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    Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
    May26

    Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality

    FILE – In this March 31, 2016, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington. Obama will travel to Hiroshima in May 2016 in the first visit by a sitting American president to the site where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb. The White House...

    Washington welcomes Russia’s fulfillment of “important part” of Minsk agreements
    May26

    Washington welcomes Russia’s fulfillment of “important part” of Minsk agreements

    John Kerry welcomed the news that Nadiya Savchenko has returned to Ukraine and the Government of Ukraine’s humanitarian decision to release two Russian service members captured on Ukrainian soil and convicted of terrorism-related charges. …read more Source:...

    Latvian MFA: release of Savchenko clear proof that collective effort by the international community works
    May26

    Latvian MFA: release of Savchenko clear proof that collective effort by the international community works

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics wrote in his Twitter account today that the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko is clear proof that collective effort by the international community works, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany
    May26

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany

    Germany says the EU is facing difficult talks on extending sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine due to the increased resistance of some member states, according to an interview released Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
    May26

    Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality

    TOBA, Japan (AP) — There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there’s the messy reality. When U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe make a historic visit to Hiroshima — the first time a sitting U.S. president has visited the site of the first atomic bomb attack — their words advocating nuclear disarmament will...

    EU to keep sanctions on Russia in place until Minsk deal implemented — Tusk
    May26

    EU to keep sanctions on Russia in place until Minsk deal implemented — Tusk

    Earlier, Sergey Lavrov said that linking sanctions against Russia to implementation of Minsk-2 encourages Kiev to sabotage the agreement. …read more Source:...

    Savchenko returns to Ukraine after Moscow, Kiev exchange prisoners
    May26

    Savchenko returns to Ukraine after Moscow, Kiev exchange prisoners

    Russia has freed a Ukrainian pilot as part of a prisoner swap between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source:...

    G7 needs ‘clear and tough stance’ on territorial disputes: Tusk (AFP)
    May26

    G7 needs ‘clear and tough stance’ on territorial disputes: Tusk (AFP)

    Ise-Shima (Japan) (AFP) – The Group of Seven needs to take a “clear and tough stance” on China’s controversial maritime claims and the Russian annexation of Crimea, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Why Erdogan is on a Nationalist Path
    May26

    Why Erdogan is on a Nationalist Path

    By Soner CagaptayErdogan’s embrace of nationalist rhetoric and actions could have important repercussions on Turkish foreign policy.By further hardening his approach toward Kurdish nationalism at home and in Syria, Turkey’s President Erdogan hopes to woo his country’s ultranationalists and legally enshrine his executive power....

    Belarus-EU Relations: Reaching the Limit?
    May26

    Belarus-EU Relations: Reaching the Limit?

    Chief Belarusian and EU diplomats Uladzimir Makei and Federica Mogherini Recently Belarus was considered a relative success story of the Eastern Partnership – no territorial disputes, no broken promises, only gradual positive dynamic in relations with the European Union (EU). However, the intensity of Belarus-EU cooperation seems to have reached...