برچسب مطالب ‘between-the-two’

What’s on the agenda of German FM’s visit to Tehran?

As tensions have been on the rise between Iran and the US over the past several weeks, various countries have expressed willingness to act as mediators between the two sides. German foreign minister’s upcoming visit to Iran should be seen in this context.

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Trump Says Interested Only in Economic ‘Invasions’ Amid Escalation With Iran

US President Donald Trump has said in an interview with Fox News that the only sphere where he wants to “invade” is actually economy, thereby downplaying fears of a conflict with Iran amid rising tensions between the two countries.

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Turkey seeks ways to continue trade with Iran amid U.S. sanctions

Ankara and Tehran will seek a bartering system to pass through the U.S. sanctions after Washington announced its decision to end sanction waivers for countries importing Iranian oil, a move could further jeopardize the strained relations between the two NATO allies.

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India refuses to share proof of air strikes in Balakot

A top Indian minister said on Saturday the government would not share proof that “a very large number of militants” were killed in air strikes inside Pakistan this week, after doubts were raised there were any casualties in the attack that stoked tensions between the two countries.

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Both India and Pakistan may be lying, and that may breed worse disasters

The Indian Air Force (IAF) airstrike on Balakot, Pakistan, and the events since has led millions to wonder how much more serious situation between the two countries might become.

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Japan cancels port call in South Korea as relations with neighbor remain tense

Japan’s Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that it will cancel a port call in South Korea amid tense relations between the two countries.

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FBI arrests Russian over exports of defense-restricted goods

Russia demanded an explanation from the United States on Saturday over the arrest of one of its nationals, amid tensions between the two countries after Moscow held a U.S.

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Rouhani’s Ankara visit a sign of growing Iran-Turkey relations despite the US pressures

In line with developing ties between Tehran and Ankara at both bilateral and regional levels, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Turkey today to attend high-level talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Canada Minister Postpones China Visit Amid Row Over Arrest of Top Chinese Executive

Canada’s tourism minister has postponed her visit to China amid a diplomatic row between the two countries over the arrest of a top executive of Chinese telecom firm Huawei.

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Israeli envoy said to meet with Sudan officials, offer aid in bid to renew ties

A senior Israeli diplomat reportedly met with Sudanese officials in a secret meeting held in Istanbul as part of efforts to renew ties between the two countries and even establish full diplomatic relations.

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Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea

Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on Sunday after opening fire on them and wounding several sailors, a move that risks igniting a dangerous new crisis between the two countries.

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Russia, Iraq discuss strengthening bilateral relations

Russia’s special envoy to the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, yesterday arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in an unannounced visit to discuss strengthening relations between the two countries, Anadolu Agency has reported.

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The roots of the Turkey-US rift are all in Syria

Turkey and the U.S. have had a long history of alliance, partnership and cooperation but the relations between the two NATO allies have come under increasing strain recently. If you ask when those tensions first started, the answer will be the summer of 2013, when the two countries couldn’t agree on how to deal with the growing violence in Turkey’s neighboring country Syria.

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Iran rejects any possible Rouhani-Trump meeting at the UN in September

US President Donald Trump’s claim that he’s ready to meet with his Iranian counterpart without preconditions, has sparked speculations on the possibility of such a meeting. Iranian officials however firmly reject any meeting being expected between the two presidents.

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Eye for an eye: Turkey sanctions two US ministers as tensions continue to rise

Although the foreign ministers of the US and Turkey agreed recently to get over their recent tensions, Turkish president today announced retaliatory measures against two American ministers. Meanwhile, the trade war between the two sides is also expected to continue.

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US military commander: On North Korea, the lack of trust is the enemy

The top US military commander on the Korean peninsula said Friday that even as the United States and North Korea work on easing tensions and working toward denuclearization, diplomacy between the two nations was operating in an environment “void of trust.”

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