TRUMP

CELEBRATION OF DIWALI IN THE U.S. SIGNIFIES RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: PM MODI

ANM News Desk: Sending Diwali greetings to Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists, US President Donald Trump on Friday stated that the observance of the festival of lights throughout America is an important reminder of the significance of the country’s core tenets – religious liberty.

TRUMP

US LIFTS SANCTIONS ON TURKEY AFTER COMPLETE CEASEFIRE

ANM News Desk: US President Donald Trump has stated that Turkey was making the ceasefire in northern Syria permanent, prompting the United States to lift recent sanctions.

TRUMP

WILL CONTINUE TO PUT PRESSURE ON PAKISTAN TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST TERROR GROUPS: US

ANM News Desk: US has stated that it supports Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement that terrorists in Pakistan who carry out violence in Kashmir are enemies of both Kashmiris and Pakistanis.

MODI IMRAN

PAK HARBOURING TERRORISM IS AN OBSTACLE FOR TALKS WITH INDIA: US

ANM News Desk: The US on Tuesday stated that it supports a direct dialogue between India and Pakistan as outlined in the Simla Agreement, asserting that the “chief obstacle” to talks remain Islamabad’s continued support to terrorists that engage in cross-border terrorism.

NIRMALA

TRADE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN INDIA & US GOING ON AT FULL SPEED: NIRMALA SITHARAMAN

ANM News Desk: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday stated that negotiations between India and the United States on a trade deal are going on in “full speed” and expressed hope that it will conclude soon.

TRUMP MODI

INDIA-US DEFENCE TRADE TO REACH USD 18 BILLION: PENTAGON

ANM News Desk: Ahead of the ninth India-US Defence Technologies and Trade Initiative (DTTI) group meeting in New Delhi next week, the Pentagon on Saturday stated that the bilateral defence trade between the two countries is expected to reach USD 18 billion by year end.

MIKE PENCE

TURKEY AGREES CEASEFIRE FROM SYRIA FOLLOWING US DEAL

ANM News Desk:  Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw. The deal came after US Vice-President Mike Pence and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for talks in Ankara on Thursday.

As per deal all fighting will be paused for five days, and the US will help facilitate the withdrawal of Kurdish-led troops from what Turkey terms a safe zone on the border, Pence stated.

According to sources, since Turkey launched its invasion of northeastern Syria on October 9, dozens of civilians have been killed and 3 lakh have been displaced.

PUTIN

AS US RETRIEVES TROOPS FROM SYRIA, RUSSIA STEPS IN

ANM News Desk: Russia has quickly moved into to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the same time, tensions grew within NATO as Turkey defied growing condemnation of its invasion from its Western allies.

TRUMP

WILL END $ 100 BILLION TRADE DEAL WITH TURKEY: TRUMP

ANM News Desk: Protesting Turkey’s military offensive into northeast Syria, US President Donald Trump announced that he will authorise sanctions against Turkish officials, raise steel tariffs and end negotiations on a USD 100 billion trade deal.

MACRON

FRANCE WARNS US AGAINST WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM SYRIA

ANM News Desk: French President Emmanuel Macron has cautioned US President Donald Trump against the withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria. In a telephone call with US President, Mr Macron emphasised on the absolute necessity to prevent a re-emergence of the jihadist group Islamic State.