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discovery. subscribe. to. this is. coming up on the program a meaningful exchange. his first ever face to face meeting with. nearly a decade. plus . securing opportunities for chinese security companies developing. the chinese security.
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welcome. it's good to have you with us it's been a meeting between old friends in a new world a world where north korea is straining under the weight of international sanctions and russia is looking to boost its stature on the world stage north korean leader kim jong un and russian president vladimir putin have met in eastern russia and discussed the deed of the korean peninsula this against the backdrop of north korea's failed to talks with the u.s. in february or any sanctions relief here as well. worn have to say after their meeting in vladivostok. as for the threat of nuclear confrontation without a question the international community's common goal is to avoid one. i have the
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impression that the north korean leader wants that as well he just needs to be reassured of his safety. you are both of the soonest. people of the two countries who share a valuable friendship that was created and strengthened while overcoming every hardship in challenge through into his by history have a deep understanding that the ceaseless development of north korea russia ties only serves our mutual interests but is also indispensable for securing the region's peace and stability. kim jong un there speaking of the long friendship and history between the door countries of relationship that began during the cold war and has continued since then. similar ahmed train different to north korean leader with his visit to russia kim jong un is following in its forefathers footsteps. his grandfather kim il sung went to the soviet union
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numerous times to secure moscow support during the cold war. his father kim jong il also met with russian presidents the last time was with dmitri medvedev in two thousand and eleven shortly before the korean leader's death. north korea has few friends in the world russia is one of them but they used to be close the soviet union was once pyongyang's main trading partner taking over half its exports today trade is just a trickle worth about two million dollars a year jute international sanctions against north korea's weapons programs taking steps towards each other moscow has called for sanctions to be eased that would allow the restart of trade and joint infrastructure projects which would profit both countries. the first ever meeting between putin and kim invited vos talk could put the diminished alliance back on track. joining us now is
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very long call from open university incirlik is a professor of history and author of many books on north korea for the lack of good to have you with us. the north korean leader kim jong un has met chinese president xi jinping four times in the last year and now he's met. is this in your view arc is all. the leaning on old friends to help them out of a deadlock. i felt just a fault nobody is really good in to help him out of dental sicko or russia and not scary at have never been threats or used to be a long time ago but even there the donations look like to us is lost remember as it is it really has nine hundred fifty six is an australian best of russia defected and was right there to buy it nobody else bought you any and all of the if would be k.g.b. chief who provided him the security to sort of nations ever raised in
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a very very straight right now it was all actually a simple break meeting because all sides about for all discussed some relatively minor age it was simply too short to send some messages to washington on bought it talking about it kind of c.s. let's stop and generally is very material boy i would say he is my shins is in the economic assistance in money massively that is going to come out of this now but they did speak about denuclearization and that is something that president putin spoke about in the press conference after that or you have said before professor learned call verb north koreans were never surrender their nuclear weapons how effective that is why would russia not speaking about did you propose if an. oh grill is necessary to diffuse tension for the beat i would lead to it he might use it every single yukiya out all five fish in
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a compromise our as i understand if you still have a geisha it were it was in one nine hundred sixty eight don't release aeration treaty to sell and then you have athens eventually not now made a few centuries later russia united states shane as they all have had made such a promise so well moscow he has a saying the same maybe they build them even if it can even at that they do to invent a field to save probably means three to four centuries to exist six and train on. no russian presidential spokesperson best of have said earlier that the storm six party talks are the only route of addressing the issue of denuclearization do you believe that. well it's my day with a dear russia is interested because it has the rights of the marginal and is deeply interested in having some kind of multilateral like say japan the same rights and
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same situation because as advice all major decisions are going to be made in washington and russia look at their impact on how their future of loss is asia he'll be discussed so it's great nations as russia somewhat less extension than and south korea all this countries really would like to have some kind of miles away so talks including six party talks isn't going to get in and no idea because it takes two to tango in base sixty able to have six sites to have six party talks at the end of the sites right he's the united states and rory and all that is yours is stick about this idea i suspect. well we'll check back with you if and when that is movement on this issue professor langkow from cooper university in syria thank you very much for speaking to us. right. now let me put in has another major meeting on the agenda this week the new secret
