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‘US law doesn’t apply here’: India’s defense chief resists pressure over S-400 deal with Russia

American laws are their own matter locally and have nothing to do with India, the country’s defense chief said, refusing to bow to a US sanctions threat over its planned purchase of Russian S-400 air-defense systems. New Delhi has relayed to Washington that the threat of unilateral US sanctions will not have an impact on its decision on the possible ...

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'US doesn’t have fair trade deal with EU, they treat us horribly’ – Trump

Trading with the EU is unfair, according to US President Donald Trump, who warned the bloc would pay a high price if it does not remove trade barriers. Read more While talking to journalists at a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May at her country residence in Chequers, Trump asked May to work out a Brexit plan ...

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Trump accuses May of wrecking Brexit, killing any chance of vital US trade deal

US President Donald Trump told the Sun newspaper that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy. He warned she may have killed off any chance of a trade deal with the US. May’s Brexit plan “will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way,” said the US ...

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Trump accuses May of wrecking Brexit, killing any chance of vital US trade deal

US President Donald Trump told the Sun newspaper that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy. He warned she may have killed off any chance of a trade deal with the US. May’s Brexit plan “will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way,” said the US ...

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Middle East officials flocking to Moscow – is there a big deal to be made before Putin meets Trump?

Moscow is awash this week with Middle East movers and shakers, apparently eager to have a word with Vladimir Putin ahead of his meeting with Trump. Is there a big ME deal in the making? RT talks to analysts. Before having a face-off with his US counterpart in Helsinki next week, President Putin is to have several high-profile meetings in ...

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Mexico’s new president wants to scrap $1.36bn helicopter deal with US

Mexico’s newly-elected, anti-establishment president is planning to scrap some of the deals his predecessor had signed up to, including a $ 1.36 billion order for eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country’s Navy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, widely known as AMLO, was elected Mexico’s next president on promises to pursue national interests and reduce the country’s reliance on the US. ...

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Czech PM signs power-sharing deal with Communist Party ahead of key vote

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has signed a power-sharing agreement with the country’s Communist Party, marking the first time the party will have a governing role since the anti-communist Velvet Revolution in 1989. The agreement will ensure that the left-wing party supports the government coalition headed by Babis in a confidence vote which will take place in the parliament on ...

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Turkey to hit back if US introduces sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia – FM

Ankara will fire back if the US imposes sanctions over the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, Turkey’s Foreign Minister reiterated, adding he hopes Washington is wise enough not to spoil ties with its NATO ally. Moscow and Ankara inked a $ 2.5-billion deal on the procurement of Russia’s S-400 Triumph (NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler) in December ...

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Iran's Rouhani disappointed by what Europe offers to offset US exit from nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his French and German counterparts that they must try harder to meet Iran’s demands for the nuclear deal to stay. The package is set to be discussed in Vienna on Friday. Rouhani raised concerns over what Tehran sees as Europe’s lackluster approach to saving the landmark agreement during phone calls with German Chancellor Angela ...

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'German migration deal is a stopgap measure, problem will come up again soon'

Merkel says migrants should be sent back to the countries that first registered them as asylum seekers but Greece, Italy, Spain, France aren’t happy about this and it’s unlikely to work, political analyst George Szamuely told RT. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has narrowly managed to patch things up with her partners in a three-month-old coalition government which seemed close to ...

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