President Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One for travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, US, on Friday. Reuters
US President Donald Trump’s proposals on nuclear arms disarmament is “not serious,” a Kremlin spokesman said on Saturday.
Trump has ordered his administration to prepare a push for a new arms-control agreements with Russia and China citing the cost of the 21st-century nuclear arms race, The Washington Post reported on Thursday citing administration officials.
“It would be ideal to clean up the whole world from the nuclear weapon...but on the other hand we would have been deprived from the deterrent factor,” Dmitry Peskov told reporters on the sidelines of a summit on China’s Belt and Road plan. “Don’t forget about the deterrent factor, about the deterrent parity,” he said.
Peskov also said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping held substantial talks and exchanged views on Syria, Venezuela and Libya when they met on Friday.
A five-day pause in Turkey's cross-border military offensive to allow the withdrawal of Kurdish YPG fighters from the border area expires at 10 pm (1900 GMT) on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized decision to clear US troops from Turkey’s path.
About 1,000 refugees cross into Iraq's Kurdish north
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted over 58,000 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The first week of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) has picked up the momentum of shoppers as malls in the city are unveiling their ‘daily surprise deals’ to wow their guests besides already announced huge discounts.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday made a telephone call to Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, expressing his heartfelt condolences on the death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi.