On the face of it, Shinzo Abe’s visit was a failure, however, by going and speaking to the Iranians the US has established a backdoor channel.
The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in 2017 vowing to act against countries with which Washington has a large trade deficit.
On violations of the ceasefire in Idlib, Syria, Mevlut Cavusoglu said any excuse from Russia is "unacceptable," as it is supposed to be one of the guarantor states.
Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones which it claims were launched by the Houthi rebels to target the kingdom.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Experts say Iran and its adversaries could benefit from the ongoing naval escalation and also question the timing of Thursday's attacks on oil tankers as Japan's PM Shinzo Abe was having a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran will never repeat its "bitter experience of previous negotiations with America in the framework of the JCPOA,” the nuclear deal.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Iran in first visit by a Japanese leader to the country since the 1979 revolution.
The resolution criticised Turkey's procurement of Russian S-400 missile defence systems and expressed concerns over the two countries ties.
Washington says it will no longer train Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jet following Ankara's decision to purchase Russian S-400 missile defence system.
Xi told Russian journalists Chinese consumer demand is driving growth despite the trade war with the United States.
The US should bear "sole and entire responsibility" for setbacks in its trade negotiations with China, Beijing said. Meanwhile, China's defense minister has vowed to defend Beijing's claims over Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters.
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