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    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe
    Jul05

    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe

    OTTAWA – The head of NATO has praised Canada for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia, even as new figures show Canadian defence spending has fallen to record lows. The Liberal government announced last week that Canada would join Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States in leading a 4,000-strong NATO force in...

    “Mea Culpa” Foreign Policy
    Jul05

    “Mea Culpa” Foreign Policy

    Turkey’s relations with its near neighbors have been strained over the last few years, being pushed to breaking point with Israel since 2010, with Egypt since 2013 and with Russia since November 2015, for various reasons. Hoping to turn a new page, Ankara has recently adopted a policy of mea culpa in a bid to normalize its relations with...

    NATO chief sees Canada’s troop commitment as ‘open-ended’
    Jul05

    NATO chief sees Canada’s troop commitment as ‘open-ended’

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg applauded Canada’s decision to contribute land troops to a small force aimed at deterring Russia in Eastern Europe, a commitment that he describes as “open-ended.” In an exclusive interview with CBC News ahead of this week’s pivotal NATO summit in Warsaw, the secretary general also dismissed critics...

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia
    Jul04

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Decisions to be approved at this week’s NATO summit in Warsaw will build a deterrence force that should make Russia “forget about threatening Poland” and other nations, Poland’s defense minister said Monday. Antoni Macierewicz spoke to The Associated Press just four days before about 2,000 delegates...

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia
    Jul04

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Decisions to be approved at this week’s NATO summit in Warsaw will build a deterrence force that should make Russia “forget about threatening Poland” and other nations, Poland’s defense minister said Monday. Antoni Macierewicz spoke to The Associated Press just four days before about 2,000 delegates from the 28...

    NATO head applauds Canada’s decision to commit troops in Latvia
    Jul04

    NATO head applauds Canada’s decision to commit troops in Latvia

    OTTAWA — The head of NATO has singled out Canada with praise for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia. Speaking in Brussels on Monday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Canada’s promise to lead a 1,000-strong force in Eastern Europe sends a clear signal that the alliance is strong and united. “This is a...

    NATO head applauds Canada’s decision to boost presence in Eastern Europe
    Jul04

    NATO head applauds Canada’s decision to boost presence in Eastern Europe

    OTTAWA — The head of NATO has singled out Canada with praise for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia. Speaking in Brussels on Monday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Canada’s promise to lead a 1,000-strong force in Eastern Europe sends a clear signal that the alliance is strong and united. “This...

    NATO-Russia Meeting Expected After Warsaw Summit
    Jul04

    NATO-Russia Meeting Expected After Warsaw Summit

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is set to hold formal talks with Russia shortly after a summit in Warsaw this week, which is expected to deepen tensions with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Says He Hopes US-Russia Ties Will Get Back on Track in July 4 Message
    Jul04

    Putin Says He Hopes US-Russia Ties Will Get Back on Track in July 4 Message

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says in a July 4 message to President Barack Obama that he hopes that the ties between the two countries will get back on track. Relations between Moscow and Washington hit a post-Cold War low in 2014 when Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and threw its weight behind separatists in eastern...

    July 4th Message from Putin to Obama: Let’s Have Better Ties
    Jul04

    July 4th Message from Putin to Obama: Let’s Have Better Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday in a July 4 message to President Barack Obama that he hopes that the ties between the two countries will get back on track.Relations between Moscow and Washington hit a post-Cold War low in 2014 when Russia annexed Ukraine’s… …read more Source:...