Germany’s Merkel Heads to Moscow Amid Heightened Global Tensions

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads documents after she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 8, 2020. LONDON – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to travel to Moscow Saturday … Read More

EU ministers support Iran deal, fear IS resurgence

European foreign affairs ministers reiterated their support for the nuclear deal brokered with Iran and expressed concerns Friday that the escalating tensions in the region could lead to a resurgence of the Islamic State’s activities. BRUSSELS — The EU reiterated … Read More

Saudi king repeats anti-Iran claims, urges GCC to ‘confront’ Islamic Republic

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A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2-R), Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (L) and Qatar’s Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani  (back-R) attending the … Read More

US Enraged After 6 More EU Nations Join INSTEX To Bypass Iran Sanctions

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On Friday six European countries issued a bombshell joint statement declaring their intent to join INSTEX, or the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges, a European special-purpose vehicle serving as a ‘SWIFT alternative’ to bypass US sanctions on Iran. Finland, Belgium, … Read More

Today’s NATO is ‘Shadow of Its Own Self’ – German MP

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Jurgen Trittin has chimed in on the comment thread that followed President Macron’s words about NATO’s “cerebral death”, calling to wake up to reality and not ignore objective truths. For the time being, NATO is going through an existential crisis, … Read More

‘Iran will cut more JCPOA obligations if necessary’ :Rouhani

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President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will take further steps towards suspending its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal in the future if it deems necessary. Rouhani made the remarks during a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, a few days … Read More

Trump reiterates to Macron the US will not drop Iran sanctions

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© Getty Images President Trump on Thursday spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated to him that the United States would not relieve Iran of economic sanctions. The two leaders also agreed it was imperative to “curb Iran’s actions threatening freedom of … Read More

In Major Threat To Dollar’s Reserve Status, Russia Offers To Join European SWIFT-Bypass

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Three weeks after a meeting between the countries who signed the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was ditched by US, French, British and German officials said the trade mechanism which was proposed last … Read More

Iran: Ballistic missile program not up for negotiation

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Iran denies Pompeo’s assertion that it is willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program. Iranian ballistic missile – Reuters Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program after Secretary of State Mike … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 12 July 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, In the environment of bogus media, lying through their teeth about nearly everything and everybody who supports the traditions of the United States, people, particularly conservatives are falling all over themselves to protect the reputations of law … Read More

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