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the power of dialogue washington declassifies hours of conversation between former u.s. and russian presidents bill clinton in. party takes a look at what the two leaders said behind closed doors. new revelations on a controversial murder case that has sparked chaos in the german city of chemists as a prison guard admits. the arrest warrant of a migrant suspect. but. days ahead of sweden's general election anger flares at a rally where a parliamentary candidate claims he was attacked by migrant.
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international certainly glad to have you with us the u.s. has declassified six hundred pages of private conversations between former american and russian presidents bill clinton and boris yeltsin the dialogues took place between one thousand nine hundred three and one thousand nine hundred nine when yeltsin left office election collusion nato expansion and of the future russian president vladimir putin were among the many topics discussed between the two. comments. now that we are at rock bottom in terms of relations between russia and the us it's bad now we pine for what they work backward presidents could talk frankly joke laugh heck even collude for elections bill for my election campaign i urgently need for a rush or
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a loan of two point five billion dollars i'll check on this with the i.m.f. and with some of our friends and see what can be done those were the days when you could funnel billions to get your pals reelected real friendship right there clinton even helped yeltsin with a heart operation their wives now in the yeltsin and hillary clinton visited each other shopped together unfortunately it wasn't very equal friendship nine hundred ninety six the united states was strong russia was in its knees crime corruption stagnation it seemed to get the rule or end of every deal it remains a mistake for nato to move eastward nuclear and conventional arms cannot move eastward into new members to the borders of russia i've told you no one is talking about a massive all out accelerated expansion two years later nearly
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a dozen european states were invited to join nato the czech republic hungry poland bulgaria as stony latvia lithuania romania slovakia slovenia so yeltsin tried everything he even begged. let us have a verbal gentleman's agreement we would not write it down in the statement that no former soviet republics would enter nato i cannot sign any agreement without such language especially ukraine consider what a terrible message it would be were still organized against russia but there's a line across which we won't go pleading didn't work so hilton tried warnings russia will pull out of the agreement and consider it now and void i know what a terrible problem this is for you but i can't make the specific commitment you're asking for not even complaints could get through you are conducting naval maneuvers
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near crimea it is as if we are training people in cuba how would you feel it's unacceptable to us the spite of all that they remained friends even joke together three months of the pre-election races taken its toll i feel somewhat tired i saw the picture of you dancing with the girls in the band and you looked wonderful i'm disappointed that no one sets up events like that for me in my campaign they were frank so frank in fact that there generals would get a little nervous yeah they discussed ditching their nuclear briefcases what if we were to agree giving up having to have our finger next to the button all the time perhaps we could agree that it's not necessary for us to carry that chima down chick well i'll have to think about this all we carry of course are the codes in the secure phone yes you and i are the only leaders you have to do this mr president given the responsibility of your office and president yeltsin's it makes
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more sense for the two of you to have these devices with you at all times it was simpler in those days the world was younger and no one knew what the future held for example would the united states pull out the viewer up. the u.s. is not in europe europe should be the business of europeans russia is half european and half asian so you want asia to sure sure bill eventually will have to agree on all of this i don't think the europeans were like this very much not all but i'm a european moscow is in europe and i like it you can take all the other states and provide security to them i would take europe and provide them security well not i russia will bill i'm serious give year up to europe itself europe never felt as close to russia as it does now good days good friends and then hilton just up then left leaving behind a successor that clinton was sure he'd get along with shortly you will have
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a meeting with mr putin i would like to tell you about him so you will know what kind of man he is he is a solid man who is kept well abreast of various subjects under his purview he is through and strong very sociable and he can easily have good relations and contact with people who are his partners. who will win the election of course he's a democrat and he knows the west he's very smart he's tough he has an internal ramrods and he will when you do business together strange to think that most of the issues problems they discussed in those days are still the main themes of today nato expansion encroachments european security trade and new ones what's changed is that russia's grown up turns out it's much harder being friends when you're more equal. if german prison guard has turned himself in after admitting
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he lead to an arrest warrant for a migrant who was a key suspect in a murder the case has turned the city of chemist's into chaos as opposing rallies come out in force over the refugee crisis in germany the officer says he wanted to end all speculation concerning sunday's stabbing. it was clear to me that i was violating my fish would u.t.s. and i also knew that i would probably lose my job as a result i want the public to know what has happened i want the speculation about a possible crime to come to an end. following your stabbing incident police arrested a twenty two year old iraqi man and a twenty three year old syrian both were charged with manslaughter or he is your correspondent peter oliver brings us the latest on the case. to the prison guard is he's been suspended from his job after admitting that it was him that leaked the photograph of those arrest warrants he's a thirty nine year old man who was working at the corrections facility in dresden
