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S.Korea, DPRK to hold high-level talks on Aug. 13

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Thursday to hold high-level talks on Aug. 13 at the border village of Panmunjom, according to the Unification Ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 18:11:32

Russia commits to helping Philippines in submarine training, maintenance

The Russian Navy (RN) has vowed to help the Philippine Navy (PN) in submarine training and maintenance as the two countries seek to strengthen their military-to-military ties, a spokesman for the PN said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 21:41:39

Armenia is important strategic ally of Russia: Russian Ambassador

Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin said Armenia is an extremely important strategic ally in a number of areas, said a statement released by the Armenian security agency.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 15:39:12

Australia, New Zealand ministers meet for economic talks

Australia and New Zealand trade ministers met in Auckland on Friday to strengthen trans-Tasman economic links under the two countries' Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (CER).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 21:17:52

Turkey, US agree to jointly resolve problems

Turkey and the United States have agreed to work together to resolve issues between them, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, reported by Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 19:15:02

Mongolia says ready to expand cooperation with Australia

Mongolia is ready to work with Australia to expand bilateral cooperation and ties in a wide range of areas, including politics, economy, trade and culture, Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 17:12:20

Int'l community eyes outcomes of BRICS Summit in Johannesburg

The 10th summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or collectively BRICS, was held in Johannesburg from Wednesday to Friday, with the Johannesburg Declaration issued, mapping out a blueprint for the emerging-market bloc's second "Golden Decade."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/28 23:43:18

Sri Lankan business chamber says China's BRI an opportunity

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), trade and infrastructure initiatives and investments in Sri Lanka's ports could be seen as an opportunity and not a threat, local media reports, quoting head of Sri Lanka's biggest business chamber, said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/28 23:39:31

Indian banker calls for closer economic ties between China, India

China and India, both among the BRICS countries, should enhance cooperation in trade and investment, an Indian banker said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/28 18:43:28

Philippines eyes more cooperation between ASEAN, China: senior official

As the new coordinator of ASEAN-China dialogue relations, the Philippines is looking forward to making contributions to further the relationship between ASEAN and China, a senior Philippine diplomat said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/28 18:42:02

Trump thanks Kim for returning remains of US soldiers who died in Korean War

US President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, for returning the remains of US soldiers who died in the Korean War.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 18:09:22

DPRK top leader pays tribute to martyrs of Chinese People's Volunteers

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un paid tribute to martyrs of the Chinese People's Volunteers on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the armistice of the 1950-53 Korean War, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 18:00:48

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