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Russia will Respond to any NATO Step on Missiles: Ryabkov

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MOSCOW, Russia – Moscow will respond in kind to any steps taken by NATO over Russia’s decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday, Reuters said Wednesday quoting the Russian state media agencies. Moreover, NATO defense ministers will discuss their next …

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Pompeo Meets India PM Modi for Talks on Trade, Defense

Pompeo

NEW DELHI – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for talks on trade and defense issues that have strained ties between the countries, Reuters reported Wednesday. Just days before Pompeo’s visit, India slapped higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. products following Washington’s …

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Boris Johnson Says He is Serious About Brexit “Disagree”

Boris Johnson

LONDON – Boris Johnson, the British prime minister’s favorite, will seek a new deal with the EU over Brexit, but if the bloc refuses its demands, it will lead the world’s fifth largest economy without an agreement in October 31, Reuters reported Tuesday. The Brexit crisis, which has lasted three …

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Iran Rejects US Cyberattacks Before New Sanctions

Iran

TEHRAN – Iran denied Monday that it had been hit by an American cyber-attack, while Washington was to tighten sanctions on Tehran in the stalemate created by the withdrawal of the US from a nuclear deal, AFP reported Monday. Both countries said they want to avoid the war, but tensions …

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SCO Calls for Resolving Afghan Issue Through Political Dialogue

SCO

BEIJING – The Bishkek summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) pointed out that there is no alternative to resolving the Afghan conflict through political dialogue and an inclusive peace process, SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov said at a press conference on Friday. “The member states believe that resolving the …

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International Efforts Important for Syria’s Reconstruction: SCO Chief

SCO

BEIJING – The Bishkek summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) emphasized the importance of further international efforts to assist Syria in its post-war reconstruction, SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov said at a press conference on Friday, Tass News Agency reported. “The member states reiterated their common position that there …

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SCO Summit Starts in Bishkek

SCO

BISHKEK – The leaders from Russia, China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have gathered at the official presidential residence in Bishkek for the start of a summit of the Eurasian political, economic, and security grouping, RFE/RL reported Friday. Russian …

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