UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday reiterated his strong concern over recent tensions in Jerusalem in a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
“The Secretary-General and President Abbas exchanged views on the recent tensions in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem,” said according to a press release issued by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson. (UN-Abbas)
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JAKARTA — Indonesian President Joko Widodo was scheduled to visit the United States on Oct. 25-28, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
The upcoming visit would serve as a historic opportunity to highlight the importance of Indonesia-U.S. cooperation on global affairs and further expand ties between the two nations and the leaders. (Indonesia-U.S.-Visit)
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BRUSSELS — Home affairs ministers of European Union (EU) member states gathered here Tuesday afternoon to resolve the dispute over the emergency relocation of 120,000 refugees.
The European Commission has proposed resettling the 120,000 refugees on top of the 40,000 refugees that member states agreed to relocate from EU countries exposed to massive migratory flows.(EU-Refugee-Relocation) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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