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course the european union has to carry it's fair share tool. and therefore we are working on a mechanism to have an extraordinary macro financial assistance package of a 9000000000, which we will work on now in the next week or how to put it in place. and my last point, but a very important tool we discussed intensively the question of the reconstruction of ukraine. and here we all know that we will invest. we will have a large amount of work, colossal as president zalinski said, for the reconstruction of ukraine. i think it is important that we are very well organized on that and therefore it was good and that we could discuss the proposal of the commission in the counsel to create a platform where we can channel all the international initial initiatives. be it always c, d orgy,
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20 or i m f or world bank the european efforts our american friends, for example, to be clear together on the direction of travel to raise the necessary investment. but also to be very clear that investment comes with reform. reform off the administrative capacity, the judicial independence to fight corruption, to a create a conducive environment for the business sector. here it is important that we really stand together am to give ukraine a fair chance to rise from the ashes and to be able to really leap frog forward. what reconstruction is concerned in investment, but also in the improvement of the estate of ukraine. thank you. thank you madam president, will be taking very,
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very few christians considering the lateness of the hour. martina, you were 1st. yes, you have to stand up and go to the stand. sorry. i think it's sort of made for taller people than me. hi, matina service. i'm getting it from the new york times. thanks very much for this. i'm regarding the assessment of 10 percent or one 3rd ah, of what exactly. the numbers are, according to european commission assessments on the pipeline oil that is now exempt . there seems to be a discrepancy between that assessment and our understanding is we haven't seen the techs get that you received some verbal assurances by country countries that receive oil by pipeline. that they in fact do intend to face that out very quickly . for example, we heard from the germans that they will actually phase it out by the end of the year. can you please speak to assurances hungary offered if any to do the same?
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and do you think that despite the importance of this measure, the symbolic loss of hungary is sort of attachment to the measure? does take some of the shy enough that measure. thank you very so there's a clear decision or they tended to put your level 293 to 3. the then the ocean all and 75 percent is the decision to, to, for a teacher and which was through september exception for the oil that comes through a pipeline to, to, to the u and 90 percent is versed on the faded the inevitable statements made by germany and poland, it's why it means 90 percent by the end of the year that should be, that should be a targeted use use one element and a temporary exception. it needed to, we want to revert to the written jonesville as soon as possible in order to address this with them for exception and to make sure that there will be able to,
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to target or all of the russian own. and it's also in line. we said the student teaching a few months for jordan ferris, the so meetings, if say when we had decided to end our dependencies on russian fossil fuels a few weeks ago, i had the occasion, it wasa seats, we saw it, we to draw in europe in parliament, to share my personal opinion, and i said publicly that i was convinced that sooner or later we'll also target the fossil fuel said the energy sector. these are huge step in the right direction. and i am very pleased that we are able to night to send a storm bullet till signal in line with the credibility of the european union, a strong support for ukraine. and we try to sanction russia the kremlin as much as we can. jetson. so you're watching a live press conference there from brussels. you council president shaws michel on
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commission president lavonne de lion giving us more details about a new sanctions package against russia for its invasion of ukraine. and they also work about new investment and a new, a new financial aid for ukraine for its reconstruction after the war. so that like press conference going on there in brussels, less cross now to different magic out. it's a james base. he's been watching events in brussels, james, so the you have agreed to a partial ban on russell russian oil imports. what more can you tell us why? well, it's not what was originally proposed. why live on the line? when she 1st proposed this, nearly a month ago, it was supposed to be a full ban on russian oil. and they have managed to get that through that managed to get that through because some countries are uncomfortable with it. and one country in particular, is put his foot down and said it wouldn't accept that, that country is hungry. so what they've decided the watered down version is that
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they're going to stop oil. that comes from russia to the buy ship. that's all going to be stopped by the oil that comes pumped in on a pipeline. 2 countries rational, it comes in on a pipeline. that is not at this stage going to be stopped. you estimating that that's 2 thirds of rational let be stopped, but one 3rd that won't and that one 3rd coming on the pipeline. clearly that is a concession to a country like hungry, which would be putting its foot down even at the start of this meeting. because there are a lot country and they get that oil from russia by a pipeline. and james, okay, you're talking about the oil. what else is in the functions package? well, well it, this is, it is worth telling you the 6 sanctions package by the european union. they are managed to get the other ones through relatively easily. this one was stalled as
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a safe for almost a month because of that objection by hungary showing i think that we have some difficulty now in the e. u going much further than it has before, but there are other measures in there. they're banning again some rush and broadcasters. they're taking the largest russian bank off the swift banking network. another number of other measures which of course, if you look at them, cumulus it cumulatively, with the previous 5 patches of sanctions, are some of the toughest sanctions ever seen on any country ever in the world. and they believe that this will have an important effect on our, on russia and on vladimir putin government. but i think he will also have seen the 1st cracks, perhaps in the the e u here the, the difficult it's taken to agree this latest step or to our diploma to get it a james base life was there in brussels. james, thank you. so what does that you done to help ukraine so far?
