his ties with the top leadership of the CBF.

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The EU has reached a political agreement on limiting gas prices – 19.12.2022

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Germany sentenced Russian to life imprisonment for political murder by order of Moscow - 12/15/2021
BRUSSELS, DECEMBER 19 (ANSA). European Union countries reached a political agreement on Monday (19) to impose a natural gas price ceiling of 180 euros per megawatt hour (MWh). The main sources of income for Russia and the minimization of the use of energy as a weapon by the regime of Vladimir Putin.

The agreement was approved by a supermajority at a ministerial meeting of member states in Brussels, Belgium, after months of discussions about the best way to contain the rise in natural gas prices in the bloc caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. .

The value set by the countries is well below the proposal made by the European Commission, the EU’s executive body, in November: 275 EUR/MWh. However, the countries leading the cap campaign were in favor of an even lower limit, around 100 EUR/MWh.

Germany, always wary of price controls, voted in favor of 180 euros, while Austria and the Netherlands, also skeptical of the cap, abstained. Hungary, the most pro-Russian country in the EU, voted against.

The instrument will enter into force on 15 February, but only if natural gas prices on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange exceed 180 euros/MWh for three consecutive days. In addition, the difference compared to a number of global benchmarks should be more than 35 euros.

Italy, the EU’s biggest supporter of the ceiling, has claimed responsibility for the measure. “This is a victory for Italy, which believed and worked for us to reach this agreement,” Environment and Energy Minister Gilberto Picetto tweeted.

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“This is a victory for Italian and European citizens who demand energy security,” he added.

Currently, the gas price in Amsterdam is around 110 EUR/MWh, which is already a reflection of the agreement in Brussels – in August the figure even broke the barrier of 340 EUR/MWh.

However, Russia has already threatened to stop exports to countries that adhere to the ceiling. (ANSA).

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