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nothing. headline story. between the u.s. north korea has given the green light by. june the twelfth despite previously saying the talks where all. the north korean leader and plays host to russia's foreign minister with r.t. . if only someone told me where exactly we are right now this is how suddenly you get treated to. hello i can barely
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remember being given such. around the world i'm absolutely shocked. the u.n. security council will hold an emergency meeting. request of kuwait with a vote on ways to ensure a power. are protests after deadly clashes with israeli defense forces. also ahead on the program. in a no confidence vote i made corruption. is socialist party rival will take his place. from moscow every hour of the day is r.t. international my name's you know neil welcome to the program our top story the u.s.
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president confirmed a historic summit between the u.s. and north korea which will now go ahead in singapore on june the twelfth. remember what i say we will see what we will see but i think it's going to be a process that we deserve to have and we really deserve they they want it. we think it's important and i think we would be making a big mistake if we didn't have it i think we're going to have a relationship and it was started in june when you had the announcement comes after donald trump's meeting with kim jong un's top aides in the past hour or so the high ranking north korean official hundred the u.s. president a letter from his leader there has been a lot of uncertainty remember surrounding that potentially historic summit between pyongyang and washington schedule as we said for june the twelfth in singapore last
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week don't turn called off the meeting but within twenty four hours had changed his mind saying that they could still go ahead what seems to be happening now after that comment is that it now will go ahead in less than two weeks time. well the u.s. president also said he didn't approve of russia's foreign minister meeting with kim jong il and now the two match on thursday in pyongyang sergey lavrov expressed his support for deescalation efforts on the peninsula but added that page should be. parties who has been following the delegation for a son was granted exclusive access as well to a residence of kim jong. we were told to leave most of our belongings and all our mobile devices behind and now they're taking us somewhere. so we're here in this van and just to keep our men
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one photographer and myself following a lot of savings. in this area is completely deserted and it looks like we're in circling something that appears to be the powers. that be if only someone told me where exactly we are right now but we are being told to fall this man. i don't really know what exactly this place this but it looks to be the a area where it came john who will be greeting certainly loughborough and the reason why i think so is because just through this door i saw came john in sister and she was having some sort of conversation with the guards but nobody speaks english here hello. lou hennessy far as i understand this is circular
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limo. police. believe this is a bit of a historic moment we still don't know whether the attempt from the meeting is going to happen but at least start you off for a bit is here having direct talks with the supreme leader of north korea. talking behind this wall we were asked to wait in this room so let's just have a walk around and take a look at what they have to offer a. dark north korean chocolate i can tell you that it tastes just like any other
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dark chocolate anywhere around the world. so this is how suddenly you get treated to cranberry juice. residents. i can barely remember being given. the locations around the world we were just told . the president which is just outside the doors. of the. city. and given the fact that we're inside the residence of the north korean leader kim jong the moon again i'm just going to say i'm absolutely shocked. and. it is really disappointing that we won't be able to find out exactly what's being said behind these stories but just a few hours before mr kim and mr lavrov met the one foreign minister said making
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the korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons is a very delicate issue moscow maintains that the interests of all sides must be respected. so that said it all ended with inviting russia so let's see whether the north korean leader will accept the invitation for now we're heading back to the airport in the russian foreign minister's motorcade. franco right side. residence and pyongyang. some developing news now out of the u.n. . purity council is gathering in new york to the sky. they kuwait proposed calls for an international force to be deployed to the area to help protect palestinians however the u.s. has already voted to veto the resolution thousands of palestinians have been
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protesting in gaza for weeks over what they deem is really occupation of their turf tree tensions are running high where the palestinian protesters who are very close to the front in the israeli forces actually do think randomly shooting around the middle of the pond didn't. just mean how many. that. have been just the beginning of. march you guys are being fired on cousin protesters as you see. tear gas is literally thing the place also targeting the palestinian prime minister and there's another injury that was just right now from that near the fence and as you see tear gas is filling the place the injuries are coming injuries after injuries and most of the injuries to there actually and that right leg that's how we saw more than
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fifteen injuries in the right leg that is already snipers continue to target the palestinians with live i mean it's you know and i do see at that time i think are ready to take every three that arrives thousands of palestinians continue to participate in the great march of return for more than ten weeks now the palestinians are holding one message to the world that they have the right to demand and they have to right to protest well we also spoke to a member of the red cross only girls a crisis he claims the humanitarian situation there is devastating. the hospital simply cannot grasp or deal with a bigger influx of violence. if we see the same amount of wounded arriving in your speed doors as what we saw on the fourteenth of may and would simply have hundreds of patients leading to death in the parking lot.
