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Germany warns Trump against ‘unilateral deals’ with Russia ahead of talks with Putin

The German foreign minister has joined a number of anxious Western politicians in offering advice to Donald Trump ahead of the US president’s summit with Vladimir Putin, warning him against making “unilateral deals” with Russia. “Unilateral deals at the expense of allies will harm the United States, too. The one who hits his partners risks losing eventually,” Heiko Maas told ...

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‘Toxic unilateralism’: Iran says impulsive Trump increasingly isolates US, even from allies

The US is becoming increasingly isolated, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on the anniversary of the country’s nuclear deal and even allies have learned that Washington can’t be trusted to honor any agreement, its FM has said. “Today, the United States is isolated in the public opinion of the world and is even more secluded among the Iranian people because ...

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Trump wants to get along with ‘probably ruthless competitor’ Putin

Donald Trump said he does not know Vladimir Putin well enough to definitively call him “ruthless,” but hopes the he and his Russian “competitor” will get along well when they meet on Monday in Finland. “Right now, I say we’re competitors but, for the United States and, frankly, the UK and other places, to get along with Russia and China ...

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Trump sees no competition & fully intends to run for president in 2020

Donald Trump has confirmed that he is planning to run for president in 2020, not only because “everybody wants him to,” but also because there doesn’t seem to be any viable competition in the liberal Democratic camp. “They do not have the right candidate,” Trump told Piers Morgan in an interview for the Mail on Sunday, when asked if the ...

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‘No, you’re fake news’: Trump snubs CNN, slams NBC during Theresa May presser

US President Donald Trump lashed out at ‘fake news’ during a joint press conference with US PM Theresa May, singling out NBC and denying the CNN correspondent a question. Trump went on the offensive after NBC’s White House correspondent Kristen Welker asked a question about NATO and the upcoming summit in Helsinki, Finland. “You have spent the week taking on ...

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What is an ideal outcome of Trump Putin meeting? Russian FM tells Larry King

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has shared his view on what would be an “ideal” outcome of a Trump-Putin meeting, in an interview with Larry King that covered a wide range of topics, from Crimea to NATO and Syria. Relations between the US and Russia are now at such a low point that a mere resumption of a normal dialog ...

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Immigration is very bad, Europeans better watch themselves, says Trump

US President Donald Trump used a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to excoriate Europe’s migrant problem, calling immigration “very negative” and saying that Europeans “better watch themselves.” “I think it’s been very bad for Europe. You see the same terrorist acts I do, we see them a lot,” Trump said, speaking to reporters at PM’s countryside ...

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Trump slams Germany over Russian gas pipeline, calling it ‘a horrible mistake’

US President Donald Trump has criticized Germany over its support for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, claiming this gives Russia power over European energy. “It is a tragedy. I think it is a horrific thing that’s being done when you’re feeding billions and billions of dollars from Germany primarily… into the coffers of Russia,” Trump said at a ...

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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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‘Europe will not be destabilized’: French, German foreign ministers slam Trump

With the NATO summit barely finished foreign ministers from France and Germany have spoken out against the antagonistic conduct of Donald Trump, accusing the US president of trying to destabilize European unity with his antics. While an interview with the commander-in-chief featured in the UK’s Sun newspaper on Friday, German newstands were filled by news of an attack on the ...

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