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France Recalls Ambassadors to US, Australia Over Sub Deal
"France is recalling its ambassador to the U. S. a sign of the widening rift that's developed over Indo Pacific security it's being described as a crisis in relations between the two long time allies the French foreign minister says never before has France recalled its U. S. ambassador but says it's justified by the seriousness of Australia pulling out of a conventional submarine deal with France and switching to U. S. nuclear power technology the Biden administration's been in contact with France hoping the three countries can resolve the dispute spurred by the announcement of the US UK and Australia security pact for the Indo Pacific Jackie Quinn Washington
UK's Johnson Shakes up Cabinet, Eyeing Pandemic Recovery
"British prime minister Boris Johnson has restructured his cabinet to try to shake off missteps of paas ministers the movie is also expected to help him push forward his agenda to boost economic opportunities in the U. K. off to the pandemic one of the biggest changes was the firing of foreign minister Dominic Raab he faced strong criticism often he delayed his return from holiday in Greece as the Taliban takeover Afghanistan last month rob has been demoted to justice secretary and deputy prime minister I moved down from his admiral heading one of the government's biggest departments drop in a key member of the government he stood in for Johnson when the prime minister was hospitalized with corona virus last year Karen Thomas London
Joe Biden Lied About Mandating Vaccines
"Remember joe biden said no. I don't think that vaccine should be mandatory demand it to be mandatory. Let's go to cut eighty four. I don't think it should be mandatory. I wouldn't demand mandatory. But i do everything in my power. I don't think mask have to be made mandatory nationwide now. Of course he contradicted himself and he was lying. But according to the bible the left which is the prince by machiavelli the promise given was a necessity of the past. The word broken necessity. The president nicole. Leo nicole machiavelli. The prince perfectly justifiable to talk out of both sides of your mouth in fact a famous french foreign minister famously said about lying. He said we were given speech to hide our thoughts. Not as aristotle would say that we are the speaking beings to actually communicate our thoughts honestly precisely. He said that we were given speech to hide our thoughts.
Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities
"The Taliban have announced that women in Afghanistan will be allowed to continue to study in universities what's with segregated classrooms and Islamic dress as compulsory meshes the announcement came as council's foreign minister arrived in Kabul the highest profile visitors since the Taliban announced then you can trim cabinets the minister for higher education of the Bacchae how Connie unveiled the new policies to the media a few days after new or male government was phones any female students who continues as studies because I think he's out he's not make Everett has no problem with them the world has been watching closely to see to what extent the Taliban might act differently from the first time in power in the late nineteen nineties during that era girls and women with tonight in education and were excluded from public life I'm Karen Thomas
Race to Succeed Japan PM Suga Heats up
"Is now a wink. Since japan's prime minister yoshihiko super said he is to stand down as leader of the ruling. Ldp the race to succeed him is already in full swing. Well let's get the latest now for monaco's tokyo bureau chief in asia editor funeral wilson Good to have you with us. Thanks for joining us. Fear with good very good afternoon. Good morning to you. And now has the announcement of sucres departure really sunk in among the japanese yet. I mean it was. It was quick. It wasn't necessarily great surprise but it was a bit of a shock. Actually it was surprised he actually resigned. Honestly that was a shock because on thursday he was saying he was going to stand for re election as leader. If the ldp of course everyone knew this election was going to happen at the end of the month. Trenchant temper no surprise there but it looked like he was gonna run. He was getting all his Pieces in place softening up the right people look like he had and then suddenly on friday. He said no. I'm resigning and it seems that he was really hope by the The big the heavyweights in the party. It was time to go so it was a surprise. It has sankei. And i think there's been a lot of dissection in the media and the candidates are now emerging so who are the front runners in all this well. It looks at the moment. I mean lots of names have been mentioned obviously and anyone who follows japanese politics and you have to follow it closely to know who lost these people are but it looks like it's going to be a three way race basically. You've go tara conner. Who's the front runner. He's the man in charge of vaccines at the moment administrative reform. He's the one most people think he certainly has popular support. He's he's a bit of a loose cannon in some ways. He's very good at disrupting. He's not always good building consensus. I think he's the front runner. You have to mir kishida former foreign minister and sunai takeuchi. Who's the wildcard. I would say former intern faz. Minister earned would be japan's first female prime minister and she is being back rather curiously. I have to say patients up. Who's obviously still very influential. But in every other sense i would say she's an outlier.
