Saudi Arabia says backs U.S. decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
Saudi Arabia welcomed President Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday to withdraw the United States from the international nuclear agreement with Iran and to reimpose economic sanctions on its arch-foe Tehran, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:26 09 May
Trump has all but decided to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal: sources
U.S. President Donald Trump has all but decided to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord by May 12 but exactly how he will do so remains unclear, two White House officials and a source familiar with the administration’s internal debate said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:09 03 May
Senate Confirms C.I.A. Chief Mike Pompeo to Be Secretary of State
The Senate on Thursday easily confirmed Mike Pompeo as the nation’s 70th secretary of state, elevating the current C.I.A. director and an outspoken foreign policy hawk to be the nation’s top diplomat, APA reports quoting The New York Times.
21:45 26 April
Poland plans to safeguard Iran nuclear deal during in UNSC – FM
Poland will safeguard the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, as the chair of UN Security Council (UNSC), the country’s Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:16 26 April
Trump, Japan's Abe agree to intensify trade talks
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday they had agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two longtime allies, with an aim to expand investment and trade between their countries, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:26 19 April
U.S. attorney general renews calls to prosecute first-time border crossers
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ramped up calls on Friday to criminally prosecute immigrants who cross illegally into the United States, adding to a barrage of statements on immigration by the administration of President Donald Trump this week, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:45 07 April
Trump to send military to Mexican border
President Donald Trump has vowed to send the US military to secure the nation's southern border with Mexico, APA reports quoting BBC.
01:27 04 April
Trump sends Nowruz greetings and attacks Iranian government
U.S. President Donald Trump sent greetings on Monday to celebrating Nowruz, but used the message to attack Iran’s government, particularly its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
06:06 20 March
European powers propose new Iran sanctions to meet Trump ultimatum
Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria’s war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:35 17 March
US defense secretary backs Afghan overtures to Taliban
The U.S. Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, on Tuesday backed the Afghan government’s peace process with the Taliban and its efforts to hold talks with Pakistan, according to an Afghan official, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:48 13 March
US: House Republicans find no Trump-Russia collusion
President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia did not collude during the 2016 presidential election, the House Intelligence Committee's Republicans said Monday in a draft assessment of Russia's alleged efforts to steer the poll, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency
06:28 13 March
Trump: Russia helping North Korea evade sanctions
President Donald Trump ripped Russia on Monday by accusing Moscow of undermining U.S. and international sanctions on North Korea, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:26 27 February
Cuba grants visa to senior U.S. diplomat to lead Havana embassy
Cuba has given a visa to a senior American diplomat to lead the U.S. embassy in Havana, a U.S. official said, in a sign both nations want to keep open lines of communication despite a sharp deterioration in relations since President Donald Trump took office, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:08 08 February
Russian MP warns new US nuclear doctrine heightens arms race risk
Chairman of Russia’s State Duma (lower house) Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky has described the new US nuclear doctrine as very dangerous, APA reports quoting TASS.
05:29 04 February
Russia’s Foreign Ministry notes anti-Russian focus of US nuclear doctrine
The content of the United States’ new nuclear doctrine released on Friday causes deep disappointment in Moscow, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
22:05 03 February
Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay open
U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to reverse an Obama-era order to shut down the infamous military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a report by Politico, a political news website in Washington D.C, APA reports quoting CNN.
07:19 31 January
Obama administration deceived Turkey, says Erdogan
Turkey will completely clear Manbij region, including all frontier areas from PYD/YPG which is Syrian branch of the PKK terrorist organization, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, APA reported citing NTV channel.
14:03 24 January
Trump signs spending bill, ending government shutdown
President Donald Trump signed a stopgap spending bill into law to fund the government through early February, drawing a three-day shutdown to a close, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:30 23 January
Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown
For President Donald Trump, this weekend was supposed to be a celebration, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:31 21 January
Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year
President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:34 18 January