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he says he didn't know that it was a legal for him to share these documents to leak these documents. but he may well face criminal charges for doing so we heard a little bit of the statement that's being put out this is through his lawyers this is the only way he says he's going to be communicating from here on out said he didn't he did it because he didn't want the media to speculate on details as to who the arrested were he went on to accuse the press of having manipulated the facts in the past the put across a narrative that they wanted to see every day as a prison officer i am the focus of what has happened in our country from a few years ago and this intensity and manner nevertheless every day i see that most people are lied to about the changes in our country or do not want to accept the truth however at least regarding the manslaughter or murder in chemnitz i did not want to be a part of the silent crowd anymore but in response to that statement that was put out we've also heard from the justice minister of saxony who said that in doing
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this it was irresponsible it was serious and it could well have impacted upon the investigation itself we cannot tolerate a public servant who does such a thing in any way and we will take strict action we've also been getting some more information. certainly information has been doing the rounds in the press here in germany about one of those suspects the twenty two year old rocky he's in custody he came here from iraq through bulgaria in twenty fifteen knots right at the height of the. influx of refugees influx into germany he actually should have been deported back to bulgaria however that deportation notice wasn't carried out what we're hearing in the press is that he was very well known to police and fire reports saying that he had several drug charges against him also reporting saying that from those who lived with him in refugee home saying he always carried a knife with him it but it was the stopping today of thirty five year old man those
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two men were arrested for you stopped dead in the early hours of sunday morning here in cannes that resulted in. a rewarding right wing crowd on sunday i. was what we are getting ready for is a big demonstration it's expected well will take place on saturday afternoon here in came that i'll be here in amongst those crowds are expecting a large crowd from the right also a large town demo from the left and a very large presence from the police they're being drafted in from all across the local area even further afield as well as they try to make sure that there isn't a repeat of the scenes that we saw on monday night and those clashes between left and right. a swedish parliamentary candidate has claimed he was attacked by a migrant had an alternative for sweden party rally in a town in the west the country. her final five hundred fifty
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five. of all tensions have flared during campaigning for the general election that has seen a surge in support for your skeptical right wing parties and as artie's maria financial reports the country is also seeing a spike in crime levels. even though we've gotten used to pictures of shootings and car burnings from sweden called vulnerable neighborhoods but the upcoming swedish elections has brought violence to an every day street one of my colleagues from alternative for sweden being attacked by an immigrant you who attended a meeting am with dreaming and shouting all over the meeting i was attacked two of them i tried to protect my friend and colleague and this immigrant starting hitting before us in the face both of the few eggs at our vehicle when we left the scene they ran after and when we had to stop going to the red lights they kicked the car
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. swedish police never confirmed the attackers ethnicity but the party member referred to him as an immigrant but that is not all they blame immigrants for an overall high criminality rate and low security across the country although the connection was never established officially the turn it to the party offers to sweden is sealed borders and immigrants sent back to where they came from we pass rationing instead of immigration they say and also a toff a police and a stronger army the meeting gathered some supporters but the majority came to voice their discontent because he was saying that we need to clean sweden we need to get every foreigner of here and see the need to be united to be back in the old days you made me proud not really because if you look back in time three minutes always came for and there is so. if you didn't think in new people if when of course we
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are racist on our streets where race is still no streets party saying they want to take down all the immigrants and their the people is unhappy they don't like it as long as we can integrate them to swedish society may become they become a swedish says me because i'm also an immigrant from belgium as the as long as they become swedish and they work and they do a normal swedish things it's absolutely no problem as long as they they can keep their religion they can keep their culture but they should speak swedish and they should work miniger immigrants here feel like they're they're not included going to society police told us they are always invited to meetings like this one many parties. have a lot of meetings so some part is. about the facade. a lot of people did lie. opinions that's why we call the police it's always like
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this one it's on to two elections sweden will hold the general election in just ten days tensions are high ahead of the national vein to that could be historic they're rolling leftwing social democrats the oldest and largest party in sweden could see its worst result in the last one hundred thirty years as rightwing ideas are gaining more and more popularity. from sweden. plans for an historic railway meant to link north and south korea have been blocked by the us led united nations command u.n. command has controlled movement across the de-militarized zone separating north and south since the end of the korean war a joint field study for the project was planned last week but was cancelled by u.s. military officials in her korean rail project was supposed to improve trade and tourism between the two koreas it was also intended to set the stage for future
