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Kremlin: JCPOA depends on Iran's reaction to US demands

The Kremlin expects Tehran to evaluate the demands the US has laid out for a new nuclear deal, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that Moscow believed it important to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan …

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US: its Turkey's right to recall its ambassador

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert commented on Turkey recalling its ambassador from Washington after the US embassy to Israel was moved to Jerusalem. "We’re aware that Turkey has recalled …

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US warns sanctions on Nord Stream 2 possible

The U.S. stepped up its opposition to the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, saying the project raises security concerns and that it could draw U.S. sanctions, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy …

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 US preparing new sanctions against Russia

US President Donald Trump issued a memo ordering State Secretary Mike Pompeo to propose sanctions on Russia in response to alleged violations of a 1987 missile treaty, the White House said today. A …

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U.S. continues to monitor situation in Armenia

The United States continues to monitor closely the situation in Armenia, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement, PanARMENIAN.Net reported. "As a friend of Armenia, we urge all parties …

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Turkey slams US report on human rights

Turkey on April 22 criticized the recent U.S. State Department Human Rights Report on Turkey, saying it “privileged the views of terrorist-linked sources” and “ignored the facts.” Turkey is “deeply …

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Kadyrov invites Sullivan to Chechnya

Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov invited US acting secretary of state John Sullivan to Chechnya after a representative of the US diplomatic department reported on human rights violations in the republic. "I answer with all …

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Does US offers Russia diplomatic truce?

Russia is free to send personnel to replace 60 diplomats declared persona non grata by the United States in late March, a US Department of State spokesperson said. "As with similar incidents in the past, the Russian government …

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US: Turkey prevents fight against ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition has had to scale back its fight against ISIS in eastern Syria as scores of commanders from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have left the area to battle Turkish forces in the northwestern town of Afrin, Operation Inherent …

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Tillerson calls Washington 'mean-spirited town'

Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Washington a "very mean-spirited town" in his goodbye address to State Department staff. "This can be a very mean spirited town," Tillerson said, as …

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US hints at new sanctions on Russia

The United States doesn’t preview its sanctions, but recommends to keep an eye on what will be coming forward in the coming weeks and months with regard to the United States and Russia, US State Department spokeswoman Heather …

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