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G20 backs global vaccine passport and 'digital health' identity scheme

A vaccine vial on a European passport in Paris
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A vaccine vial on a European passport in Paris, on March 3, 2021.
Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) have issued a joint declaration promoting a global standard on proof of vaccination for international travel and calling for the establishment of "global digital health networks" that build on existing digital COVID-19 vaccine passport schemes.

The joint statement followed the conclusion of the G20 summit held in Bali, Indonesia, where leaders discussed global challenges and coordinating policies in response, including to future pandemics.
"We acknowledge the importance of shared technical standards and verification methods, under the framework of the IHR (2005), to facilitate seamless international travel, interoperability, and recognizing digital solutions and non-digital solutions, including proof of vaccinations," the G20 joint declaration reads.
The International Health Regulations (2005) is an instrument of international law developed under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) that lays down a global framework for responding to the international spread of disease.

The WHO-backed standard, which entered into force in 2007, required countries to strengthen surveillance capacities at border crossings and introduced a series of health documents, including international certificates of vaccination.


Comment: So, the international organization that cares only about the health of the people on the whole planet ( WHO ), required from all countries to increase surveillance capacities and to introduce a series of "health documents" at border crossings?

Can we smell a rat here?
Is there any normal human being who believes that all these fascistic measures are "for our own good"?


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Eye 2

How Blackrock's Larry Fink created the global energy crisis

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink
Most people are bewildered by what is a global energy crisis, with prices for oil, gas and coal simultaneously soaring and even forcing closure of major industrial plants such as chemicals or aluminum or steel. The Biden Administration and EU have insisted that all is because of Putin and Russia's military actions in Ukraine. This is not the case. The energy crisis is a long-planned strategy of western corporate and political circles to dismantle industrial economies in the name of a dystopian Green Agenda. That has its roots in the period years well before February 2022, when Russia launched its military action in Ukraine.

Blackwater pushes ESG

Quenelle - Golden

Russia and China to ditch dollar in energy trade - Moscow

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FILE PHOTO: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attend news conference following their meeting in Guilin, China March 23, 2021.
Energy trade between Russia and China has been steadily growing and is up 64% in monetary terms so far this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Novak told the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Friday.

His comments followed a meeting of the intergovernmental Russian-Chinese commission on energy cooperation.

"China is our strategic partner in the Asia-Pacific region and generally in trade," he said, noting that in physical terms the increase was about 10% in supplies of oil, gas, coal, and electricity.

Comment: See also: Say hello to Russian gold and Chinese petroyuan


Blackbox

Is there a link between 'Aid to Ukraine,' the US Democratic Party, and the suspicious collapse of the FTX Crypto exchange?

FTX crypto collapse exchange ukraine democrats money launder
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We don't know exactly how much money was raised for Kiev, and how much of it reached its intended destination

Breaking news throughout the first half of November has been dominated by coverage of the sudden collapse of FTX, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges.

The crash has shaken the crypto market, lost institutional investors billions - and individual customers millions - led to official investigations of FTX in several countries, and made some question whether the Bitcoin sphere might crash and burn outright, and perhaps cause wider problems for the financial system.

Some take the view that FTX was a fraud all along, ever since its launch in April 2019. If that's the case, it has grave implications for the US Democratic Party and Ukrainian government, as the company's corrupt activity may have been used to fund both, openly and secretly.

Comment: The more conspiracy-minded would go with this:

The FTX crypto exchange debacle: The Dem money laundering, WEF-supported house of cards that will help usher in new crypto regulation


Megaphone

Trump denounces US 'gender insanity'

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Donald and Melania Trump stand together during his 2024 presidential campaign announcement at Mar-a-Lago, Florida, November 15, 2022
The current US government is pushing "radical civic and gender insanity" in schools, former president Donald Trump said during the speech announcing his 2024 campaign. He added that this will stop once Trump returns to the White House.

"Joe Biden has also proven that he is committed to indoctrinating our children even using the Department of Justice against parents who object," he said on Tuesday evening in Mar-a-Lago, Florida.

According to US media outlets, this was a reference to the White House working with the National Association of School Boards last year to create a pretext for treating concerned parents as potential domestic terrorists.

"It's a terrible thing. That's why it's so sad what's happening," Trump said. "When I'm in the White House, schools will cease pushing Critical Race Theory" and will have to stop "radical civic and gender insanity" or face losing federal funding.

