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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    NATO membership is Ukraine’s main foreign policy priority
    Jul09

    NATO membership is Ukraine’s main foreign policy priority

    Ukraine has officially set NATO membership as a key foreign policy goal, overturning the country’s non-aligned status adopted by the previous government ousted in the Euromaidan coup of 2014. An amendment to Ukraine’s main law related to security was signed by President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday and officially came into force on...

    Trump: I discussed ‘impenetrable cybersecurity unit’ with Putin
    Jul09

    Trump: I discussed ‘impenetrable cybersecurity unit’ with Putin

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about “forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit†to safeguard against election-hacking when the two leaders met in Germany last week. Trump tweeted Sunday that he “strongly pressed†Putin...

    Tillerson reassures Ukraine, talks tough on Russia
    Jul09

    Tillerson reassures Ukraine, talks tough on Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russia on Sunday that it must take the first steps to reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine and that American and European sanctions would remain in place until Moscow reversed course in the region…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia
    Jul09

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump pledged Sunday to work constructively with Russia but ruled out an immediate easing of sanctions while the countries remain at odds over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.In a series of tweets on his return from Europe, Trump said he had confronted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over...

    Howard Dean: Trump Administration Is a ‘Criminal Enterprise Running This Country Right Now’
    Jul09

    Howard Dean: Trump Administration Is a ‘Criminal Enterprise Running This Country Right Now’

    Sunday on MSNBC, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said The New York Times report that in June 2016 Donald Trump Jr., then-campaign chair Paul Manafort and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner met with a Russian lawyer linked with the Kremlin meant we have “a criminal enterprise running this country now.” Dean said, “I...

    Tillerson Says Russia Must Restore Ukraine Territory, or Sanctions Stay
    Jul09

    Tillerson Says Russia Must Restore Ukraine Territory, or Sanctions Stay

    The secretary of state, on a visit to Kiev, appeared to set the same high bar for sanctions relief that the Obama administration did. …read more Source: The New York...

    US urges Russia to reverse its actions in Ukraine
    Jul09

    US urges Russia to reverse its actions in Ukraine

    State secretary calls on Moscow to de-escalate Russia-backed conflict in east Ukraine, warning sanctions will remain. …read more Source: AL...

    Trump vows ‘to move forward’ with Putin
    Jul09

    Trump vows ‘to move forward’ with Putin

    WASHINGTON — After confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Kremlin’s election meddling, President Donald Trump declared Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!†Trump alarmed allies and critics alike on Sunday after announcing that he and Putin...

    Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria
    Jul09

    Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria

    Moscow.- Russian police, in cooperation with the United States and Jordan, will patrol a demilitarized zone in southern Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today at the G20 Summit. One of the issues debated in the two-hour and 15-minute talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump was the agreement reached between specialists in Jordan to...

    Tillerson slowly embraces traditional diplomacy amid crises
    Jul09

    Tillerson slowly embraces traditional diplomacy amid crises

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Six months into a job he didn’t seek or particularly want, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appears to be slowly embracing a more traditional approach to American diplomacy after early signs of resistance.While… …read more Source: The New Zealand...