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well i think we should not forget the people's hopes and expectations but have to work at a faster pace and make bigger achievements. the first korean summit between these leaders was at the panmunjom true spillage on the border between the two neighbors in april it's produced tangible results reunions of families separated by the korean war in the one nine hundred fifty s. have restarted. the remains of more than fifty u.s. soldiers killed in the war have been returned by north korea. and a liaison office to keep officials from the north and south connected has a. but the last visit to pyongyang by a south korean president was by roh moo shown eleven years ago and that attempts at reconciliation would ultimately fail. south korea says this time it's different. for the first time key moments from this summit are being beamed live into north
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korean homes it's one of the ways this summit differs from those of the past say south korean officials who are also hoping this one can succeed where others have failed. but critics believe the nuclear concessions the u.s. wants and what north korea is prepared to give may be too great even for the smiling president mood to deliver. sitting on the stockpile of the nuclear weapons would like to me is the amount of sings they will have to surrender to placate prop this has been an impressive display of friendship after so much animosity yet it remains to be seen how much of this is just show and how much is of consequence of macbride al-jazeera so still ahead on al-jazeera taking for survivors three days after typhoon manga wreaked havoc happen in the philippines and victim or
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perpetrator defense lawyers for a former ugandan warlord make their case at the hague. hello there we're still got a few showers over the northern parts of turkey showing up very clearly on the satellite picture grazing the north coast here and then just drifting their way eastwards affecting us in back who is well that unsettled weather just pushes a bit further southwards as we head through wednesday and behind it the winds are feeding down from the north so it's a little bit fresher than it has been here is the thunderstorms that are there across the northern pauls all of iran and they'll stick with us as we had three says day as well to the south of that though it will stay very holt's with baghdad up a forty three degrees kuwait at forty two temperatures here actually a little bit lower for thursday and that's because the humidity will be rising is already humid here in doha and no major change for us over the next few days either
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there is a feeding in from the east that's why it's humid and it'll stay that way as we head through wednesday and thursday with a top temperature of around forty degrees around the south coast of oman around here expect more clouds and a few breaks of just a little times too as we head down to a southern parts of africa we've got yet will cloud working its way across cape town that's giving us some fairly heavy rain so expect it to be a wet cool day on wednesday a maximum temperature there just of thirteen degrees ahead of that rain though it is a lot warmer for us and it will be up at twenty two the rain reaches us overnight. the be.
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the be the best. hello again the top stories on al-jazeera the russian president vladimir putin says a tragic chain of circumstances led to the downing of a military plane in syrian air space fifteen servicemen died in the aircraft when it was hit by syrian air defense fire the russian defense ministry has blamed for pushing the plane into the line of fire. the north korean leader kim jong un says
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he wants to produce a big outcome during three days of talks with the south korean president. kim treated to a special concert after spending the day discussing north korea's nuclear program china has followed through with its threat to retaliate against the latest u.s. tariffs on chinese goods further escalating their trade war trump says he's open to talking to beijing but won't let it take advantage of the u.s. . the saudi amounts of coalition says it's launched a large scale operation targeting areas. the alliance says it's captured two areas on the outskirts of the port city since the advance began on tuesday is the main gateway for relief supplies noncommercial goods into the country. well just five days before voters in the mold go to the polls a major new piece of investigative journalism is raising questions about the sitting president the o.c.c. or peace story builds on details revealed in a twenty sixteen al-jazeera documentary it's based on government documents banking
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records and the contents of three i phones owned by a now imprisoned former tourism minister ahmed db he least several islands to various property developers siphoning away at least seventy nine million dollars in the process of a new evidence implicates president abdullah yeah i mean in the scheme something he's always denied the messages from his deputies phones so the president intervened to clear at least twenty four of the deals many of the islands are now home to major projects led by international hotel chains and it's leading to questions about who's benefited from the leasing of the islands and development of the hotels well jordan made the twenty sixteen documentary for al-jazeera. you need to understand that over forty thirty five years in the maldives they only built about one hundred resorts and within the space of just a few years they approved almost the same number again and this date this research
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by the o c c o p now offers us a breakdown of which items were least for what prices what money went missing and who is now building which results on those and that will raise some very difficult questions not least for the president who appears to have intervened to make sure these were approved and what would run through the paths through which money could be embezzled rather than the official part of an open tender where there u.s. companies would bid to develop resorts instead this was all done one on one in a joint venture with the government which was a loophole allowed them to divert the main process aubrey belford who coordinated the findings is the regional editor at the organized crime and corruption reporting project and he says that the former tourism minister has downplayed the corruption allegations ahead of elections. the way that dave and his associates did their
