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Trump deputy: No dialogue on immigration before the government is reinstated

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Sunday that the administration of President Donald Trump would not resume discussions with Democratic lawmakers on "illegal immigration" before the government's reinstatement. Pens, while inspecting US troops at a military facility in the Middle East, said Democrats were...

Report: Lavrov says America’s unilateral actions in Syria angered Turkey

The "unilateral actions" of the United States in Iran and Syria have angered Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Kommersant newspaper. "Many political scientists ask why we are concerned. We say the worst is the best. Let the US show that it is...

US Vice President arrived in Israel on a visit

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel, grateful to the US administration for the recognition of the capital status of Jerusalem. At the final and longest stage of his Middle East tour, Pence will hold talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven...

US urges Turkey to restraint in operation in Afrin

The United States recognizes Turkey's right to protect security, but within the framework of the law and following measures to avoid civilian casualties, the statement of US State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said. Earlier, the General Staff of Turkey announced the beginning of the operation...

VP Pence and Jordan’s King Abdullah ‘agreed to disagree’ on Trump’s Jerusalem decision

US Vice President Mike Pence says he and Jordan’s King Abdullah “agreed to disagree” on the issue of Jerusalem, Reuters reports. Pence is due to land in Israel in the coming minutes after spending the day in Jordan. Abdullah, a key US ally, had told Pence...

Washington accused Moscow and Beijing of violating WTO rules

The United States accused Russia and China of not complying with the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This reproach is contained in the annual report of the office of the US Trade Representative. The document says that the Russian Federation and the PRC do...

Trump stopped the flow of investment from China to the US

In 2017, Chinese investment in the United States declined, which is the result of a policy pursued in both Beijing and Washington. The decline comes after the record high levels of foreign direct investment in 2016 from China to the US, and it...

Again shutdown: US authorities were left without funds

The US authorities could not avoid another shutdown because of the inability of the Democrats and Republicans to agree on the draft budget. On January 20, 2018, the United States experienced the 18th suspension of the work of the federal government over the past five...

The Statue of Liberty was closed due to shutdown

In New York, a statue of freedom was closed. The reason for this - the suspension of the federal government / shutdown. Also inaccessible to tourists and another object of the US National Park Service - Ellis Island. Nearly a third of museums are closed across...

China urged the US to abandon the views of the Cold War

The Ministry of Defense of the People's Republic of China called on the US to review its policy towards China, RT reports. China is convinced that the "militarization of the South China Sea is aimed at individual countries that do not seem to want...

US shutdown

US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrat Senators for the government shutdown which went into effect on Saturday. In a Tweet, Trump lashed out at the Democrats, accusing the party of “playing shutdown politics” and putting what he called illegal immigrants first. The US President went...

US Senate Republican leader sets key vote on funding for early Monday

The US Senate's top Republican on Saturday scheduled a key vote for a government funding measure for early Monday, AFP reported. Lawmakers have been trading bitter recriminations after their failure to agree on a short-term bill to keep the government running failed late Friday, forcing...

US urged Turkey and Syrian Kurds to avoid violence

The US recognizes Turkey's concern over the situation on the Syrian-Turkish border, but calls for abstaining from violence and will focus on the fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State, said Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway. On Saturday, the Turkish General Staff announced the beginning...

Thousands are taking part in the “Women’s March” with Trump beginning his second year in office

Thousands marched across the United States on Saturday to take part in the second "Women's March" that coincides with the first anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as president. The marches are aimed at turning women's activism into political gains in mid-term congressional elections this...

China accuses US warship of violating sovereignty

China's Foreign Ministry has accused a US warship of illegally entering its territorial waters and said it would take "necessary measures" to ensure the protection of its sovereignty. On the evening of January 17, the US destroyer Huber approached and became 12 nautical miles from...

Russia and America are likely to discuss the North Korean file in Moscow

Diplomats from Russia and the United States are likely to hold the next round of consultations on North Korea in Moscow at an unspecified date, the Russian news agency Tass quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov as saying on Saturday. He said a North Korean...

Activities of the US government stalled as Trump and the Democrats continue to argue

The second year of Donald Trump's presidency of the United States began as US government activity stopped while lawmakers met in the hope of a compromise that would provide funding for federal agencies in the country. A Trump spokeswoman said in a statement on Saturday...

Turkey notified Russia and the United States before a military operation in the Syrian city of Afrin

The Turkish army commander told his Russian and US counterparts about a military operation launched by the Turkish army in the Syrian city of Afrin on Saturday before it was carried out, Turkish NTV television reported. In the same vein, Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Javishoglu...

Pence arrives in Jordan for the second leg of his Middle East tour after meeting with Sisi in Cairo

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Amman on Saturday for the second leg of his Middle East tour, where he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. US Vice President Donald Trump's visit to Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and was scheduled for late...

Hamas: Trump deputy is not welcome in the region

The Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas on the lips of its spokesman, Fawzi Barhoum, said that the visit of US Vice President Mike Pence, the region is not welcome. In a press statement issued by Barhoum on Saturday, he said that "there is no reason to...

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