The US on Wednesday reiterated that the 123 Agreement and not the contentious Hyde Act would govern a civilian nuclear agreement it struck with India. Earlier this month, Congress party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi, on a visit to Washington, asserted India was bound by only the 123 Agreement and not the Hyde Act.
US President Donald J. Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Buenos Aires later this week. Is that a good idea in light of Russia’s latest aggression toward Ukraine and the somewhat stymied success of past meetings between the two leaders? In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump left open the possibility that he might, after all, cancel the meeting over the incident in the Kerch Strait. “Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” he said.