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    Pence caps week of US diplomatic efforts to calm allies
    Feb18

    Pence caps week of US diplomatic efforts to calm allies

    MUNICH, Germany: US Vice President Mike Pence will on Saturday voice a firm commitment to transatlantic ties, capping a week-long European tour by top American officials seeking to reassure allies rattled by Donald Trump. After Defence Secretary James Mattis’ strong affirmation that Nato was a “fundamental bedrock” for the...

    Kyrgyz President’s interview to Euronews
    Feb18

    Kyrgyz President’s interview to Euronews

    Euronews correspondent Natasha Richardson sat down the president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambyev, to talk about his country’s economic ambitions and the fight against terror. euronews: Mr. Atambayev, your country is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union, and this year even presides in this union. Don’t you think that this union...

    Allies claim US backing for political solution in Syria
    Feb18

    Allies claim US backing for political solution in Syria

    BONN: US allies said they had won assurances on Friday from new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington backed a political solution to the Syria conflict, ahead of UN-led peace talks. Tillerson used a G20 gathering in Germany to hold a series of meetings with his global peers, reviewing crises from North Korea to Ukraine at a time of...

    Trump’s team in disarray, US Senator McCain tells Europe
    Feb18

    Trump’s team in disarray, US Senator McCain tells Europe

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that US officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in disarray.McCain, a known Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the resignation...

    Six-party moot in Moscow decides to expand framework
    Feb17

    Six-party moot in Moscow decides to expand framework

    The six-party moot held in Moscow for Afghan peace process has decided to expand the framework, allowing other regional players, namely the central Asian states, to join in the dialogue process and Pakistan welcomes the decision. These views were expressed by Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakria during the weekly briefing here at the...

    Doubts over Trump’s foreign policy gradually calmed by Tillerson
    Feb17

    Doubts over Trump’s foreign policy gradually calmed by Tillerson

    When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came to Germany this week to meet with his counterparts, he faced roomfuls of worried diplomats. Many sought clues from the fledgling US diplomat who to that point had made no public remarks on foreign policy since taking office two weeks ago. Long-held US stances on NATO, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, Iran and a...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    Moscow, Feb 17: (AP) The Kremlin denied today that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-US ties will take.”We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed with,”...

    Pakistan to attend 53rd Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    Pakistan to attend 53rd Munich Security Conference

    Pakistan is all set to participate in the 53rd Munich Security Conference, which starts on Friday in the Bavarian City Munich, Germany. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif will be leading Pakistani delegation in the three-day conference. Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany Jauhar Saleem informed Geo News that the delegation will hold discussions on...

    Heavy weapons must be removed from Ukraine’s eastern front – OSCE chief
    Feb17

    Heavy weapons must be removed from Ukraine’s eastern front – OSCE chief

    The head of the OSCE said on Friday it was imperative that Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists withdraw heavy weapons from the eastern front line, as the Ukrainian military warned of a fresh escalation of the conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Heavy weapons must be removed from Ukraine's eastern front – OSCE chief
    Feb17

    Heavy weapons must be removed from Ukraine's eastern front – OSCE chief

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The head of the OSCE said on Friday it was imperative that Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists withdraw heavy weapons from the eastern front line, as the Ukrainian military warned of a fresh escalation of the conflict. …read more Source: The...

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