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China’s wolf-warrior diplomats, crisis management in Helsinki and a spat in the Middle East.

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Whether tasked with Brand Ethiopia awareness in Brazil or South Korean commerce in the UK, there are unsung drivers of diplomacy. We meet them.

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The Foreign Desk, Explainer 273: Ibizagate

7 July 2021

The party is over for former vice-chancellor of Austria, Heinz-Christian Strache, who faces corruption charges following investigations into ‘Ibizagate’. But what was the big scandal about and does it end there? Andrew…

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Taiwan’s representative in the US talks cat diplomacy, and Germany and Hungary fall out over football.

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The EU’s ambassador to Switzerland on tough talks, Germany and Morocco don’t see eye to eye and the UN’s former climate chief on global co-operation.

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Sweden’s ambassador to Finland on what keeps the two countries aligned; Israel’s recognition of Kosovo sends tempers flaring; the uae joins the space race.

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Canada’s ambassador to Belarus talks keeping the peace, Bulgaria and Russia fight it out and a new embassy location is found in Jerusalem.

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France’s embassy in Kenya was built with the climate in mind. But does it serve its primary purpose: to foster ties between the two countries?

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Brazil’s Lebanon connection, plus representatives for China and Taiwan clash over cake in Fiji.

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Canada’s ambassador to the US on closing a busy border and Croatia and Serbia’s closer ties.

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Estonia’s defence minister on what he expects from the US, a Belgian-Dutch embassy design conference and China sells missile defence to Serbia.

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