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LOS ANGELES -- "I'm glad Trump and President Xi had a lengthy, positive meeting," said Panorea Avdis, director of California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, at a trade forum co-sponsored by the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of China.

"But just postponing the tariffs by 90 days doesn't provide the clarity our firms need. Our goal must be to provide certainty and structured goalposts so our private sector partners can make their long-term plans," she said.

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MOSCOW -- "A national economy can develop primarily at the expense of domestic investment which emerge as a result of the development of the domestic economy," Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Russian television channels Thursday.

"We have a generally strong economy, an economy of a rapidly developing country. So we have to prioritize our own sources of development," he added.

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ISLAMABAD -- "Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist car bomb attack in Chabahar in brotherly neighboring Iran... Pakistan condemns terrorism," Pakistani foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said in response to the terrorist attack in the southeast Iranian city of Chabahar that killed at least two people and injured 28 others.

"Concerted efforts are required to uproot it from spreading anywhere and everywhere," the spokesman said on Twitter.

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STOCKHOLM -- UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths expressed hope at a press conference ahead of peace talks in Sweden between the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels that "serious" progress towards peace can be made here. "I think in the coming days we can find solutions to specific problems that can reduce the suffering," he said.

"We must act now before we lose control of Yemen. Let's not waiver despite the challenges we may face. I am sure we will deliver the message of peace," Griffiths added. Enditem

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