Negotiations to restructure Lebanon's foreign currency debt should not last more than nine months if well-intentioned, the economy minister told a local broadcaster, as the country headed for its first sovereign default.
The UN's special representative for Libya expressed hope for cease-fire talks between Libyan warring sides to hammer out a deal that can convince foreign powers to stop pouring in weapons and breaking an international arms embargo.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif slammed US President Donald Trump’s call for direct talks with Iran as “wishful thinking,” insisting that the only venue for talks with Tehran would be “at the P5+1 table."
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has called on US President Donald Trump to base his foreign policy approach on "facts" rather than the headlines featured in pro-Republican Fox News TV channel.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday Iran sets no preconditions for talks with its neighbors as he hit back at Saudi Arabia that had urged the Islamic Republic to change its behavior and act “normally” before any dialogue.
North Korea said on Tuesday the United States had ignored a deadline for nuclear talks and it no longer felt bound by its commitments, which included a halt to nuclear testing and intercontinental ballistic missile tests, and may seek "a new path."