Civilian Plane Departs Kabul With Over 20 Americans
"The first international passenger flights depart kabul since the us military withdrawal landed in cutter today again. This flight was non-military was an actual commercial airliner. Those on board included americans brits canadians germans italians ukrainians the qatari assistant foreign minister telling nbc news. Another flight from kabul may take off as early as
Putsch Back: Africas Latest Coup in Guinea
"Guinea has just been kicked out of egos. The economic community of west african states after military leaders staged a coup over the weekend. Speaking after an emergency eco summit burkina-faso's foreign minister alpha berry insisted that all those arrested during the coup be kept safe on exeter lengthy physical dependent alpha. Took on. now you be immediate to alpha conde. It took the like assam and that president alpha conde be released immediately. Soldiers had detained him after storming a government. Building in concrete guineas. Capital video showed the eighty three year. Old mr conde surrounded and looking stunned mama dida mboya. The head of guinea special forces and the apparent coup leader took to national television declaring the constitution and the government dissolved was about to do to let gorsuch show on monday. He said a government of national unity would be formed within weeks whether that will mean better governance for a country in desperate need of it is an open question as is just how long africa's renewed trend of such coups we'll continue cruiser was surprising to some degree but sitting to some and people watching guinea. This was not such a shock. Kenley salmon isn't africa correspondent for the economist that because these causes of becoming for awhile prison conde who's been ousted was elected but had changed the constitution to allow himself to run potentially for two more terms that was met with protests in the streets soldiers. Pretty forces responded to this violence. He'd been won the subsequent election at least according to official results but again was heavily disputed and there were protests. So there's been background sense of frustration. Which i think at the very least gave soldiers
The Taliban's New Government Includes Hardliners and a Designated Terrorist
"Activists afghanistan are asking world leaders not to recognize the new interim afghan government. There are no women in the taliban cabinet. It even includes an extremist on the fbi's most wanted list a far cry from the inclusive. Moderate leadership mini had wanted for more. On what this all means. We're joined by. Npr's jackie northam in islamabad pakistan. Jackie welcome thank you very much. This new interim government is made up of a lot of the old guard. Tell us who they are. You're right. I mean there are a lot of familiar faces here That have been with the taliban from many many years. The new head of the afghanistan's government interim head is a man named muhammad hassan. A koon and he's considered a hard liner. You absolutely he from kandahar. Which is the birthplace of the taliban and he's held various leadership roles over the years including foreign minister and deputy prime minister when the tel ban ruled afghanistan in the nineties. So he's got experience Updo ghani batard on this is interesting. He heads the talibans political officer. He's going to be the interim deputy prime minister but this was a a surprise. He was really Widely expected to lead the taliban government a couple others You know there's the son of mullah omar who founded the taliban. He's now the in term defense minister and then we have sirajjidin Connie who is basically on a wanted list with the us and the fbi and he has a you know a five million dollar bounty on his head so you know. Those are some of the people that we can expect that. Be running afghanistan on the next short while an maybe once. They finalize the government has well
The February Revolution in Russia
"The entrance of a bunch of socialist into the ministry and the endorsement of the coalition government by the soviet seemed to signal that the fragile period of dual power was drawing to a close the liberal and socialist wings of the revolution appeared to be combining under the banner of revolutionary unity. The man who most personally exemplified this new spirit of unity was alexander kerensky who had carved out a space for himself in both camps and was now serving as minister of war in the spring of nineteen seventeen. He was probably the single most energetically influential leader in russia. Today he will embark on an audacious plan he believes will permanently solidify. The gains of february rallied. The empire back to patriotic health and launch a new russia portugal aureus future in the spring of nineteen seventeen. The russian army would launch a major offensive to prove to themselves and to the world the revolution had not weakened russia but instead infused her with a mighty power as kerensky took over as minister of war in the first week of may nineteen seventeen the long and frozen winter approached the spring thaw and the question of how the february revolution would impact the war. Now had to be answered as we discussed last week now ex foreign minister pavel melia cough. Believe most of the anti czarist revolutionary energy that had been building since nineteen fifteen was driven by the catastrophic mismanagement of the war. And though melia cough let this analysis take him to the unsupported conclusion that there was nothing wrong with the composition of the army or the objectives of the war. Just its management. He was far from the only one who believed better run. War was meant to be one of the principal. results of the revolution. Kerensky himself was committed to the same idea but he believed the revolution would do far more than just shuffled around a few ministers and generals in kerensky view. The revolution had changed the very nature of the russian military. Infusing it with the new patriotic and democratic spirit that would propel it to glorious victory. Victory not on behalf of mir imperialist greed or territorial ambition but in the name of global freedom and global peace
UK Says Sees Scope for Dialogue With Taliban
"British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the British government would engage in dialogue with the Taliban following its takeover of Afghanistan in a joint news conference in Doha with his Qatari counterparts Dominic Raab said it was necessary to talk to the Taliban we will not be recognizing the Taliban but we do see that need to be able to have directing gauge the foreign minister cited concerns about their intentions to form an increase of governments and significant need to prevent international terrorist groups from using the war scarred country as a base we will certainly be judging them yes on the words but more importantly what they're willing to do to live up to the shirts is that they manage diplomatic recognition is crucial for the Taliban to access lanes in aid from international institutions to bolster a plummeting economy I'm Karen Thomas
Pakistan Warns About Afghan Economic Collapse
"Pakistan's foreign minister is urging the international community to act to prevent a hardship in neighboring Afghanistan after the takeover of the country by the Taliban shot Mahmood Qureshi says it's in the interest of peace and stability for the world to remain engaged I'm not abandon Afghanistan since more instability and a further exodus of Afghans fleeing the Taliban rule well not in the interest of the nation elsewhere Chris she says as this is a pivotal moment in Afghanistan's history the international community must remain engaged we should not let economic collapse take place in Afghanistan Chris she adds Pakistan has facilitated the evacuation of more than ten thousand foreigners from the country since the takeover I'm Charles Taylor that's my