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scam was they instead of leasing out islands through a public tender it was done through a state company that was headed by his friend as the lease fees were paid and then the money was embezzled some of the records that we found show that the president's office and that means the president into being about two dozen times to reassign the violence of the tourism ministry he also gave permission for these islands to be leased by the state company which was the channel for embezzlement we also have recollected from text messages that show him discussing with the at least one of the we had no response we sent the south questions well over a week before replying to publish and we got nothing in reply the president went on to be in television on sunday night and gave an interview where he did answer some questions that we had we're not sure if he was answering our questions indirectly but he did for the first time acknowledge that he gave these commissions. for
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these islands to be released he still claims to have nothing to do with the embezzlement of the money or any corruption but you know he did and some. u.n. investigators have reiterated calls for a top generals to be removed from power and prosecuted for genocides they've been briefing me and that are at the un human rights council on the final version of the report into violence against the road the u.n. fact finding mission found government to silencing critics while allowing hate speech against the. mean mars ambassador has rejected the findings calling the report one site it's. egypt's security forces continue to carry out systematic forced disappearances against rights activists and other citizens that's according to united nations working group the committee says it was dismayed by one particular incident last year when the egyptian lawyer ibrahim
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a twenty was arrested while he was on his way to meet the u.n. commission in switzerland it's calling on egypt to halt any pending executions handed out on the basis of evidence obtained during torture or ill treatment during a period of enforced disappearance more than one thousand eight hundred people have been taken by egyptian security services over the last year that is from another geneva based human rights organization which says activists doctors lawyers and engineers are often targeted. earlier i spoke to her saying but you know me he's a researcher on egypt at amnesty international he says that enforced disappearances will continue to be widespread until the u.s. and e.u. speak up. and firsts appearances are remain quite widespread in egypt it remains to be a tool used by. security forces against one of its critics. i mean if you continue to use it against people to extract confessions or
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simply. as a way you pricing people even if you see don't use it except confessions under torture that's where the international community will see it speak of. the need to make it clears you're not going to buy it i wanted to make it clear arms and. ration is no more important than the human rights. and seen into. sin not on the syrian through actions so when for example say u.s. . decides to. kill for human rights consideration this is indeed a message from sources that you can do you want. rescue teams in the northern philippines are digging through mounds of mud looking for survivors of saturday's landslide that killed at least seventy four people many locals had been sheltering from typhoon mangrove when the landslide happened to me well and i'm going reports i think it's
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a steep dangerous descent down to reveal well rescuers continue their green search . this is a to go in in big province with super typhoon man could cause the major landslide which destroyed the community i hear bodies continue to pile up as the rescue effort turns into a recovery operation i think. this is the bunk house where more than thirty miners sought shelter here they thought they were safe. i but they were engulfed by the rolling mud and boulders and were buried forty feet deep. we've been working double time to ensure that the process is faster but this is a system that we've had in place even before with blasters coming in the house so
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to see this of course is to understand the enormity of this operation the stench of human flesh is present and we feel that we are standing on precarious grounds behind me are rescuers who have been working nonstop while others are family members or come here to look for their missing loved ones their man really digging through the rubble it doesn't matter how long it takes piece by piece rock by rock . pogo who clap is seventy years old somewhere buried in the rubble is his nephew he says the agony of waiting is unbearable so he is helping out clearing to bring the woman you feel me. if we can't find my nephew alive at least i hope we can bring him home in bury him so that we can see him for the last time. another body pulled out from the rubble it is already in the event state of the composition the local government admits it cannot account for all the deaths here. but
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for the men who lost their lives to go on will be part of an ever growing statistic in the philippines because chad as it may seem disasters like this one have become a familiar story in the country of grinding poverty jim duggan al jazeera. province northern philippines more than one hundred people have died in flooding across ten states of nigeria heavy seasonal rains caused the news there and venue reversed to burst their banks floods have spread across the country over the past two weeks and forecasters say the water levels will be higher than in twenty twelve that's when flooding displaced more than two million people. defense lawyers for a former top commander in uganda as lord's resistance army have begun their case at the international criminal court dominic is facing seventeen charges of war crimes