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well, the block says it's mobilized about 4 and a half $1000000000.00 in financial and humanitarian aid is spent about $2000000000.00 on military assistance. individual e u. countries of also have donated large amounts of arms and heavy weaponry such as tanks and artillery. the ears also passed its harshest ever sanctions against russia, as james was just explaining there. an ukraine has also pushed forward its bid to join the e u, but france as one that could take decades. france has demanded an investigation off to a french journalist was killed in eastern ukraine, 32 year old frederick clerk, him half was fatally hit by shrapnel while covering a ukrainian evacuation operation. it happened as frances new foreign minister was a visit to keep the promise of weapons to help in the war with russia, the same bus rider reports from key frances new foreign minister catherine colonna began her visit to ukraine by paying her respects to the dead. in boucher ukrainians,
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describe what happened to civilians at the hands of russian forces. as war crimes suggest the sentence we must tell ourselves that they should never have happened here. and it shouldn't happen again from stands for that friend and its allies to do what ever possible to bring back peace, support and solidarity likely to help paris reset relations with keith. ukraine has accused france of siding with russia as the war carries on. the hope is france, diplomacy with moscow, will help ease russia's blockade of ukrainian ports and restart the export of ukrainian crops, vital to the global food supply. but that is not all ukraine. holla, fisher warden shaw i stress today during the meeting that ukraine's need of additional artillery systems of $150.00. 5 caliber remains extremely important to win the battle for don bass. we need to significantly strengthen our artillery
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potential, which we not unless you a clear message from colonus counterpart, ukrainians who have been paying the price for russian aggression in lives for years . need more help. her trip was underlined by a cruel coincidence. the brutality of the war brought closer to home. with the death of a french journalist covering the war, frederick the clerk, him hoss. from b f, mtv was killed by showing of the low husk region while accompanying an armored mission to evacuate civilians. colona called for an investigation into his death. the number of journalists killed covering the war now stands at 24. the war and towns and villages in the eastern south has become a patchwork of fighting. the spotlight is currently on separate. that's one of 2 cities in the last regions still barely under ukrainian control. the russian siege of the city has come at a high price in lives and military assets on both side as the phone with
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a lower committee weapons and ammunition left behind on the battlefield. this russian soldier says are from ukraine's western allies, even as they collect trophies and conquered territory. what they considered decisive battles may not be over. france is sending ukraine more help. during her visit, the french foreign minister said that her government will be committing more essential equipment to ukraine, fire trucks, and ambulances to help cope with in your daily bombardment of rushes, villages, towns and cities, but more crucially heavy artillery, long range howitzers that it is hoped will help turn the tide of this war in ukraine's favor vain basra. the oldest era keith attacked bobby ukrainian military on a school and a center of rebels held on a city has killed 2 people out there a summer. yusef has this exclusive report from the scene of the land. we have bought a lot ski a live you at the bottom and we're here in the middle of pearl to bosky district in
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the center of don't ask namely in the russian back separatist hell part. minutes ago, the school behind me was hit by a rocket. was fired from the ukrainian or be controlled area picture speak volumes, you can see them grave damage caused to the building. luckily, there are no students, but the teaching staff was inside giving online less as to the respective classes. they can see to their bodies from among the teaching staff, they feel victims to the attack. he or many others were wounded. the showing caused damage to the building surrounding the school. other districts in the heart of donors were shelled by the ukrainian army. many civilians were killed and injured according to the local authorities. they added that as a result of the recent attacks this morning. 6 civilians have been killed and doesn't injured. they've also said that more than 550 rockets of fallen in various parts of donates 5 from air is controlled by the ukrainian army. china's foreign minister has been unable to secure a broad regional economic and security packed with several pacific ocean island
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nations. are desirous wayne hay reports now from fiji on the latest stop of this island tore and concerns about chinese plans for the region. as pacific island nation slowly emerged from the cove at 19 pandemic, and new diplomatic battle is underway, and china is on the offensive. rebuilding the regions, economies will take time and outside assistance, and beijing is extending a helping hand. it don't want, don't be too anxious and don't be too nervous because the common development and prosperity of china and all the other developing countries would only mean greater harmony, greater justice and greater progress of the whole world. the latest stop on chinese foreign minister, one year, 10 day tour of the pacific was fiji, where he met prime minister frank bonnie, madame up geopolitical point scoring means less than little to anyone who's a community. you slipping beneath the rising seas, whose job has been lost or pandemic,
