The European Union must convince Ukraine to give up the additions to the protocol to control the transit of Russian gas to enable the document to take effect. It said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who briefed the Russian head of state with the observations of the Ukrainian side in the document establishing the International Commission for monitoring the transit of Russian gas through Ukrainian territory, signed by EU Moscow and Kiev, RBK forward.
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Egypt and "Hamas" made significant progress in negotiations on a truce, AP reported. Representatives of the Egyptian authorities announced that negotiations between the head of Egyptian intelligence Omar Suleiman and a delegation of the Movement "Hamas" were "successful. " Move media reported that members of "Hamas" have agreed as soon as possible to end hostilities. It is expected that negotiations will continue later today on an agreement for a ceasefire.
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NATO intends to send peacekeepers to the area of Palestinian-Israeli conflict, said NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. He explained further that the peacekeeping mission can speak only after the two countries / Israel and Gaza / sign a peace agreement, approved by NATO. On 9 January, the Security Council vote on the UN resolution 1860, condemning the violence in Gaza.
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France's President Nicolas Sarkozy said in a joint interview with three Lebanese newspapers that the Islamist movement Hamas "bears a heavy responsibility for the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza," AFP reported. The interview was published in today's issue of the newspaper "An Nahar", "Ace Safir" and "Le L'orian journalists. " Sarkozy's tour begins today in the Middle East in an attempt to resolve the conflict in the region. French President to visit Egypt, Israel, West Bank, Syria and Lebanon as the main theme during all stages of the tour will be the situation in Gaza.
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Pakistani security forces who are trying to ensure security of supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan, seized one ton truck with explosives, apparently prepared for the attack, reported AFP. Explosives were connected to detonators. In mid-December masked assailants burned 11 trucks and 13 NATO containers designed to deliver supplies to foreign parts in Afghanistan. The attack took place at dawn in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Taliban leader warned in late November that insurgents will try to block supplies to parts of the ISAF, and the troops under direct U. S. command in Afghanistan.
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EU will not take sides in the gas conflict between Russia and Ukraine, said Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, which holds the rotating EU presidency, Alexandr Vondra. "We refuse to stand on one side in this dispute. This is a commercial dispute, we do not know all the details of all contracts are confidential, "argues Vondra. However, Czech Deputy Prime Minister called on the Russian and Ukrainian side as quickly as possible to resolve gas dispute, which calls into question the reliability of "Gazprom" as a gas supplier and Ukraine as a transit country.
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Seven people died in an explosion in Pakistan, AFP reported. Among the victims there were five policemen. Suicide bombing took place in Dera Ismail Khan, a town located in northwestern Pakistan. When the blast occurred on a busy street in the city center injured 28 people. Derry Ismail Khan is located on the border of Pakistan's tribal areas near Afghanistan, which became the refuge of Afghan and Pakistani Taliban and supporters of the "Al Qaeda".
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel supported Israel in its conflict with Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, said Wednesday. In a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, she called for an early truce, but only if assured permanent security for Israel, reported dpa.
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