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    Decision on Belarusian-Lithuanian dispute delayed till next Espoo Convention meeting
    Jun16

    Decision on Belarusian-Lithuanian dispute delayed till next Espoo Convention meeting

    All the matters revolving around specific disputes between countries — Belarus and Lithuania, Armenia and Azerbaijan, the UK, the Ukrainian issue — have been postponed till the additional session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention that will take place in late 2018 – early 2019. …read more Source:...

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer
    Jun16

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer

    AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands may have no new government until September, as talks to form a coalition have repeatedly failed, the holiday period is approaching, and some politicians are in no hurry to clinch a deal. Three months since the election, a deal between Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD and the three parties...

    Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps
    Jun16

    Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has outlined the foreign policy priorities of the government before the diplomatic corps in this country. Especially important for the cabinet will be the accession of the country to Schengen and the Eurozone. The main topics of the forthcoming EU Council presidency of Bulgaria will be Brexit, the...

    Trump: ‘Nobody has been able to show any proof’ of Russia collusion
    Jun16

    Trump: ‘Nobody has been able to show any proof’ of Russia collusion

    U.S. President Donald Trump scoffed on Friday at the ongoing investigations into the possibility that individuals with ties to him may have colluded with the Russian government, joking derisively online that the lack of evidence after months of probes is “sad!†“After 7 months of investigations & committee...

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing
    Jun16

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing

    British Defense Minister Michael Fallon said in Romania on Thursday that “Russian aggression toward NATO is increasing.” Beta is reporting this, citing AP, adding that Fallon stated that NATO was “right to have agreed to a very high readiness taskforce.” In the last three years, he continued, “Russia annexed Crimea, threatened the Baltic states...

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia gas pipeline
    Jun16

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia gas pipeline

    Germany and Austria have urged the US not to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a Russian gas pipeline, in stark terms that spoke of ending joint action on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents
    Jun16

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents

    Aides and volunteers on Donald Trump’s presidential transition were instructed Thursday to save any records related to “several pending investigations into potential attempts by Russia interests to influence the 2016 election,†according to a memo provided to POLITICO. In the memo from a transition lawyer,...

    Europe’s defense fund ignores real threat: populism
    Jun15

    Europe’s defense fund ignores real threat: populism

    The European Union’s recently launched defense fund has been widely praised as a long-overdue step toward defense autonomy, a real game-changer at a time when the United States has become an increasingly unreliable ally on security issues. These steps toward a so-called security union and common defense policies were even hailed by...

    Germany and Austria warn U.S. over expanded Russia sanctions
    Jun15

    Germany and Austria warn U.S. over expanded Russia sanctions

    Germany and Austria today hit back at proposed U.S. sanctions that would threaten European companies participating in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, accusing the U.S. of politicizing its economic interest in selling natural gas to Europe. “Europe’s energy supply is a matter for Europe, and not for the United States of America,”...

    Putin says sanctions make Russia stronger, offers Comey asylum
    Jun15

    Putin says sanctions make Russia stronger, offers Comey asylum

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States only make the country stronger, and jokingly offered former FBI director James Comey asylum if he is prosecuted in the U.S. Speaking during his annual question-and-answer session, which lasted four hours, Putin said the most recent U.S. sanctions...

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