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or whose family is impacted by that ip address in the price of commodities. the main feature of his visit to suva was supposed to be the signing of an agreement with foreign ministers from 10 countries. but it didn't happen. the so called common development vision outlines wide ranging plans to improve relations between china and the island nations, including increased cooperation on security. last month, aging, signed a security packed with the solomon islands, that some observers say may lead to a permanent chinese military presence there. this vast region, again, finds itself caught in the middle of a much wider struggle for power and influence at the moment being courted economically, isn't a bad situation for these countries to be in. but the areas strategic importance has many worried that that struggle could be taken to a dangerous new level. the pacific nations are also on the front lines of climate change. and that's been a feature of the foreign ministers to many countries here are at risk from rising
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sea levels. and there's a sense there concerns haven't been taken seriously enough by regional powers, australia, and new zealand. despite that, experts, a fiji in particular isn't going to sign any agreements that will harm relations with its allies. rigid as i want to have. i think i'm too much dependence on any one country. ah, and it's, it's very, i think in foot for fiji to have good relationships with all the major powers. one ye may not have secured the regional deal he was hoping for, but the chinese will be taking a long term view of their pacific relationships. this has been a highly visible to us so far, and that in itself may be viewed as a success. wayne al jazeera suva, fiji tougher. so break aaron al jazeera when we come back off of day of publication and violence, israel considered branding to international groups as tara organizations. ah,
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let's go with your headlines for the america. so here's the latest on agatha is it continues to cut across southern sections of mexico. the darker the color on this about the more intensive rain will be falling and in some spots we could see about half a meter of rain. take you toward the northern plains right now the upper mid west. we've got some big storms lighting up here. some large hail, powerful winds and still the threat of seeing a tornado on tuesday. off to the west, we go now that those showers have made a clean sweep of oregon. the sun's out. so that's gonna help temperatures in portland, up to 24 degrees. it is breezy for the bay area. san francisco can expect to see wind gusts of about 50 kilometers per hour on tuesday, and still bursts of rain to be expected around miami, especially west of the city on tuesday, toward the top end of south america right now. still that persistent rain falling
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across the atlantic coast of brazil, periods of intense rain as we had to our diana's cernan and french, diana, we dipped towards the south, were looking at some frost, a chilly start to the day on tuesday morning. santiago won by a blanca minus to your teachers will bounce back some in santiago to 14 degrees. and then we've got storms locked into that southeast corner of brazil on tuesday. ah, any v o p and ours to grat tend communist rattle only to be disappeared. ah, families, tragedy and with a violent chapter in the country's history. when you see the blood, you say is that going to be my blood on that want to a lifelong search for answers and closure. finding salaam, witness on al jazeera
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lou. ah, welcome back to promote about top stories here this our european union leaders have agreed to impose a partial bond on russian oil. more than 2 thirds of oil imports will be banned by the end of the year. the breakthrough follows months of negotiations among the states. france was called for an investigation into the death of a french journalist, killed in ukraine's mahonnan region. ukraine and officials say, frederick, let him off, was killed in a russian shilling hit a vehicle that was evacuating. civilities on china's foreign minister has been unable to secure and economic and security packed with several pacific ocean island nation. one regional tool has u. s. allies concerned about asians,
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military and financial ambitions in the region. now the sale of chelsea football club for more than $5000000000.00 has not been completed. a london based club was put up for sale in march. that was just before the previous owner, russian oligarchy, roman abramivitch, was sanctioned by the u. k. government funding, the outbreak of the ukraine war clubs when bought by at american consortium, headed by sports, ty, to told bodie were joining us now for more than this. some london, as governor hamilton, he's editor at sports business, govern. good to have you back with us and look at, i mean, it's worth pointing out. this is the biggest sale of a football club about how important is it? gavin, the english football and the premier league more broadly that this deal has now gone through. well, i think it's important to have chelsea in the premier league there was always a danger that they the do might not be completed. and chelsea would go go out of business, so that was a concern, so it's a, it's good for, for the premier league that the deal has been completed. and it's good that the
