Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he believes United States (US) President Donald Trump will not allow ties between the two NATO allies to become captive to a dispute over Ankara’s purchase of a Russian S-400 defence system.
The United States President used his State of the Union to call for bipartisan unity in a divided Congress while laying out an agenda, including his hard line immigration policy that is unlikely to win over much Democrat support.
DR Congo’s new president, Felix Tshisekedi, on Tuesday defended his disputed election victory as he visited neighbouring Angola on his first trip abroad since being sworn in last month.
The State of the Nation Address (SONA) is an annual address given by the President to a joint session of Parliament.
Felix Tshisekedi is to be sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, marking the country’s first-ever peaceful handover of power after chaotic and bitterly-disputed elections.