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this is. posturing pomp and a little policy at the white house tonight u.s. president donald trump and french president. talking tough on global challenges such as syria north korea and the iran nuclear deal despite the smiles and the handshakes there were disagreements we'll go live to washington also coming up. charges a twenty five year old suspect in connection with monday's toronto van attack manasse and faces multiple counts of murder and attempted murder after ten people
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were killed and fifteen injured and as the syrian conflict enters its eighth year and international fund raising drive begins in brussels can it make any difference . it's good to have you with us there was pageantry there was mikey's mo at the end of it also rather unclear agreements on the subject of iran's and white house talks french president conceded that the west's nuclear accord with tehran has shortcomings but he suggested it could be a stepping stone to a wider agreement that just might fly kate the hawkish u.s. president donald trump well before briefing the press on their talks trying to put on a show of unity there. it contains some tough topics in addition to the randy zero
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but as their white house meeting started mr trump pulled out all the stops to welcome the leader seen as his closest contacts in your. at the press conference following those talks donald trump lavished praise on france for its help in global challenges including attempts to halt north korea's nuclear weapons program we are grateful for france's key partnership in our campaign of maximum pressure on the north korean regime as you know i will soon be meeting with kim jong il. as we seek a future of peace harmony and security for the whole korean peninsula and in fact for the whole world however in pursuit of peace we will not repeat the mistakes of past administrations the campaign of maximum pressure will
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continue oh mr jointed trump in expressing concerns with the iran nuclear deal here is part of what he said yes but misstep will just it's no mystery that we have different starting positions on iran and neither you nor i have a habit of changing our opinions we find very frank discussions when you consider the iran deal negotiated in twenty fifteen to be a deal for a number of months i've been saying it's not a sufficient deal but it has enabled us until twenty twenty five to have some sort of control over their nuclear activities we want to work on a new deal with iran. i want to go now to washington all we're washington bureau chief alexander phenomenon is on the story for us tonight good evening to you alexandra let's talk about this meeting between mr drop in mr micro and the u.s.
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president today heaping lots of praise on his french counterpart a lot of people even writing that this is a budding new bromance so why are we seeing such a charm offensive. well what we can say is that both leaders seem to have established a good personal connection good for the poor and that is what is top priority for president trump dealing with foreign leaders that's why he has been repeatedly very positive about china as the president xi he has traced repeated to the prime minister japan and in this case you have to say that it was a president small call who has been very positioned in trying to forge presidents tromp he has taken a much softer line on president trump then you wrote in the there is both
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leader as the french president and do you ask president share their love for pomp and circumstance for most countries are on the same page when it comes to fighting against terrorism working together to solve problems in the middle east and in north africa alexandra what about the differences here we know that they went into these dogs with differences on the iran nuclear deal they came out of that with. mr trump saying that he's willing to talk about a new deal or mr mack wrong saying that. as well how do we read that. well the differences remain that's for sure i think that's mccrone strategy here is to say that he admitted. that the current iran deal is not sufficient but that that controls some of iran's nuclear activities until twenty twenty five and then the
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press that's the french president is ready to work on the new deal so his strategy here seems to be to tell mr trump let's stick to the current deal please do not pull out of it and while we are working to try to achieve a better deal a deal that would be addressing other problems like iran's activities in places like yemen and syria and iran missile program and alexander we know that this is a week of european lobbying in washington very german chancellor she's expected in washington on friday will i'm going to merkel is she going to get such a warm welcoming reception the way mr macro got today at the white house. i don't think so at the visits are totally different the german chancellor is coming to the white house on friday as you said it will be a working so there are going to be a few meetings in the white house and
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a joint press conference no there are no military will come ceremony and we have to say that the german chancellor has been more critical of president. the french president has been and that is something that. doesn't feel gats and to the u.s. president has been very critical of germany germany's trade surplus that is going to be on the agenda on friday i would say our washington bureau chief always on the phenomena at the white house for us tonight i would like to thank you very much. was that a. court has charged a man with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder after yesterday's deadly van attack in the city police are now trying to determine the suspect's motive twenty five year old alec manasse and posted a social media message in praise of massage and his stick violence before the
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attack and his eventual arrest by toronto police. standing next to a van and appearing to point a weapon at a police officer. this is the suspect in the toronto attack the tense exchange was captured by several witnesses. the officer was praised for his bravery and for not shooting when others might have pulled the trigger. this suspect twenty five year old alec. has now appeared in court he's being charged with ten counts of murder and thirteen counts of attempted murder. he's alleged to have deliberately driven a van into pedestrians along this busy streets in toronto the motive is still unclear until far
