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Abe, Trump to hold 1st summit meeting on Feb.10

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump on Saturday agreed to hold their first summit meeting in Washington on Feb.10, said Abe here after telephone talks with Trump on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 19:01:58

Rouhani criticizes Trump's plan to restrict immigration, travel to US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday criticized new United States plan for visa ban on some nations and building wall in the border with Mexico.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 18:21:16

Putin, Trump express willingness to cooperate: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump agreed to stabilize and deepen bilateral cooperation during a phone conversation on Saturday, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 9:08:53

US, Indian leaders pledge cooperation in fighting terrorism

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed Tuesday that the two countries will stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/25 10:33:48

Aussie diplomat backs calls for China to join Trans-Pacific Partnership

Australia's High Commissioner to Britain and former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer Wednesday backed calls for China to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal, following US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/25 10:32:39

German Ambassador’s views on future world order

NATO is obsolete; Angela Merkel's open-door policy toward undocumented migrants is a "catastrophic mistake." Mr Donald Trump has never been diplomatic when he opines on Germany and EU. Now that he has been sworn in the president, right-wing politicians in Germany and Europ are much invigorated. Global Times reporter Zhang Xin (GT)spoke to German Ambassador to China Michael Clauss in an exclusive interview about how the China-German partnership will develop in a new situation and what joint efforts can the two sides make in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 21:08:39

UN Security Council condemns destruction of cultural heritage in Syria

The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday condemned the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, "including targeted destruction of religious sites and objects."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/21 19:46:48

Japan's Abe stresses US alliance, calls for constitutional change in policy speech

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a policy speech on Friday at the opening of a 150-day ordinary session of the National Diet, in which he stressed the importance of US-Japan alliance while calling for changing the pacifist Constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/21 0:05:58

Abbas delays Paris trip citing agenda full

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has postponed his visit to France ahead of the Sunday's international peace conference in Paris, a senior Palestinian diplomat told Xinhua on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/13 21:43:41

US envoy lauds China for efforts on advancing ties

Although China and the US have had leadership transitions and witnessed ups and downs, they have never given up their shared goal of creating a better future, said the US ambassador to China in an article published in People's Daily on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/12 22:23:39

Singapore condemns attack at nightclub in Istanbul: MFA

Singapore condemns the attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul on the first day of 2017 which has resulted in the loss of many lives and injuries, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in a statement on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/1 15:27:25

Top DPRK leader says to further strengthen nuclear capabilities if US nuclear threat continues

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un said Sunday in a televised New Year address that the DPRK will continue to strengthen national defense including nuclear capabilities as long as the nuclear threat from the United States exists.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/1 15:24:10

French president says to visit Iraq Monday

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday night said he will fly to Iraq on Jan. 2 "to salute" national soldiers taking part in the international coalition offensive to eradicate Islamic State (IS) fighters in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/1 14:51:39

CICA countries strongly condemn assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey

Member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) on Saturday strongly condemned the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, requiring a thorough investigation.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/24 23:18:27

Nepalese parliament speaker reaffirms commitment to one-China policy

Nepalese Parliament Speaker Onsari Gharti has reaffirmed her country's commitment to the long-standing one-China policy, saying that the Himalayan nation will not allow any kind of anti-Chinese activities on its soil.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/23 11:23:59

Iranian President visits Armenia to expand cooperation

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani flew into Yerevan on Wednesday at the invitation of his Armenian counterpart to pursue further cooperation, Armenian president's press office announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/22 9:26:49

Portuguese PM to visit India next month

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will visit India in January next year to boost bilateral ties, the External Affairs Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/21 14:10:35

France respects one-China principle: spokesman

France respects the one-China principle and is committed to the unity of China, a French Foreign Ministry deputy spokesman said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/21 10:03:54