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investments in the north of sanctions on pyongyang are lifted. author and human rights attorney erik's wrote can thinks the u.s. should stop meddling in the peace process between north and south. could be easily are all great through steps you know. the united states would frankly get out of the way which is unfortunate you can see the incredible efforts and the incredible craving for peace and reunification that we saw in the eyes of the family exchanges recently we've seen the hopes for peace on so many levels are there people within the administration who frankly benefit from instability gives a certain kind of an edge it allows a certain level of military spending salon's us to have our bases paid for by south korea in south korea it allows us to export billions of
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dollars of weapons there and if you think think about what other nation on earth could not make a decision on its own to build a railway through its neighbors country when both countries agreed this is unparalleled in our rural and that reminds us that south korea does not require maine a full sovereign nation with rights like this when the u.s. can step in and block it through the u.n. command that they run it south korea. the u.s. is accusing russia and syria of endangered civilians by targeting terrorists in the it leave the province and story much more coming up there watching attention. you know world big partisan movies. and conspiracies it's time to wake up
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to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door. and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now for watching closely watching the hawks. with lawmakers manufacture consent to step into the public well. when the ruling classes protect themselves. in the final merry go round listen to the one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. the real news is
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really. for all the back resorting international and british prime minister theresa may has wrapped up her tour of africa it has been memorable not only on account of impressive trade and investment promises but also for the kenyan leaders description of one former you can fish large he's honest as he explains we all know that our former u.k. foreign secretary boris johnson is no stranger to causing offense except this time around he got a taste of his own medicine from the kenyan president who standing side by side with british prime minister to resign may had this to say last year you recall the foreign secretary then boris. oras boris johnson. the bicycle guy. well known not only did this bicycle guy comment make headlines
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but also cause the u.k. delegation to chuckle as well as brought a smile to teresa mayes face now one of the reasons potentially that the kenyan president would have a bone to pick with boris johnson could be the comments he had made in the past among them saying things such as barack obama being described as according to johnson as part kenyan with an ancestral dislike of the british empire as well as some other offensive comments such as watermelons but when it comes to theresa may of course the reason she would rejoice in a moment like this potentially is some of the issues she has herself with boris johnson not only did he quite recently resigned u.k. foreign secretary because of disagreements over her stance on bracks it but also because of the political rivalry going on between johnson and me of course we have to remember that boris johnson potentially becoming the next conservative party
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leader has been the talk of the town here and westminster him having quite strong support among the party and meanwhile of course we know that recent may's popularity and approval ratings have really been dwindling and she knows it despite having been caught dancing a couple of times on that trip there and keeping up appearances. one of hollywood's biggest scandals was kept under wraps by a prominent news channel that's the claim of one n.b.c. producer who says journalists were deliberately stopped from breaking accusations against harvey weinstein i was told not to do the interview and ordered to stand down for us effectively killing the story those orders came to me from the highest levels of n.b.c. that was an ethical and a massive breach of journalistic integrity. mchugh is the first person linked to and received to publicly accuse the network of meddling in his and freelance
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correspondent run in pharaoh's attempts to pursue the story that you and farrow spent months collecting material on the allegations two months after they faced resistance from the network farah went to the new yorker and published of the first in his series of articles on weinstein the pieces won him a pulitzer prize since the publication of pharaoh's article in october two thousand and seventeen more than seventy women have come forward with allegations against the film producer weinstein handed to himself into new york police in may two thousand and eighteen and shortly afterwards was charged with rape and several counts of sexual abuse he denies all allegations with the court cases still ongoing . and we see says that the assertion that key that they tried to kill the weinstein story is an outright lie instead the network suggests that pharoahs material lacked sufficient evidence and was simply not ready for broadcast. if he
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was threatened by the chief counsel chief legal counsel of n.b.c. news and i to begin with with you know destroying his first saw and sliming his reputation even after he left and be eight then he might have a legal case against that attorney and n.b.c. well i got to tell you you know legally killing a story for whatever reason. i hate to say it it happens all the time i mean i've been in this business for over thirty five years and people have told me oh don't go there don't do that calm down on that so that's not unusual it might be disturbing thing and should be disturbing to the viewers of n.b.c. when it when this story gets out if this is true but as far as pursuing this story i'm sure like i said it happens all the time but if you are employed there and you come out and you just say you're being stymied in your efforts to unveil. you
