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State Dept walks back Tillerson call for talks with N. Korea

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 22:59 State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert appeared to walk back statements by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling for negotiations with North Korea. Nauert said Pyongyang would have to suspend weapons tests before talks could take place. “We’re ready to talk anytime they’d like to talk,” Tillerson said on Tuesday, during a question-and-answer session at ...

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US ready ‘anytime’ for direct N. Korea talks – Tillerson

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 21:48 Edited time: 12 Dec, 2017 21:54 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said all that stands between direct diplomacy with North Korea is their willingness “to come to the table” with a desire to “make a different choice.” Tillerson was speaking in Washington, DC to the Atlantic Council during an event called Reimagining ...

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Merkel’s allies reject idea of ‘United States of Europe’ ahead of crucial coalition talks

Europe is not ready to become the ‘United States of Europe,’ trusted allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) have stated, rejecting a vision of Europe proposed by Martin Schulz of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), a former coalition partner. Germany plunged into crisis after the country’s political forces failed to form a coalition following the September Bundestag election. ...

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Lebanese President Aoun talks political crisis & war with Israel on Alex Salmond Show

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 14:41 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 14:43 As the world’s attention is focused on the Middle East, Lebanese President Michel Aoun spoke exclusively on RT’s Alex Salmond Show, touching on the country’s recent political crisis and the possibility of a new military conflict with Israel. Salmond asked Lebanon’s leader if the political crisis that recently ...

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Important Assad is part of Syria peace talks – Tillerson

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 20:07 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that “it’s important” that President Bashar Assad is part of talks on the future of Syria. He added that Washington has asked Moscow to facilitate the Syrian government’s involvement in the Geneva negotiations. “We have said to the Russians it is important that the Syrian regime ...

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N. Korea open to talks if recognized as nuclear power – Russian delegation to Pyongyang

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 09:41 North Korea is ready to sit at the negotiating table for peace talks if it is recognized as a nuclear power, the Russian delegation to Pyongyang said, adding that the North claims that it was forced to be aggressive and will not stop its nuclear program. “They [Pyongyang] are ready to talk, however the ...

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Boris Johnson hosts Yemen peace talks… while British Army secretly trains Saudi troops

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is meeting Arab foreign officials on Tuesday to seek a political solution to the conflict in Yemen. The talks come just days after the British Army accidentally revealed it is secretly training Saudi troops. Saudi Arabia has been accused by the UN of committing crimes against humanity in Yemen, where 130 children are dying daily ...

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Putin, Erdogan & Rouhani speak after Syria talks in Sochi

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 15:41 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 15:59 Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a joint press conference with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani, in Sochi after discussing joint efforts on how to bring lasting peace to Syria. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Lebanon PM Hariri says resignation on hold pending talks

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 09:45 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 09:56 Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says his resignation is on hold, following a request from President Michel Aoun to wait for more dialogue. Hariri says he is committed to working with the president. In televised comments quoted by Reuters, Hariri said that he “presented my resignation to President ...

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Syria peace talks: Putin to discuss political solution with Erdogan & Rouhani amid ISIS demise

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 07:11 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 07:51 The leaders of Russia, Turkey, and Iran will meet on Wednesday in Sochi to discuss joint efforts on how to bring lasting peace to Syria. The three countries previously agreed to be guarantors of the Syrian peace process. Read more Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Turkish President ...

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