France's Macron says Trump never threatened to leave NATO

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22 July 2018
1 week ago
President Trump says May's soft Brexit blueprint 'will probably kill' any future trade deal with US: Sun
In an interview with @tnewtondunn of the @TheSun newspaper, U.S President Trump warns British PM May that her Brexit blue print might lead to no U.K-U.S trade deal.
UK police briefly cordon off area near Salibury poisoning
FBI agent Peter Strzok just testified that the Steele dossier was not the reason why the FBI opened its Trump-Russia investigation in July 2016.
Salisbury police says todays incident is over
USS Winston S Churchil DDG-81 and USS Farragut DDG-99 passing Cloch Point Gourock inbound and outbound Faslane1 week ago
USS Winston S Churchil DDG-81 and USS Farragut DDG-99 passing Cloch Point Gourock inbound and outbound Faslane
Video of a military drill of LNR terror group
Video of a military drill of LNR terror group
MasterCard payments system is down in some cities around Ukraine, POS terminals not working
Salisbury still on high alert as @wiltshirepolice and paramedics called to an incident involving a man in his 30s at this Tesco in Salisbury, very close to John Baker house, where Dawn Sturgess lived. Salisbury Amesbury
Street cordoned off in Salisbury after 'incident' involving man in his 30s near Zizzi restaurant
This is Castle Street, Salisbury. Incident outside Tesco just after 1900 this evening. Ever since Novichok, this is what happens when people get taken ill on the street. An unconfirmed rumour is that the person who fell ill was homeless.
1 man killed, another wounded as result of explosion at industrial facility in Dnipro city
1 man killed, another wounded as result of explosion at industrial facility in Dnipro city
Asked about decision to expel Russian diplomats, Tsipras says all countries must respect Greek sovereignty, says Greece must take the "necessary measures" when this does not happen
President Poroshenko on the aftermath of the NATO Summit in Brussels: Nobody will manage to block Ukraine's accession to NATO
US Defense Secretary Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Croatia that NATO is stronger than it was yesterday, a month ago, or a year ago
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German Foreign Office "sets numbers straight" on German energy and gas consumption after Trump said yesterday that Germany was "captive" to Russia, claiming that Germany would get "60-70% of their energy from Russia" with new Nordstream2 pipeline
Defense Secretary Mattis has landed in Zagreb, Croatia, to attend Adriatic council meeting, hours after Leaving NATO summit in Brussels.
NATO Deputy SecGen Gottemoeller: @jensstoltenberg signed the letter officially inviting the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to begin NATO accession talks
FBI agent Peter Strzok says his hearing is a "victory notch in Putin's belt"
President met with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
First commercial gas deliveries to Turkey have commenced within the Southern Gas Corridor.1 week ago
First commercial gas deliveries to Turkey have commenced within the Southern Gas Corridor.
USAF UAV Global Hawk returning to base after Ukraine mission
Stoltenberg confirms NATO commitment to spending 2 percent of GDP on defense: CNN
Russian Foreign Ministry with a characteristically punchy response to the Brussels summit: NATO is using the alleged threat from Russia to expand; is deepening divisions in Europe, is sucking Macedonia in by force etc. @MID_RF1 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry with a characteristically punchy response to the Brussels summit: "NATO is using the alleged threat from Russia to expand; is deepening divisions in Europe, is sucking Macedonia in by force etc." @MID_RF
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Russian foreign ministry says that NATO is using alleged Russian threat to increase military activity in the Baltic region and northern Europe
Tension between Turkish and German foreign ministers at NATOSummit event over Turkey's purchase of S-400 Russia missiles. Turkish FM also claims @realDonaldTrump wanted to sell Patriots to Turkey but Congress opposed to such deal.
Ukraine President Poroshenko met with President of France @EmmanuelMacron
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says there is a "new sense of urgency" on meeting spending commitments but no new commitments. @cnn
Donald Trump and Melania arrive at Stansted1 week ago
Donald Trump and Melania arrive at Stansted
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Reports from all over Baku - electric is off again. #AzerbaijaniBlackout
Why is Ukraine so important to Putin, @Poroshenko asks. "It's very simple—with Ukraine Putin transforms into an empire. Without Ukraine Russia would be just an ordinary state Ukraine would be a zone of the personal interest of Putin or Russia."
Georgian President @MargvelashviliG says Russia should have faced stiffer consequences for invading his country a decade ago: "In 2008 for violating the basic rule of law of how states, Russia wasn't punished enough."
President @poroshenko on Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki—"Normally I am a very optimistic person but unfortunately there won't be any optimistic surprise from Helsinki. This is bad news. At the same time there won't be any pessimistic surprise. This is good news."
