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Editor’s Note: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced victory over ISIS forces in the city of Mosul last week. It is considered a great advance in the global fight against terrorism. On the occasion of Mosul’s liberation, Global Times reporter Wang Bozun (GT) interviewed Iraqi Ambassador to China Ahmad Berwari (Berwari) on Friday, and talked about the anti-terrorism process in Iraq and Iraq’s reconstruction in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 21:18:39

Australian FM arrives in India on two-day visit

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrived here Tuesday on a two-day visit aimed at bolstering bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 14:01:42

Jordan, Russia, US agree to support ceasefire in south Syria

Jordan said Friday it has reached a deal with the US and Russia to support a ceasefire in the south of Syria, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/8 7:41:23

Trump-Putin meeting focuses on Ukraine, Syria, fight against terrorism and cyber security

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held their first ever and much-anticipated sit-down discussion on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 Hamburg summit.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/8 7:39:39

Trump calls first Putin meeting an ‘honor’

US President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that it was an "honor" to meet him for the first time and said he looked forward to "positive things" in the relationship between the former Cold War rivals.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/8 0:23:40

Belarusian president calls for partnership relations with US

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday called for full-fledged partnership relations with the United States, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/7 10:42:44

Palestinian president arrives in Tunis on official visit

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Tunisia late Thursday afternoon, on an official visit till this Saturday at the invitation of his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/7 10:42:04

Trump discuss energy security, NATO during visit to Poland

Energy security, the Three Seas Initiative and NATO's role were major issues raised during US President Donald Trump's visit to Poland on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/7 10:38:05

DPRK's ICBM test doesn't bring US closer to war: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) does not bring the United States and the DPRK "closer to war."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/7 7:52:51

US prepared to discuss with Russia no-fly zone in Syria: US top diplomat

The United States is prepared to discuss with Russia efforts to ensure stability in Syria, including to establish no-fly zones, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 11:23:46

Russia, Turkey, Iran to continue talks on de-escalation zones in Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed to form a joint working group on establishing de-escalation zones in Syria during the latest peace talks wrapped up Wednesday in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 10:34:59

Trump calls for constructive talks between Qatar and Arab states

US President Donald Trump stressed on Wednesday the need for constructive negotiation between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, Egyptian state-run Ahram Online website reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 10:17:09

Top US diplomat to visit Ukraine, Turkey after G20 summit

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Ukraine and Turkey next week after accompanying US President Donald Trump to the G20 summit in Germany, the US State Department said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 10:16:29

France urges legally-binding Global Pact for Environment

French Constitutional Council President Laurent Fabius said Wednesday he hoped a legally-binding Global Pact for the Environment could boost the implementation of the Paris climate agreement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 23:28:39

Trump, Merkel hold phone discussion on climate change, trade ahead of G20

US President Donald Trump on Monday had a phone discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the White House said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 14:01:49

Tillerson, Egyptian FM hold phone talk on Qatari crisis

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Monday received a phone call from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, during which they discussed the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and an Arab alliance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 10:12:25

Algeria, France to resume talks over historical archives recovery in September

Algeria said on Monday it will resume talks with France in September on retrieving its national archives during colonial and precolonial years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 10:10:38

Putin, Trump may discuss arms control during upcoming meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump may discuss arms control during their upcoming meeting later this week in Germany, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 10:07:10