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know investigative story you're not to be working there much longer so i'm sure it happens all the time. u.s. secretary of state mike pompei o has accused moscow in damascus of escalating the syrian conflict by seeking to clear terror groups from italy but province he says the civilian population will end up as victims of any offensive earlier russia's foreign minister emphasized that it was the last terrorist stronghold in the country and should be liberated the. group that sure this is the last place for the terrorists safe from all points of view this abscess should be removed. has been a haven for rebels and their families evacuated from areas one backed by the government almost three million people live in italy according to the u.n. there are also thousands of jobs fighters there. it has another fact and we have to reconnect to the next dream the high concentration of
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foreign fighters and the particular highest number of al-qaeda fight this the mates of the al qaeda unmoved by whatever name they want to quote him so is it more or less around ten callous and right investigative journalist rick strolling thinks the u.s. is not interested in the final defeat of the terrorists in syria elements within the united states and nato for that matter want to prolong the conflict they basically want the syrian government to let the terrorists stay and it looked province we can just imagine what might pompei a would say if there were thousands of terrorists in oregon and washington states in the united states they wouldn't have any patience at all for that the situation is complicated right now it's difficult because there are thousands of foreign fighters there these are trained terrorists with a lot of battle experience and they've been supported by the west they've been supported by the gulf by including including turkey turkey and none of the
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countries that have supported the terrorists want them to come back to their own their own countries of course and it's kind of hypocritical for my pump aoe to criticize syria for trying to expel terrorists from its own its own territory. and that does it for me i'll be back in about thirty five minutes a full look you say this is our two international. they're not going out of the house on other matters and not out of love though the one of the not
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a lot of them out of the money that they eliminated at the gym and. this was a good time to. try to move there i don't know mom. not that i want to get out my little body not why not act and then again why ex and i had to hold people we believe most of the obedient. little of my kids i don't want them up with johnny boy are they of the moment i want to tell them about how the little accuser is a little odd i'm a little white community old enough to want the pimp i don't want to put out a love to my worst party when i don't know the mother brother. john mccain or his republican cohorts like the bush family and others they will break cozy with ken lay who financed the bush campaigns of the bush presidency and
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when they got caught committing massive fraud on the same scale as the savings along crisis the machinery was already in place thanks to john mckay who's a bag man for wall street for decades yeah to bail those guys out and make them all at the expense of the a democracy slash economy of the united states which is disintegrating. this is the best part casting around the world from washington d.c. i'm bart chilton thank you for being on board with us coming up today we update the trading situation related to the north american free trade agreement and get some details about the importance of the trading relationship especially with regard to canada scott but dard from i.h.s. market helps us look at the data details plus we get an update and new news on that
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glide poisoning and foods that story we've been covering are two sarah monsters the oka is here and we talked about global markets and u.s. markets and more with the founder and president of investors advantage corp john grace will join us from los angeles plus from los angeles to defy other places around the globe the wealthiest people among us the proverbial one percent are using luxury airports archies military and gives us the details but first we had a few headlines. all eyes were on washington this afternoon as talks on the inclusion of canada in their rewrite of the north american free trade agreement are still in progress as we go to air ahead of today's trip self-imposed deadline for completion u.s. and canadian negotiators are trying to reach an agreement in time to give congress the required ninety days notice to deal and sign it before the new mexican president a nafta critic takes office in december earlier today canada's lead negotiator
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negotiator rather foreign minister chrystia freeland said quote we're looking for a good deal not just any deal and we will only agree to a deal that is good for canada we're not there yet she said canadian officials seem to strain to project optimism after the toronto star reported explosive remarks from president trump that the u.s. negotiating position is quote going to be so insulting that they're not going to be able to make a deal could even prime minister justin trudeau stuck a particularly canadian core tone rather and a polite resolution saying quote we're going to read. constructive positive serious and creative about what we do around the negotiating table and what we do in relation to the united states he said but we're also going to i'm going to be unequivocal about always standing up for canadians rights and canadians interest. the troubles of the argentinian and the turkish turkish currencies are roiling markets worldwide this week the argentine peso plunged twelve percent to
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a record low on thursday also on thursday the argentine central bank raised interest rates to sixty percent sixty percent oh my gosh even that failed to stop the slide of the peso the recent fall of the peso was ignited after president machree of argentina made a plea on you tube to the international monetary fund or i.m.f. for a speedy delivery of the expected capital and credit we've reported on the program here in the past mr mark reclear really has the i.m.f. attention as i.m.f. managing director christine lagarde will visit argentina next week to advance talks with argentine officials over a possible fifty billion dollars credit package meanwhile the turkish lira we've spoken about continues on a general downward trend following roughly eight percent for the week and trading at only fifteen cents earlier today that's compared to twenty cents just one month ago on friday the turkish government said it would waive taxes on bank deposits made in the lira the two currency calamities seem to be generate.


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