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Biden confident he will meet with Putin

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place. Biden delivered a speech at the White House on the economic effects of the pandemic. At the end of the speech, a …

Biden's US pins its hopes on COVID-19 for global image

The COVID-19 crisis has probably been the most significant and consequential public health crisis the world has faced in the past century. Since the 1917 Spanish flu, this is the first time that the world has dealt a crisis of …

Putin-Biden summit planned for summer

The summit between Russian and U.S. Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden is planned for summer but its precise date and location will still have to be agreed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday. "Indeed, …

Can Iran and Saudi Arabia bury the hatchet?

Iranian and Saudi officials have reportedly been holding talks in Baghdad this month to discuss outstanding issues between the two countries, including recent attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against Saudi infrastructure. Iraq’s prime minister was instrumental in arranging the meeting, according to a report in the Financial Times. As the news spread, the Saudis denied having held talks with Iran, as did outlets known to be close to Tehran. But Iran’s foreign ministry, while refusing to confirm or deny the reports, said that Iran welcomed talks with Saudi Arabia, Middle East Eye writes

U.S. envoy to Russia to leave for Washington

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will go to Washington this week for consultations with the Biden administration and will return to Moscow "in the coming weeks," the Axios portal reported citing a U.S. State Department …