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    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone
    Apr06

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said, according to Reuters. ”The leaders pledged close cooperation and coordination on these and other issues,” the White...

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia
    Apr06

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry shipments to Saudi Arabia with a simultaneous increase in the number of Ukrainian enterprises certified to export such produce to that country, according to the State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service`s press service referring to the agency`s head Volodymyr Lapa. ”Now, four Ukrainian enterprises have the...

    S. Korea succeeds in test of 800km-range new missile
    Apr06

    S. Korea succeeds in test of 800km-range new missile

    South Korea has successfully test-launched a new 800-kilometer missile that can reach anywhere in North Korea, defense sources said Thursday, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. It could send another strong warning message to North Korea which is continuing its nuclear and missile development prohibited by the international community,...

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk
    Apr06

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported small-arms shots near its mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk. ”Around 14:00 of April 5, the SMM observed, in violation of the respective withdrawal line, heavy weapons moving in the vicinity of an aerodrome in Luhansk – 1.2km north of the...

    European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Apr06

    European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine

    The European Parliament (EP) has upheld the European Commission`s decision to grant Ukraine a visa-free regime, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The vote took place as part of an EP plenary meeting in Strasbourg on April 6. Some 521 MEPs voted in favor of the decision, 75 were against, and 36 abstained. As is known, the European Commission...

    Ukraine`s international reserves shrink to $15.1 bln in March
    Apr05

    Ukraine`s international reserves shrink to $15.1 bln in March

    International reserves of Ukraine fell by 2.2%, to the equivalent of $15.123 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s website referring to preliminary data as of April 1, 2017. The drop is due to servicing and repayment of state and publicly guaranteed debt in foreign currency. In particular, $ 582.1 million was allocated for...

    NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Ukraine on 6 and 7 April
    Apr05

    NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Ukraine on 6 and 7 April

    The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Kiev on 6 and 7 April 2017, the organization`s website reports. ”During her visit the Deputy Secretary General will meet with the Prime Minister, Mr. Volodymyr Groysman, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Pavlo Klimkin, the First Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr. Ivan Rusnak...

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help
    Apr05

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help

    Iran condemned on Wednesday the chemical attack that left scores dead in Syria, offering help to the victims of the incident, according to Reuters. ”Iran condemns any use of chemical weapons, regardless of who has used it and who are the victims,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi was quoted by Tasnim news agency as saying, as...

    Poroshenko in Denmark: Russia undermines peace process in Donbas
    Apr05

    Poroshenko in Denmark: Russia undermines peace process in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with Speaker of the Folketing Pia Kjaersgaard and deputies of the Danish Parliament as part of his official visit to the Kingdom of Denmark to discuss the situation in Donbas, according to the president`s press service. The parties discussed the security situation in Donbas and the implementation of...

    Ukraine wants to get another $8 bln in loans by year-end
    Apr05

    Ukraine wants to get another $8 bln in loans by year-end

    Ukraine plans to receive from international partners another $8 billion by the end of 2017, including three more disbursements from the International Monetary Fund, that is $1.9 billion in May, and in August and September, $1.3 billion each, according to an updated memorandum on cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF under the Extended Fund...

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