Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

US launches campaign to erode support for Iran’s leaders

The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant groups, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.

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EU cannot negotiate free trade deal with US: France

France says the European Union cannot consider negotiating a free trade deal with the United States without first withdrawing its tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Talking to a news agency, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the current US …

Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump don’t play with lion’s tale

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned US President Donald Trump, don’t play with lion’s tale as hostile policies against Iran would only lead to regret.

Addressing a gathering of Iranian diplomats, he said the US should know that war with …

Lavrov, Pompeo discuss measures for further normalizing bilateral ties

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke on phone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and discussed prospects of Russia-U.S. relations and possible cooperation on Syria and Korean Peninsula.

In a statement, Russian Foreign Ministry said Lavrov and Pompeo exchanged …

US fails to woo EU allies with free trade offers at G20

The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated …

UN Chief urges Israel, Hamas to step back from conflict

The UN Chief has urged on Israel and Hamas to step back from the brink of another devastating conflict. In his statement in New York today, Antonio Guterres deeply regreted the loss of life and called on both sides to …