Sweden Has Intel on Potential New Afghan Attack
"Leaders fear another terror attack in Kabul could be imminent in the wake of the first day attacks general Frank McKenzie the Central Command chief overseeing the evacuation and COBOL warned that more were possible an American commanders working with the Taliban to prevent them meanwhile Swedish foreign minister I'm Linda this treated we have renewed information about the high terrorist threat in the area around Kabul that pulled but she offered no details scenes of chaos desperation and horror from the apple have transfixed the world I'm Charles the last month
Pakistan Urges for an 'Inclusive' Political Settlement With Taliban
"Pakistan's urging a settlement ahead for Afghanistan Pakistan's foreign minister says an inclusive political settlement is the best way forward for peace and stability in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover he says Pakistan fully supports efforts in that direction according to a foreign ministry statement the minister made the remarks during the phone call with his Russian counterpart the ministers expected to leave port was Becky stone on a visit during which he will also travel to other neighboring states including Iran to discuss Afghan developments I'm Charles the last month
Russia Was Ready for Taliban's Win Due to Longtime Contacts
"As a Taliban swiftly to K. rock on the sun Basra has been prepared for the rapid developments Moscow has been working methodically for years to lay the groundwork for relations with the insurgent group wants Russia officially recognizes the Taliban as a terrorist organization Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov emphasized this week that the insurgent group have shown promising signs at least encouraging signals from the Taliban who declaring that the science of former government with the participation of all the political forces immediately after the Taliban takeover buses that it wouldn't affect your rates its embassy in Kabul unlike many other countries last month the Taliban delegation visited Moscow with a guaranteed not to threaten the interests of Russia and its exit yet allies in Central Asia Taliban spokesperson Muhammad said Shaheen we will not allow anyone any android world any entity to use the side of a plan is done against the neighboring country that a general country and the the word kindly I'm Karen Thomas
The Chinese Communist Party – Not the Taliban – Is Our True Enemy
"What happened on july twenty eighth. Can you guys think of anything. That happened on july twentieth. On july twenty eighth there was a new story that didn't get a lot of coverage kind of glossed over but the details of what happened on july. Twenty eighth are critical to know what just happened in kabul afghanistan. remember we are dealing with the true enemy. Here it's not the fifth century hurting perverts of the taliban it's the sophisticated billion plus solis godless atheistic militaristic anti-american nazi regime. That is the communist chinese party or the chinese communist party on july twenty eighth. Did you know that. China met with the taliban for the wall street journal. China's foreign minister urged the taliban distance itself from terrorist groups and take steps to establish peace in afghanistan in a meeting with the groups on chinese soil signal beijing stepping. It's stepping up. Its diplomatic efforts as us withdraws from the country at the session with the taliban co founder and political chief mullah abdul ghani. So they had the top of the taliban their foreign minister wang g called taliban a pivotal military and political force. Mr wang asked all factions in afghanistan to make progress on reconciliation and establish a broad inclusive structure though detailing. What might look like so anything. That comes out of the mouth of chinese communist party. Leader is by definition ally. These are these are serpents and snakes met how to manipulate people through language. Truth is not a chinese communist party value. Different than the people of china but the gangsters that are running china.
China Blames US Over Afghanistan, but Says Will Work With It
"China has expressed a willingness to hold talks with the U. S. to promote the soft landing in Afghanistan while heavily criticizing Washington again demanding that the Biden administration hold its attacks on China according to a foreign ministry statement China's foreign minister **** Yi in a phone call with secretary of state Antony Blinken blamed what he called America's Hey similar treat withdrawal the chaos and complaining the Taliban's seizure of power in Afghanistan **** said that China and the U. S. should cooperate on global issues in regional hot spots but the U. S. cannot on the one hand deliberately carpet suppressant China to damage China's and legitimate rights and interests and on the other hand count on China to offer support and coordination I'm in Syria Sheckley
Mexico Sues U.S. Gun Manufacturers for Contributing to Arms Trafficking Deaths
"Brown. The Mexican government is suing several leading gun manufacturers in the United States, alleging their business practices lead to weapons smuggling across the border and deaths in Mexico. Angela co chair gave Katie P. Reports from El Paso. In the lawsuit. Mexico's government alleges top U. S gun manufacturers including Smith and Wesson, Colt and Glock know their practices facilitate arms trafficking. Mexico estimates 70% of the illegal guns in the country are from the U. S, including those smuggled from Texas and other border states. Mexico's Foreign minister Marcello Abrar, traveled to El Paso Tuesday to mark the two year anniversary of the mass shooting. During an interview after the remembrance ceremony, he said Mexico had built a case based on intelligent Turkey. The link between guns sold in the U. S. And deaths in Mexico. The Mexican government estimates at least 17,000 murders involved traffic guns in 2019. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in US federal Court in Massachusetts, where a leading gun distributor is
Biden’s China Strategy Meets Resistance at the Negotiating Table
"Us and china have reached stalemate beijing's vice-foreign minister said that relations between the two superpowers are facing serious difficulties. His comments follow a very tense. First day of face-to-face talks between senior. Us and chinese figures in chinese society of gin will stewart lowers editor of politicos. China direct newsletter. I'm delighted to say good morning to it. Now let's just begin with She things statement. I mean to say he gave it with both barrels. Israel and understatement isn't it. This is the very fist ferocious. Press release absolutely in line with the kind of who for diplomacy that we've been seeing from chinese officials. But more importantly i think it. Is you know an exercise. Webuye yuna chinese officials are basically telling us officials red lines not to cross. It wasn't astonishing event. Wasn't it on his his comments that the united states is the inventor and patent and intellectual property owner of coercive diplomacy. What did he mean by that. So basically china sees the current administration as inheriting the kind of trump administration and china policies. Although you know the rhetoric seems to have been a little bit toned down by the accent more like an adult in the room of course embiid as far as the agent is concerned. Actually a lot stays the same. You know the kind of us. Embargoes unsettling chinese technology for example but from beijing perspectives. Even more effective that the by the administration seems to have been going along is to muster the kind of international coalition having been in europe or in the uk or lining up. Canada japan the indo pacific. So i think you know that is definitely a key difference from the last administration.
