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    Germany will take own time to boost defense, Merkel tells Pence
    Feb18

    Germany will take own time to boost defense, Merkel tells Pence

    MUNICH – Germany will live up to its promise to increase military spending but on its own schedule, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday morning, speaking right before him at this year’s Munich Security Conference. “We will do everything we can in order to fulfil this...

    Merkel Says NATO, West Must Protect Principle Of Territorial Integrity
    Feb18

    Merkel Says NATO, West Must Protect Principle Of Territorial Integrity

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Western states must protect the principle of territorial integrity and NATO needs to strengthen its eastern flank following Russia’s interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pence: US Will Hold Russia Accountable, Stand With Europe
    Feb18

    Pence: US Will Hold Russia Accountable, Stand With Europe

    Vice President Mike Pence said the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Russia at the start of his presidency. Pence, speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, said that with regard to Ukraine, the international community must hold Russia accountable and...

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground
    Feb18

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground

    MUNICH (AP) ” Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Pence: US to ‘will hold Russia accountable’
    Feb18

    The Latest: Pence: US to ‘will hold Russia accountable’

    Pence says at the Munich Security Conference in Germany that with regard to Ukraine, the international community must hold Russia accountable and demand that it honor a 2015 peace agreement aimed at ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Pence’s speech comes amid concerns in Europe...

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground
    Feb18

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground

    MUNICH (AP) — Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia leader hints at force to take east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Pro-Russia leader hints at force to take east Ukraine

    Alexander Zakharchenko says pro-independence fighters intend to liberate “occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces through political means. …read more Source:...

    In Europe, Pence to reassure allies at start of Trump era
    Feb18

    In Europe, Pence to reassure allies at start of Trump era

    “The vice president has sent reassuring messages through his own engagement but that hasn’t been enough to dispel the concerns that you see in many parts of Europe,” says Jeff Rathke, a senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In Munich, the American allies will be seeking clues from Pence as to how...

    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...

    UK’s May vows strong post-Brexit ties with France
    Feb18

    UK’s May vows strong post-Brexit ties with France

    Theresa May and French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve discussed unrest in Syria and Ukraine, migration and terrorism. …read more Source: World...