Airforce1 touches down at Stanstead Airport. Marine helicopters on the pan waiting to take POTUS and FLOTUS to the American Ambassador's residence at Winfield House, Regent's Park.1 week ago
Airforce1 touches down at Stanstead Airport. Marine helicopters on the pan waiting to take POTUS and FLOTUS to the American Ambassador's residence at Winfield House, Regent's Park.
Photos of fly exercise on combat fighter Su27 and L39 from the PAO of 831TABr of AirCom "Center" of @UAAirForceCom of AFU
HRVP @FedericaMog welcomes US Secretary of State @SecPompeo at @eu_eeas for a bilateral discussion on a number of common pressing foreign and security issues. @StateDept
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The UK government has just unveiled a Ukraine-style plan for Brexit
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Raab on free movement post-Brexit: The White Paper makes it clear the UK will have control over its borders, but government wants to encourage business trips, visa waiver for tourism/travel, and for students to engage in research
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Raab: At the same time, Government prepares for its spirit not being reciprocated, and steps up preparations for a no-deal Brexit
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Raab: UK will shortly publish White Paper on Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill, demonstrating to the EU that UK will deliver on its Brexit commitments
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Raab: The financial settlement agreed in December was done so on the basis of a deep and beneficial partnership there should be a firm commitment in the Withdrawal Agreement for framework for future relationship to be translated into legal text as soon as possible
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Raab: After Brexit the ECJ will no longer have jurisdiction in the UKProposal envisages resolving disputes through fair and balanced arbitration Agreement must be flexible enough to revise operations overtime, as it is common in FTAs across the world
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Raab: It's important UK and EU continue operational cooperation in security to keep people safe across Europe after Brexit Proposal also extends to other areas of cooperation: protection of data, fishing, science and innovation, culture, defence research
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Raab: Free movement will come to an end after Brexit. The government will seek reciprocal mobility arrangement with EUthis is about firms being able to move talent across borders and making sure students continue to benefit from educational opportunities
Russian army drill: 6 Il-76 airborne from Ivanovo to Zhitovo(airdropping) and back to Ulyanovsk
Presidents of Georgia and Ukraine on stage at #NATOEngages #NATOSummit
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Theresa May sets out in detail for the first time how Britain should trade with the EU after Brexit, with banks losing unconditional access
Air Force One has just taken off for London
Air Force One wheels up from Belgium for UK.
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Raab: On financial services UK proposes a new regulatory approach with EU that will preserve mutual benefits of integrated markets while protecting financial stability and autonomy of UK's rule-making Brexit
German far left MP in response to Trump today.1 week ago
German far left MP in response to Trump today.
NATO E3 Sentry AWACS LX-N90453 NATO07 - 3 hours on - Orbiting at 31,000ft over Romania off the Black Sea coast
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Raab: The Brexit White Paper proposes a 'facilitated customs arrangement', a business-friendly model that removes need for checks and controls between UK and EU, while enabling the UK to control its own tariffs to boost trade with rest of the world
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Brexit Secretary @DominicRaab speaking at the @HouseofCommons: The Government is determined to build a new relationship that works for both the UK and the EU, a relationship that delivers real and lasting benefits to both sides
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Hug: We want and hope for peace but the facts tell otherwise: weapons in place, mines in ground and no disengagement are like tinder waiting for a spark that can set off a bushfire. Already signs show recommitment is fading Ukraine Ukrainecrisis
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Hug: Despite less violence, mines threaten civilians and proximity of forces and formations threaten fragile relative calm. Where there is little distance separating the sides on the ground, there is little difference between the calm and the storm that follows Ukraine
France's Macron says Trump never threatened to leave NATO
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Hug: 1,200 ceasefire violations recorded last week, as root causes of violence still exist, namely presence of proscribed weapons; 42 weapons in violation of agreed withdrawal lines – 26 in non-gov-ctrl and 16 in gov-ctrl areas
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Hug: Improved security situation in e Ukraine last week with 85% fewer ceasefire violations – with ZeroCiviliianCasualties – following recommitment to ceasefire Ukrainecrisis
US President Trump, in closed-door meeting at NATO, told allies to raise spending by January 2019 or the US would go its own way - two sources at NATO
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UK clears way for 21st Century Fox to buy Sky
France's Macron says having a trade deficit is a sign of not being competitive
Macron denies Trump claims on defense spending
"Never at any moment, either in public or in private" did @POTUS threaten "to withdraw from NATO," says @EmmanuelMacron.