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was. tanzan have already lost some of their limbs and became amputees and follows an arms have been wounded including several thousands by live ammunition that's something that is overwhelming for any help system in the world the accelerated deterioration of the humanitarian situation has affected all speed tours as i think leave it all clean frustrate troops so the capacity of the system to cope with disagree with you inflicts is extremely limited and this is why the a c r c he says well. its capacity to whence where we've as a medical needs you're in gaza. was. you know when you are you know most people are legs of palestinian red cross and must be done in thirty minutes eighty were been wounded arrive when you are in
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chief and in eight hours five hundred cases arrive this is something that is absolutely unmanageable in most schools in paris and new york but even more in gas are which is already civilly weakened and butter old place a very difficult humanitarian situation that prevails industry. i was. you money tyrion assistance is very nice and this is why we decided to act even more but on top of the. absent of geopolitical really even decisions the situation we only worsen and worsen guys are now working on the edge of a cliff. or another global stories this hour a spanish prime minister indeed has been forced out of office in an unprecedented
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move which saw him lose a no confidence vote in parliament it was followed by the rival socialist party leader who now in fact gets the job with his slim parliamentary majority the ice that premier admitted his the featuring day two of debates earlier this friday. a lobbyist though they look at that from what we all know the no confidence motion is likely to go through which means mr petro sanchez will be the new prime minister and i would like to be the first to congratulate him it will be this chamber that will make the decision and it is up to all of us to abide by the mandate of the popular sovereignty represented here i believe that today we're opening a new page in the history of our democracy and we will now start reading the first paragraph but i can tell you without hesitation that we in the new government will put the interests of the spanish people above all else socialist party made a predator santy it is now spain's new prime minister that followed a vote of confidence which he called a week ago in response to
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a high court ruling which sentenced several leading. figures in marianna. people's party to have to jail sentences following a long running corruption scandal including the party's former treasurer it looked like a long shot at first because centuries only commands eighty four seats out of a three hundred fifty member chamber however one by one crucially opposition. parties including social life would rival spa day most and fractious regional parties in catalonia and the basque country added up their support and reached the crucial tally of one hundred eighteen votes with just hundred sixty nine in against and that was when marianna finally realized that the game was up. yeah pedro sanchez is in prime minister to be sworn in over the weekend he's
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a forty six year old former economics professor and current leader of the socialist party now he has been a thorn in the former prime minister aside for some time in twenty sixteen when parliament voted on approving a new cabinet sanchez refused to give his backing although the up move meant he was forced to step aside the socialist party leader which led to a nine month political deadlock fast forward twenty seventeenth centuries then made a shock reappearance after winning back his position but now despite receiving large support from smaller opposition parties he still likely to face some major challenges the liberal party citizens is one they've been calling for another election and seem to be the only major party backing the ousted prime minister while sanchez will also of course have to deal with the issue of cattle on independence and the separatist push in the region since last year's referendum now we spoke to our hundred spanish history lecturer who believes the catalans could take. the does have eighty five m.