Better Earth

India welcomes Syrian foreign minister for first time

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In recent months, Syria has begun a rapprochement process with some of its neighbors following the US-sponsored war in 2011
Syrian Foreign Minister Faysal Mikdad met with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during a first-time visit to India on 17 November, to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Damascus and New Delhi, in another move to revive Syria's ties with other countries.

"Warm welcome to Foreign Minister Faysal Mikdad of Syria on his maiden visit to India. Looking forward to a productive visit," India's Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted.

According to an article in the Hindustan Times, Syria's foreign minister hailed the strong ties between Syria and India, further adding that ever since Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's visit to India in 2008, there has been cooperation between the two countries in the fields of economy, politics, and culture.

Comment: And this about turn by those Gulf countries that were formerly backing the coup against Syria is because: Goodbye G20, hello BRICS+

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Eye 2

Moscow accuses Ukrainian soldiers of killing POWs (DISTURBING IMAGES)

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The Russian Defense Ministry has accused Ukrainian forces of committing a war crime after a video surfaced on social media, on Friday, which appears to show captured Russian servicemen first alive and subsequently dead.

The footage depicts soldiers dressed in Russian uniforms first surrendering to troops in uniforms bearing Ukrainian insignia before being shown lying on the ground, presumably dead.

The ministry described the video as evidence of "the deliberate and methodical murder" of over ten Russian servicemen at the hands of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, who "shot them straight in their heads." Such actions prove the "barbaric nature" of the government in Kiev led by President Vladimir Zelensky, as well as "all those, who defend and support it," the statement added.

Bulb

West should not 'dictate' Ukraine peace terms - Czech FM

Jan Lipavsky
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Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky talks to the press as he arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the European Council in Brussels on July 18, 2022.
Ukraine should reach an eventual peace settlement with Russia without any pressure from the West, Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky said on Thursday. Doing so would mean Kiev was protecting not only itself, but all of Europe, he argued.

On a trip to London, the minister was asked whether Ukraine should insist on restoring its 2014 borders. "We shouldn't be in a position where we dictate to Ukraine ... other conditions for peace, if they are fighting for their own survival," he stated, as quoted by The Guardian. Lipavsky added that the UN principles of territorial integrity are at stake in the ongoing conflict.

According to the nation's top diplomat, the West should continue protecting Kiev in the long term, because its fight against Moscow "is also protecting us."

Lipavsky vowed that Czechia would follow through on its commitment to support Ukraine despite the economic difficulties it imposed on his country. "So maybe this winter will be harsher. But the price we would pay for not being free? It's much, much, much, much higher," the official stated.

Bullseye

West using Ukraine as proxy to fight Russia - top Turkish official

Erdogan
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Numan Kurtulmus (R) with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C)
The West is using Ukraine to wage a war against Russia and has gone so far as to sabotage Turkish diplomacy that sought to negotiate an end to it, the deputy leader of Türkiye's ruling AKP party, Numan Kurtulmus, told CNN Turk on Friday.

"This war is not between Russia and Ukraine, it is a war between Russia and the West," Kurtulmus told the outlet, adding that "the US and some countries in Europe" are prolonging the conflict by supporting Ukraine.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is talking to both Moscow and Kiev, said Kurtulmus, and in March managed to organize negotiations in Istanbul that looked promising. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, "were going to sign" a deal, but "someone didn't want" that to happen.

According to Ukrainian media, Kiev received a message in April that the West was not interested in peace with Russia, which encouraged Zelensky to break off the talks. The messenger was reportedly none other than the UK prime minister at the time, Boris Johnson.

Snakes in Suits

Good for the rich, bad for everyone else: British government to usher in new era of austerity in effort to restore market confidence

Jeremy Hunt
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt
New British Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt must weigh the country's economic peril against his party's political survival on Thursday as he delivers a long-awaited fiscal statement.

Hunt is expected to announce tax rises and spending cuts totaling between £50 billion ($58.85 billion) and £60 billion per year as he attempts to plug a substantial hole in the country's public finances, while reassuring the market of its fiscal credibility after the chaos unleashed by former Prime Minister Liz Truss' disastrous "mini-budget" in late September.

The Bank of England has projected that the U.K. is at the beginning of its longest recession on record, and the Office for National Statistics confirmed on Friday that GDP contracted by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2022.

The Bank is also attempting to wrestle inflation back down to target from the 40-year high of 10.1% seen in September, and earlier this month imposed its largest hike to interest rates since 1989.

"We are going to see everyone paying more tax. We're going to see spending cuts," Hunt told the BBC on Sunday, while also promising the government would deliver a new and more focused plan to help with household energy bills beyond April.