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have a morgan has more. he was once a deputy commander of the lord's resistance army or ellery a rebel group operating in central africa for more than three decades dominic on one is on trial at the international criminal court facing charges including murder and rape has also been accused of involvement in attacks on camps set up for people displaced by conflict this trial is about violence and misery that blighted the lives of of people living in northern uganda. ordinary citizens civilians who wanted no more than to be allowed to live their lives in peace could no longer live in the villages in which they had been born and raised the n.r.a. first emerged in one nine hundred eighty seven in northern uganda headed by joseph kahn he's also wanted on many charges including work crimes and crimes against humanity the group is fighting the ugandan army but has launched attacks in central african republic democratic republic of congo and south sudan it says it wants to
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establish a multi-party democracy but is accused of widespread human rights violations including murder and the recruitment of child soldiers and when surrounded in ten to fifteen and was handed to i.c.c. custody more than four thousand witnesses have been called to testify against him on ones lawyers say he was abducted by the lord's resistance army when he was ten years old and argue he's not a criminal but affect him the huge who is the subject of this interrogation just a child. when he was abducted brutalized and made into and made in the bush wins the mind of. no mind of its own more than two hundred thousand people have lost their lives in a lhari attacks since the group was founded in one thousand nine hundred seven tens of thousands of other survived atrocities they say the group committed but it will
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be four judges at the i.c.c. to determine whether on his guilty or was also a victim of the group he was part of morgan al jazeera. opposition politicians in zimbabwe have walked out during the president's state of the nation address to parliament emerson was outlining his government's policy for the first time after winning a disputed election in july it includes modernizing health facilities and reforming the economy but opposition figures say the government has its spending priorities wrong. argentina as former president has appeared in court on money laundering charges cristina kirchner posted her court statement on twitter saying officials wouldn't be able to prove the charges because she would never accept illicit money on monday she was charged in a separate case in which she's accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for public works contracts the judges asked for her parliamentary immunity to be lifted so she can be detained. president nicolas maduro has angered people in
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venezuela after being pictured enjoying a lavish meal of steak on a recent trip to turkey my duro was filmed dining at a restaurant in istanbul where he was served by the celebrity head chef widely known as salt bay the opposition says it shows how out of touch she is with the people red meat is considered a luxury in venezuela which is struggling under food shortages caused by an economic crisis. in this town bully dined in a famous restaurant from here in venezuela ice in the shift my greetings he attended to us personally we chatted and had a good time with him a very pleasant man very cheerful he told me several times he loves venezuela and admires venezuela i said greetings to turkey. the headlines on al-jazeera the russian president vladimir putin says a tragic chain of circumstances led to the downing of a military plane in syrian airspace fifteen servicemen died in the aircraft when it
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was hit by syrian air defense fire the russian defense ministry has blamed. this really objects for pushing the plane into the line of fire so that plane was shot down shortly after russia struck a deal with turkey to set up a buffer zone in the rebel held province of verging government offensive the un security council has been discussing syria in recent hours what do we think the three million civilians including those million children cattle do need to make of yesterday's agreement when they have a simple question is these merely a stay of execution or is it the beginning of a reprieve the first time you go into blind at the end of the very dark is tunnel or china has follow through with its threat to retaliate against the latest u.s. tariffs on chinese goods further escalating their trade war beijing says it's imposing levies on another sixty billion dollars of american made items trump says
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he's open to talking to beijing but won't let it take advantage of the u.s. . the north korean leader says he wants to produce a big outcome during three days of talks with the south korean president. kim treated to a special concert after spending the day discussing north korea's nuclear program it's the first time a south korean leader has traveled to pyongyang in more than a decade. israeli forces have killed two palestinians who are protesting near the crossing in gaza the demonstrators have been gathering along the gaza's barrier fence with israel from months denouncing the israeli occupation more than one hundred seventy palestinians have been killed since the wave of protests began in march and anticorruption n.g.o.s says it has evidence that at least fifty islands in the were illegally leased out for tourism by the government with millions of dollars embezzled the report builds on a twenty sixteen zero documentary stealing paradise and that implicates president
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in the scheme something he's always denied those are the headlines on al-jazeera inside story is coming up next then it's the news hour i'll see you then bye bye. heel or no deep it's crunch time for breakfast the u.k.'s departure from the european union warnings of dire economic consequences if no deal is reached prime minister to resign may arguing her exit plan is the best so is a deal possible this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program i'm a hood up that hamid bracks said has been at the forefront of british politics since the country voted in the referendum for a divorce from the e.u. in june twenty sixth it's crunch time for prime minister to resign may she's traveling to solve borg this week to try to reach have breakthrough with e.u. leaders but many have already pushed back her checkers plan russell chief negotiator back in years saying it would spell the end of the e.u. project and just six months ahead of the deadline for breakfast that they had of the international monetary fund christine like gab has given a stark warning leaving the you with no deal could be costly for the british economy let me be clear compared with today's smooths a single market all the likely brigs it scenarios will have costs for the you can
