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    Russia-Belarus rift grows as Putin loses patience
    Feb18

    Russia-Belarus rift grows as Putin loses patience

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In more than two decades in power, the autocratic leader of Belarus has cast his nation as Moscow’s closest ally, securing tens of billions of dollars in Russian subsidies. When Belarus balked last year at the price Russia charged for its natural gas, accumulating a $550 million debt, Moscow hit Minsk in its softest...

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
    Feb18

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. In the first major foreign policy address for the new administration of President Donald Trump, Pence warned allies that they must pay their fair share to...

    Pence tells Europe: ‘US will always be your greatest ally’
    Feb18

    Pence tells Europe: ‘US will always be your greatest ally’

    MUNICH: US Vice-President Mike Pence Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves rattled by...

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
    Feb18

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Pence tells Europe: ‘US will always be your greatest ally’
    Feb18

    Pence tells Europe: ‘US will always be your greatest ally’

    MUNICH, Germany: US Vice-President Mike Pence Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves rattled...

    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: CNS...

    Pence Tells Europe U.S. Remains Its ‘Greatest Ally,’ Urges More Defense Spending
    Feb18

    Pence Tells Europe U.S. Remains Its ‘Greatest Ally,’ Urges More Defense Spending

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has told European leaders that the United States “is now and will always be your greatest ally,” seeking to assuage concerns about Washington’s commitment to transatlantic ties under President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pence says US ‘strongly supports NATO,’ will hold Russia ‘accountable’ for Ukraine actions
    Feb18

    Pence says US ‘strongly supports NATO,’ will hold Russia ‘accountable’ for Ukraine actions

    The comments were made in Germany during his first foreign trip as VP. …read more Source: ABC...

    Germany’s Merkel to US: uphold, strengthen multilateralism
    Feb18

    Germany’s Merkel to US: uphold, strengthen multilateralism

    MUNICH (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others on Saturday to support and bolster multilateral organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and NATO, an alliance to which U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged America’s commitment was “unwavering.” Merkel told Pence and...

    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...