Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova declined to comment on the US proposal, though she said enhanced cooperation in Syria has always been a matter of discussion. As one U.S.official asked: "What do we gain?" Captain Abdelsalam Abdurrazek, a spokesman for Nur al-Din Zenki, a CIA-vetted rebel entity fighting near Aleppo, decried the US for offering "to support an ally of the Syrian regime and an enemy of the Syrian people".
Trump and his children wound up having breakfast with Pence at the governor's mansion. We've now entered the full Hunger Games portion of the pre-VPannouncement, with both Mike Pence and Newt Gingrich meeting privately todaywith Donald Trump and his son, daughter and son-in-law.
In Boris Johnson, Britain has appointed a liar with his back against the wall as its new Foreign Secretary at a time when somebody reliable is needed in the role, his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault said . The State Department said Kerry told Johnson that the USA would stay engaged with Britain as it moves ahead in the process of leaving the 28-nation bloc, and the two men agreed to meet next week in Brussels .
Again, Trump is expected to announce his VP pick Friday. Trump has also held meetings and phone calls about the VP post with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence , New Jersey Gov. Pence, 57, is a steady, staunch conservative who would help calm nervous Republican wary of Trump's impulsive style. National surveys also show Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, enjoying overwhelming support among women.
Just over an hour after entering her new office, she started naming ministers, appointing the steady and experienced foreign minister Philip Hammond to take charge of the finance ministry. Johnson will have to corral France and Germany as the EU's most powerful nations, which are roadblocks to any advantageous deal for Britain as it navigates its split from the bloc.
May replaced David Cameron after he stood down following the seismic June 23 vote to leave the European Union, which sparked 3 weeks of intense political turmoil and volatility on the financial markets. Surrounded by his wife and children, Nancy, Elwen and Florence, Cameron offered an assessment of his tenure saying he left the country stronger and better off.