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eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Doesn’t Share American ‘Values’ In Syria – Obama

September 15, 2013 12:39 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Doesn’t Share American ‘Values’ In Syria – Obama

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a U.S.-Russian agreement offers a chance to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons and promises to end the threat they pose to Syrians and the world. But the two powers are divided over the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Obama, speaking in a […]

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eMedisWorld.comReports John Kerry Rejects Bashar Assad’s 30-Day Deadline For Submitting Chemical Weapons Data

September 13, 2013 10:11 AM0 comments
eMedisWorld.comReports John Kerry Rejects Bashar Assad’s 30-Day Deadline For Submitting Chemical Weapons Data

GENEVA – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rejected Syrian President Bashar Assad’s 30-day deadline for submitting chemical weapons data, saying words are not enough. Kerry and his team began two days of meetings with their counterparts in Russia on Thursday. “This is not a game,” Kerry said. “It has […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Syria Chemical Weapons Talks Key To Peace Process, Say Kerry, Lavrov

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Syria Chemical Weapons Talks Key To Peace Process, Say Kerry, Lavrov

GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday the prospects for resuming the Syrian peace process are riding on the outcome of U.S.-Russian talks aimed at securing Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal that lurched into a second day. As American and Russian chemical […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Says UN Resolution Proposal ‘Unacceptable’

September 10, 2013 12:49 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Says UN Resolution Proposal ‘Unacceptable’

MOSCOW – Russia told France on Tuesday that a proposal to adopt a U.N. Security Council resolution holding the Syrian government responsible for the possible use of chemical weapons was unacceptable. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart that Moscow would propose a U.N. draft declaration supporting its […]

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eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

August 10, 2013 6:14 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced new oversight measures for recently revealed domestic and foreign surveillance programs, saying he is confident they are “not being abused” but that they must be more transparent. He gave no indication the government would end the massive collection of information about telephone calls and […]

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eMediaWorld.com US, Russia try brave face despite tattered ties

August 9, 2013 11:43 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com US, Russia try brave face despite tattered ties

WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia put a brave face Friday on deteriorating relations, pledging to work together on shared interests even as they nursed frustration over deep differences on issues like missile defense, Syria and the case of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Opening high-level talks just two days […]

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eMediaWorld.com – Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Snowden tensions

August 7, 2013 5:27 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com – Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Snowden tensions

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama is canceling plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next month — a rare diplomatic snub. The move is retribution for Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. It also reflects growing U.S. frustration with […]

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eMediaWorld.com – Obama ‘disappointed’ in Russia’s Snowden decision

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eMediaWorld.com – Obama ‘disappointed’ in Russia’s Snowden decision

BURBANK, California — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he was “disappointed” that Russia had granted temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, defying Obama administration demands that the former government contractor be sent back to the U.S. to face espionage charges. Obama, in his first comments about […]

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White House ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia

August 3, 2013 10:55 AM0 comments
White House ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia

WASHINGTON — A highly anticipated summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin could be hurt by Moscow’s decision to grant temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, the White House signaled after weeks of pressuring for his return to face prosecution. “We are extremely […]

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US lawmakers fume over Russia granting asylum to Snowden

August 1, 2013 8:09 AM0 comments
US lawmakers fume over Russia granting asylum to Snowden

MOSCOW — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden left the transit zone of a Moscow airport and officially entered Russia after authorities granted him asylum for a year, his lawyer said Thursday, a move that suggests the Kremlin isn’t shying away from further conflict with the United States. Snowden’s whereabouts […]

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