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Russia, US top diplomats discuss bilateral ties, international issues

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday discussed prospects of Russia-US relations and possible cooperation on Syria and the Korean Peninsula, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/22 7:15:54

Low expectations for Trump-Putin meeting: Finnish FM

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said Sunday that the upcoming meeting of US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is important yet the two sides hold low expectations for the results.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 11:01:40

Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders celebrate end to mutual hostilities

The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced each other on Sunday at a concert held in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to celebrate an end to two decades of mutual hostilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:05:05

Russia, France rebuilding cooperation mechanisms: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday praised the positive development in Russia-France relations and confirmed that mechanisms of cooperation between the two countries are being restored, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:03:27

Amid protests, Trump arrives in Helsinki for summit with Putin

US President Donald Trump arrived here on Sunday evening for the summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the first one--on--one meeting between the two leaders in the midst of various tensions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 8:54:46

US experts hold low expectations for Trump-Putin meeting

US experts expected little concrete outcome from the summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin amid ongoing disputes which had deeply damaged ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 11:12:35

Algeria hails relations with France as exemplary

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Saturday said that bilateral relations with France are likely to become an example to follow in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:48:46

Helsinki gears up for Trump-Putin meeting

The usually busy market at the south harbor of Helsinki will be closed on Monday as the nearby presidential palace will be the scene for the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:47:28

Putin, Erdogan discuss joint steps on Syria: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed joint steps on the settlement of the Syrian crisis over the phone, the Kremlin said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:45:12

Putin, Abbas discuss bilateral ties, Middle East situation

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday hosted his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas and the two sides discussed bilateral relations and the situation in the Middle East, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:26:26

Trump says Russia's Putin "a competitor" ahead of Helsinki talks

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he regarded his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as "a competitor," a claim coming days ahead of his expected meeting with the Russian president in Finland's capital Helsinki.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/11 8:59:57

Trump continues to criticize European allies ahead of NATO summit

US President Donald Trump continued to criticize European allies on the eve of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/11 8:55:44

Russian envoy to China sees ties between the two countries blooming

Editor's Note: Russian President Vladimir Putin has been recently awarded China's first Friendship Medal. China-Russia relations are on an upswing due to cooperation in many fields under the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and China-proposed Belt and Road initiative. In an exclusive interview with Global Times reporters Gu Di and Zhang Xin, the Russian Ambassador to China, Andrey Denisov, talked about the potential and challenges of bilateral ties, opportunities under SCO, and the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 22:13:40

Uruguay: When no news is the best news

Yesterday, I boarded a plane from Beijing to Chongqing to visit the headquarters of Lifan, a local automaker which owns its only assembly plant in the Americas in my country, Uruguay. As I usually do on these short trips around China, before entering the aircraft, I grabbed a newspaper to keep abreast of the latest news. After having checked it thoroughly, I realized that there was no news on Uruguay in its 30-odd pages. Of course, that should come as no surprise, for newspapers (be they international or national) rarely feature anything on Uruguay.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 20:08:39

As Chinese netizens cheer on arctic country in World Cup, Icelandic ambassador to China discusses room for cooperation in B&R, hi-tech, education and more

Chinese netizens seem to have caught “Iceland fever” after the country's national soccer team made their debut in the FIFA World Cup and earned a point against two-time champions Argentina this fortnight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 19:13:39

Trump, Spanish king discuss security, trade, energy

The White House said here Wednesday that President Donald Trump and visiting Spanish King Felipe VI discussed bilateral concerns on security, trade and energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 23:56:11

ROK's President Moon begins state visit to Russia

The Republic of Korea's (ROK) President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that cooperation with Russia is key to peace on the Korean Peninsula, Russian news agency RIA reported.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/21 22:15:06

Russia hopes US will rethink exiting UN human rights agency

Moscow hopes that the United States will rethink its decision to pull out of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 22:13:03