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President Xi Says China Loves Peace But Won’t Compromise On Sovereignty

Philip Wen and Ben Blanchard • BEIJING (Reuters) – China loves peace but will never compromise on defending its sovereignty, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday while marking 90 years since the founding of the People’s Liberation Army. China has rattled nerves around Asia and globally with its increasingly assertive stance …

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Turkey, Pakistan And Russia Pushing Toward Peaceful World

Polina Tikhonova • As Turkey turns its back on the West and seeks rapprochement with Russia, Pakistan has formally asked Moscow to help stabilize Afghanistan. Turkey, Pakistan and Russia are pushing toward a peaceful world with Turkey backing Moscow’s diplomatic initiative to resolve the Syrian conflict. Meanwhile, Pakistan, China and Russia working …

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Chinese Military Favors Stronger Ties with Russian Aerospace Forces

“Relations between the Russian and Chinese Air Forces are developing successfully”, said PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian BEIJING, July 31. /TASS/. Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) attaches great importance to developing relations with the Russian Aerospace Forces, PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian said at the opening …

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Russia’s Putin, Iraqi VP Discuss Tanks Supply Deal

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki discussed supplies of Russian T-90 battle tanks at a meeting in St Petersburg on Tuesday, according to a Russian military official present at the meeting. Russia’s Izvestia newspaper cited the Kremlin last week …

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Iraq Signs Military Cooperation Agreement with Iran

America’s plan to divide and conquer Iraq continues to backfire spectacularly as Iraq’s Defence Minister arrives in Tehran to sign a memorandum for future military cooperation. By Adam Garrie / The Duran / Ever since Iraq restored a measure of self-government after the illegal 2003 invasion and occupation …

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4 good reasons Trump shouldn’t scrap the Iran nuclear deal or goad Iran to pull out

President Trump has certified for the second time that Iran is in compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord that limits its nuclear program. But the leaks and background briefings surrounding his statement, followed by new sanctions announced Tuesday, sent unmistakable signals: The decision was taken grudgingly, Trump is increasingly unhappy with Iranand the deal, and …

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Arab World Unity Crucial To Resolving Conflicts – Russia’s Envoy

GENEVA, July 15. /TASS/. Russia expects that the rift among the Gulf Arab nations should be overcome in the soonest possible time, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Office and other International Organizations in Geneva Alexey Borodavkin told reporters on Saturday. When asked if the rift among Gulf …

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Jordan’s Mediation in the Trump-Putin Ceasefire Deal

By Shehab Al Makahleh •  The July 7 meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Hamburg, on the sidelines of the G20 summit, will be remembered not so much because the meeting of two most important world leaders finally occurred, despite all possible efforts by various actors to …

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