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    Statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending
    Mar28

    Statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending

    The budget agreement recently signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump includes funding for foreign assistance programs, including those in Armenia. Recent reports that the funding plan eliminates all foreign assistance to Armenia are wrong and based on a misunderstanding of the U.S. budget process. Given the strong separation of powers in the...

    Poland buys US Patriot anti-missile system for US$4.8b
    Mar28

    Poland buys US Patriot anti-missile system for US$4.8b

    WARSAW: Poland signed on Wednesday a $4.75 billion (RM10.33 billion) contract to purchase a US-made Patriot anti-missile system, a move that is likely to irk Russia as East-West tensions rise. The weapons deal is the largest-ever by NATO-member Poland. The first deliveries are expected in 2022 with the system due to become operational a year...

    Statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending
    Mar28

    Statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending

    The budget agreement recently signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump includes funding for foreign assistance programs, including those in Armenia. Recent reports that the funding plan eliminates all foreign assistance to Armenia are wrong and based on a misunderstanding of the U.S. budget process. Given the strong separation of powers in the...

    U.S. assistance to Armenia under discussion in the State Department and USAID
    Mar28

    U.S. assistance to Armenia under discussion in the State Department and USAID

    The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has issued the following statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending: The budget agreement recently signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump includes funding for foreign assistance programs, including those in Armenia. Recent reports that the funding plan eliminates all foreign assistance to Armenia are...

    Britain shared intel over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared intel over spy attack

    LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). This week’s coordinated expulsions have echoed Britain’s action in response to the March 4...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack

    LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday. This week’s coordinated expulsions have echoed Britain’s action in response to the March 4 attack on former Russian...

    Poland inks $4.75 billion US Patriot Missile deal
    Mar28

    Poland inks $4.75 billion US Patriot Missile deal

    WARSAW: Poland signed the largest weapons procurement deal in its history on Wednesday, agreeing with the United States to buy Raytheon Co’s Patriot missile defense system for $4.75 billion as it modernises its forces to face a bolder Russia. “It is an extraordinary, historic moment; it is Poland’s introduction into a whole new world...

    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert

    BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot Erler told the Passauer Neue Presse that Berlin’s decision to send four diplomats back to Russia was a sign...

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat
    Mar28

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat

    BRUSSELS: EU to make it easier to move troops, tanks in face of Russia threat The EU will on Wednesday present detailed plans to make it easier to move troops and equipment around the bloc as Europe seeks to boost its defences in the face of the growing threat from Russia. Officials want to create a “military Schengen zone” similar to...

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost
    Mar28

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost

    DUNAJSKA STREDA, Slovakia – Posing on Facebook in December beside the millionth “new citizen” Hungary has welcomed in recent years, an ethnic-Hungarian farmer from Serbia, nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban had reason to look pleased, reports BSS. A 2011 law offering dual citizenship, according to Orban, “makes Hungarians officially part of...

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