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Moscow accuses Washington of ‘blackmailing’ Europeans into altering Iran nuclear deal

Washington is essentially “blackmailing” European signatories to Iran’s nuclear deal to amend its conditions, Russia’s envoy to EU said, urging the parties to preserve the status quo created by the landmark agreement. Following Donald Trump’s repeated bashing of the historic 2015 deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced on Monday that the US is dispatching a diplomatic team to Europe ...

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Europe’s ‘concessions’ make Trump less committed to nuclear deal – Tehran

Iran’s ballistic missile program is not up for negotiation, top Iranian officials have restated, criticizing next week’s US diplomatic mission to Europe with a mandate to revise and “fix” the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement. On Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the US is dispatching a diplomatic team to Europe to iron out “flaws in the nuclear agreement” signed ...

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US to send diplomatic team to Europe to discuss Iran nuclear deal – Tillerson

The US is dispatching a diplomatic team to Europe next week to outline “flaws” in the Iranian nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. “We have a team traveling – actually, they’re coming to Europe,” Tillerson said according to Reuters citing the US reporter traveling with him. The team would explore “how we can address these flaws in the nuclear ...

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US govt shutdown continues for 3rd day as Senate fails to reach funding deal

US Senate members have failed to strike a deal to end the government shutdown, pushing the deadline back by 11 hours. After hours of deliberations, Democratic and Republican senators failed to reach a federal funding deal to end the government shutdown that started Friday. The vote, initially planned for 1am Monday, has been postponed until noon. “It would be my ...

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The OPEC deal may end in June

A couple of weeks ago, comments from the UAE’s energy minister spurred the oil price rally higher. What the minister said — or rather, hinted — was that the oil production cut deal that OPEC agreed to at the end of 2016 with Russia could continue beyond its December 2018 deadline. The rise, however, may have been too high for OPEC ...

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Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent. The terms were not disclosed, but Google said the tie-in with Tencent, which is valued at over $ 500 billion, covers “a broad range of products and technologies” and is “long-term.” The two firms pledged to work together ...

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Iran nuclear deal collapse could spell grave consequences for the Korean peninsula – Lavrov

The potential collapse of the nuclear deal with Iran could set a dangerous precedent and will have serious consequences for the tense standoff on the Korean peninsula, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned. Tensions between North Korea and the international community have steadily been rising over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. An already volatile situation has been further inflamed by ...

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Macron and May sign treaty to deal with migrants in Calais (WATCH)

Published time: 18 Jan, 2018 18:44 Edited time: 18 Jan, 2018 18:57 British PM Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have signed a treaty that will see the UK increase funding for security measures along France’s border. MORE TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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New Kiev law marks shift ‘from sabotage to burial’ on Minsk deal – Russian senator

The new Ukrainian law on the reintegration of Donbass means an end to the Minsk peace deal and will likely lead to a new war in the southeast of the country, Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev warned. “By adopting the odious law on the reintegration of Donbass, the Verkhovna Rada [parliament] of Ukraine has effectively axed the Minsk agreements (the mentioning ...

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The great Bayeux Tapestry bribe: Macron’s charm offensive to push May into migrant deal

France will seize upon an opportunity presented by Brexit talks to get its way with the UK over the external British border, migrant numbers, and a financial deal for both. Read more President Emmanuel Macron, who has successfully charmed and smarmed for support across the EU has become increasingly popular within the bloc, has spotted an opportunity as the increasingly ...

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