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DUBLIN -- The Irish economy is expected to grow by 5.25 percent in 2021 and 6.5 percent in 2022, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said here on Tuesday.

The minister made the remarks while unveiling the government's budget plan for 2022 at the lower house of the Irish parliament. (Ireland-Economy)

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BRUSSELS -- Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, European lawmakers on Tuesday called on the world to implement a green recovery and increase their 2030 climate targets.

The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee in the European Parliament adopted its input to the Glasgow conference, with 60 votes for, 15 votes against and 3 abstentions. (EU-Lawmakers-Climate change)

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COPENHAGEN -- Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg resigned on Tuesday, submitting a letter of resignation in person to King Harald V during a meeting of the Council of State in the Royal Palace.

"The King has accepted this, and asked me to lead a business ministry until a new government is appointed," said Solberg during a press conference after the meeting. (Norway-PM)

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TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday that Iran's actions "will be commensurate with the steps of other parties" in future talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.

He made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Swiss Speaker Andreas Aebi, during which they discussed bilateral ties and multiple international issues, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry's website. (Iran-Switzerland-Talk) Enditem

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