Source Pravda.Ru

Germany, Great Britain And Italy To Promote Russia's Early Accession To WTO

Germany, Italy and Great Britain intend to officially address the European Commission with a request to promote Russia's early accession to the World Trade Organisation /WTO/. Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin said as much Tuesday at a 6th session of the Russo-Italian council on economic, industrial and currency-financial cooperation. Kudrin also said that specific plans and timeframe would soon be fixed. According to a RIA Novosti source in the council, Russia will be offered an opportunity to set the desirable timeframe of its accession to the WTO, which would determine the deadline for these plans.

Representatives of the North Korean administration issued a statement saying that the United States and its allies have lost the "political and military confrontation" to the DPRK

North Korea declares victory over USA

On December 10, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, its thirty articles enshrining basic and fundamental rights guaranteeing dignity of the human person and equality for all, regardless of race, color, creed or gender. A pipe dream?

Human Rights Day: Let us hang our heads in shame