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economy and to a lesser extent as well for the e.u. the larger the impediments to trade in the new relationship the costlier it will be the range of issues that remains to be address is daunting as is daunting the small time left to address them. in july to reason may have presented her planned named after the prime minister country retreat checkers and she said more than once it's the only deal she's willing to put forward but divorce can be messy and there are many sticking points including how much the u.k. is willing to pay the e.u. there are estimates the bill for divorce could be more than fifty billion dollars what happens to you can the citizens living in the e.u. any u.s. citizens living in the u.k. the plan allows for freedom of trade but not for people and what happens to the
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northern ireland border this remains a major stumbling block the e.u. has called for a border in the irish sea do you cade for a customs border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland it's important that we deliver for the people of northern ireland they don't want to hold border between northern ireland on and the only proposal that has been put forward that delivers on the not having a hard border and ensure that we don't carve up the united kingdom is the checkers plan. so let's bring in our guests joining us in warsaw vanity and least deputy director and to think that british influence in oxford helen thomas c.e.o. and founder of microeconomic consultancy blong the money and in lancaster geryon jones and the conna missed at lancaster university a warm welcome to all of you helen let me start with you basically think reason is
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saying it's my way or the highway. that's right she has been appreciated as yes my deal or no deal and i think that she's right to pitch it like that not least because we're running out of time and you know there is a deal getting to be on the table we have to see what parliament makes of that and then there's not much time left until the actual deadline next year of course and jonathan i mean in a certain way the e.u. is saying more or less the same thing even though not in those words that it's either they get what they want orders no deal either that's right it's really a contest a lot of things. saying that the single market can't be divided freedoms. it's the has to be a possibility of a customs union northern ireland. it can't be
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a customs union and it can't have free needs equal and they can't be rich see so if you have two sides that both are the red lines a lot of them stereotype to kids and the police is the e.u. is more powerful than the u.k. and the last two years you close the meeting notes the e.u. sides in the negotiations and so that looks to be the trend now well and you know we're six months away from the deadline and nothing has happened nothing's of stance it has happened so far do you think that there is a may will be able to push her shuckers plan even within her own constituency i mean she is facing a lot of opposition. it took the u.k. government a long time to settle on an approach to the present negotiations and when checkers came out a couple of months ago that was very late in the process what it has proposed in checkers is a very clunky system where countries collect border taxes on behalf of each other
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and where there is also a common rulebook across the u.k. and the european union for the case of gods specifically now whether that breaches red lines on the use part in terms of splitting up the pillars of the single market remains to be seen the certainly something there in checkers that there is room for negotiation but we'll need to see how far each of the parties is willing to go well jonathan talking about the air from the mentors of the u.s. think the problem one of the main problems here is being that if you can have three movement of goods but you can't have free will winds of people. absolutely single markets is as far as it used concerned becomes the package and the e.u. states cohesion on this very point so you michel barnier it so that eighty percent of the ritual agreement is wrapped up but it's
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a bit like saying that we share sort of ninety percent of our d.n.a. with the fruit like it's the remaining ten or twenty percent that's the clincher and so if you if you came sits on its checkers plan that doesn't include premiums but you can also accept it and theresa may just box itself into a corner because she's insists that there can be no premium to people but if she continues with that lie that you know check is either ok well and. the i.m.f. has been quite consistent relieved from before do brigs that vote warning about the negative impact it's good to have you k. now christine legarde is even bleaker picture if there is no deal so what this terrorism may do at this point well it's all very well to talk about the economics of the argument but really it's all about the politics. that is
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what the deal is going to succeed or fail upon is whether you mentioned it earlier in a series of making to her own parliament of the merits of the checkers plan let alone in its negotiations with the e.u. and as far as christina god is concerned i noticed in that comment you ran at the beginning of your report she did say that although it would be bad for the u.k. it would also be bad for the e.u. and again there is a politics versus economics that goes on as a calculation on the e.u. side as well so i think we can't purely look at this in just g.d.p. or unemployment terms although clearly that will be significant if we don't get a deal but but really if we're looking at what's going to happen and how it's going to pan out we really have to look at the politics of this and. in your opinion will it have a negative impact or is there difference between deal or no deal when it comes to
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the british economy. there's a huge difference between deal or no deal and if it's a deal it depends on what the nature of that deal will be checkers is certainly an improvement on no deal but it leaves services outside the single market of the european union and that will make it difficult for services to trade within the european union in the case of no deal the big problem berth is that the e.u. will be obliged under w t o rules to impose tariffs on what it imports from the u.k. and that will make british producers very competitive as they try and export their products to the european union and that threatens employment it threatens jobs it threatens pay it threatens g.d.p. growth in the u.k. and so no deal would be a very bad solution indeed for the u.k. also it would be a bad solution for the european union. doesn't you think actually that no deal is
