REUTERS – Russian President Vladimir Putin is "open to negotiations" on Ukraine but the West must accept Moscow's demands, the Kremlin said on Friday, a day after U.S. President Joe Biden said he was willing to talk if Putin were looking for a way to end the war.
PRESS TV – The Iranian foreign minister said the Islamic Republic understands Turkiye’s security concerns along the Syrian border, noting that their removal requires continuation of security talks between the two countries.
AP – Venezuela’s government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the newly restarted talks between the sides.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said experts from Tehran and the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal may convene a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the forthcoming 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session to discuss the removal of Washington’s anti-Iran sanctions.
A delayed sixth round of talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran in Baghdad will take place when the conditions are right in Iraq, the Islamic Republic’s ambassador to Kuwait City said in published remarks confirmed by his embassy on Wednesday.
Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday, just hours after the North test fired two cruise missiles into the sea.