Israel strips UN staff of visa privileges — RT World News

Israel strips UN staff of visa privileges — RT World News

Source link The government has accused the global body of assisting Hamas’ “propaganda machine” The Israeli government said it will no longer automatically grant visas for United Nations workers, after claiming that some staffers were “complicit partners” with Palestinian militants. Instead, the applications will be considered on a “case-by-case basis.” Senior spokesman Eylon Levy unveiled […]

US imposes visa bans over West Bank violence — RT World News

US imposes visa bans over West Bank violence — RT World News

Source link Washington wants West Jerusalem to hold “extremist settlers” accountable for attacks against Palestinians, the State Department has said The US has introduced visa restrictions for those involved in the oppression of Palestinians in the West Bank, the US State Department said in a statement on Tuesday. Washington advised Israel to “do more” to […]

UK seeks alternative to Visa and Mastercard — RT Business News

UK seeks alternative to Visa and Mastercard — RT Business News

Source link The British government has urged the banking sector to reduce reliance on US payment networks The UK should develop a “digital alternative” to challenge the dominance of US credit cards Visa and Mastercard, a government-commissioned review said this week. “While cards make a tremendous contribution to the payments landscape, we heard notable dissatisfaction […]

Latin American country embracing Russia’s Visa alternative – minister — RT Business News

Latin American country embracing Russia’s Visa alternative – minister — RT Business News

Source link Payments using Mir cards can now be made throughout Venezuela, Yvan Gil Pinto has said Russia’s Mir payment system is now accepted throughout Venezuela, the country’s Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto announced on Thursday. Caracas said it was willing to join Russia’s national payment system last year and in June this year began […]