France's Macron says NATO debates took different tone from tweets, were respectful, when asked about Trump's comments on Germany
French President Macron denies Trump claim that NATO powers agreed to increase defense spending beyond previous targets.
France's Macron says is not sure taking defense spending from 2 pct of GDP to 4 pct would be a good idea
Puigdemont vows to 'fight' on after extradition decision
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Newly-appointed Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky has been cleared following pledges that will safeguard Sky News
@realDonaldTrump says Iran at some point "will call me and ask for a deal - and we'll make a deal. Iran is treating the US with much more respect than they did in the past," he added
"We want peace all over the world," says @realDonaldTrump, "that's my goal" before adding "we're going to have the best military in the world and hopefully we'll never have to use it."
Trump on meeting with China's Premier Xi: "Among the most magical two days I have lived"
Trump says we're going to negotiate a fair trade deal with China if that's possible
Trump says right we are in a nasty trade battle with China, but it will work out ultimately
Trump on NATO membership for Georgia: "At a certain point they will join, but not right now"
"No more nuclear weapons anywhere in the world" would be the ultimate outcome of the summit with Putin, says @POTUS in response to reporter from Finland.
Trump on the UK " I'm going to pretty hot spot right , with a lot of resignations" goes on (helpfully on May's EU plan) to say 'I don't know if that's what they voted for'
On Brexit, @realDonaldTrump says U.K. seems to be aiming at a Brexit which is "partially involved back" with the EU. "I would say that Brexit is Brexit...The people voted to break it up so I would imagine that's what they'd do."
Trump on Putin: "He's a competitor. Somebody was saying is he an enemy? He's not my enemy. Is he your friend? No, I don't know him very much. But the couple of times I've met him, we've gotten along well. Hopefully, someday, maybe he'll be a friend. It could happen."
Putin "will see this has been a pretty successful summit," says @POTUS at @NATO.
UK "a pretty hot spot" right now, according to @POTUS.
"I think they like me a lot in the UK," says @POTUS of his visit there later today.
"They intend to denuclearize," @SecPompeo says of DPRK.
Trump: Putin is not my friend and not my enemy and I wish him to be my friend someday
Leaders at @NATO "thanked me for meeting with President Putin," according to @POTUS, saying it'll be a loose meeting that could lead "to something very productive."
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[email protected]: "Germany has agreed to do a lot better than they were doing."
[email protected] on Putin "He's a competitor"
"I'm not happy about Crimea. That was Barack Obama's watch." says Trump
On Georgia, "they were here. They made a very favorable impression," says @POTUS.
Reuters: Trump says will raise arms control, extending new START treaty, and Russia violation of INF treaty in Putin talks
President Trump is asked if he will stop military exercises in the Baltic states if Putin requests it. "Perhaps we'll talk about that," Trump says.
On his forthcoming meeting with Putin, @POTUS says he wants to discuss Russia's plans in Syria. Says he'll ask again about Russian meddling in US elections. Says Putin may deny it. All I can do is say "don't do it again." Will also raise issue of Ukraine and Crimea with Putin.
"I will be asking that question again" to Putin about election meddling. "He may deny." says Trump
Trump is asked if he'll recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea,"I would not have allowed it to happen what will happen with Crimea from this point on, that I can't tell ya," but repeats several times "that happened on Barack Obama's watch"
Trump: I do not expect much of my meeting with Putin next week
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Catalan ex-president Puigdemont to be extradited to Spain soon
On Putin meeting, @realDonaldTrump says he'll raise Syria, meddling and Ukraine among other things.
Defence Minister Liberman: Israel should close is Irish embassy
Trump says on July 25 EU talks on trade will begin; if they don't negotiate in good faith action will be taken on cars
Trump on disagreements at NATO summit: NATO leaders are "very united, very strong, no problems"
"What they're doing is spending at a much faster clip," says @POTUS, replying to @JonLemire. "They're going back for approvals."
"I think 4% is the right number," says @realDonaldTrump on defense spending/GDP. Says @NATO allies committed to hitting 2% of GDP over "a short numbers of years." "I'm a very consistent genius," he adds.
Trump says increasing defense spending for NATO would not help Russia
"I think I probably can (pull US out of @NATO), but that's unnecessary," replies @POTUS to @margarettalev question
Trump: "Germany agreed to step up defense spending and we are very happy about that"
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Kremlin rejects Trump's description of Germany as Russian 'captive'
Trump: "We still have to figure out what's going on with the [Germany-Russia] pipeline."
"Germany's coming along. We still have to figure out what's going on with the pipelin...nobody brought it up but me," says @POTUS.
