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Israelis refuse to let EU envoy meet Yasser Arafat

EU Special Envoy Miguel Moratinos to arrive at the Middle East on Monday.

Originally, the European Union top representative was to meet Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

However, Israelis refuse to let Miguel Moratinos meet with Yasser Arafat in Ramallah. This prohibition is part of measures, aimed at the total isolation of the Palestinian leader.

Yasser Arafat's isolation in his Ramallah headquarters will last till 19 Palestinian commanders, staying with him, are given up to Israelis, who accuse them of participation in terrorist actions, Israel stresses. All the buildings of the Mukata governmental complex in Ramallah, except Arafat's headquarters, were destroyed.

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