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    Armed man tried to get into U.S. Embassy in Turkey
    Dec20

    Armed man tried to get into U.S. Embassy in Turkey

    An armed individual has attempted to enter the building of the United States Embassy in Turkey, located in Ankara, according to Daily Sabah. It is noted that the police arrested the man who had shot in the air outside the embassy. The perpetrator`s photo was published by Daily Sabah as well as the footage of the incident. The U.S. Embassy in...

    Poroshenko condemns Berlin terror attack
    Dec20

    Poroshenko condemns Berlin terror attack

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has condemned a reportedly terror attack, which took place in Berlin, Germany, late on Monday, when a truck drove into a crowd and killed nine people. ”Shocked at the news about the horrific attack at the Christmas market in the heart of Berlin,” Poroshenko tweeted. Poroshenko did not use the word ”terrorist”...

    Ukraine and European Investment Bank agree on financing programs worth EUR 600 mln
    Dec20

    Ukraine and European Investment Bank agree on financing programs worth EUR 600 mln

    Ukraine and the European Investment Bank later this afternoon will sign an agreement on granting Ukraine EUR 600 million within a framework of the EU assistance package, Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, told a joint briefing with Ukraine`s First Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv following the...

    United Nations General Assembly votes for resolution on human rights in Crimea
    Dec20

    United Nations General Assembly votes for resolution on human rights in Crimea

    The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 19 voted for a resolution on human rights in Crimea, titled ”Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine),” which was initiated by Ukraine and supported by the UNGA Third Committee. Seventy UN member states backed the document, 77...

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed
    Dec19

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed

    The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday and the Russian RIA news agency said he had died of his wounds, according to Reuters. The Anadolu news agency said the gunman had been ”neutralized” soon after the attack, which appeared to mark one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria...

    German expert comments on EU failure to keep its promises of visa liberalisation for Ukraine
    Dec19

    German expert comments on EU failure to keep its promises of visa liberalisation for Ukraine

    Head of Eastern European, Russian, and Central Asian programs at Germany`s Foreign Policy Council Stefan Meister commented on the situation around visa liberalization for Ukraine. According to the expert, if the decision fails to pass shortly, the frustration with the EU actions will be increasing and the support of Ukraine`s European integration...

    Ukraine-EU Association Council to meet in Brussels December 19
    Dec19

    Ukraine-EU Association Council to meet in Brussels December 19

    Ukraine-EU Association Council will host a meeting in Brussels on Monday, December 19, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The meeting will be chaired by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan...

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline
    Dec19

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline

    Poland has appealed to the European Court of Justice over a European Commission decision to give Gazprom (GAZP.MM) more capacity on the Opal gas pipeline through Germany, according to a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Reuters reported, citing PAP news agency. ”The situation threatens the security of gas supplies in the EU, particularly in the...

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19
    Dec19

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19

    Representative of Ukraine to the European Union and European Atomic Energy Community Mykola Tochytskyi has announced the signing of about 10 agreements during the third meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19, according to Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). An agreement on the reform of the public administration system is...

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg
    Dec18

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg

    The Pentagon said China will return a U.S. Navy underwater drone after its military scooped up the submersible in the South China Sea late this week and sparked a row that drew in President-elect Donald Trump, who said on Twitter the Chinese stole it, so they can keep it, according to Bloomberg. ”Through direct engagement with Chinese...

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