1. We, the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), met on 31 July 2019 at the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) in Bangkok. We underlined the need to further strengthen cooperation and advance our partnership to ensure sustainability in all dimensions for ASEAN amidst the rapid changes in Southeast Asia and beyond. ASEAN COMMUNITY-BUILDING 2. We reaffirmed our commitment to the full and effective implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability. We reaffirmed the importance of maintaining ASEAN centrality and unity in our community-building efforts, engagement with external partners and regional architecture. We commended the ongoing work of all ASEAN Sectoral Bodies and Organs for progress in the implementation of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) … [Read more...] about Joint Communique of 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
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The full transcript of Night One of the second Democratic primary debate, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, held in Detroit. Transcript provided by ASC Services on behalf of BGOV. TAPPER: Good evening from the historic Fox Theater in downtown Detroit, Michigan. This is the CNN Democratic presidential debate. Welcome to our viewers in the United States and around the world watching us on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Espanol, CNN.com, and listening on SiriusXM and the Westwood One Radio Network. And a special welcome to the U.S. military members, diplomatic corps, and their families serving overseas and watching on the American Forces Network. I'm Jack Tapper, anchor of "The Lead" and "State of the Union," along with CNN's chief political correspondent Dana Bash, and Don Lemon, anchor of "CNN Tonight." BASH: We are looking forward to moderating one of the largest gatherings of Democratic presidential candidates. In back-to-back debates, 20 candidates were divided in two groups by random draw … [Read more...] about Democratic debate transcript: July 30, 2019
By LARRY BUCHANAN and KAREN YOURISH FEB. 19, 2019 I don't know Putin, have no deals in Russia, and the haters are going crazy - yet Obama can make a deal with Iran, #1 in terror, no problem! The fake news media is going crazy with their conspiracy theories and blind hatred. @MSNBC & @CNN are unwatchable. @foxandfriends is great! This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign. Information is being illegally given to the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost by the intelligence community (NSA and FBI?).Just like Russia Thank you to Eli Lake of The Bloomberg View - "The NSA & FBI...should not interfere in our politics...and is" Very serious situation for USA Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? The real scandal here is that classified information is illegally given out by "intelligence" like candy. Very un-American! Leaking, and even … [Read more...] about Trump Has Publicly Attacked the Russia Investigation More Than 1,100 Times
All of the district's MP's have pledged their support for Theresa May's Brexit plan, which will face opposition from the vast majority of their fellow Yorkshire MPs when it heads to a vote on January 15. All of the region's MPs, who are eligible to vote next Tuesday have been contacted, with 32 of the 41 who replied saying they intend to veto the withdrawal bill.Analysis of the anticipated positions of those who didn’t respond based on their party’s positions and previous public statements suggests just 13 of the region’s 53 MPs are set to vote for the deal.Find out how they will vote below:From across the district:Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Conservative, Brexit Withdrawal Bill voting intention: FORA spokesperson said: “Mr Jones will be voting for the Brexit withdrawal agreement.”Nigel Adams, MP for Selby and Ainsty, Conservative, Brexit Withdrawal Bill voting intention: FORHe said: "I will be supporting the deal as … [Read more...] about Brexit and Yorkshire’s MPs: How will the district’s representatives vote on EU withdrawal plan?
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN: It's Sunday, December 9th. I'm Margaret Brennan. And this is FACE THE NATION. MAN #1: President Donald J. Trump. MARGARET BRENNAN: It was a dignified Donald Trump who took to the football field Saturday to pay tribute to an American tradition, the Army-Navy Game. MAN #2: And a touchdown. MARGARET BRENNAN: The commander-in-chief received a warm welcome in the chilly stadium but there is trouble ahead for President Trump back in Washington. Embattled Chief of Staff John Kelly is leaving at the end of the year. Efforts to cool off a trade war with China took a dramatic turn. The stock market plummeted and prosecutors say the President coordinated Michael Cohen's illegal payments to Mister Trump's ex-mistresses. President Trump denied he directed Cohen to make those payments. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: No. No. MARGARET BRENNAN: Also weighed in by tweet, "Totally … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on December 9, 2018