The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council. Washington is citing “chronic bias against Israel” as the reason. The decision was announced by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN.
President Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday that he will be pulling out of G7’s statement of common values. Trump accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of making “false statements.” Canada was the host of the G7 summit this year.
President Donald Trump urged China on Monday to “be strong and tight” on its border with North Korea. The comments came as the President is getting ready for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The United States and China have reached a deal on measures to reduce the trade deficit between the two countries. The two largest economies in the world said that they had arrived at a consensus on how to “substantially” reduce the deficit.