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Leader of Venezuela Congress says he is prepared to assume presidency

The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-led congress said on Friday he was prepared to assume the country’s presidency on an interim basis and call elections, just one day after leftist President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a disputed second term.

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Nearly 1000 North Korean Defectors in South Korea at Risk After Hackers Leak Their Personal Information

A South Korean resettlement center for North Korean defectors was hacked into and information about 997 of them has been leaked, Seoul’s Ministry of Unification said on Friday.

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Turkey says it will take over fight against IS after U.S. pull-out

Turkey will take over the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, in the latest upheaval wrought by Washington’s abrupt policy shift.

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China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.’s Pompeo says

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant.

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Iran, Russia, Turkey to meet UN envoy next week on Syria: UN

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will hold talks with high-level officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva early next week on setting up a constitutional committee, a UN statement said on Friday.

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U.S. halting refueling of Saudi-led coalition aircraft in Yemen’s war

The United States is halting refueling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen, the United States and Saudi Arabia said on Friday, ending one of the most divisive aspects of U.S. assistance to the Saudi war effort.

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Iran dismisses upcoming U.S. sanctions as "no concerns"

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday that his country has “no concerns” over the upcoming U.S. sanctions on its crude sales and banking sector.

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Iran to maintain regional influence despite U.S. demonization: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that his country will maintain its influence in the region despite U.S. demonization.

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China sure of Turkey’s resilience

China said on Friday that it believes Turkey can overcome temporary economic difficulties and hopes parties involved will resolve differences using dialogue.

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Wang Yi: China to continue to advance cooperation with Iran

China values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation according to the development of situation, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.

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Three South Korean firms imported North Korean coal in breach of sanctions: customs service

Three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of U.N. sanctions, South Korea’s customs agency said on Friday.

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Turkey will not cut off trade ties with Iran at behest of others

urkey will not cut off trade ties with Iran at the behest of other countries, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Friday in an interview with broadcaster NTV.

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U.S. Sanctions Won’t Affect Iraq-Iran Crude Oil Swap Deal

The return of the U.S. sanctions on Iran will not impact an agreement between Iran and Iraq to swap crude oil, Iraq’s Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luiebi said on Friday.

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US indefinitely suspends some more training exercises with S.Korea

The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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