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Sigmar Gabriel: ‘MBS overestimated his position in the region’ | Germany

Sigmar Gabriel, who served Germany as vice chancellor and more recently as foreign minister, has been very outspoken about the issue of German soldiers in Afghanistan, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the GCC crisis.  In addition to his strong views on the Middle East, the German politician is not less opinionated when it …

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Turkey may start new Syria operation at any moment, Erdogan says

FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a conference in Istanbul, Turkey December 14, 2018. Murat Kula/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that U.S. President Donald Trump had …

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China says U.S. has brought back ‘the ghost of unilateralism’ to WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) – China said on Monday that the Trump administration’s trade measures on items from steel to intellectual property taken under the guise national security were “bringing back to life the ghost of unilateralism”. Chinese ambassador Zhang Xiangchen, addressing the World Trade Organization (WTO) after U.S. envoy Dennis Shea …

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