Author Archives: Geta Grama-Moldovan

U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid


The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the ... Read

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Beijing ‘strongly dissatisfied’ as Donald Trump signs defence act upping US support for Taiwan and scrutiny of foreign companies


Beijing has condemned US President Donald Trump for signing an act committing to stronger military support for Taiwan and placing Chinese companies under closer scrutiny, saying the move will damage the countries’ ties. In a statement released on its website, ... Read

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Iran’s Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks, chides government over economy


Iran’s Supreme Leader on Monday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of unconditional talks to improve bilateral ties and he also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions. Washington reimposed the sanctions last ... Read

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Brexit: France to veto re-routed trade plan between Ireland and Europe


France will not accept a European Commission proposal to exclude French ports from a re-routed trade corridor between Ireland and mainland Europeafter Brexit, the government has said. At the moment much of Ireland’s trade with the continent goes via Britain in trucks. But with less than eight ... Read

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