"foreign minister" Discussed on The World Next Week
"Take our next question from Lisa Labit. Mr Minister, thank you so much for doing this place to see you at least labit with American University Your. Comments about what? A potential Biden administration would do to with Jay CPI notwithstanding. A lot of the same people in a potential Biden administration were working with you and the relation between the US and Iran I. Think there was by all accounts are real sawing. In these people have said that if Vice President Biden were elected that his administration would engage with Iran fairly early in an effort to not just get the JCP on track but resume that sign and I'm wondering if you see what's happened over the last few years and anomaly with the trump administration. And whether there's hope that if Vice President Biden is elected that Some kind of detente with Iran could be furthered or do you think that? The damage that was done under president trump with that impossible in in the near term. Thank you. I really don't believe anything is impossible. But I believe it's going to take a lot of. And B we showed our readiness to engage in difficult endeavors we did that. MID MID secretary. Keti it wasn't easy to start the negotiations. which resulted JCP lay those extremely difficult negotiation. Based on not mutual trust but mutual misspelled. And succeeded now, I think a sign that good faith is dead is not to try to. Renegotiate. What already has been negotiated? And this is extremely important. And I think. After these difficult. Years of president trump it is important. For the United States to send the right signals to Iran that it is meeting to end this. Basically policy of. Pressure. And for lack of a better word. All right. We have time for one last question. We'll take our last question from GNAWS, Derek Oakland. Nasr please accept the unknown now button. Okay, we'll move to our next question for Ruch Cath worry. Right I think we having some technical. Let me ask a the last Russian Afar survey I'm able to get read. Gas Lori and discussion I'm Jim Cushman steady goop and I would appreciate your perspective on the calendar discussions. Repeats have gone to Stan and implications fight Robin. But it. It on has always been a participant in any peace effort from Bonn conference in two thousand and one Iran played a leading role in getting independent. Government in place in Afghanistan to odd regionalisms, we believe that there were Laws in the attempt by the United States in the in the recent process. I believe the United? States. Engaged in an all out effort to get out of honest on vision. Good. But it should not be at the expense of the people of Stan and at the expense of the democratic process in Afghanistan at the expense of the achievements of the of the natural community and the on people over the past twenty years. And I think for for the United States the ultimate objective was to simply find a way. To. It did not have to impose all of that on on the forest on and under eating. So we are very pessimistic about the process of the United States led and that is why we did not participate in that process, but we support. Any and all intra on died we believe that should be in keeping with the democratic achievements of the people on the participation of all parties including the. We do not believe that it should be ruled by one party, but it should give it the participation of all parties we believe that the future or. Be decided by all advance without foreign interference and regional countries play a role in assisting in facilitating not dictated I think the United States has not played a Pasi abroad. We indicated that since Darlene shot started his his endevours Miss said that it was on the wrong footing that it was not based on. Assumptions and print supposed that would serve long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan. We have observed very closely discussions in. they are unfortunately at a stalemate we will do whatever we can in order to help that process but the damage that has been done by the United States by this process is very difficult to undo. And I asked you as quick supplementary. You have any reaction to the reports at Russia. The Russian government was paying Taliban soldiers to to kill American soldiers. Will I have no information of that nature. I know that everybody in our region is concerned about the rise of Dash. In. In a stone and there has been cooperation in order to fight daish, but I have no information. On the allegation that you just provided I don't think it should be correct but I have no way of. Foreign Minister a good of you to spend the time with us. It's always. Important to hear from you. Thank you so much. Thank you very much very than thanks for everybody who participated in this conversation and thanks to calm soup for standing.
