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Washington Condemns Attack on Kandahar Air Base

John Kirby Kandahar air base attack

KABUL – The Pentagon condemned the Taliban attack on a Kandahar air base Wednesday, where several hundred US troops are based, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said at a press briefing. “We condemn today’s attack on Kandahar airfield, home to several hundred US and coalition personnel,” John Kirby said Wednesday night …

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US Needs to Implement “Practical Actions” Over JCPOA: Russia

US needs to implement “practical actions” over JCPOA says Russia

TEHRAN – A Russian diplomat has said Washington must take practical steps to revive the Iran nuclear deal. “The #US State Department welcomed the virtual meeting of the #JCPOA Joint Commission with the participation of #Iran and other parties to the nuclear deal. Another confirmation of the important changes in …

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North Korea Test Fired Several Short-Range Missiles: US

North Korea Test Fired Several Short-Range Missiles: US

WASHINGTON – North Korea fired several missiles just days after a visit to the region by senior U.S. defense and diplomatic officials, the White House said, during Pyongyang’s first open challenge to the Biden administration. But administration officials, speaking anonymously, downplayed the missiles as “joint” military tests and said they …

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US Expected to Sanction Russia, Iran and China Over Elections

US expected to sanction Russia, Iran, China over elections

TEHRAN – A US media outlet has claimed that Joe Biden’s administration should sanction Iran, Russia and China for alleged interference in the 2020 US presidential election. CNN claimed on Tuesday that three US officials said Washington should impose sanctions next week on certain countries for their interference in the …

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US-Iran ‘Path to Diplomacy’ Now Open: Antony Blinken

US-Iran ‘path to diplomacy’ now open, says Antony Blinken

WASHINGTON – The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, said on Tuesday that “the way to diplomacy is open” with Iran to discuss the return to the 2015 nuclear deal. But he would not say if the new administration has had direct engagement with Iranian officials. “Iran is still far …

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