The preparations for the first meeting between presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump can’t commence until the dates, location, and format has been set and agreed upon by both parties, which has yet to happen.
Presidential candidate of Ecuador’s opposition Creo-Suma alliance, Guillermo Lasso, said that he would evict the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London if he wins the election.
A group of senators led by Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Ben Cardin (D-MD) plan to introduce legislation that would impose strict new congressional oversight and veto power over the Trump administration if it decided to lift sanctions on Russia.
Moscow is seriously concerned that hostile rhetoric from Washington may lead to a collapse of the nuclear deal with Iran, a scenario in which everyone loses, a senior Russian non-proliferation diplomat has said.
The Kremlin considers Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly’s remarks about the Russian President “unacceptable” and “offensive”, and expects to receive an apology, says Sean Spicer’s vis-a-vis in Russia, Dmitry Peskov.