US, Canadian Military Inspectors to Hold Observation Flight over Russia
TEHRAN (defapress) – A group of American and Canadian military inspectors will carry out an observation flight over the territory of Russia this week within the frames of the international Open Skies Treaty, the Krasnaya Zvezda daily reported on Monday citing a senior Russian Defense Ministry official.
Progress in Next Few Days Key to Brexit Deal Chances
UK PM Johnson:
TEHRAN (defapress) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday the next few days would be key to his chances of securing a Brexit deal, and that an agreement with the European Union was still his aim and still possible.
North Korean Leader Invites Trump to Visit Pyongyang
Report:
TEHRAN (defapress) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US president Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources.
Trump, John Bolton Sparred over Lifting Iran Sanctions
Report:
TEHRAN (defapress) – Former US national security adviser John Bolton’s abrupt departure came after President Donald Trump suggested he might lift some US sanctions on Iran in an attempt to bring Tehran to the negotiating table, according to a person close to Bolton.
Seoul to Drop Tokyo from Whitelist This Week
TEHRAN (defapress) – South Korea is moving to strip Japan from its list of trusted trading partners as early as this week, but it is still open to having last-minute negotiations with Tokyo, the trade ministry said Sunday.
China-Russia Ties Strengthen in New Phase
TEHRAN (defapress) – China and Russia have upgraded their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era.
Russia Sees Need for Resumption of US, Taliban Talks
Foreign Ministry:
TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia believes that talks between the United States and Taliban should be resumed and a Taliban delegation said at talks in Moscow Taliban was ready to continue dialogue with Washington, a spokesman for the Russian foreign ministry said.
US, Saudi Arabia to discuss nuclear power on Monday
TEHRAN (defapress) – US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday he will meet new Saudi energy minister and likely discuss Saudi Arabia's plans to build nuclear reactors.
Assassin of Ansarullah Leader’s Brother Killed: Yemen Interior Ministry
TEHRAN (defapress) – Yemen’s Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday that the person responsible for assassination of the Houthi Ansarullah movement leader’s brother has been killed in a military operation.
‘Maximum Pressure’ Will Never Work on North Korea: China
TEHRAN (defapress) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the United States on Thursday to make efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, warning that applying “maximum pressure” would never work.
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