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peers there's a very very. small number of. parliaments and that does a limitation in itself so it is going to be a very very limited government in that respect there's no doubt that the issue in catalonia is going to be the one of the hot potato of spanish politics in the coming years and for this government as well centive has been saying that he's happy to target and have a conversation with the newcastle and president but on the other hand he said that he was going to have that conversation within the framework within the rearm of the spanish constitution so it's an opportunity for the prime the pendants party on the other hand centive doesn't seem to be very happy to talk. beyond the constitution. elsewhere in europe italy is also going through a political shake up with just seppi conti who's never held political office before
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now heading up one of europe's most restless parliament his appointment as prime minister ends months without a government since the election back in march when the previous pm designates a carlow couple really stepped aside after just a few days the e.u. president dull tusker house call for unity and solidarity nod more than ever at least euro skeptic school by forming a government with ministerial positions already being filled decepticon say what we know about him is that he's a fifty three year old academic and i law professor who's known to have a dislike for red tape he's already. gotten it useless lol. now just hours after the u.s. announced hefty steel and many m imports the e.u. is vowing to strike back the trade commissioner say she regrets donald trump's decision to impose increased judi's adding valve it will harm relations between the
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two allies this is very unfortunate it is unfortunate because it will. cause a lot of damage to our stephen elop medium industry it is unfortunate because this is further weakening the transatlantic relations even union wanted to avoid this situation onto the new duties e.u. countries will have to pay as much as twenty five percent more if they want to see their metal products on the american market and that could spell trouble from manufacturers there is the european union is currently the world's second largest steel producer after china europe has taken its concerns to the legal might of the world trade organization to mediate and resolve any disputes with washington after the new charter of swearin once the european commission said it may now look to russia. i do think that we have to reconnect if i'm not i'm not very happy about the state of all relations so we have. to come back to i wouldn't say in
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normal relation with washer but there are so many areas so many domains look forget the. differences on the streets are but does. russia. has to be poor commitment or critias former prime minister is a lot cooler much things unilateral trade decisions don't benefit any of the countries involved he was speaking to me earlier and stressed that donald trump can negotiate his way out of potential trade war habilis. i believe that move for a doesn't have any real basis because if you're looking on the job see in the u.s. steel industry coming from two thousand year two thousand we shaved incline even during the period between two thousand and two and two thousand prevent george w. bush in polls also stronger still doesn't make any results and so this study of us really hurt much more much import that industry of your us economy and didn't
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bring any good. free trade in the world on the right to spoil the free trade and their global economy by unilateral moves on the other hand you know president businessmen. doing politics and a lot of politicians especially in europe does not recognize there's not understand that and him you have to negotiate so idea of the day there will be a negotiation. the united nations has spoken on civilian suffering in libya stating there has been an unprecedented escalation in fighting in the coastal city of durham and now in the past week alone at least civilians have been killed two of them children clashes in air raids have also cut electricity and water supplies to
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over one hundred thousand people the head of the u.n. humanitarian office in libya described the situation. instability is high in various places in yes there's always a potential for escalation there's certainly some and. very challenging we have seen an escalation of conflict over the last period but it definitely has intensified over the last few days main concern is that the humanitarian needs of the need for water food medicine medical supplies is increasing very rapidly and we also have severe concerns for dipper takes and of civilians will find themselves caught in a conflict the u.n. report comes as the french president has been pushing for negotiations between the countries warring factions our senior correspondent in iraq goes the it has more now on what role front plays in libya. the french president mr mccollum
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has a certain brand he sells himself as a bit of a peacemaker his latest effort a libyan peace summit bringing together key need is some of whom war with each other back on was proud to sit upon you for the first time these libyan leaders under this format some of whom do not mutually recognize each other's positions have met together through accepted to work together and approved a joint declaration this is an essential important step and which makes what will come next possible. you'd think in reality there were a lot of handshakes forced smiles and photo ops when it came to actually making peace they signed nothing any agreement they had was verbal and diplomacy that means nothing or over what everyone joined in more than
