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    Trump: US must work with Russia, move past election issues
    Jul10

    Trump: US must work with Russia, move past election issues

    Washington, Jul 10 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany. But he is still avoiding the question of whether he accepts Putin’s denial that Russia was responsible for meddling in the 2016 election,...

    Tillerson Receives Oil Industry Award, Says He Misses Colleagues
    Jul10

    Tillerson Receives Oil Industry Award, Says He Misses Colleagues

    ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a brief break from his diplomatic duties on Sunday, returning to his Exxon Mobil comfort zone to bask in the glow of approval from his former colleagues in the oil sector. Accepting a lifetime achievement award from the World Petroleum Congress, the former Exxon CEO reminisced about his...

    NATO pledges support for Ukraine against Russia as Kiev pushes for membership
    Jul10

    NATO pledges support for Ukraine against Russia as Kiev pushes for membership

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged the alliance’s support for Ukraine in a visit to Kiev on Monday. …read more Source: Business...

    NATO Head: Russia ‘Must Withdraw Its Thousands’ From Ukraine
    Jul10

    NATO Head: Russia ‘Must Withdraw Its Thousands’ From Ukraine

    The head of the NATO military alliance called on Russia to “withdraw its thousands of soldiers from Ukraine.” Speaking alongside Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a visit to Kyiv on July 10, NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg reiterated the Western alliance’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO says it supports Ukraine against Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’
    Jul10

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO says it supports Ukraine against Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’

    Ukraine and the West accuse Moscow of smuggling weapons and troops across the porous border, a charge it denies. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged the alliance’s support for Ukraine in a visit to Kiev on Monday, as the ex-Soviet republic faces a bloody insurgency by pro-Russian separatists in its eastern regions.More than 10,000 people...

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine
    Jul10

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday there were no Russian servicemen in Ukraine. “Russia has not had and does not have any military personnel in Ukraine,” Peskov said to comment on NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg’s words that Russia should remove “thousands” of troops from Ukraine. Moreover, Ukraine uses...

    Georgia’s Dilemma
    Jul10

    Georgia’s Dilemma

    While the nadir in post-Soviet Russo-Georgian relations passed with the defeat of the United National Movement by the Georgian Dream coalition in the 2012 parliamentary elections, the subsequent Georgian governments have nevertheless maintained the country’s goal of NATO and EU membership. Over the past few years, however, both polling data...

    Ukraine Begins Talks on NATO Membership Action Plan
    Jul10

    Ukraine Begins Talks on NATO Membership Action Plan

    Ukraine is beginning discussions on a membership action plan with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. Speaking at a joint news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after a NATO-Ukraine Commission session in Kyiv, Poroshenko said at the moment Ukraine does not meet NATO...

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks road map to NATO membership
    Jul10

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks road map to NATO membership

    Kiev and NATO will begin discussions on a road map to get Ukraine into the grouping, with Kiev pledging the necessary reforms by 2020, President … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Tillerson Embarks On First Shuttle Diplomacy Mission, Aims To Ease Qatar Crisis
    Jul10

    Tillerson Embarks On First Shuttle Diplomacy Mission, Aims To Ease Qatar Crisis

    ISTANBUL (AP) — As the Gulf crisis over Qatar festers, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is embarking on his first shuttle diplomacy mission, heading to the region in a bid to end a deadlock that has badly damaged ties between several key American partners and threatens to hinder counter terrorism efforts. Tillerson will hop between Kuwait,...