Mexico's Lopez Obrador says US has different tone on stance on Mexico's energy policy
... unresolved, it could lead to the imposition of hefty trade tariffs against Mexico, analysts say. Lopez Obrador had a productive and friendly meeting with Blinken and US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Twitter . The US State Department spokeswoman Ned Price said that Blinken and the Mexican President spoke about efforts to tackle the climate crisis through investments in clean energy and emerging technologies like electric vehicles, solar technologies, and semiconductors. At a joint press conference,...
Updated: 09/13/2022
Israel's Lapid rejects call to prosecute soldier who shot dead journalist
... Akleh family said Israel had refused to take responsibility for the murder of the journalist. Al Jazeera denounced the findings of the Israeli investigation and demanded a probe by an independent international body, the US State Department spokesman Ned Price on Monday, who stressed the importance of accountability in order to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.
Updated: 09/07/2022
Saudi woman sentenced to decades in prison for using social media to violate public order
... Monday it had raised concerns with Saudi authorities about Shehab 's case. The point to them was that freedom of expression is a universal human right to which all people are entitled and exercising universal rights should never be criminalised, said Ned Price , a spokeswoman. The US had had a number of conversations with Saudi counterparts in recent days, and Price said that the State Department was very closely following the case, and that the US had had a number of conversations with the Saudi counterparts ...
Updated: 08/30/2022
Iran says it has responded to EU's final offer on nuke deal
... of the EU with additional views and considerations, while calling on the United States to show flexibility to deal with three remaining issues. Washington responded to Iran's comments on the EU text, according to a US State Department spokeswoman, Ned Price . Our review of those comments has now concluded. Today, Price said, "We have responded to the EU." In 2018, US President Donald Trump reneged on the nuclear deal, saying it was too soft on Iran and imposing harsh sanctions on the Islamic ...
Updated: 08/24/2022
US Senate lawmaker to hold hold on Rwanda aid
... home and targeting dissidents living outside the country. The U.S. State Department State Department reviews its policies in response to events on the ground and will consult with Congress on the question of aid to Rwanda, Department spokeswoman Ned Price said on Monday. The rising tensions between the DRC and Rwanda have previously been talked about, and Price told a regular press briefing that both sides should exercise restraint and engage in dialogue. A Rwandan government spokeswoman didn't respond ...
Updated: 08/24/2022
Russia says US has no right to lecture nation on human rights
... unequivocally condemns the targeting of civilians, whether they are in Ukraine or Russia. He said that Ukraine has denied any involvement and that you don't have anything to share beyond what you have heard publicly. After investigating the bombing, Price said that he has no doubt that the Russians will put forward certain conclusions.
Updated: 08/23/2022
Iran says US procrastinating on nuclear deal
... week, adding that Iran had given a reasonable response. Americans are procrastinating and there is inaction from the European sides. America and Europe need more than Iran, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Nasser Kanaani told a news conference. Ned Price, US State Department spokesman, told reporters in Washington: The notion that we have delayed this negotiation in any way is just not true. Price said the United States was encouraged by the fact that Iran seemed to have dropped demands such as ...
Updated: 08/22/2022
Indiana Gov. Holcomb to visit Taiwan amid China tensions
... pressure from Beijing, the Biden administration has said it will continue to conduct its own military operations in the area. A State Department spokeswoman declined to comment on the Indiana governor's trip, instead referring reporters to comments by Ned Price , the department's press secretary, after visits by Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Markey and other members of Congress . Members of Congress who are traveling there to show their support for the people on Taiwan are going to make peaceful visits, according ...
Updated: 08/21/2022
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