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    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Libya...

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. The post EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats appeared first on LIBYA NEWS TODAY. …read more Source:...

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg
    Dec15

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Monday after Moscow agreed to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine and as the alliance seeks to avoid any escalation of the East-West standoff. The post NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg appeared first on LIBYA NEWS TODAY. …read more Source: Libya...

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg
    Dec15

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Monday after Moscow agreed to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine and as the alliance seeks to avoid any escalation of the East-West standoff. …read more Source: Libya...

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM
    Dec15

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte warned Thursday it would be the “biggest ever present” for Russian President Vladimir Putin if a historic EU-Ukraine cooperation deal is torpedoed by popular opposition in the Netherlands. Rutte said he was “moderately optimistic” of a deal at an EU summit in Brussels for steps to allow his country to …read...

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM
    Dec15

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte warned Thursday it would be the “biggest ever present” for Russian President Vladimir Putin if a historic EU-Ukraine cooperation deal is torpedoed by popular opposition in the Netherlands. Rutte said he was “moderately optimistic” of a deal at an EU summit in Brussels for steps to allow his country to finally...

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception
    Dec15

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man identified as a Russian mercenary leader in Ukraine and Syria by an authoritative website attended a Kremlin reception earlier this month, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday, raising questions about the man’s links to the authorities. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia, Brexit and Aleppo loom over year-end EU summit
    Dec15

    Russia, Brexit and Aleppo loom over year-end EU summit

    EU leaders are facing a “minefield” of crises in their final Brussels summit of 2016. Leaders appear split on extending sanctions against Russia, approving a Ukraine deal, responses to Aleppo and Brexit negotiations. …read more Source:...

    Britain’s May urges ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit
    Dec15

    Britain’s May urges ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her EU counterparts Thursday to make Brexit “as smooth and orderly… as possible” as they prepared to discuss the process at a dinner without her. “We want that to be as smooth and orderly a process as possible. It is not just in our interests, it is in the interests of Europe as well,” May said as she...

    Putin, Abe hold hot spring meet on WWII island row
    Dec15

    Putin, Abe hold hot spring meet on WWII island row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe on Thursday launched a hot spring summit aimed at resolving a dispute over a group of islands that has prevented the countries from formally ending their World War II hostilities. Abe is hosting Putin in his ancestral city of Nagato in hopes of achieving a breakthrough over the...

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