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Tillerson said that Russian Federation had failed to uphold commitments it made in 2013 to guarantee the Syrian regime got rid of chemical weapons. The official said that there might be a three-way meeting later this week in Moscow between officials from Russia, Syria and Iran.
  • Putin meets Tillerson in Kremlin

    Putin meets Tillerson in Kremlin

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    Until the chemical attack, Trump's administration had appeared to take a softer approach to Syria's government, insisting thatousting Assad was not a top priority. The dim view of U.S. Speaking after several hours of talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, he said Russian Federation has no intention to "shield anyone".
  • Russia relations hit another low after Syria attacks

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    Trump's relations with Russian Federation are also a domestic issue, as US intelligence agencies have accused Moscow of using computer hacking to intervene in the USA presidential election to help Trump win. Rycroft said "samples obtained from Khan Sheikhun" have "tested positive for the nerve agent sarin or a sarin-like substance". Safronkov gave strong backing to efforts by United Nations special envoy Staffan de Mistura to get the Syrian government and opposition to discuss key ...
  • Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Against Syria

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    President Donald Trump told a White House news conference Wednesday that the Pentagon is looking into the question of Russian complicity in the chemical attack. United States officials have suggested Russian forces may have colluded in the latest atrocity blamed on Assad's regime, and it remained unclear if Tillerson will be invited to meet Putin.
  • 'Riskier than striking Syria': Beijing warns U.S. against attacking North Korea

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    Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Had a very good call last night with the President of China concerning the menace of North Korea". "China may be prepared to do some sort of tradeoff". "We hope that the relevant parties do not irresponsible actions", he told reporters, according to Reuters . "The vast amount of coal that comes out of North Korea going to China, they've turned back the boats".
  • China urges peace as NKorea tensions rise

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    Japan's act of solidarity with Donald Trump's "armada" follows the USA president's warning that Washington would act alone against North Korea if Beijing failed to rein in its wayward ally. China called for a "peaceful" resolution to tensions on the Korean Peninsula Wednesday, as a United States aircraft carrier strike group churned towards the contested region.
  • CBS Hypes Attack From Group Smearing Spicer's Gaffe as 'Holocaust Denial'

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    According to Spicer, President Trump has made clear that "s$3 hould they continue to use gas, especially against children and babies, that for the president all options remain on the table". "I'm not in any way standing by them, I was trying to draw a comparison to which there shouldn't have been". In a statement to White House reporters, Spicer said in no way he was trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust.
  • Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control

    Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control

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    Coffman was reelected, it seems like he is supporting Trump's policies instead of representing his constituents", Laxar, who voted for Clinton, told CNN . Activists swarmed an event in January and Coffman had to leave out a back entrance. She came to Wednesday night's town hall for another opportunity to get to know her congressman better.
  • Trump says 'things will work out fine' between US and Russia

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    On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking alongside Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said that relations between the two countries were at " a low point ". In response to the attack, Trump last week ordered a strike on military infrastructure used by Assad's forces. Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely" that Syria could have launched the chemical attack without Russia's knowledge.
  • Trump ally Manafort will register as foreign agent, spokesman says

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    NBC News reports that Manafort's spokesperson refused to say whether he was or wasn't , but that he'll be taking "appropriate steps". Manafort, like Flynn, is registering with the DOJ to get in compliance with The Foreign Agent Registration Act , which requires that American citizens lobbying on behalf of foreign governments disclose these activities.
  • 'Low level of trust' between US and Russia, Tillerson says

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    The Russian foreign minister said that "despite the quantity of existing problems. there are considerable prospects for joint work". Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov told the council before the vote that during talks in Moscow Russia asked for an independent global investigation to examine the April 4 attack on Khan Sheikhoun.