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David Brunnstrom

RPT-UPDATE 1-Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions

24 Jun 2019

* Disputes over trade, e-commerce rules, Russian defence system

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October to avoid exacerbating tensions with Beijing before summit talks next week, a White House official said.

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions

21 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said.

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open'

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang.

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said.

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation -U.S. official

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said.

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status

11 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned that such a move could jeopardize the special status Washington affords the territory.

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