"foreign minister" Discussed on CFR On the Record
"It's to have you all before I begin I. Just want to make few Husky announcements. The most important of which is this meeting is on the record not often record as. So many council meetings are and If you will be a period for audience Cuban A, which will be after my conversation with Foreign Minister and so. Just keep that in mind and it will be handled Using the technology yet I think you will. We will be able to hear you but not see you as you ask questions. Let me begin by by. Introducing a man who needs no introduction by is force the Foreign Ministry Ron Very important figure in that government and well known around the world is the man who signed the nuclear ordeal of the so-called Iran's Nathan Iran nuclear deal with treason or ethnically the JCP. Of before that, he was Iran's ambassador to the United Nations for many years. has been a central figure in Iran's relations dealings with the world for decades Foreign Minister Welcome. Good morning to you and to our friends joining us to be you honey. Farmers the first thing I do have to ask you about. Is a topic that has raised an enormous amount of international outcry. which is the execution of the twenty-seven-year-old. Nabi scarring. This is a twenty seven year old. Young man who is engaged in protests guests the government two years ago insurers. He was executed. He was hanged and as you know this occasion protests. Far and wide well beyond the usual places, the United States damned. The European Union, the UN human rights groups did the International Olympic Committee the Players Association. Many of them saying this was really an extraordinarily brutal act. I want you to respond to the international outcry of against this execution. Thank you for asking that question and moving forward I. I think it is important to set the record straight. Viswanath. As you know. We have an independent judiciary. And the government is not involved. In in the decision making of judiciary in judges in judiciary have their own independence from the central authority of the tradition. Second Point is the issue about. Capital punishment is a a live issue. It's live debate in the United States in Iran fear but a capital punishment is a bad with it serves the purpose. Of. Deterring crime or that it does not and I don't think in the span of our. Our even if we had more if we could set the lab debate, all of us have our personal views. But the point is capital punishment. is in the Iranian a criminal could as it is in many of the United, states. I. Recently. People have been executed in the United State. Gentleman was executed in Texas who was eighteen year old when he committed a crime I don't think anybody would ask secretary Pompeo to explain that. But because it may I think it is an important Dacian said. I am not in a position to judge the decision of the Court and court is a court. It makes its own decision. Obviously, there are people who like the decision record who likes the routing of the coach and there are people who do not like the ruling up. The first point that I have to make is that this gentleman? And I feel sorry for his as one. For the. Victim. was executed not because of participating demonstration, but because of a madden. He was accused of for he. Ventured a court proceeding on igniter charge. There were private claims against him by the family of the deceased. who was killed he was not executed.
"foreign minister" Discussed on The World Next Week
"It's to have you all before I begin. I just want to make a few housekeeping announcements. The most important of which is this meeting is on the record not often record as. So many council meetings are and If you will be period for audience Cuban a which will be after my conversation with Foreign Minister and so. Just keep that by that in mind and it will be handled Using the technology I think you will. We will be able to hear you but not see you as you ask questions. Let me begin by by. Introducing a man who needs no introduction by is force the Foreign Ministry Ron a very important figure in that government and well known around the world is the man who signed the nuclear ordeal of the so-called Iran's Nathan. Iran. Nuclear deal which is. Ethnically the JCP. Of before that, he was Iran's ambassador to the United Nations for many years A central figure in Iran's relations dealings with the world for decades Foreign Minister Welcome. Good morning to you and to our friends joining us to be you honey. Vomited the first thing I do have to ask you about. Is a topic that has raised an enormous amount of international outcry. which is the execution of the twenty, seven year old. Enough cutting. This is a twenty seven year old. Young man who is engaged engaged in protests guests the government two years ago insurers. He was executed. He was hanged and as you know this occasion protests. Far and wide beyond the usual places the United States damned the European Union the UN human rights groups did the International Olympic Committee the Players Association Many of them saying this was really an extraordinarily brutal act. I want you to respond to the international outcry of against this execution. Thank you for asking that question and moving forward. I I think it is important to set the record straight. Viswanath. As you know. We. have an independent judiciary. And the government is not involved. In in the decision making of judiciary in judges in judiciary have their own independence from the central authority of the tradition. Second Point is the issue about. Capital punishment is a a live issue. It's a live debate in the United States in Iran fear, but a capital punishment is. Bad with it serves the purpose. Of deterring crime or that it does not and I don't think in the span of our. Our even if we had more if we could set the lab debate, all of us have our personal views, but the point is capital punishment. is in the Iranian a criminal could as it is in many of the United States. I. Recently. People have been executed in the United State. Gentleman executed in Texas. who was eighteen year old when he committed a crime I, don't think anybody would ask secretary pompeo to explain that. But because it may I think it is an important season so. I am not in a position to judge the decision of the Court and court is a court. It makes its own decision. Obviously, there are people who like the decision record who likes the routing of the coach, and there are people who do not like the ruling. The first point that I have to make is that this gentleman And I feel sorry for his as one. Of his victim. was executed not because of participating demonstration but because of a madden. He was accused of for he. Ventured a court proceeding on igniter charge there were private claims against him by the family of the deceased. Who'll buskens he was not executed.
"foreign minister" Discussed on World News Analysis
"Podcast by searching world news analysis. Janis foreign minister while Ye for strengthen ties among China Russia and India he made the remarks during a meeting of the foreign ministers from those three nations in the east Chinese city of origin won't stress that the countries should what together to coordinate how best to confront the spread of terrorism and extremism on the economic front Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said a press conference that the countries are determined to increase protectionism for worked trade and encouraged opportunity throughout the world for more on this. We are now joined on the line by wronging vice president and senior research fellow at the China Institute of international studies, Dr Rone, thanks for joining us. Oh, well, come. So what is your biggest takeaway from this trial were meeting? I think the the media self Sutton is kind of a routine regular beating annual takes place annually, and but the the significance is that the current international regional situation and of dramatic and complicated changes and China Russia. India the three large a three I mean emerging economies than developing countries. Great inference. So the determination. I mean, and to strengthen cordination cooperation is very important that it would.