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not an option right. no you did it up to be impossible for a very very clear reasons as you noted and it's of sadness it's a disastrous outcome for both the u.k. and the e.u. but the u.k. has a lot more to lose in the e.u. because its economy is much more exposed it's so small it's less powerful and cause the u.k. depends on e.u. infrastructure to ensure that they use the running of our country like aviation for example so the planes will be grounded according to the european aviation safety agency if we pull out with no deal so if negotiations collapse in december for example then the economy really start to collapse very soon afterwards and public support and if there was any would vanish very quickly and so theresa may would have to then go to brussels and ask group deal on what you consider to be very very poor terms so really breaks it is a process of elimination we know document note we know that there will be not there won't be you know deal scenario rather so that means there will have to be
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a deal and from then it's a question of deciding which deal it will be ok so allan when if there is a deal one does get the impression there really specially when looking through a bit the details of this checkers plan that there is i'm a basically once an electorate to many away she can pick and choose what what kind of relations go in which field she will continue having deals with the and in which which other fields there will be the bit of british britain will go on its own it's quite difficult isn't it to achieve that. oh she's obviously in a very difficult situation i mean this is the problem of having a minority government it's also the problem because although fifty two percent of the u.k. population they chose to leave. more than half of the parliamentarians in the u.k. parliament voted to remain in fact a significant number more than half
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a to remain so there is a there's a friction there that has always dogged these negotiations and unfortunately was made a lot worse by that election last year where she was of course gunning for a big mandate and unfortunately the exact opposite of that. so in terms of picking and choosing i mean yes there's often a lot of criticism around what the u.k. is putting forward in terms of you know having cake and eating it but of course in any negotiation as any of us would have gone through you do have to put certain things for would knowing you might get pulled back from what it is that you really want so i would i think it's tough to criticize her check his plan necessarily on cherry picking because a line had to be drawn somewhere and she had to draw it based on the fact that her party is fundamentally split and of course the nation is fundamentally split and that in necessitated trying to draw these red lines and and sort of compromise into
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a least worst outcome and that means that you know we are left in quite a tricky situation with the clock ticking there is basically a raft of paul options left and it is a question of just how bad is is the final outcome going to be. you know one wonders where the british people were to vote in twenty sixteen where they given we're all the facts put forward is the bricks that they voted for back then the same as the one that is discussed today in brussels. no in twenty sixteen people were given the option to remain in the european union and it's pretty clear what that meant or to leave and it was very unclear what that meant and the spin the whole menu of choices from the day after the referendum it's been
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clear that we've had several choices to choose between when determining how we're going to leave the european union and what's becoming increasingly clear is that people didn't know what they were voting for and some people now are regretting having voted the way they voted whichever way that was they wish they knew more at the time and that is really what's driving the movement towards the people's vote on the terms of breaks it is gaining momentum how they knew or briggs it supporter. do you agree with what care i just said. i don't regret my personal vote and i should add of course that's just my personal opinion and the work we do at my consultancy strives to be as independent and neutral about this as possible. and i would point to the fact that some recent surveys have shown that there has been regrets on both sides and there's been regrets from people who voted
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to remain and from those of age to leave it is a thought the issue the details are more complex than of course a simple remain leave question forced upon us that is the nature of referendums that's what they do. and i would just say this about this concept about people knowing what they were voting for when we come to a general election they're all there is a platform perhaps on health service on should we have a national health set is what should it be and the public will vote in that election based on their views about that or on their values perhaps not even the specifics and they vote a mandate to the politicians who then go on to implement it as they see best and that is what members of parliament supposed to do so i do take a little bit of concern about this concept that we didn't know what we were voting for because that's not really how votes actually usually tend to work if you even
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look at the scotland independence referendum yes there was an awful lot more detail ahead of that referendum perhaps than this one but it was a question of identity and beliefs and values and the detail and the policy well that's what the politicians are there to implement well. they're all of them you seem not to agree with that has just been said but it does have a question for you this being part of the e.u. or not has been an issue within the conservative party one could argue for decades . before for now but it's quite. ironic that as it goes to the forefront the conservative party is having an internal debate about it and it's very difficult to understand at this stage if the pro europe or the anti or voices within that party are the stronger these days. absolutely i mean it's