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consorts him has promised to invest a large sum or that 5000000000 that you mention into the t and into the infrastructure of chelsea. because remember, ram rich spent an awful lot of money on chelsea. you know, he cover debts of $1500000000.00 pounds and was $2000000000.00 that has been written off now. but he, it, chelsea was a loss making business. there might be 19 years. so this new consortium has got to be prepared to spend a lot of money if they are to make and keep josie assets in the future. and that's an interesting point. you make gavin, because many british football fans know very little about todd boley and his los angeles dodgers. but the consortium there, you talk about the money given, but the consortium will want some very quick returns on their investment. how will chelsea provide that quickly? well, that's a question and it's very hard to see how they will get a return in the short term. because football is a joining business. it requires a lot of money to be spent on new players on players who are that big salaries. the
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support is demanding, they want to see new people coming into the club. so there will be a lot of pressure on them to spend money, and they needs to invest in the stadium as well. so in the short term, it's hard to see how buy will make that money back. i think in the long term technological developments with tv rights may see them make a profit in turn, a profit in the future. but i think we're quite a few years of that in the, in the short term they will lose money and enrollment. brockovich. gavin ushered in a very successful appeared for the club. but, but chelsea as you say, now face is mounting debts. should the fans be worried or optimistic about the future of the club? well, i think they go to see what the new owners do with the money and if they are prepared to just spend money because there are so many competitors now are new cost . so now have new owners who are paid to spend the huge amounts of money. we've
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seen the amount of money that matches the city of spending this summer on earning calling the striker from from germany percent you may have offered killian battery, this record breaking contract. okay. to keep him in parents get a little lower competition. yeah. let me jump in with a final question because they're running out of time. what is all of this then saying about how football clubs to be bought and sold in future. i mean, rich people like a brand of it's bought chelsea, but now we're seeing whole countries by clubs, cattle owns p. s g. saudi arabia, as you pointed out, newcastle. yeah, of what we're going to see in the future is a small group of super clubs. if you like, pulling further and further away from the bulk of football, and those clubs will be owned by whole countries, by consortiums of billionaires, people with huge amounts of money to spend on on their, for google govern, hamilton, always good to have you here now to 0 thanks again, gavin, for your insight. thank you. now a group of israeli ultra nationalists of march through the main street of hebron in the occupied west bank crowds with flags then to the abraham in mos compound during
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their march through the city. when it comes a day off, a tens of thousands of flag waving israeli ultra nationalists march through occupied east jerusalem. israel's defense minister now says it's time to consider designating extreme right wing groups. as tara organizations, human con reports from occupied east jerusalem. the 2 groups he's talking about ali hava and la familia, la familia, is a full hooligan organization. there's no other way of describing them. other than that, they follow jerusalem by tar, but they've been accused of races behavior of attacking palestinian israelis. arabs and they both have been accused of criminal activity. the other. oh, a religious oh to nationalist organization that dedicated to the purity of jewish blood. they don't want any arabs, any palestinian israelis in historical palestine at all. and they were rid of them all and they espouse things like attacking people. if they find out that they're in
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a mixed relationship. so that's those, the kind of groups are talking about. but this message, it doesn't mean that those groups will be designated any time soon. a, in fact i see what might happen is that this could take quite a while because there has to be a wide agreement between all of those members of the coalition for it to go forward . and that's very difficult. the other thing that natalia bennett needs to worry about is the language we saw. the drusilla's flag marks those insults that hate speech. death, arabs insulting the journey as colon and terrorist. you know we, i was there. that's exactly why i experienced all of that. may mean that another palestinian israeli member, the kinessa key member of the coalition, resigns. if that happens, the coalition falls to pieces. the government falls on this early elections. the use delegation and the occupied west bank and gaza as hell. the reception ceremony to mark europe day with some that dedicated to al jazeera journal, assuring acclaim. sharina was shot in the head by his rainy forces, while an assignment in jeanine. either abraham attended the event in ramallah in
