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Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear program

Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programWhite House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks. Bolton is one of the U.S. administration’s leading hawks in dealing with Iran’s nuclear program. “We’ve got great challenges for Israel, for the United States, for the whole world – the Iran nuclear weapons program and ballistic missile programs are right at the top of the list,” Bolton said.



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'Frank' trade discussions in Beijing: US commerce secretary

'Frank' trade discussions in Beijing: US commerce secretaryUS Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday trade talks have been “friendly and frank” as the US and China continued with a second day of negotiations in Beijing aimed at deescalating tensions between the two sides. The discussions are intended to ease tensions after Washington said it would follow through with tariffs on Chinese imports despite a truce reached between the two sides in the US last month. “Our meetings so far have been friendly and frank, and covered some useful topics about specific export items,” Ross told the Chinese trade team led by Vice Premier Liu He, President Xi Jinping’s right hand-man on economic issues.



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