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Pence aide said Trump’s Ukraine phone call was inappropriate

11 November, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The phone call between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the centre of Congress’ impeachment investigation was “inappropriate,” a foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers, according to a transcript released. Jennifer Williams, who was listening to the call on July 25, testified that Trump’s insistence … Read More

China US trade phone call

China, US had constructive phone call on trade

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and United States had “constructive talks” on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said. China’s Vice Premier Liu He, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were on the call. The two sides discussed each other’s core issues for the first phase of … Read More

Turkish President Erdogan discusses Syria ‘safe zone’ with Trum...

10 October, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump discussed Turkey’s plans to establish a ‘safe zone’ east of the Euphrates River in Syria in a phone call on Sunday, but the White House said US forces would not be involved. The Turkish presidency said after the call that Erdogan and Trump … Read More

Pompeo, phone call, Trump, impeachment, probe

Pompeo: ‘I was on the phone call’ that led to Trump impeachment...

10 October, 2019 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

ROME/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the telephone call between Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that sparked impeachment proceedings against the Republican president. Following a whistleblower complaint last week, Democrats are looking into Trump’s request to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a July 25 … Read More