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ironic that we are talking about what people very simple because the conservative party can't even agree to use up the referendum and the government is still divided over it as well so in the conservative party i would say there is a broad consensus to leave but without any clear idea of how to do that and that's no you don't come for the people slate because there's no majority and he seems in in parliament the check is still there there's no majority for no deal i don't know if there's a majority for soft rexx if the course operates it is despised by leaders and remains because it gives you integration and also makes us a lot yes and vassal state and unable to vote on the rules which will determine our economic future and so it could be the people's vote becomes to reach the major only way out because she might reason that if she can't get anything through parliament then putting it back to the people is the right was about it and i would also just say to helen helen makes the comparison with the general election in
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a general election you get a chance to review your decision after four or five years that wasn't the case this referendum so if people find that they want to see all that they're not getting what if voted for it's only right they should be able to think again and helen does but if you do you agree with the idea of a second referendum. no i don't i think even with the people's vote although i have sympathy with the analysis that jonathan needs to if the people say no then where we left we've got even less time and an even more divided to parliament and recriminations possibly a change of prime minister certainly leadership would be even more in question than it is now and it just seems to be to more confusion and i would say that it has been a number of polls which suggest that. in quite a british way that people just want them to get on with it and do something and i think after two and a half here is if we haven't got anywhere to go back to the people is
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going to be a difficult pill for the public to swallow ok in the current we're in a situation where christine lagarde is warning about dire economic consequences for do you k. you is not very happy and degrees amazing a very difficult position but do you think that all of this has also to do with the fact that at the beginning to reason may was never brags that you or she voted against it so maybe it's very difficult for her to bring that five forward to push it ahead because there in the u.k. as business been peddling peddling in the same position for the past two years. i don't think we can say that this difficulty that we're in a results from theresa may being a remain as she was always a lukewarm remained a best i think what has happened is that the whole process has hit against the buffers of reality and there are certain aspects of breaks that third of very
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difficult to deliver whoever tries to deliver them remember that the european research group last year pulled a document that they were considering publishing making their own proposals about how to achieve brags that they don't know how to do it either so i don't think it matters who is in charge this is always going to be an extremely difficult process . what's very also difficult to understand or surprising i would say rather is that we are in a world where you have these huge blocks you know china's economy is growing russia is making it can all make deals everywhere do us is being more isolationist and then you have the e.u. and then you have the u.k. who wants to go on its own may be thinking that it will keep that special relation it's always had with washington that's not very clear de moment considering that
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sort of trumps isolationist or a protectionist policy so is it really was it the right time for this referendum to happen and for braggs it to go ahead. what is the worst timing now when you look at what's happening well to see as you point out. if you see what's happening with trump we have the divided living isolated far west and far east as well so trump you saying that he is going to always put america first this about america needs and the u.k. and he will have no option but to pursue a trade deal with the u.s. to try and stem some of the damage from brics it but to trump in that will make almost any demands each chooses and britain will have to comply so that it doesn't give us any kind of power doesn't give us any time sovereignty even i'm so relaxed as you say this is
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a terrible time steve bracks will be always there terrible times the press anyway there's a particular terrible time story now because we are very short of allies at the moment and we've a short of options as well so you know it's not clear whether it be a deal or no deal and even in this conversation we can't reach a consensus but if there is no idea at the end though they overnight and the u.k. would have lost many trade agreements around the world it would have lost also many access to many european institutions and from what i read any here is not really ready for that. well the u.k. government trying to be ready you know they have published a huge sea new technical papers over what would happen in new jail and you know to reason tried to respond to that of course makani bank of england governor was in talking to the cabinet about the stress test scenario with a decline in house prices of one third in this kind of thing so you know
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preparations are all trying to be made i believe it's the same case as you know in the e.u. twenty seven as well. i think you know it's tricky of course it's certainly not going to be easy to just crash out and be on. there is the non-tariff barriers as well you know above and beyond purely the numbers of tariffs but again i do come back to the politics of this and grounding planes unilaterally doesn't help either side of the u.k. all the e.u. of i mean it would really depend on how the e.u. twenty seven want to push things and you know the e.u. twenty seven have their own debates that it can only go as a. one minute because reaching the end of the program. there is a maze having to cells were given a few days she's going to have she's going to meet with e.u.