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summit in beijing china is hoping to win over skeptical global leaders but it's ambitious belton broad initiative the project to build a new trade routes is providing plenty of business opportunities for chinese firms are important but he has belinda takes a look at one sector that's experiencing a boom security contract as. a training session for new employees of quasi in one of china's biggest security companies lately the firm is sending more and more personnel to guard chinese businesses brought. to the local partners feel that it's difficult to communicate with foreign companies on certain professional details and this can lead to less smooth cooperation. weisinger on on stuff can be found guarding companies banks hospitals universities and public transport in china since two thousand and twelve they're also deployed abroad it all started
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with armed guards to protect commercial ships from pirates off the coast of somalia . we broke the monopoly of western security companies at sea a promotional video for the company proudly states. when talking to us however see in way home carefully avoids antagonizing the western competitors. china security business is only thirty years old while the first security company in the west was founded three hundred years ago in london we still have a lot to learn so we cooperate with foreign companies from that if there are holes heiser. business opportunities have grown as a result of china's belt and road international investment strategy china is building infrastructure in many countries around the world including some of the
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world's worst crisis. and road has created a huge security market attracting international security providers among them some of the most shady operators. the founder of the in famous u.s. company blackwater that was involved in the war crimes in iraq has opened an office in hong kong experts even warned that clashes between security providers are becoming more likely as the market is poorly regulated but in way home does not view this as a risk for his company. or one of those all of these companies are not our competitors they provide military services we just offer security services they are two different businesses we are not going to get into the business that they are doing or what i'm going to see all this or that there's a one because you thought for these new recruits that's all
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a long way off for now they are being trained for the domestic market weight of most dangerous conditions and that happens. four years ago today earthquake rumbled deep beneath everest base camp there's also governance wiped out a section of the camp and gives twenty two people most of them as if it was the deadliest ever disaster on everest about a third of the climbers are dying evidence. the napalm the guides who have gotten us to the summit now two of their widows are preparing for a risky mission of their own. nima include the are getting ready for a special mission. the two women want to summit mount everest the very mountain that cost the ship the husband their lives. after two years of mourning i thought that i should do something significant and not just for me but for other widows who have lost their husbands on the mountain
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why should the widows just stay at home why can't they go out and a good living on the mountain and someone that there was no harm in this expedition is not just about honoring their husbands it's also an attempt to break the stigma surrounding villages who are often discriminated against. when the husband was killed by an avalanche along with a fifteen fellow sherpas in two thousand and fourteen she was facing financial hardship. that's why she in footy key started working as guides. professional sherpa will join the two women for him the work is essential to make sure that the hundreds of climbers coming here every year remain safe in the morning. and it was a pleasure trip as the climate would not be able to scale the mountains without them no one could do it it's the sherpas it picks the ropes all the way to the summit. for now the ship of business is mostly male dominated and
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traditions are want to be preserved but times are changing its name and food successfully climbed the eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters of everest the might soon be more women leading the way up the roof of the world. in our website. so for now. i'm not laughing at the germans because somebody found a place and laughing with that we've been thinking deep into the german culture. we take this crown the day i'll do you because it's sold out who knows i'm rachel join me for me to get on the golf course if you. want. to thank you. with the census. records. and
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experience the inexpressible. the cultural magazine. twenty one. g.w. . a national banking champion not in the cards for now germany's two largest banks called time on merger talks back and deutsche bank the sides figure well the better . also coming up is china's silk road paved with good intentions the second belt and road initiative forum is underway in beijing critics decry what they call china's debt trap diplomacy. and economic powerhouse south korea
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and unexpected decline its worst orderly drop in a decade. welcome to business i'm john alderman out in berlin thanks for joining us we begin here in germany where merger talks between the country's number one and two banks thought to bank and comet's bank have collapsed what created germany's biggest financial institution but it seems the operation would have been too costly and complex. beilin wanted it to happen but that wasn't enough to unite the two german giants but we have storage banks said right from the beginning we would only go into these this merger if it makes economic sense if it is beneficial for shareholders and for the stake when. this was not given here off to a very deep conversations and talks with comments made we came to the conclusion if we put chances and rist against each other.

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