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G20: Indonesian president calls for end to war in Ukraine



G20: Indonesian president calls for end to war in Ukraine

“If the war does not end, it will be difficult for the world to move forward”the words Indonesian PresidentReferring to Russian invasion of Ukraineat the beginning G20which takes place in Bali. “We should not divide the world into parts” nor let him “get into another cold war”Frisawa Joko Widodo.

Warnings that Vladimir Putin failed to hear as Russia is represented at the meeting on the Indonesian island by the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov.

“Get well together, get well stronger”

The motto of the meeting is this, and it appears on the wave COVID-19 which brought the global economy to its knees while many fortunes rose. Forum that brings together 19 largest economies in the world and European Unioncreated to encourage cooperation and coordination on global issues such as financial stability, climate change and sustainable economic growth, but which is in the background economic crisis created by the pandemic, but also by the war in Ukraine. A theme that will prove to be one of those that will dominate this meeting.

Inflation and a slowing economy are putting pressure on several countries that imposed sanctions on Russia nine months ago for starting a war. Increase in value energy and food have destabilized business activity around the world, much of Europe prepare for the winter Russian natural gas.

Russian invasion of Ukraine in light of the G20

While the President of the United States Joe Bidenremains determined to convince the world’s largest economies isolatein, even more, and diplomatically and economically, RussiaPresident of the European Council, Charles Michel said already on Tuesday that it is necessary to increase pressure about Moscow city and about Chinawhich adheres to the position of non-condemnation of the Russian invasion.

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It was with the Chinese president that his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, I sat at the table. For the President of France, the fight against climate change is “probably” the most important issue to be discussed at this summit, but war in ukraine it’s impossible to forget.

For your side Xi Jinping called for the defense of the principles “independence, autonomy, openness and cooperation”, between the two countries. The Chinese leader said as early as Tuesday that they should oppose “resolutely, to an attempt to politicize eating problems energy and use them as tools and weapons. (…) Unilateral sanctions must be removed and restrictions on relevant scientific and technological cooperation must be lifted.”.

Even if the positions are not all agreed upon, and even in the presence of Russia, it is expected that final statement in which the majority of G20 members condemn Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Indonesia prepares for the G20

In Indonesia, 18,000 soldiers and police officers are on duty in the streets to ensure the security of the summit. This event comes 20 years after the terrorist attack killed more than 200 people of 23 nationalities, including a Portuguese.

Safety also means trying to avoid catastrophe in the event of a natural disaster, as Bali is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, prone to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. A group of 1,500 security officials is on standby in case it becomes necessary to take G20 members to safe places. The event ends tomorrow, November 16th.

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Government approves strategy to combat “Portuguese underrepresentation” in Brussels



Government approves strategy to combat "Portuguese underrepresentation" in Brussels

This afternoon the Council of Ministers will approve a national strategy to combat what it considers “underrepresentation de Portugal” in European institutions, in particular the European Commission.

“There is a significant shortage of Portuguese, especially those working for the Commission,” explains the Secretary of State for European Affairs in statements to Renaissance🇧🇷 The problem, according to Thiago Antunes, is not limited to middle management: “This is the first time Portugal does not have a CEO in the European Commission”.

The government wants to “correct this imbalance and fight this deficit in order to win.”ability to influence in decisions.” But it is not possible to increase the number of vacancies for the Portuguese, if only because there are no national quotas for employees working in institutions.

To go to Brussels or even work in Portugal on a full-time basis, you need to pass a series of tests prepared by EPSO (European Personnel Selection Office). 🇧🇷These are very difficult competitions.with very concrete evidence,” the official explains.

The strategy will be based on several pillars: training, increasing grants and encouraging the mobility of civil servants. The Portuguese government is going to create a national training center to “better prepare our candidates for competitions”; to bet on “dissemination of opportunities; increase the balls (by quantity and value); and create a statute that allows those who work in the public administration of Portugal to move into the European public administration.

The aim is to achieve “greater representation” in the European Commission in order to have “greater influence” on the decision. Although the strategy is to strengthen the Portuguese presence in Brussels and the employees do not work for doesn’t matter that they are portuguese“, he defends.

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Fruits may not appear early or may not even be measurable. “It will take some time until we see results,” admits the former secretary of state to the prime minister. But the wait does not stop the Portuguese government. “We have to start right now,” Thiago Antunes insists, pointing to the demographic problem among those working in Brussels. “There are a lot of Portuguese who came in at the time of our accession and are now retiring.”

The strategy aims to reverse the cycle of loss of Portuguese representation among the 27. The diploma will be approved this Wednesday in the Council of Ministers.

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“His manager is Portuguese and…”; The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro “arranges” the problem in the protection of “Botafogo”



"His manager is Portuguese and...";  The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro "arranges" the problem in the protection of "Botafogo"


The defender must return from loan ahead of schedule, and the Glorioso coach will have to make a decision at the beginning of the preseason.

Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF.  First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.
Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF. First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.

With the end of the season Botafogo its reformulation is already underway with the participation of Luis Castro. Names like Carlinhos, for example, have already left General Severiano, but there is a tendency for the “purge” to continue a little longer. Especially with the return of borrowed athletes during the year.

goalkeeper case Diego Loureiro, who played on loan at Atlético GO, promoted to Serie B. Curiously, the Botafogo archer has a contract at Goiania until the end of 2023, but Dragao president Adson Batista is pessimistic about the player’s consistency.

“Diego Loureiro is a bit off because he still has a contract with Botafogo, his manager is Portuguese and he has a different vision.” said the director in an interview with radio Sagres from the capital of Goiás.

The goalkeeper played only two games for Atlético-GO, who were betting on Renan in the starting lineup. If he returns to Rio, Loureiro will likely see high competition in the black and white net as Luis Castro now has alternatives to Gatito Fernandes and Lucas Perry.

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Portuguese footballer, former Sporting player, flees the country



Portuguese footballer, former Sporting player, flees the country

Ruben Ribeiro is accused of domestic violence and was arrested two weeks ago. He left with a term of identity and residence and disappeared from the “trace” of the authorities.

Ruben Ribeiro left Portugal a few days after his arrest due to accusation of domestic violence.

The wife blamed the 35-year-old Portuguese footballer last month.

Woman introduced several episodes of physical and psychological abuse over the past few years – some of which in front of the couple’s three children.

The court considered that the football player’s wife was in danger and, therefore, arrested Ruben about two weeks ago, November 16th.

The midfielder was questioned by the referee, but later releasedindicating the identity and place of residence – with a ban on contact or approaching the victim and under electronic surveillance.

However, the player has disappeared. O morning Post indicates that the General Directorate of Reintegration and Prison Service went to the defendant’s house to install an electronic surveillance device, but when it arrived, the accused was not.

The player also received a phone call, but this never answered🇧🇷 He did not cooperate, according to the Porto Criminal Court.

The newspaper writes that Ruben Ribeiro is in Turkey – His club is Hatayspor, but the family is still in Portugal.

The court has not yet decided what it will do after that. violation of coercive measures – An international arrest warrant may be issued.

Despite this development, the wife’s lawyer assures that she ” trusting that institutions know how to ensure justice and adequate protection for victims.”

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Born in Porto, Rubén Ribeiro grew up playing for Boavista and the Leixoyes. Later distinguished himself in the service of river birdwhich brought him a move to Sporting.

He played in Alvalada for only half a season; was one of nine players who terminated the contract with the club after hitting the gym in Alkoshet, 2018.

ZAP //

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