"foreign minister" Discussed on Amanpour
"We'll be all based upon a solid r o k u s alliance foreign minister i feel a very very difficult suit situation is about to arise because you say and the united states says that a nuclear north korea will never be accepted but there are other experts and allies who say well actually they are a nuclear country right now and i don't know how you think you're going to denuclearize at the moment when you take north korea as a responsible nuclear power do see any diplomacy leading in that direction well the nonacceptance of north korea as a nuclear power is not just our position and the us position is the position of the whole global community has stated several times in the un security council resolutions now they have declared after the latest missile launch a the completion of their program but as i said there is no concrete evidence instead they have mastered the technology that is required to be able to put a nuclear a nuclear device on and longrange nuclear a nuclear missile i just wonder whether everybody's burying their head in the sand a little bit like ostriches but you will admit that them making gallivan ting progress yes they have nine and a and a pace that so far faster than than and many of us have expected but they have not reached the final final completion stage at the global community has to put the pressure and implement the sanctions in a concerted way so that it does make a difference for the north korean regime that it does force a change of course from the north korean regime.
"foreign minister" Discussed on Amanpour
"Oh yes met man i'm really prague over ethical he fradd two from north korea a too to know thinking for all you know lever tea and much more freedom from his daring escape to the airlift trauma in surgeries mr oh serve idol is stunning by any measure still got a long will recover at least now he's walking talking and free there's luck landing him in a place that seems ready and waiting to give him a whole new life only cnn as you university trauma center since three it's an incredible story about unshakeable human bonds especially amid the rising tension over north korea's remarkable nuclear advances in a rare meeting with a senior official in pyongyang he tells us the us needs to back off he's huddled the us is talking about a military option and even practicing military moves go the pressuring us on all fronts with sanctions if you think this will lead to diplomacy your deeply mistaken bigoted bigoted now resolving the matter peacefully is critical for the region especially for north korea's nextdoor neighbor south korea which is a major us ally with kim jongun saying the donald trump is called begging for war from seoul the foreign minister kung kyungwha tells me things are very tense but her country is relying on the united states we are absolutely confidence about the us commitment to the alliance and this is based upon aid overwhelming military superiority so we are we are confident many people have questioned the war of words that's going on between kim jong own in pyongyang and president trump in washington the tweets the insults back and forth what what do you make of that is that the way to deal with this kind of potential crisis we don't go by the daily comments be go by the longer term patterns and the longer term pattern the commitment is that the united states and the republic of korea stand very much together on three core principles and dealing with the north koreans threat which is that the north korean nuclear program will never be accepted that north korea will never be accepted as a nuclear power that we will find a peaceful resolution to this and that the.
"foreign minister" Discussed on Amanpour
"Live with this just as we learned to live with china having nuclear weapons that could target the united states and the soviet union before that that's a very unusual thing you know we we haven't gone through this in decades in so it's a it's a it's a very jolting and bracing thing particularly in in washington dc for people to come to grips with so christiane north korea is not the soviet union north korea's not china north korea's not even iran all right as you so i understand how difficult this will be for any american president to digest enough i understand why the trump administration is trying to avoid that reality but let me give you what i think is a truth a very very sad truth the truth nonetheless it is my judgment that it will be more dangerous to prevent north korea from getting to that state than it would be for us to try to cope with the north korea in that state while that really gives us something to think about out general michael hayden thank you so much for joining us thank you and in a moment of dig deeper into this very vexing crisis with south korea's foreign minister but first an incredible human story for years we've heard about north koreans defecting but rarely do we actually see it happen this footage shows the deathdefying escape of a young north korean soldier across the dmz he was shot several times before being dragged to safety by south korean soldiers and he was brought to the hospital where medical teams worked for days to save his life we could exclusive access to the video of what unfolded in the operating room with the permission of the soldier as you'll see in this harrowing report from our paula newton and we do warn you that some of it is hard to watch.
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"Support for npr comes from our friends at rocket mortgage by quicken loans home plays a big role in your life that's why quicken loans created rocket mortgage let you apply simply and understand the entire mortgage process foley so you can be confident you're getting a right mortgage for you to get started go to rocket mortgagecomi'm on poor tonight whiplash in the white house as the trump administration notches political wins and legal setbacks friend of the president and ceo of news max media chris roddy joins the program and as the risk of war with north korea rises america's ally south korea is in the firing line i ask their foreign minister and the former cia director michael hayden whether there is an exit ramp plus the incredible story of these south korean medics rushing to save the life of a north korean defector a soldier shot in this daring escape ooh good evening everyone and welcome to the program i'm christiane amanpour in london bringing you the global perspective during these turbulent times america watchers note that president donald trump is having a good week at home notching two key wins for his political agenda a massive republican tax bill which is sprinting through congress and the supreme court has just allow trump to enforce his travel ban on six muslim countries while legal challenges are still being pursued in lower courts but it is also a catastrophic we since michael flynn the former national security advisor pled guilty to lying to the fbi news that he's now cooperating with the russia investigation has jangled nerves and the president's legal team so yet another week of whiplash in the white house while huge crises need attention overseas over here how does the president all his administration compartmentalize chris ruddy is ceo of.
