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US : NO REMOVAL OF SYRIAN PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD.Posted on March 31, 2017 US representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that the US is no longer prioritizing the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Ambassador Haley said yesterday US cannot necessarily focus on Assad the way that the previous administration did. Washington’s priorities in Syria have changed with the new administration, and the US will no longer focus on the removal of President Bashar Assad as a condition for ending the six-year civil war, a top official said. “Our priority is no longer to sit there and focus on getting Assad out,” Ambassador Nikki Haley told a small group of reporters on Thursday. “Our priority is to really look at how do we get things done, who do we need to work with to really make a difference for the people in Syria.” Earlier in the day, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the future of President Assad “will be decided by the Syrian people.”  Under President Barack Obam…
FRANCE’S HOLLANDE SAYS NO TRADE DEAL WITH UK BEFORE BREXITPosted on March 30, 2017 French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that Britain must agree on the conditions of its exit from the EU before the bloc’s members discuss other issues such as a trade deal. “First we must begin discussions on the modalities of the withdrawal, especially on the rights of citizens and the obligations arising from the commitments that the UK has made,” Hollande said. “On the basis of what progress is made, we could open discussions on the framework of the future relations between the UK and the EU,” he added. Hollande’s approach echoes that of German Chancellor Angela Merkel who Wednesday snubbed Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for negotiations on the UK’s exit from the EU to run alongside talks on defining the conditions of their future relationship. (AFP Leave a commentEdit"France’s Hollande says no trade deal with UK before Brexit"YOGI ADITYANATH ORDERS FREE TREATMENT TO THOSE INJU…