Trump "recognised Field Marshal Haftar's significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya's oil resources, and the two discussed a shared vision for Libya's transition to a stable, democratic political system," the White House said on Friday.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for an immediate halt to the fighting and called for talks. Pompeo has said that the United States is deeply concerned about fighting near Libya's capital Tripoli and is seeking an immediate halt to an offensive by strongman Khalifa Haftar.

Addressing a roundtable meeting, US President noted that the immigration system in his country is "full", regardless of whether the individuals seeking to come into the US are seeking asylum or not.

US President Donald Trump has said that US and China are close to striking a monumental trade deal in the next four weeks. He said, the two sides, have negotiated some of the toughest points, but there are still some ways to go.

Donald Trump has said that trade deal with China was getting very close and could be announced in about four weeks, but warned it would be difficult to let China keep trading with the United States if remaining issues were not resolved.

The US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo has warned Turkey of "devastating results" if Ankara initiated any unilateral military action in Syria.

Five countries - India, China, Turkey, South Korea and Japan which were among the eight that were allowed in November to keep importing Iranian crude and condensate without facing penalties, are now likely to be given new waivers, according to US-based analysts Eurasia Group.

It is considered the world's most advanced maritime helicopter.The choppers will provide the Indian defence forces with the capability to perform anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare missions.

Days after accusing China of breaching the median line in Taiwan Strait, Taiwan on Tuesday stated it is "determined to deal with any reckless military adventure by the bully across the Taiwan Strait," according to the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"We need to see Pakistan taking concrete and sustained action to reign in the terrorist groups, mainly the Jaish-e-Mohammed and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in order to ensure that we don't have re-escalation (of tension) in the region," a senior administration official told reporters at the White House on Wednesday.