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"We can we can talk to each other in different channels so they're there shouldn't be any misunderstanding between two countries icu interpreted as your counterparts trying to figure out potentially what the president is saying a what he means so can i ask you are you scratching your head in the foreign ministry there in tokyo wondering why president trump is having a tweet war with prime minister may i'm speaking from london and it is absolutely shocking to the british people president trump's tweets in support of one of the most vile racists nationalist movements in british history while we are able to talk to our friends are in washington dc and get our feeling what's really happening soul what advice would you give the prime minister of britain while she tries to make out why her strongest allies on the warpath on the twitter warpath difficult coercion whoa we'll see how uk handled this situation i think we will if that happened to japan i think we are ready to manage the bilateral relationship a diplomatic conundrum annuonced that very diplomatically foreign minister kono thank you so much for joining us from tokyo today thank you very much so us allies all across europe making headlines criticizing president trump's twitter support of that fringe british races hate group called britain first speaking in jordan today prime minister may also again said i am very clear that retweeting from britain first was the wrong thing to do even after president trump lashed out at her tweeting theresa don't focus on me focus on the destructive radical islamic terrorism that's taking place within the united kingdom all of this is uniting british political parties who all say the president is spreading divisive poison and they are telling trump to delete his twitter account earlier i spoke to a leading british mp event cooper who chairs a bipartisan parliamentary security committee and i asked her if britain should council president trump's plan state visit.
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"In region and the stability and prosperity in indopacific is directly connected to the growth in economic growth in the united states so u s need to be engaged in asia here so we will we will talk to united states and we have to say something the american administration may not wanna here but are as a strong ally we can say anything we need to say and do not a stage should tell us what they have to tell us wish slow going to be a very strong ally and what made a not want to hear the things like leaving tpp is a mistake we half we have been telling the colleagues in washington about this and before the trump administration we always have we always have hatter japan specialist in washington d c who can interpret between two government but now we have to talk directly to the washington administration and i think it is good exercise for us in japan you say that because you don't have an assistant secretary of state in washington that is that is responsible for the region no they're always have been in washington the we had our friends over japan who understands japanese culture or how the japanese government works and you know some of them even speaks japanese so if there is a miscommunication between washington and tokyo those japan specialists could come in between and interpret but now the trump administration don't have them in government so we really have to talk to the washington government directly and that's a good exercise for us and that's good x aside for washington d c so we are now talking directly without into interpreters okay and that's probably the first time after the war well that is really interesting because how do you interpret the tweets then missed a foreign minister president trump operates on tweets and he makes policy on tweets how you interpret thing that well we have different connection i speak with us secretary tillerson my colleague minister on a data talk to secretary mattis so we have many channels that that can talk to each other directly if there's a different opinion.
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"Taken north korea's capabilities as seriously as they should have done for for a long time for many years now and it's only because the missile technology and the nuclear technology can now directly threaten the united states apparently that they're taking it more seriously do you agree with that do you agree with that assessment well we made mistakes as i said in sixparty talks we should have taken north careers bad intentions seriously so we should not repeat the same mistake again this time how do you read president trump sort of isolation maybe withdrawal from from the region how does japan how does the region the allies interpret president trump who says he doesn't want necessarily a regional free trade aggie thinks that that is just to the us detriment he wants to do one on one trade pacts is that going to fly and how does all of that actually help or heard the american worker i think it will be better for us industry us farmers to come back to tpp if united states wants to have bilateral trade relationship i mean bilateral trade agreement creates winner and loser in ivory sector and it doesn't work that well and just so that i'm clear how does the american worker benefit most from a regional trade agreement all from a series of attempts at bilateral agreements definitely multi multilateral trade agreement so at the end of the day united states industry and workers will benefit if the united states stay in the multilateral trading system you studied in the united states you have a strong network of friends and colleagues people on capitol hill what is your mission now as far minister what would you be advising the united states about the region about shito about engagement asier is now the fast growing.
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"I ask you to react to the us envoy to the un nikki haley saying that the north korean missile launch brought the world closer to war is that how you see it from your perspective in japan yours rv leave knows career against her will of the international society they recklessly shelter new missile again and i think they are just making international society in putting in danger they shouldn't have done that and so nikki haley yours right so what do you expect next because this is something that the north koreans said they would do continue to perfect their longrange missiles there reentry capability and they've also said that they plan they want to have an over ground test of a of a nuclear device is that what you expect next in order to prevent the i think international society international community need to maximize the pressure on north korea by increasing the sanction economic sanction against them i think we have to send them clear message even if they continue to go along the path there's not they're going to be no bright future for north career their world has been sending that message for a long time now using a south met with the north korean foreign minister during the recent asian meetings i believe it was in manila way you matt what sense did you get liam him are they ready to dialogue we understand that they don't want to sit down with the united states will they talk to you well i think they are suffering from the economic sanction and i think we need to.
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"Dash to riyadh has implications as you just heard for the whole region and perhaps the whole world a saudi arabia pursues an interventionist policy many believe the main target is in fact iran so joining me now is bruce reid l senior adviser on the middle east to four us presidents and he's author of kings and presidents saudi arabia and the united states since fdr bruce radio welcome to the program let me start by asking you heard the foreign minister he you know is costing obviously doubts on this resignation on whether mr hariri is in fact free in saudi arabia to do what he wants what is your analysis in your knowledge of what's going on for you christine we're seeing a dramatic change in saudi foreign policy traditionally saudi arabia pursued a cautious risk averse foreign policy since the accession of king solomon and particularly since the rise of his son mohammad bin salman we've seen a saudi foreign policy that is much more interventionist indeed reckless impulsive and sometimes very dangerous we saw that in yemen with the civil war there which has now created the world's worst humanitarian crisis we've seen it in gutter with the blockade which has turned out to be a failure and i fear we're beginning to see it in lebanon as well well what do you think before i get to the us position on this what is saudi arabia doing with this particular move summoning the lebanese prime minister of apparently coercing forcing whatever where you wanna say encouraging resignation on saudi television and then this excuse for an interview on lebanese television in saudi arabia what is this particular power play i think you harry reid in the interview it's all about hezbollah and it's really all about iran this saudi leadership much more than its predecessors is obsessed with the iranians and there's a reason for that in the regional.