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leaders in a formal kind of summit how will she be able to convince them that it's her way or her deal or no deal. it will be quite difficult for her to make sure that she doesn't drift too far in the direction of going for a customs union plus single market solution which would be unacceptable to a large part of her party so that's what she's going to need to ensure at the same time she will need to persuade the european partners that it is possible to implement certain aspects of the checkers plan that currently appear to be very clunky so ensuring that countries can collect taxes at the border for each other and ensuring that the proposals that she's come up with don't breach the principles of the single market that jonathan was talking about earlier but there's very little time for her to convince them of that the march deadline is fast approaching
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and time is running out but also time has run out on this show so thank you to all my guests jones analysts helen thomas and jones and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is at a.j. inside story from me that they'll have me and the whole inside story team here in doha i pronounce.
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blames tragic circumstances for the downing of a russian plane over syria appearing to dial back on his country's assertions that israel is to blame. we'll see what happens but there were making a lot of headway with china donald trump leaves the door open for negotiations even as the u.s. and china plunge deeper into their trade war also. all smiles in pyongyang as the north korean leader lays out the red carpet for the south korean president and new corruption allegations emerge against the maldives government building on the findings of an al jazeera investigation and ip to similar goal but they say it's the way for champions league group stage kicks off the headline fixture on a busy night throughout europe sees little whose person should manage all of that and a lot more later in the program. hello
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the russian president vladimir putin has moved to content sions after hours of accusations over the downing of a russian military plane off the syrian coast russia's military says israel's at fault because their fighter jets use the russian plane ask cover after carrying out a bombing raid israel blamed inaccurate syrian fire and expressed sorrow for the deaths person says the incident seems like a tragic accident but added that israel's air force was breaching syria's sovereignty with its operations. it looks more like a chain of tragic accidental circumstances because these really plane did not take down our plane but certainly we have to seriously look into it our approach to this tragedy is presented in the ministry of defense statement which i have authorized referring to response actions they would be targeted at ensuring the additional safety of our military personnel and equipment in syria these would be the steps
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that everyone will notice in a moment we'll hear from imran khan in occupied east jerusalem who's covering reaction as the israeli prime minister promises to help and that's the gate what happens but first here is a challenge in moscow. russia's defense ministry has responded angrily to the loss of this plane it's called israel's actions irresponsible and provocative and hostile what the ministry of defense says is that they were only given one minutes of warning from the israelis about these impending air strikes and as a consequence fifteen russian military personnel lost their lives they say essentially that the israeli jets use the hill twenty electronic surveillance plane has a shield from syria's anti aircraft unit sounds therefore that israeli jets protected themselves from the the russian plane was lost the search
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and rescue operation is found the crash site some thirty kilometers off the syrian coast they found bodies and personal effects and wreckage from the plane the consequence of all of this is that show you the russian defense ministry has spoken on the telephone expressing his anger to israeli counterpart avick door lieberman also the israeli ambassador here gary coren has been summons to the ministry of foreign affairs however we have seen a different tone being taken from the kremlin a different tone being taken by vladimir putin who has just called this. a tragic chain of events and doesn't want it to be compared to the incidents some years ago where turkey shot down a russian jet that suggests that putin keeping his eye on the broader architecture of the russia israel relationship doesn't want to escalate this further and he's
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choosing slightly more measured language suggesting he thinks that things have worked pretty well with israel up until this point and he views this as a kind of temporary blip and he wants to move on. throughout tuesday there was a flurry of diplomatic activity trying contain the situation it began with the israeli air force reacting saying that they regretted the loss of russian soldiers lives and then news really army reacted squarely blaming syria for the attack but regretting the loss of russian lives also also they blamed iran and hezbollah now there's been much more diplomatic your tootie over the last few hours the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and the russian president vladimir putin have spoken on the phone they've issued a statement from the israeli side but it didn't mean you know who in the significance of the continuous continuation of the surety coordination between israel and russia that's prevented they say many losses of lives from both sides
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over the last three years netanyahu goes on to say that israel is determined to stop iran from establishing military bases in syria and the stopping the efforts of iran which he says calls for his roles destructions now he's also willing to investigate cooperate fully with the russians to see exactly what happened including perhaps sending the chief of the asked off to russia to cooperate now this all seems like and it feels like that israel is trying to stop what to try and do what it can to try and stop this situation escalating the russians seem to be capitulate so lots of anger from the russians very early on on tuesday that seems to be calming down now that the two leaders have this phone call so it seems that the security coordination agreement of sorts is much more important than this incident itself while speaking during a meeting of the security council the u.n. syria on voice the fandom a store a expressed concern that the downing of the plane could threaten a new agreement that's designed to avert a syrian government offensive and rebel held adlib live through diplomatic editor
