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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

China-Australia relations remain strong despite headwinds, less certainties in world order

Bernard Wright has a farm of 810 hectares 140 km north of Canberra. It was when he talked with great enthusiasm about how the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) helped him sell more of his Merino wool to China that you realize the foundation of bilateral relations is solid and the future bright.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/10 12:37:20

Trump talks with Finnish president on telephone

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and US President-elect Donald Trump talked on the telephone on Thursday. According to a press release of the Finnish presidential office, topics of discussion included the relations between Finland and the United States, Russia and the Arctic Council.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/9 9:37:15

Third China-US cyber security ministerial dialogue convenes in Washington

The third China-US ministerial dialogue on fighting cyber crimes was held here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/8 13:31:09

Belgium, Algeria to boost bilateral ties

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika held talks with visiting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Wednesday and both sides agreed to enhance cooperation, the official APS news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/8 10:47:05

Philippines' Duterte, Trump talk over phone

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump Friday night on his victory in the recently concluded election.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/3 7:48:10

Czech president meets Tajik counterpart on bilateral ties

Czech President Milos Zeman on Thursday called on Czech companies to invest in Tajikistan in hydro energy industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/2 9:37:43

Russia expects new US administration not to repeat past mistakes: minister

Russia expects the new US administration not to repeat past mistakes of its predecessors who destroyed the Russian-US relations, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/1 14:40:07

Egypt's FM visits Washington for stronger ties, regional issues

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed to Washington on Tuesday to hold talks with his US counterpart John Kerry on bilateral relations and several regional issues, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/30 9:49:24

Hungarian, Bangladeshi PMs meet to outline cooperation

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina Wazed met here on Tuesday, underlining their intent to cooperate.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/30 9:32:30

Malaysia to summon ambassador of Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs will summon the Ambassador of Myanmar over the escalation of violence in the northern Myanmar State of Rokhine.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 22:45:24

Laos, Vietnam ink deals to deepen ties, cooperation

Laos and Vietnam on Thursday signed seven documents to enhance bilateral relations and cooperation during the visit of the Vietnamese party chief to Laos.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 0:13:42

Turkey slams EU parliament vote to freeze talks as "narrow-minded"

The Turkish government on Thursday slams the European Parliament's recommendation to freeze Ankara's European Union (EU) accession negotiations.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/24 22:16:04