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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Foreign Ministers

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# United Nations
When Ireland can't help, here's where children can turn to
Charlie Flanagan has signed an important protocol to a UN convention to strengthen children’s rights.
# Brussels
EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia
The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.
# Crimea
Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law
The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.
# Ukraine
Ukrainian President Yanukovych gives in to early election demands
The Government has also agreed to constitutional changes and a national unity administration. Word is awaited from opposition leaders…
# Geneva 2
US, French and Russian ministers to meet for Syria talks
There will also be a meeting of the EU’s 27 foreign ministers in Brussels.
Hillary Clinton among over 50 foreign ministers to visit Dublin in December
The US Secretary of State is set to visit Ireland days after the Budget as Ireland hosts a major conference for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
# Sanctions
EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives
The assets of the Syrian central bank have been frozen, while seven ministers have an asset freeze and a visa ban.
# Arab Spring
EU foreign ministers to meet as international pressure increases on Syria
The Ministers are expected to approve more sanctions against the Assad regime which has been responsible for the death of thousands of protesters.