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a james base he's following the story from the united nations what else did mr de mistura have to say. well there was concern during the security council meeting about the current developments but i think it's worth noting that when the russian ambassador spoke he simply thanked the other ambassadors for their condolences and then moved on and i think russia is trying to move on from this and not retaliate in any way not cast blame in a in somewhere like the u.n. security council the ambassador moved on to the russian turkish deal and we've been hearing the un's response to that from stefan de mistura the special envoy he's been welcoming the deal but of course the big question mark because you have this separation an area between government forces and opposition forces is what happens to those groups that we used to call. which under this deal are supposed to leave it live who is going to force them to leave where are they going to go these
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are questions i put to the special envoy well your question james is exactly day one i've been reading myself believe both turkey and russia and they are going to provide us with some type of month i think turkey in particular seemed to be given by it russia did us both a belief deal finding a way to offer your point they are not going anywhere so what is the outcome meanwhile of what you're seeing is through this area which admitted to right that you're having first of all in every direction of violence and death area secondly debt the debt either strong possibility which i believe it is consistent of a o.g.'s which are not in the list of terrorists to want to be separated from them and do it for themselves in dream don't and if that made people. i'm a self i've been getting many many many messages from civilians did three million
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people they went to your training to who are not native fighters no terrorist they have a thing to once they she did three they a scenario where they will not be automatically part of the conflict because the conflict is being delayed or postponed or hopefully for ever tell me the answer will come later and they are working on a tool if the mother of all issues you know touching direct point where you saw standing next to mr de mistura another top u.n. official humanitarian coordinator local now he made it clear that he was still concerned that the russian turkish deal could just be a stay of execution for the residents over it live and he warned that if fighting was to break out it would be the worst humanitarian catastrophe of the twenty first century all right james bass thank you china has followed through with it threat to
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retaliate against the latest u.s. tariffs on chinese goods further escalating their trade war beijing says it's imposing levies on another sixty billion dollars of american made items after the u.s. president donald trump announced increased tariffs on two hundred billion dollars of chinese products trump says he is open to talking to beijing but won't let it take advantage of the u.s. . we're doing a very good job with china and china has been taking advantage of the united states for a long time and that's not happening anymore we can't let that happen and i have a great relationship with president xi he's a friend of mine but we can't you know i've been telling him we can't let it happen so we may make a deal at some point but right now we just impose two hundred billion dollars at twenty five percent and if there's a retaliation against our farmers and our industrial workers our ranchers if any of
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that goes on we're going to kick in another two hundred fifty seven billion dollars live to shihab rattansi joining us from washington d.c. so is there a sense from trump that this is going to escalate or is he leaving the room open for negotiations. he's doubly relieving the room open to negotiation but it's difficult to see what sort of deal he i mean there is this question what does trump actually wants i suppose out of all of this is this simply about trade and intellectual property or is this part of a wider geopolitical struggle with china as a strategic competitor so the steve trumps former advisor presents all of this in that way as a way of trying to curtail china's power as as as regards the united states geopolitically but there is still there is that they're all still there slivers of hope for several reasons one the level of the terror of some both the u.s. and china were less than expected the u.s. is tyrus initially or this this latest round ten percent moving to twenty five
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percent in january the chinese tariffs on to the twenty to twenty five percent that they threaten but at five to ten percent so there is some hope that because the nature of these tariffs all staggered perhaps there will be room for negotiations in the meantime so i think what works what we're looking at now is whether the talks next week that were being prepared for between vice premier you and the treasury secretary all of this will now go ahead the chinese or the mission he said if the u.s. imposes this round of tariffs those talks would be off but they haven't said that since the u.s. tariffs were imposed they still say they're under review so i think now it runs us wondering well will these talks continue is there room for negotiation but is this even really just about trade or just about why did geopolitical political issues in which case things get really really crazy in the coming months and see how what industries will these latest round of tariffs actually affect well it's kind
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of a continuation i mean some goods were spared because i think there is this fear as the november midterm elections comes up.


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