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India's FM to visit Vietnam, Cambodia

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Vietnam and Cambodia on Aug. 27-30, official sources said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 21:52:38

Sri Lankan PM leaves for Vietnam to attend Indian Ocean conference

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Vietnam on Saturday to attend an Indian Ocean conference which is scheduled to be held in Hanoi on Aug. 27-28, the Prime Minister's Office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 21:52:14

Myanmar president to visit Nepal

Myanmar President U Win Myint will pay a goodwill visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the Information Ministry said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 21:51:03

S. Korea expresses regret over cancelled Pompeo visit to DPRK

South Korea's foreign ministry on Saturday expressed regret over the cancellation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 19:23:59

Pompeo, Lavrov discuss Syrian situation over phone

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov over phone to discuss the ongoing challenges in Syria and the US "serious concerns" related to the possible military activity in Idlib, US State Department said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 21:34:40

China arts festival to highlight Chinese achievements, deep-rooted bonds between Chinese, US people

A Chinese arts festival featuring a series of cultural events such as concerts, exhibitions and a Chinese film festival will be held in the United States next month to highlight China's achievements and the deep-rooted bonds between the Chinese and the American people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 18:33:30

Uruguay to open consulate general in Mongolia soon

Uruguay is planning to open a consulate general in Mongolia soon in a bid to promote bilateral ties, especially tourism exchanges, the Mongolian Foreign Ministry announced Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 19:06:48

Germany agrees further bilateral deal on refugee transfer with Greece

Greece has become the second country after Spain which has agreed to take back asylum seekers from Germany who first entered the European Union (EU) via its own sovereign territory, a spokesperson for the German interior ministry announced on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:19:58

Philippines, Nigeria to enhance economic ties, combatting crime

The Philippines and Nigeria have agreed to enhance the existing mechanism of economic cooperation, as well as on aquaculture and anti-drug trafficking, a senior Philippine foreign official said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 20:10:45

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship (PMSS) "Kashmir" is scheduled to reach Colombo Port, Sri Lanka, on a four-day goodwill visit from Aug.13-16, officials said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 20:05:32

Tensions continue to shroud US-Russia relations amid tit-for-tats

Washington and Moscow are caught in a fresh round of tit-for-tat over recent US-imposed sanctions, which threatens to dim the silver lining in bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 19:31:43

Philippines' Duterte to visit Israel next month: Israel envoy

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel next month, Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Effie Ben Matityau said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 18:48:58

DPRK media calls for declaring end to war on Korean Peninsula

An official newspaper of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday called for declaring an end to the war with the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 21:53:35

Kremlin confirms Trump's letter to Putin handed through diplomatic channels

A letter from US President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been handed to the Russian side through diplomatic channels, but the Kremlin has not read it yet, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed Wednesday.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2018/8/9 18:31:31

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