Morning news brief: Trump refuses to rename installations, EU slams China and Russia and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Jun 11, 2020, 09:06 AM(IST)

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My administration won't consider renaming military installations: Trump


Amid calls by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the removal of 11 Confederate statues in Washington, President Donald Trump ruled out any change to US military bases named after Civil War Confederate leaders who belonged to the south and widely supported slavery. Read more

EU 'names and shames' China, Russia for spreading 'disinformation campaigns'


The European Union (EU) on Wednesday slammed China, Russia for spreading "disinformation campaigns" across the world. Read more

US meddling in inter-Korean affairs can affect election: North Korea

North Korea

North Korea said on Thursday the United States has no standing to comment on inter-Korean affairs, and it is in Washington's interest to stay quiet if it wants the upcoming presidential election to go smoothly, state media reported. Read more

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