Gordon Streeb, Charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi at the time of the Bhopal tragedy, told The Tribune in an e-mail interview that the Government of India had welcomed Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson’s plan to visit Bhopal in 1984 and had given the assurance that he would get access to the site and would be allowed to return to the United States safely.
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.