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a dozen groups and organizations who signed the letter saying that this summit did not represent them we call for a real dialogue focused on the aspirations of libyan society in its aspects nevertheless pundit's macron hailed it as a breakthrough after all getting all these people together under the same roof was an achievement not so much the main act as were there in july last year at this same summit also hosted by macro. the courage that is yours today by being here and by agreeing to this joint declaration is historic is to take your risk despite things that could have been against despite the actions of others to work towards a process of national reconciliation and long term peace. and nothing changed but maintaining the brand takes effort macro and really trying. the
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libyan people aspire to safety stability to live better to be able to express their sovereignty yes about safety and stability done a coastal city in libya has been under siege for almost a year now and it's only gotten worse the escalation of fighting there has reached unprecedented levels once the un the libyan national army led by general have to who was at summit is trying to take the city from a local warlord and islamists it's been a tough battle. on this happy occasion we say that zero hour for durness city liberation has come. local sources report the protection forces a currently taking positions among civilian infrastructure in residential areas mostly in the center of the city and reportedly in civilian clothing since twenty
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second me there's been a rising civilian casualty toll as a result of indiscriminate shelling of residential areas general half dollars are tribal handed i'll mistreat was also micron's gathering he urged for an immediate cease fire and took a jab at the general i don't recognize the chief commander named tough star he said that the very same day the four libyans pledged to work constructively in paris no surprise that nothing was signed merely an dorst question is who is going to remember this indorsement and for how long. let's bring you to paris now worth of migrant serve being cleared from their makeshift shelters along the city's canals roughly two hundred of them have been resettled in
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a wealthy district in the french capital charlotte dubin ski went to find out what the residents thought about their new neighbors. this is one of the nearly wrecked it camps in paris it's been set up to shelter around a hundred and seventy migrants who are amongst the thousand or so who are cleared from the canals of paris doing side waves thousands of migrants had to be camped along the canals for many many months living in squalid conditions with few to no comforts the mayor of paris and the interior minister whom had been embroiled in a war of words over who is responsible for clearing the camps the situation will be repeated indefinitely if measures not taken by local authorities to prevent the camps reappear. in the battle we could have avoided waiting for months to find shelter for those people the suggestion i made to the state was to
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build and reform a welcome center which is really the only the only option possible if we want to avoid the roadside counts so i'm waiting for the states to get back to me on that. now these migrants are being housed in blood to pull in knowing one of paris's wealthiest areas the sixteenth up on the small it's also home to former president nicholas sarkozy p.s. g.'s back to ponce football stadium and horse which is currently hosting tennis stars from across the globe for the french open some locals aren't over the moon about their new neighbors i think the people who are not very. pretty to see as people are here because they're alfredo afraid to some some of those be very difficult and some of them are very very nice i'm sure but a really tough part of them maybe but. you never know how people can react
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you can have some people who react very badly and some good you never know despite our thirty's choose not to most hospitable area because it is populated by many old people who are not really open minded so i think that this area is not the most welcoming we deport us we don't see any changes we don't communicate with migrants because we don't see them at all in the area so i guess lee's autonomy asli this is now the thirty fourth time in three years that my quince have been moved in paris but the problem seems to be cyclic it's never ending i. thought. was. oh authorities it do you to continue to clear out of camps that emerged along paris . these canals in the next few days yet with the capital already overflowing and an estimated five hundred fifty extra my quince arriving every week this seems to be
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little if. to keep a lid on the problem even ski r.t. pass. finally this news hour is just two weeks contouring until the football's biggest spectacle gets on the way this friday the twenty eight thousand feet for world cup was events devoted to it by the circle of light festival right in the center of the russian capital had these are live pictures right now from the light show it said to capture the essence of the tournaments because what's being sure are at football pitches famous through years of times gone by symbols of russia be images are being projected onto the bolshoi ballet there of course the eagle eyed among you will of figure near the kremlin and with the main sporting events so close anticipation is proving hard to contain for the world
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cup but even when there's no outlets for your wife's the truly. that's coming fast well more in our top story next hour by the way of all of donald trump's confirmation that he will meet with north korea's kim jong il the summit on june twelfth stay with art international crosstalk.
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hello and welcome to cross talk where all things considered i'm peter lavelle italy's recent elections again demonstrate the e.u.'s neal liberal agenda is under continued pressure even under threat where is this grand historic project going how should we understand the italian elections the german elections and brags that in
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