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Advisers to Putin, Trump Discuss Russia-US Ties in Moscow, Summit Issue Not Raised

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MOSCOW – Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov had a meeting with special assistant to the US President, Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs on the US National Security Council staff Fiona Hill, Russia Today reported Thursday. According to the news agency, the US adviser arrived in Moscow for consultations on …

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Iran Officially Adds US Forces to Terrorist List

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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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Trump Shows “Reasonable Approach” to S-400: Turkish Minister

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ANKARA – US President Donald Trump is demonstrating a reasonable attitude towards the purchase of S-400 Russian air defense systems by Ankara, Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Tuesday. “During the meeting, Trump has shown a reasonable approach to the need to buy the S-400, and he may meet …

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Trump Denies Knowing Everything About Wikileaks

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WASHINGTON – US president Donald Trump tried to distance himself from WikiLeaks following the arrest of its founder, Julian Assange, in London on Thursday, saying the site was “not my thing”, although it was not mentioned less than 141 times during the election campaign, the Independent reported Friday. According to …

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US ‘Leader of World Terrorism’: Rouhani

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TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the United States was the real “leader of world terrorism” after Washington blacklisted Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a “foreign terrorist organization”, AFP reported Monday quoting Iranian News Agencies. “Who are you to label revolutionary institutions as terrorists?” Rouhani asked in a …

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Pentagon Accuses Trump of Not Issuing Tough S-400 Ultimatum to Turkey: Report

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WASHINGTON – The move comes days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that the United States had failed to come up with an agreement on its Patriot air defense system comparable to that proposed by Russia for missile systems 400; According to Erdogan, Ankara will stock up on S-400 …

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US to Name Iran’s Revolutionary Guards As Terrorists

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WASHINGTON – The United States plans to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, three US officials told Reuters on Saturday. They said Washington was likely to make the announcement on Monday. This is the first time that Washington formally qualifies the army of another …

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IAEA Calls on Saudis for Guarantees on First Nuclear Reactor

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WASHINGTON – The chief US nuclear inspector said on Friday that his agency is asking Saudi Arabia to accept assurances on nuclear materials likely to arrive by the end of the year for its first nuclear reactor. Satellite images recently emerged from a project built by Argentina in the suburbs …

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NATO Chief Warns US Congress Against Russia’s Growing Threat

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Wednesday at a joint session of the US Congress that a “more assertive Russia” continues to pose a tangible threat, citing its military reinforcement, the use of nerve agents and it’s cyberattacks, France24 reported Thursday. The President of the North Atlantic Treaty …

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US Democrats Officially Request Donald Trump’s Tax Returns from IRS

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WASHINGTON – US Democrats upped the pressure on President Donald Trump on Wednesday after officially requesting his tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the country’s tax authority said Thursday. DW reported that a committee in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives asked for Trump’s personal tax returns as well …

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