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"Democracy and freedom here and everybody can exercise it and lebanon has a clear policy adopted by its national unity government which is distancing lebanon from the problems and the conflicts of the region so mr foreign minister this saudi gulf affairs minister said last week that the lebanese government your government would quote be dealt as a government declaring war on saudi arabia because of what he described as aggression by hezbollah up and he said the lebanese must all know these risks and work to fix matters before they reach the point of return we look that's a lot of pressure coming to you because of hezbollah because of iran i wanna ask you do you think it was prime minister hariri is you know having hezbollah in a coalition government his policies that has brought this country your country to this spring and this is what side hariri said in this socalled interview from from riyadh let's this in a moment and not enough we had to adhere to the fact that the interest of lebanon his first and foremost study i am not against one party again just another body and the not i'm not against the in the hezbollah in the sense that it is a political party which is what it should be but that doesn't mean that hezbollah should ruin eleven so it looks clearly like hezbollah as the center of this so what is your reaction to that and very crucially i want to know whether you have any real reason to believe or any indication that the prime minister saad hariri is going to come back to lebanon as you said maximum latest wednesday.
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"Support for npr comes from our friends at rocket mortgage by quicken loans home plays a big role in your life that's why quicken loans created rocket mortgage let you apply simply and understand the entire mortgage process foley so you can be confident you're getting a right mortgage for you to get started go to rocket mortgage dot com slash i'm on poor tonight lebanon in its worst political crisis for years after prime minister saad hariri said that his resignation should sent a positive shop to his country that was at a televised interview with is he under jew rest hariri foreign minister joins me live from beirut and we are the former white house adviser bruce reid out what is really behind these byzantine moves plus president trump getting cozy with another authoritarian leader warm smiles and handshakes withdrew tetteh and putin but where is trump on human rights and russian meddling his scorecard for america as he winds up his major asia trip do good evening everyone and welcome to the program i'm christiane amanpour in new york free to go that was the message from lebanon's prime minister saad hariri when he finally emerged in a tv interview in saudi arabia on sunday rejecting rumors that the kingdom is holding him against his will he promised to return to beirut quote very soon his shock resignation after he was summoned to readjust a week over a week ago plunge lebanon into crisis and sent ripples of anxiety across the whole region it's assume the saudi arabia has made this power play to rain him in because he failed to rein in the iranianbacked hezbollah in what was at times uncomfortable an awkward viewing with a visibly tired hariri the interview fuelled reports that the prime minister is indeed under juris so joining me now for an exclusive interview from beirut is the country's foreign minister jubran basile mr foreign minister welcome this is a.
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"When it comes to russia the canadian position is very clear we are very clear in condemning the invasion and annexation of crimea were very clear in condemning russia's continued actions in the dawn boss we are very clear in condemning russia's support for the assad regime and i think it is important to say directly to russia to president putin that we believe russia bears moral responsibility for that vile use of chemical weapons the what canada believes is of course dialogue is really important too i spent some time speaking with sergei lavrov the foreign minister at the arctic council meeting that's a space where we have a shared interest and you know i i think we really believe that when you disagree with a country that's probably a ton you need to engage more energetically so regarding ukraine that's going to be a big part of the of the of the meeting we understand and people wonder whether donald trump is going to somehow signal that sanctions may be lives it'll some kind of softening of the western position i wanna put what certainly lavrov said about recent interventions i have read and heard much criticism regarding our decision to join the fight in don bus added syria don bus is in ukraine as we all know do you take that as an official russian admission that they were there well it's certainly very interesting isn't it kristan and i'm very glad that your highlighting that in pointing it out i think those words very interesting words about the don bus to hear from said game lutvinov.
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"President trump had the for other russian foreign minister in the white house and you know with washington post basically said that um the old sources had told them about isis using laptops as bombs and so that's i think of a very big part of why there pursuing this it aggressively at this point is they're saying any flights coming in to the us from these places that that might actually have someone on it that would bring a laptop disguised as a ball or a bomb disguises laptop on board let's get that out of their hands i dunno moving that underneath the plane solve the issue necessarily but maybe it does maybe maybe from from what they know it has to be more of a manual activation as opposed to being separated from but yeah there's definitely that deeper kind of political aspect to it as well burke says lithium fires also needs special extinguishers too mm because they're not is not as easy to put those out with a with a standard you can't okay chemical reaction yeah yang it it doesn't need oxygen to burn because obviously as provided by the battery but me padre talked about it and he said that the fear of having all the batteries stored together is that if one get set off it could tree error to all of them so it's like having them all in the same spot and then they all go up yes so then at what point do we does not or we not allowed to bring laptops on a plane at all because no matter what it sounds like there's a lot of reasons that they would have to not walked them on there to begin with uh you know that's that's next year that's.