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Russia planning manned spaceflight to moon: Putin

Russia is actively implementing a lunar program through 2030, aiming to send astronauts to the moon, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, Russia’s Cosmonautics Day. Putin said “yes” to the question “We are going to fly to the moon, right?” when he visited the Space Pavilion at the all-Russian Center of Achievements of the National Economy, according to the Kremlin. Russia …

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White House considers re-joining Pacific trade pact

The White House is considering re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade pact that President Donald Trump pulled the United States out last year. “It is good news that today the President directed Larry Kudlow and Ambassador Lighthizer to negotiate U.S. entry into TPP,” said Republican Senator Ben Sasse in a statement after a meeting with Trump on Thursday. The …

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China, Netherlands agree to exploit advantages of complementarities

China and the Netherlands on Thursday agreed to make use of their advantages of complementarities to promote pragmatic cooperation. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made the remarks while holding talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Beijing. Regarding the Netherlands as an important partner in the European Union (EU), the relations between China and the Netherlands have a sound momentum …

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President Xi reviews navy in South China Sea

President Xi Jinping has reviewed the Chinese Navy in the South China Sea, highlighting that the need to build a strong navy “has never been more urgent than today.” The navy review was the largest of its kind in the People’s Republic of China since the country’s founding in 1949. President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party …

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Xi says China will continue to support free trade

China will continue to support free trade, President Xi Jinping said Tuesday when meeting with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde during the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference. China is a responsible nation, and a constructor of and contributor to the current international system, the president said. “We will continue to safeguard the international order and rules, …

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Trump sees meeting with DPRK’s top leader in May or early June

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he expected to meet Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), in May or early June. “We’ll be meeting with them sometime in May or early June, and I think there will be great respect paid by both parties,” he told a cabinet meeting, saying …

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China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan: spokesperson

China’s stance of resolutely opposing the United States selling weapons to Taiwan has been always clear and consistent, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense said at a press conference Monday. “Taiwan is a part of China. The one-China principle is the political foundation of China-U.S. relationship,” Wu Qian, the spokesperson, said in response to a journalist’s question about …

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