Friday, 19 April 2019

Tag Archives: US State Department

United State refuses to take position on F-16 issue

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has refused to take a position on New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan for using F-16s in an air combat with India, saying that it does not offer public comments on bilateral agreements. “We have seen those reports and we’re following that issue very closely. I ...

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Number of US diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected US personnel in Cuba, its spokeswoman said on Wednesday. After confirming one government employee had “suffered a ...

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US State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

WASHINGTON DC: The US State Department issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane.” The State Department’s official Persian-language Twitter account, @USAdarFarsi, tweeted congratulations to the Iranian people and Asghar Farhadi, director of ...

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