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Next ambassador named for Saudi Arabia

Next ambassador named for Saudi Arabia
Wellington, July 27 NZPA - Career diplomat Rod Harris will be New Zealand's next ambassador to Saudi Arabia accredited to Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said Saudi Arabia had a long-standing and warm relationship with New Zealand.

Leak needs to be kept in proportion, says former diplomat

Leak needs to be kept in proportion, says former diplomat
Wellington, July 23 NZPA - Relations between Australia and New Zealand are not likely to be damaged following the leak of a diplomatic cable between the New Zealand High Commission and Canberra and the New Zealand Government, says a former diplomat.

Mfat looking into leaked cable

Mfat looking into leaked cable
Wellington, July 22 NZPA - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is probing the leaking of a confidential diplomatic cable to an Australian newspaper. The cable, from the New Zealand High Commission in Canberra to the Government in Wellington, was obtained by The Australian newspaper.

Mfat looking into leaked cable

Mfat looking into leaked cable
Wellington, July 22 NZPA - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is looking into reports that a confidential diplomatic cable was leaked to an Australian newspaper. The cable, from the New Zealand High Commission in Canberra to the Government, was obtained by The Australian newspaper.

McCully calls Fiji's foreign minister over expulsion

McCully calls Fiji's foreign minister over expulsion
Wellington, July 13 NZPA - Foreign Minister Murray McCully has called his Fijian counterpart to protest the expulsion of Australia's acting high commissioner to Suva, which he says was a "completely unjustified" action.

New ambassador for Egypt named

New ambassador for Egypt named
Wellington, July 5 NZPA - Career diplomat David Strachan is New Zealand's next Ambassador to Egypt. Foreign Minister Murray McCully said Mr Strachan would also be cross-accredited to Libya, the League of Arab States, and the African Union.

Uranium ore shipped through New Zealand ports

Uranium ore shipped through New Zealand ports
Wellington, June 23 NZPA - Uranium ore from Australia is being regularly shipped through New Zealand ports, the Government has confirmed. The ore, known as yellowcake, is destined for nuclear industries in the United States and Europe and can be used to make fuel and weapons.

Green co-leader calls for local powers to have priority

Green co-leader calls for local powers to have priority
Wellington, June 22 NZPA - Local security should be in charge when foreign dignitaries visit New Zealand, Green co-leader Russel Norman says.

Visitor's dignity should be protected - English

Visitor's dignity should be protected - English
By Maggie Tait and Peter Wilson of NZPA Wellington, June 22 NZPA - Visiting leaders should not be put in a position where their dignity was at risk, Acting Prime Minister Bill English says.

Security to be reviewed after scuffle outside Parliament

Security to be reviewed after scuffle outside Parliament
Wellington, June 22 NZPA - Parliament's security is likely to be tightened after the scuffle on Friday when Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping arrived.

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