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11 June 2018, 02:06 | Darnell Patrick
Putin heads to Beijing for state visit with birthday buddy Xi Jinping
Former prime minister Stephen Harper said Russian Federation should never be allowed back in the G7 as long as Vladimir Putin is in power. He says he agrees with that, adding that a thorough discussion is needed to address the issue.
"Whether you like it or not, and it may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run", Trump said on Friday.
Last year Putin awarded Xi the Order of St Andrew for his distinguished service to the peoples of China and Russian Federation.
In fact with few notable exceptions, Trump has had nothing but glowing praise for the Russian President and has made a number of decisions while in office that appear to have been to his benefit. "The only question is: Will the domestic political situation in the United States allow this to be done?"
"At the same time, he's embracing Vladimir Putin, he embraced the king of Saudi Arabia, he is talking very friendly towards Kim Jong Un, and certainly very friendly towards Xi Jinping".
On his 19th visit to China after his recent re-election, Putin held talks with Xi while on his way to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting at Qingdao on Saturday.
Putin told reporters in Qingdao, China, that the group's statement that accused Russia of destabilizing actions was based on a "shaky" foundation, as were allegations of Russian involvement in the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
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Donald Trump is ramping up his blast of Canada on Twitter this morning over what he says are unfair trade practices as the USA president prepares to make his Canadian debut later today.
Russian Federation has not asked to rejoin the group of the world's leading economies and is perfectly happy working with the larger G20, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, June 9, a day after US President Donald Trump called for Russia's return. The bloc includes China, Russia along with four ex-Soviet Central Asian nations, as well as India and Pakistan.
However, Peskov also stressed that no specific agreement had been reached about holding a summit between Trump and Putin. However, having pulled out of the deal, the USA now says it will impose severe economic and trade sanctions on Iran.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) late yesterday opened a two-day regional security summit attended by Russia, Iran and other allies confronting rising tensions with the U.S. over trade and Washington's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal.
Both he and Mr Xi also held talks in the Chinese capital, where they hailed the close ties between their countries and discussed the upcoming US-North Korea summit, as well as the Iran nuclear deal.
The combined purchasing power of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is greater than that of the G7, Putin said.
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