Canada has been supportive of restoring the Iran nuclear deal, but is not a central character in the negotiations now playing out on the margins of the G7 summit, said a senior Canadian official who provided comments on background. "G-7 countries all agreed the president's maximum pressure campaign on Iran is having an impact, and that it should continue", said an unidentified official.
Mersin is some 200km north-west of a refinery in Baniyas, Syria, where the authorities alleged the Adrian Darya had been heading before being seized off Gibraltar early last month. "If that ship again heads to Syria, we will take every action we can consistent with those sanctions to prevent that", Pompeo said. The sanctions have little effect unless the target of the punishment actively uses the Iranian financial system.
A second drone exploded in the air, Lebanese authorities said. This has forced Israel to act in Iraq as well as Syria, he said, as the United States is unwilling to undertake action against Iran due to the political situation in Iraq. Witnesses in Damascus said they heard and saw explosions in the sky. Syria said its air defenses had destroyed most of the " hostile targets ". Israel has grown alarmed by the rising influence of its regional foe Iran in the war in neighbouring Syria, ...
And Mexico fell into line. Washington accuses China of using predatory tactics - including outright theft of USA trade secrets - in an aggressive drive to turn itself into a world leader in cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence and electric cars.
Johnson is set to meet European Council President Donald Tusk Sunday at the Group-of-Seven gathering, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested Johnson needs to find a solution within the next month. Johnson listed what he said were restrictions or tariffs on shower base units, wallpaper, fabric, cars, railway carriages, pork pies, cauliflowers, micro-brewery beer, insurance, public procurement contracts, bell peppers, wine and rulers.
With this progress, the army had also laid siege to an area in the town of Morek in northern Hama countryside where a Turkish observation point is located, the Observatory added. There was no immediate word on casualties from the airstrike on the Rahma hospital in Tel Mannas, said the Observatory and the Thiqa news agency, an activist collective.