The US-China trade deal has cooled down before the storm
The markets breathed a sigh of relief after the signing of the “first phase” agreement between Washington and Beijing last Wednesday. But this deal is only a truce in a battle that is likely to resume after the November elections.
Nuclear weapons: Putin wants to renew the New Start treaty quickly with the United States
The previous Strategic Nuclear Weapons Treaty had forced both parties to halve their nuclear missile launchers.
For Vladimir Putin, the decision must be taken as soon as possible “so that it does not give rise to multiple interpretations of our position”.