U.S. President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sounded upbeat after their first face-to-face talks on Monday, although they did not announce major breakthroughs in the relationship between the two allies, at odds over Russian weapons, Syria, Libya and other issues. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Brian Stelter asks if the Biden administration’s review of Syria policy could provide an opening to secure journalist Austin Tice’s freedom. Michael Holtzman says “Bashir al-Assad has a moment in which he can establish confidence with the U.S. by connecting with the American people in a very direct and personal way by returning one of our missing children to their family.”
Wales' travelling football fans supported more than just their team in Baku, two and a half thousand miles from home. The group first forged the link with the Umid Yeri orphanage when Wales met Azerbaijan in a world cup qualifier in 2002. Now, nearly two decades on, the bond has been strengthened further by the selection of Baku as the host for the side's first two Euro 2020 games. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says that "fundamentally, we do need to ensure that care home staff are vaccinated" as reports suggest that the jabs could become mandatory. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
International Trade Minister Liz Truss says that the UK is not going to “lower import standards”, such as removing a ban on hormone-injected beef, in the wake of the country's new post-Brexit trade deal with Australia. She adds that the government is also negotiating the trans-Pacific partnership and are in talks with the United States. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn