Von der Leyen: Bots, trolls and fake news are undermining democratic institutions, our open societies are under threat

#MSC2017 Timmermans to Poland: If you have a constitutional court you should follow it Hits at Avdiivka Industrial area - "evening shelling" just startedNATO Maritime Group 2 Task Unit 2 in Romanian-hosted Exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the BlackSea. Canadian, Romanian and Spanish ships. Mattis:"when it comes to security, no one goes its own way in this world... Article 5, bedrock principle". #MSC2017 SecDef #MSC2017 American security permanently tied to security of Europe. Fight against terror can't become war against Islam: Germany "A stable EU is as much in the US interest as a united NATO" - von der Leyen #MSC2017 .@ischinger: Core discussions will be about transatlantic links, but we cannot neglect other regions, especially the Middle East.@ischinger: But on international affairs and security, people want to see "more Europe, not less" according to pollsOfficially opening #MSC2017 @ischinger underlines Europe and US needing each other and calls for more Europe to shape/defend liberal order .@ischinger: "The EU is under threat, from within and from without" by Brexit and "illiberal" partiesAmbassador @ischinger opens the #MSC2017 "We've never had a situation like we have today" Merkel to meet IMF's Lagarde next Wednesday - spokeswomanChina is firmly against rising protectionism; Chinese, Russian FMs meet in GermanySpot checks confirmed the ability of A-D to effectively protect important targets from air and space attack - Shoigu “Russian media free to determine own editorial policy, claims [we direct them] is fake news” — Putin spox Dmitry Peskov .@presidentaz Aliyev attends roundtable of #MunichSecurityConference Russian lawmaker: Pres. Trump, Defense Sec. Mattis and Sec. of State Tillerson are not on the same page on Russia .@IOMchief: Hope lies on a comprehensive European migration policy. Problem is rise of populismPeskov: Zakharchenko words on the military operation to seize all Donbass — not in line with the "Minsk-2".@JHahnEU: Common European migration policy is feasibleLebanese MoD Yacoub Sarraf @BertelsmannSt debate on root causes of migration: "Education is the passport for integration!" #MSC2017 .@JHahnEU: #refugeecrisis EU pushing triangle of econ chances, governance, education.@JHahnEU: I believe migration will be the biggest challenge of the 21st century. We must address it immediatelyTwo main left candidates in French presidentials hold talks, Socialist saysMany NATO Allies have started to move on defence spending and will spend 2% on defence in the near future - @jensstoltenberg.@jensstoltenberg "absolutely certain" the US will stay committed to NATO - this is good for both Europe and North AmericaSpending 2% of GDP on defence isn't a US demand; it's a decision by all 28 NATO Allies. This is in our interest - @jensstoltenbergAt MSC2017 @jensstoltenberg calls for dialogue between NATO and Russia to increase predictability, avoid incidents & reduce tensionsTurkish boats entered Greek waters in the Aegean Sea, it left the area following the intervention of the Greek frigate Nikiforos

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22 February 2017
#MSC2017 Timmermans to Poland: If you have a constitutional court you should follow it
NATO Maritime Group 2 Task Unit 2 in Romanian-hosted Exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the BlackSea. Canadian, Romanian and Spanish ships.
Mattis:"when it comes to security, no one goes its own way in this world... Article 5, bedrock principle". #MSC2017
SecDef #MSC2017 American security permanently tied to security of Europe.
"A stable EU is as much in the US interest as a united NATO" - von der Leyen #MSC2017
.@ischinger: But on international affairs and security, people want to see "more Europe, not less" according to polls
Officially opening #MSC2017 @ischinger underlines Europe and US needing each other and calls for more Europe to shape/defend liberal order
Ambassador @ischinger opens the #MSC2017 "We've never had a situation like we have today"
Merkel to meet IMF's Lagarde next Wednesday - spokeswoman
China is firmly against rising protectionism; Chinese, Russian FMs meet in Germany
.@presidentaz Aliyev attends roundtable of #MunichSecurityConference
Russian lawmaker: Pres. Trump, Defense Sec. Mattis and Sec. of State Tillerson are not on the same page on Russia
Peskov: Zakharchenko words on the military operation to seize all Donbass — not in line with the "Minsk-2"
Lebanese MoD Yacoub Sarraf @BertelsmannSt debate on root causes of migration: "Education is the passport for integration!" #MSC2017
.@JHahnEU: #refugeecrisis EU pushing triangle of econ chances, governance, education
Two main left candidates in French presidentials hold talks, Socialist says
Many NATO Allies have started to move on defence spending and will spend 2% on defence in the near future - @jensstoltenberg
.@jensstoltenberg "absolutely certain" the US will stay committed to NATO - this is good for both Europe and North America