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  • Lavrov: US air strike against Syria illegal and cause of concern

    Date: 2017-04-12 12:29:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:6765540

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that the US air strike against Syria was illegal and a cause of concern. The remark was made at his meeting with visiting US counterpart Rex Tillerson at the ....

  • Romania border police detain 34 Pakistani, Syrian citizens

    Date: 2017-04-12 11:56:29 GMT - Romania - World - SN:38 - ID:6765534

    BUCHAREST, April 12 (MENA) - Romania's border police say they have detained 34 Pakistani and Syrian citizens, including children, who were allegedly trying to illegally enter southwest Romania and head to Western Europe, ABC News reported. Police ....

  • Tillerson says looking forward to having open dialogue with Moscow

    Date: 2017-04-12 11:29:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6765470

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met here Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Tillerson said he’s looking forward to having an open, candid, and frank exchange of views to better define the ....

  • EU foreign policy chief to visit Russia on April 24

    Date: 2017-04-12 10:54:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6765363

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - EU High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini will visit Russia on April 24 for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Tass news agency reported. In a statement on Wednesday, the Russian ....

  • French president meets with national defense council on terror combat

    Date: 2017-04-12 10:46:19 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:6765322

    PARIS, April 12 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande met on Wednesday with the French National Defense Council to assess measures to protect French citizens against potential terrorism threats ahead of the presidential elections. A ....

  • Putin says US-Russia ties worse since Trump took office

    Date: 2017-04-12 10:13:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:6765226

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - Levels of trust between Moscow and Washington have deteriorated since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday. Asked about relations since ....

  • Trump says US will not enter Syria civil war

    Date: 2017-04-12 07:01:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6764902

    WASHINGTON, April12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said the US would not enter the Syrian civil war, in a bid to clarify his policy in the wake of confusion that followed his missile strike on the regime of President Bashar al Assad. Speaking ....

  • One dead, 4 injured in explosion at US Army ammunition plant in Missouri

    Date: 2017-04-11 21:34:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:6764732

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - One person has died and four were injured Tuesday after an explosion at an Army ammunition plant in Missouri, Fox News TV Channel quoted officials as saying on Tuesday. The explosion took place in a mixing building ....

  • US Defense chief Mattis says Syria will pay a big price if it uses gas again

    Date: 2017-04-11 21:22:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:6764758

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Syria will pay a "very, very stiff price" if it uses chemical weapons again, USA Today reported. The remarks from Mattis and Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the chief of Central Command, ....

  • Russian diplomat says Tillerson’s statement on Syria is not 'an ultimatum'

    Date: 2017-04-11 20:26:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:6764710

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement on Syria made ahead of his first visit to Russia is not seen as an ultimatum, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday. "I don’t think it is an ....

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