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IRAN ‘FAVOURS’ TALKS DESPITE TRUMP SNUB

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran favors talks with the US if it lifts sanctions against the Islamic republic, despite his top diplomat turning down a meeting with US President Donald Trump.   Rouhani said that “peace with Iran is the mother of all peace” and “war with Iran is the mother of… Continue reading IRAN ‘FAVOURS’ TALKS DESPITE TRUMP SNUB

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ANTICIPATED TRUMP-PUTIN SIT-DOWN SEEN AS CHANCE TO ADDRESS, NOT FIX, BIG ISSUES

US - Russia -- A "good conversation" may be what U.S. President Donald Trump anticipates having when he meets Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Japan. Few others hold much hope for anything more than that, given the major issues roiling the Moscow-Washington relationship.   Kremlin foreign-policy aide Yury Ushakov said that Putin would speak with… Continue reading ANTICIPATED TRUMP-PUTIN SIT-DOWN SEEN AS CHANCE TO ADDRESS, NOT FIX, BIG ISSUES