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Russia imposes sanctions on top U.S. officials, including Biden, Blinken

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced sanctions on top U.S. officials, including U.S. President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Russia’s “stop list” also includes Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, National Security Advisor …

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U.S. provides 350 mln USD worth of weapons to Ukraine

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Saturday that the United States is offering 350 million U.S. dollars worth of “lethal defensive” weapons to Ukraine to help defend itself against the ongoing Russian military operations. Blinken said in a statement that U.S. President Joe Biden authorized …

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U.S. will not join Afghanistan talks hosted by Russia

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States will not join talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia this week, the Department of State said on Monday. “We will not participate in the Moscow talks,” State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters in a press briefing. “The Troika-plus has been an effective, …

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U.S. use of drones under scrutiny after deadly strike in Afghanistan

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The use of drones by the U.S. military against targets in other countries has come under scrutiny again following a deadly strike that it carried out recently in Kabul, Afghanistan, which was alleged to have wrongly killed multiple civilians there, including young children. U.S. Secretary of …

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Kenya, U.S. seek to strengthen bilateral ties

Nairobi, Kenya |  XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held bilateral talks with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his virtual visit to Kenya. During the meeting, the two discussed trade and investment opportunities, touching on the untapped potential held by the Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA). …

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