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the occupied west back. when we entered the reception here, there was a poster of her. she's here in a spirit. people are talking about her as either staff. her colleagues are here because they want to make it clear that they want just this port city and i'll click a the speaker there you mission representative. mr. just have been has been talking about the fact that there needs to be justice. he honored the brother of city in tony a broccoli, you know shitty and has been known here as the voice of palestine. she meant so much to so many palestinian. this is to find many palestinians. this is why it wasn't absent from the event today. she's going to be honored to room her brother. now we are joined the here today by the you. mission. had mr. been one works. 30 od. thank you. and i wanna point out that in your speech the day,
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you talked about justice for palestinians. the fact that they've been suffering, but you also said that journalists are the ones who hold a people accountable, who is speak truth to power. now how are we going to ensure that our beloved could a colleague sitting up late is we are gonna hold her killers, accounted as i said, to my speech, and thank you for having me on you. a very important program. i'm a big fan of, of the year, and i think it's important to different tremendous job. i'm very piece that you have such a cohort of support to so much a 0 you. as i said to my speech, we call on all authorities for a swift, forward independent investigation to pay the senior side has finished investigation . the attorney side has declined to pursue accumulate investigation. i think international partners are ready to support all sites to actually make sure that
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those who killed her be brought to justice. we need to know if the to it cannot be that we leave it in the unknown. so i think it's with your thirty's now to do the next step. we can only offer assistance, but the authorities have to requested. and i think ideally should probably be an international effort where everybody has access to the files and can share best international practice available to ensure that those who killed serene. i've brought to just beyond condemnation, beyond statement, beyond offerings. what is you going to do to make sure that shooting gets just but what can you don't do it completely? i mean, i'm put the question to you. we make statements, we call on the authorities. we offer help, but we cannot impose ourselves camry. so you know what i can do,
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i can basically reinforce the message for justice for accountability, but i can carry out myself the investigation unless i am on my experts are invited . thank you so much. that has been the worst, but we're here at the you're a big at the event where palestinians are coming. they are marking this day, but it's not left on many palestinians that they want to be clear. and they want the message to be clear. and we heard the palestinian minister talk about this. we want justice for sharing a block. now the us has condemned iran. caesar to greek or tank is in the gulf last week. the ships were see shortly after tear and warned it would take action against athens over the confiscation of iranian oils. my vessel of the greek coast last month. the us in greece, of course, around to immediately release the tank as cargo and crew decades of war. and afghanistan of devastated its education system from many children's school just isn't an option, especially in remote areas,
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that lack basic infrastructure. but an innovative project is trying to change all that. katelyn has had a young asthma. i. this is the only school. most of these children have ever known a mole while school call penn path travels from village to village in kandahar province. in southern afghanistan, there are no classrooms or desks, but there is a will to learn. but that's a high did this, it is very nice here and i'm learning a lot. i just wish that the schools were my eldest sister cousins, and other older girls would open again honey. the make shift classroom is carried on a motorbike with a tv set and books with subjects taught by 8 volunteers. schools are scarce in these remote areas and across afghanistan, around 3 and a half 1000000 children, mostly girls don't go to school on that up yet on the huddle, if they want,
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long lasting peace and stability in afghanistan. and if the countries to stand alongside the rest of the world, all the attention should be given to education, especially in the areas where there have been no schools in the last 20 years, the actual and the new car. back in march, the taliban ordered schools for girls above the 6th grade to close for girls living in remote areas. the 1st challenge is not having access to a school then as they get older, not being allowed to attend one. what you do these villagers support the project, but convincing a deeply conservative society to allow their daughters to study in school isn't always welcomed, but there are differing voices that us beautiful couple of the showing junior. we are very happy that boys and girls are able to study here what i think the government must reopen, all schools until the 12th grade for both boys and girls. it's their islamic right . and it should be given to them, pull it up when it's done.


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