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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# foreign minister

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# Foreign Affairs Council
Coveney to discuss Ukraine and climate with foreign ministers in Brussels
The minister also spoke out against the Iranian government’s crackdown on protestors
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# Claim
Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'
Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian government last week passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors.
# Brexit
Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog'
The Foreign Secretary said that so few people use the Irish border that it didn’t warrant concerns about customs arrangements.
# russia reacts
'Lawless', 'legally questionable': Syria airstrikes by US, UK and France criticised
The Irish government has yet to make a statement on the three allies’ airstrikes.
# foreign minister
Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release
The case has become highly politicised, especially after a “slip of the tongue” by Johnson last month.
# new year's attack
Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister
Mevlut Cavusoglu did not name the attacker or give any further details.
# Climate Change
195 nations approve deal that could save the world from a climate meltdown
The deal will take effect from 2020.
# Two-State Solution
Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state
It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.
# Trade
Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission
In a wire from the US Embassy in Ireland, an aid to the ambassador said Ireland believes that ‘Godless’ communists are in league with Satan.
# Nuclear Talks
No understanding reached between Iran and world powers
High-level talks about Tehran’s nuclear programme were held in Almaty, Kazakhstan this weekend.
# falklands
'Falklands will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister
His comments come amid a war of words before residents go to the polls in March to say whether they want the archipelago to remain a British overseas territory.
# Protest
Anti-war protest planned outside OSCE dinner at Dublin Castle
Foreign ministers including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be hosted at the dinner this evening.
# Diplomacy
Eamon Gilmore tells UN: Palestinian state is "long overdue"
The Tánaiste also described events in Syria as “an affront to humanity”.
# Syria
Syria: Government troops fight back against rebels in Damascus
The move is an attempt to take over rebel-held areas in Damascus and Aleppo, two of the biggest cities in the country.
# Diplomatic Relations
Gilmore to discuss Syria, Egypt and Iran with other EU foreign ministers
Foreign ministers from across Europe are holding their monthly meeting in Luxembourg today.