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Putin, Abe pledge to reinforce cooperation

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, May 26, held talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the leaders pledged to "reinforce cooperation" at a time of tension with the West.  "I am very pleased to have the opportunity to talk in detail on our bilateral relations and ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 27th, 2018

Russia, PH reach ‘new level of solid partnership’

Russia Ambassador Igor Khovaev underscored the "mutually beneficial engagements" between Russia and the Philippines at the Day of Russia reception on June 8. "Recent developments show tangible achievements we can be proud of," he said. The envoy also took note of President Duterte's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2017, first in Russia, then at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vietnam. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev also attended the East Asia Summit in Manila last November and held a bilateral meeting with Duterte. "I am happy to note that the bilateral ties reached a new level, the level of solid partnership," Khovaev said. "Last ...Keep on reading: Russia, PH reach ‘new level of solid partnership’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

No military cooperation with Russia in Syria for now – Mattis

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday, July 24, there would be no cooperation with the Russian military in Syria – at least for now. After US President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Moscow last week put forward plans to Washington to cooperate on the safe return of refugees to Syria ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Putin says he’s willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready

QINGDAO, China --- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he's happy to meet with President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit. Putin, speaking to reporters in Qingdao, China, where he attended a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said he agreed with Trump's expressions of concern about a renewed arms race. Putin added that a thorough discussion is needed to address the issue. Putin said that some nations, including Austria, have offered to host his summit with Trump. Putin's remarks follow a report that White House officials were working toward setting up a meeting. Trump has said he was open to having a summit with Putin, who US in...Keep on reading: Putin says he’s willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Japan’s prime minister heads to Russia for talks with Putin

TOKYO --- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe headed to Russia on Thursday for talks with President Vladimir Putin in hopes of making progress on joint economic projects on disputed islands as a step toward resolving the decades-old territorial row. Abe said he hoped to talk "heart-to-heart" with Putin on Saturday to achieve progress on the island issue and eventually sign a peace treaty. Abe also plans to reaffirm Russia's cooperation in efforts to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons. Abe has been pushing for a way forward in the dispute over the Russian-held islands that Japan also claims. The row has kept the two countries from signing a peace treaty formally ending their WWII ...Keep on reading: Japan’s prime minister heads to Russia for talks with Putin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Duterte eyes India arms, gets $1.2B in investment pledges

  NEW DELHI---Top Indian conglomerates pledged about $1.25 billion worth of investments even as the Philippines considered acquiring weapons and warships from India.   The conglomerates made the pledge on the sidelines of President Duterte's attendance at a regional summit with Indian and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) leaders.   Upon arriving here on Wednesday for the India-Asean Commemorative Summit, the Philippine leader sat down with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an hour to discuss economic and political ties between their countries as well as the possibility of a military cooperation.   Military hardware  ...Keep on reading: Duterte eyes India arms, gets $1.2B in investment pledges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree on Brexit

CAMBERLEY, England — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Putin calls for pragmatic cooperation in New Year wishes to Trump

MOSCOW, Russia (UPDATED) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called for "pragmatic cooperation" in his New Year wishes to US President Donald Trump, the Kremlin said on Saturday, December 30. In a statement on the Russian president's New Year wishes to world leaders, the Kremlin said Putin told Trump that "a constructive Russian-American ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Putin voices hope for cooperation with US in letter to Trump

MOSCOW — In a New Year telegram to US President Donald Trump, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says a constructive dialogue between the two nations is essen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

BEIJING  — Britain and China pledged Saturday to promote London as a center for offshore use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy research and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 17th, 2017

Duterte, Putin eye stronger PH-Russia defense cooperation, trade

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Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Duterte tells Putin PHL wants to buy weapons from Russia

Rosemarie A. Zamora President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Nov. 10, had a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Da Nang, Vietnam. During the bilateral meeting, Mr. Duterte expressed his gratitude to Mr. Putin for its donation of military equipment to the Philippines. […] The post Duterte tells Putin PHL wants to buy weapons from Russia appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Duterte, Putin, Trump in one room at APEC Leaders’ meet in Vietnam

President Rodrigo Duterte, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were gathered in one room at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders’ meeting  in Da Nang, Vietnam on Saturday morning. Source link link: Duterte, Putin, Trump in one room at APEC Leaders’ meet in Vietnam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Duterte tells Putin PHL wants to buy weapons from Russia

Rosemarie A. Zamora President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Nov. 10, had a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Da Nang, Vietnam. During the bilateral meeting, Mr. Duterte expressed his gratitude to Mr. Putin for its donation of military equipment to the Philippines.… link: Duterte tells Putin PHL wants to buy weapons from Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Trump, Putin shake hands at APEC summit dinner

DANANG, Vietnam – U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin shook hands at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit dinner in Vietnam on Friday, even though the White House said there would be no formal meeting. Trump and Putin smiled and stood next to each other for the traditional group photograph. Then they parted […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Duterte tells Putin: ‘We will remember you for all time’

            President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) in Vietnam.   "I'm very happy to see you again. This time double the enthusiasm and gratitude of my country the Philippines,' Duterte told Putin during their bilateral meeting.   It was their third meeting after the two leaders first met in Peru in November 2016 and in Russia last May.   Duterte had to cut short his trip to Russia last May after he had to go back to the Philippines following his declaration of martial law in Mindanao.   Duri...Keep on reading: Duterte tells Putin: ‘We will remember you for all time’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

China, Singapore pledge cooperation

China, Singapore pledge cooperation.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 12th, 2017

Nation: Duterte meets 'idol' Putin of Russia, invites China's Xi to PHL

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Saturday noon, Nov. 19 (past midnight of Nov. 20 in Manila), kicked off his participation at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' meeting in Lima, Peru, by holding bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi .....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

Duterte and Putin

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on November 19. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./ Presidential Photo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

Duterte and Putin

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on November 19. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./ Presidential Photo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 19th, 2016

Putin, Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift

Putin, Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2016