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Iran, Poland have potential to benefit from complementary markets: envoy

“TEHRAN- Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jaroslaw Marcin Domanski believes that Iran and Poland have complementary markets and strong potentials to strengthen mutual economic relations” reports tehrantimes.com. Iran oil can be easily processed in the Polish refineries and is a perfect product for us, on the one hand. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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Europe’s new data privacy law will be worth the hassle, says Dutch prince

“To comply with the rules, companies will have to assess how they’re storing and using user data, Prince Constantijn told CNBC’s “The Rundown” on Thursday” writes Saheli Roy Choudhury for cnbc.com. Users will also have more control over how their data is used by companies.Complying with European data privacy laws that come into effect next week might be a costly hassle for companies in the short-term but that would mean they would be seen as more trustworthy, according to Prince Constantijn van Oranje of the Netherlands.But once you got your…

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China envoy says China will retaliate if U.S. insists on trade war: Xinhua

“BEIJING (Reuters) – China will retaliate if the United States insists on initiating a trade war, China’s ambassador to the United States was quoted as saying by the state news agency Xinhua on Friday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Speaking at an event held by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University this week, Cui Tiankai said any dispute should be worked out through dialogue and a trade war would poison the atmosphere of overall China-U.S. relations. Cui also urged the United States to abandon a cold…

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Russia’s UN envoy says he ‘cannot exclude’ war between Washington and Moscow

“Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urged the United States and its allies on Thursday to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and said he “cannot exclude” war between Washington and Moscow” writes Mikhail Metzel Tass for cnbc.com. “The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war,” he told reporters.When asked if he was referring to a war between the United States and Russia, he said, “We cannot exclude any possibilities, unfortunately, because we saw messages that are coming from Washington. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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U.S. envoy Haley says she shares Bolton’s disdain for U.N.

“UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Thursday she shares incoming national security adviser John Bolton’s disdain for the world body and believes the two will work well together” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Bolton, who was U.S. envoy to the United Nations for President George W. Bush, will become President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Monday. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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China ready for proportionate response to U.S. tariffs: envoy

“China on Sunday announced tariffs on $3 billion in imports of U.S. food and other goods in response to U.S. tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel, a skirmish that investors fear is a prelude to a broader trade war” reports businessinsider.com. Cui Tiankai made the comments ahead of what is expected to be the announcement this week of U.S. tariffs on $50 billion to $60 billion in Chinese imports following an investigation under Section 301 of the 1974 U.S. Trade Act. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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British envoy voices sorrow over Iran embassy attack

“The security and safety of diplomats and diplomatic missions in the UK are of primary importance, he added” reports tehrantimes.com. Meanwhile, Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, the spokesman for the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Sunday that the committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday to examine the incident and the British government’s reaction to it. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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Europeans following Austria in doing green projects in Iran: envoy

“Q: Are there any ongoing joint environmental projects, not just the ones written on the paper, between Iran and Austria especially in the field of clean energy?” reports tehrantimes.com. It also helps to communicate that environmental protection goes hand in hand with innovation and with advantages for the economy. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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Visiting Chinese economic envoy will try to ease trade tensions

“The Chinese government has taken the position that it is not afraid of a trade confrontation with the United States, and that the Chinese market can absorb extra goods if the United States turns them away” writes Keith Bradsher for seattletimes.com. President Xi Jinping of China is sending Liu He, his top economic policymaker and a recent addition to the Politburo, to Washington on Tuesday.BEIJING — President Xi Jinping of China is sending his top economic policymaker to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday in a bid to reduce trans-Pacific trade tensions…

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