News Wire | August 16, 2023 Archive

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US Asks Iran to Stop Selling Drones to Russia

By Andrew England and Felicia Schwartz | Financial Times

The U.S. is pushing Iran to stop selling armed drones to Russia as part of discussions on a broader “unwritten understanding” between Washington and Tehran to de-escalate tensions and contain a long-simmering nuclear crisis.

More from WPR: Don’t Judge Iran’s Drones by How Russia Is Using Them

India, China Soften Tone in Border Talks Ahead of BRICS, G-20

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Bloomberg

Indian and Chinese army commanders agreed to work swiftly toward easing a border dispute, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping to potentially meet at key summits in the coming weeks.

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