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President said rates should be ‘zero, or less’ as central bank expected to lower them next week Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.25pm BST Here is Trump’s full quote on the canceled Taliban peace talks while speaking at the Pentagon’s 9/11 memorial ceremony:“We had peace talks scheduled a few days ago. I called them off when I learned that they had killed a great American soldier from Puerto Rico and 11 other innocent people. They thought they would use this attack to show strength, but actually what they showed is unrelenting weakness. The last four days, we have hit our enemy harder than they have ever been hit before. And that will continue.
3.19pm BST The president has just finished speaking at the Pentagon’s memorial ceremony for the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.It’s safe to say he likely went off the teleprompter a bit. Most notably, Trump invoked his scrapped plans to hold peace talks with the Taliban at Camp David.He tried to turn it into a show if his own strength, threatening to hit the enemy harder than ever before. The applause from families and military officials at the 9/11 memorial at the Pentagon could be described as polite. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-09-11 14:25:40

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