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World Daily News – In Brief – Sunday 06/03/2022

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. THE TIMES OF ISRAEL (ISRAEL)

Bennett returns to Israel after whirlwind trip to meet Putin, Germany’s Scholz

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett returned to Israel in the early hours of Sunday morning after a surprise whirlwind trip to Moscow and then Berlin to discuss the invasion of Ukraine.

. REUTERS (CANADA)

Russia flying out U.N. diplomats expelled by U.S., officials say

A Russian flight was en route to Washington on Saturday to collect Russian diplomats who were expelled this week from their posts at the United Nations over U.S. national security concerns, officials said.

. ANADOLU (TURKEY)

Russia awaits Ukraine’s response to 3rd round of talks

Moscow expects a response from Ukraine’s peace talk negotiators regarding the resumption of talks, the Russian foreign minister said on Saturday. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Sergey Lavrov accused Kyiv of delaying the third round of negotiations.

. AP (USA)

China tells US not to ‘add fuel to flames’ in Ukraine

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has told US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that China opposes any moves that “add fuel to the flames” in Ukraine. Mr Blinken said the world is watching to see which nations stand up for the principles of freedom and sovereignty.

. THE FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)

US works with Poland to provide Ukraine with fighter jets

The deal would involve Ukraine receiving Russian-made warplanes from Poland, which would in turn be given F-16s by the US.