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Trump must learn about Europe says EU’s Juncker
Nov12

Trump must learn about Europe says EU’s Juncker

LUXEMBOURG: US President-elect Donald Trump must get up to speed on how Europe works in order to avoid “two years of wasted time” when he assumes his new role, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said. “Mr. Trump, during his campaign, said that Belgium was a village somewhere in Europe,” Juncker said in his frank remarks to students in...

Trump begins White House transition as protests simmer
Nov12

Trump begins White House transition as protests simmer

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump said Friday he had a “busy day” planned as the Republican president-elect — confronted with the magnitude of the task ahead — begins building his administration before entering the White House in 70 days. Trump’s challenge in unifying a restless nation after the most divisive campaign in memory was immediately put...

Hollande and Trump agreed to “clarify” key issues including Middle East
Nov12

Hollande and Trump agreed to “clarify” key issues including Middle East

French President Francois Hollande and U.S President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollandes … …read more Source: ANTARA...

Russia says expects sanctions to stay in place despite Trump win
Nov12

Russia says expects sanctions to stay in place despite Trump win

Russia expects Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict to stay in place despite Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday. “Our position is that sanctions will remain … …read more Source: ANTARA...

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
Nov12

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

ADDIS ABABA – Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance. … …read more Source:...

Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support
Nov11

Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support

Seeking reassurance Despite these comments, Kiev has been seeking assurances of continued U.S. support. Mission in NYC done: more than 50 mtgs (meetings), 30 calls in 3 days to sup …read more Source: Big News...

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
Nov11

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance. …read more Source: Channel...

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
Nov11

Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance. …read more Source: The...

Presidents of Armenia and Ukraine held a phone conversation
Nov11

Presidents of Armenia and Ukraine held a phone conversation

President Serzh Sargsyan held today a phone conversation with the President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko. The call was initiated by the Ukrainian side. During the conversation, the Presidents talked about the issues of the bilateral Armenia-Ukraine agenda, particularly, about the … …read more Source:...

Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)
Nov11

Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Georgia’s pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday announced plans to create a new opposition movement in Ukraine that aims to topple the current leadership and force early elections. …read more Source: The West...

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