Japan’s Sharp Corp (6753.T) will ask the government to help it form an alliance with rival Japan Display Inc (6740.T) in OLED technology to better compete with South Korean makers, its chief executive said on Thursday.
Japan's prime minister says Tokyo is committed to boosting ties with Washington, highlighting hopes of the creation of an "unwavering alliance" with the United States under the administration of President Donald Trump.
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security Alaeddin Boroujerdi said Iran, Pakistan, Russia and China should cooperate for peace and stability in the region.
Canada says it will end its contribution to the ongoing bombing campaign by the US-led coalition against what is claimed to be Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria, saying such airstrikes will not bring long-term stability to the Middle East.
During a recent trip to the Middle East, US Secretary of State John Kerry forged a regional alliance to fight ISIL and other militant groups. Foreign ministers of six Persian Gulf Arab states along with their counterparts from Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt gathered in the Saudi port city of Jeddah to help the US strike up the alliance. The meeting was held on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Choosing this date for discussing the details of a broad coalition against terrorist groups could be aimed at sending a message.