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An American Warship Sails in the South China Sea

China

BEIJING – A US warship sailed near Scarborough in the South China Sea on Sunday and called on Beijing to reiterate its call to Washington to end such provocative actions, Ejinsight said Monday. US destroyer Preble led the operation, a spokesman for the US military told Reuters. “Preble has traveled …

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Pakistan Blames US for Heightening Tensions with Iran

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday blamed the United States for heightening tensions with Iran in the ongoing crisis in the Persian Gulf and called on both sides to show restraint, Dawn news reported Friday. “We expect all sides to show restraint. … Pakistan desires that all issues should be settled …

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Iran Shows “The Greatest Restraint” in the Face of US Tensions: Zarif

Iran

TEHRAN – Iran remains committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the withdrawal of the United States from the historic agreement, Irani foreign minister said Thursday calling the re-imposition of US sanctions unacceptable, The National reported. “The escalation by the United States is unacceptable,” Zarif said in …

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China Says It will Never Go Under Foreign Pressure in a Trade Dispute

China

BEIJING – China will never give in to external pressure, the government said on Monday but without announcing Beijing’s reaction after Washington reiterated its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in a dispute growing business, Reuters reported. The trade war between the world’s two largest economies accelerated on …

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Two Saudi Oilers Among “Sabotaged” Vessels Off the UAE

Saudi

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia said two of its tankers were sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during attacks that caused “significant damage” to ships, AlJazeera reported Monday. One of the ships was en route to recover Saudi oil destined for the United States, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said …

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Nuclear Envoys of South Korea, US Discuss Denuclearization, Peace Efforts

South Korea

SEOUL – The chief nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States (US) held telephone talks on Thursday to discuss joint efforts for denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap new agency, quoting Seoul’s foreign ministry, reported. Lee Do Hoon, the ministry’s special representative for Korean Peninsula …

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China, US Begin the Latest Trade Talks After The “Good” Working Dinner

China

BEIJING – China and the United States began their latest negotiations on Wednesday to end a bitter trade war after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had organized a “good” dinner for working with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, Reuters reported Wednesday. Mnuchin, along with US Trade Representative Robert …

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US and China Want to Sign Trade Deal By End of May

China

BEIJING – The United States and China are considering two rounds of face-to-face meetings to try to reach a trade deal with negotiators looking for a signing ceremony in late May or early June, Novinite.com said quoting the US state officials. According to people who have requested anonymity to discuss …

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Iran Officially Adds US Forces to Terrorist List

Iran

TEHRAN – Iran has officially added the U.S. Armed Forces in the Middle East to their terrorist list, IRNA reported Wednesday. Iran’s Minister of Defense General Amir Hatami first introduced the bill declaring the U.S. Armed Forces in the Middle East as terrorists, shortly after Trump’s designation, but it was …

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