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a chase have sought to play down terrorism links. looking good simply upset manasse and father was filmed leaving court anything for a family. to take you far i. want to put up the canadian prime minister just in truth i was among those to pay tribute to the victims of the attacks but he also warned against living in fear. we need to continue to reflect on the changing situations in which we are in that we and do everything we can to keep canadian safe but we can all as canadians choose to live in fear every single day as we go about our daily business a makeshift memorial has been set up near the scene of the attack as toronto becomes the latest city to deal with such
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a tragedy. for more on the story i'm joined on the phone by correction he's a journalist covering this story for six eighty eight radio news in toronto for me it is good to have you on the program we understand that toronto police have just held a press conference what more do we know about this apparent attack. yes simply said how they fairly lengthy almost hour long news conference but to be honest if they didn't really say too much it seems that the trolleys are playing it's a very cautious at this point just basically giving an update saying even at this point they haven't officially identified any of the victims they say they have found several pieces of identification but they want to go through the procedures very carefully so they don't want to wrongfully identify any of the victims so they say they're going to use dental records medical records they have all just on scene and they're going to go through that process step by step so not officially identifying any the victim the car the motive goes police are also being very quiet on that front basically saying that it's too early to say that this is now all part
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of a criminal investigation so they don't want to give any details but basically just trying to reassure the people of toronto that there is no need to be scared or concerned that everything is running out normal and that even that stretch of two kilometers where the whole incident took place should be open and up and running fully normally by this by the end of tonight. correct she reporting from toronto here's some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world at least six people or six police officers have been killed eight troops wounded in separate suicide bombings in the pakistani city of quite to one attack took place at the paramilitary checkpoint on the city's outskirts the other hit close to the airport and offshoot of the taliban has claimed responsibility dramatic pictures have been released of migrants being rescued from the mediterranean sea the italian coast guard saved sixty three people from drowning after their boat capsized on
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monday the u.n. says that around eighty two hundred miners have arrived in italy by c.s. so far this year. mexican authorities have arrested a man they suspected of involvement in the killing of a renowned mexican journalist javier valdez condé nast was gunned down clue. as to his office in signal though a state last may well deads was known for his reporting into drug trafficking and organized crime police say that his killing was linked to the cartel. the united nations has told a donor conference in brussels that a fresh humanitarian crisis must be avoided in syria tensions have escalated there after a suspected chemical weapons attack in duma earlier this month and with international stakeholders in the crisis at loggerheads the u.n. says more needs to be done to ease the suffering of ordinary sieves syria its feet . the war in syria has claimed an estimated half
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a million lives according to monitors as hopes for peace are shattered daily aid organizations have run out of funds to provide humanitarian assistance at a conference in brussels donors are trying to raise three and a half billion dollars to help poor refugees. work together to make it people instantly reduce lifes wherever we can and we'll try to support those communities. and the host countries to shoulder the enormous responsibilities is the if they can all of the people. of the eleven million syrians who've been driven from their homes six million are internally displaced while more than five million were forced to flee their country most of them are in turkey lebanon jordan iraq and egypt the e.u. and un have been able to do little more than appeal for an end to hostilities the u.s. and russia are yet to reach an agreement over how to end the fighting. syria is not
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a chessboard it's not a geopolitical game syria belongs to the syrian people and the syrian people have to decide themselves about the future of the country or to be delegates at the last syria conference a year ago were unsuccessful in their attempt to resolve the conflict which spawns fresh bloodshed from week to week. our sports news now liverpool beat roma by five goals to two in their first league of their champions league semifinal the reds now have the upper hand ahead of next week's second leg a brilliant display from the home side saw them take a five goal lead but the visitors that came back to score two goals in the final ten minutes and revived their hopes of turning this. around. and here's a reminder of the top stories that we're following for you u.s. president donald trump has held his country's partnership with france after talks with emmanuel mccrone of the white house trump expressed gratitude to france for
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their involvement in recent airstrikes against syria and he highlighted the two countries cooperation on frey shereen north korea. you're up to date with g.w. news for all of us in berlin thanks for the company will be back at the top of the jala with more world news. out of the germany spain together in one nation from shanghai minute to chancellor also from bismarck. the history of the germans has been shaped by great rulers. nice well known ways to bring my royal college of bash e.-tec christendom and spread to find truth. always a good bit of the enemy in time.


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