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China and Russia warn U.S. of consequences over sanctions

/ Sep 21, 2018

China and Russia warn U.S. of consequences over sanctions

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman accused Washington of playing unfairly and using new measures to squeeze Moscow out of the ...

U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian arms

Sep 21, 2018

U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian arms

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. The U.S. State Department said it would immediately ...

U.S. insists reimposition of Iran sanctions is legal

/ Aug 28, 2018

U.S. insists reimposition of Iran sanctions is legal

The United States on Tuesday defended its reimposition of sanctions against Iran as a legal and justified national security measure that cannot be challenged by Tehran at the United Nations' highest court. U.S. State Department legal adviser Jennifer Newstead urged judges at the International Court ...

Britain urges U.S. and Europe to 'go further' in countering Russia

/ Aug 21, 2018

Britain urges U.S. and Europe to 'go further' in countering Russia

New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions. "The established rules of international conduct are repeatedly being ...