President Trump: "I think I can probably" pull out of NATO without Congress's approval.
"NATO is really a fine-tuned machine," declares @POTUS.
"The United States was not being treated fairly but we are," says @POTUS. "They raised an additional 33 billion dollars."
North Atlantic Council @NATO's highest political body is in emergency session after @realDonaldTrump threatens "grave consequences" and effective US pull-out from alliance if allies do not immediately meet higher spending targets.
Numbers on increased defense spending will be announced today by @jensstoltenberg, according to @POTUS
"I hope that we're able to get along with Russia... the people in the room really think so," says @POTUS.
"We made a tremendous amount of progress today," declares @POTUS at @NATO.
[email protected] "NATO is really a fine tuned machine, people are paying money that they never paid before"
Trump: hope we will be able to get along with Russia.
Trump says US commitment to NATO remains very strong
U.S. President to speak to reporters shortly after NATO summit
Trump on NATO defense spending: "The commitment is at 2%, it will go up quite a bit"
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Russia president Putin said that Moscow is ready for $50B investment in Iran's oil and gas sector and that it can replace the western companies leaving Iran, said adviser to Iranian leader Velayati
Trump: We have reached important numbers with regard to the defense spending of the NATO
Northern Ireland was hit by a barrage of street violence overnight on the eve of annual parades that often raise tensions between pro-British Protestants and Irish nationalist Catholics in the British region, police said
"I'll do my own thing," @POTUS reportedly told @NATO allies if they did not immediately meet the two percent spending goal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there was 'clear commitment to NATO' by all in alliance's emergency session
NATO is firm in support for Ukraine
NATO is firm in support for Ukraine
'The worst' is still possible on Brexit, says French prime minister
Iran president's envoy and adviser to leader Velayati today met Russia president Putin in Moscow and submitted the message of Iranian leader and president to him. The meeting lasted for two hours1 week ago
Iran president's envoy and adviser to leader Velayati today met Russia president Putin in Moscow and submitted the message of Iranian leader and president to him. The meeting lasted for two hours
Sounds like NATO was in scheduled session talking about Georgia and Ukraine when Trump let rip on spending. Georgia and Ukraine asked to leave the room so Alliance could discuss – report
President Trump is about to make a statement at the NATO headquarters — this wasn't scheduled and comes after he showed up 30 minutes late.
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Trump's attacks on Nord Stream 2 are 'unfair competition', Kremlin says
Court in Germany says former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (@KRLS) can be extradited to Spain for alleged corruption but not on the more serious charge of rebellion
@realDonaldTrump told @Nato allies this morning that unless wealthiest economies (read Germany, France, Spain, Italy) hit 2% GDP target by January "we are going to do our own thing" If this is confirmed then it is extraordinary threat
Linas Linkevicius: Georgia's immense contribution to @NATO operations and unique partnership with the Alliance embodies the very essence what stands for - a true solidarity. I'm confident that the day of Georgia's membership will come soon. You have our full support
NATO communique officially admits Russia has deployed "dual-capable [nuclear] missiles in Kaliningrad" and "repeated violation of NATO Allied airspace"
EU court backs approval of UK Hinkley nuclear plant
Trump blasts NATO in closed-door summit session: sources
German media reporting Trump has threatened to leave NATO unless allies pay more, immediately
US President Trump sharply criticised alliance at summit again on Thursday, allies meeting in special, unscheduled session - two NATO sources
US President Trump significantly toughens tone on NATO defense spending in summit, singles out Germany, Spain, others
Trump did not threaten to pull out of NATO, despite tough words on defence spending by allies - two NATO sources
US President Trump forcibly restated his position on wanting NATO members to reach 2 pct spending target to a short deadline
The meeting with Ukraine and Georgia has finished. NATO Leaders expressed strong support to both countries.
Rasmussen calls emergency meeting of NATO council after Trump threat on U.S exit
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Russian propaganda on Macedonia's NATO invitation goes full throttle. Newspaper Vzglyad published false claim by the Greek defense minister Kammenos that Macedonia won't enter NATO even as North Macedonia. Refers to a nonexistent article by @tass_agency
Trump threatens to have America leave NATO, while at summit - @dpa
Former US-Europe Commander Ben Hodges suggests NATO put more effort into development work in north Africa to prevent extremism and mass migration. Says he thinks allies would support it
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May: Chequers Brexit plan is "the best outcome" for the UK and the EU
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Germany and Italy in bilateral talks to reduce migration numbers
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UK should be flexible on 'red lines' to strike security agreement with EU, warns Lords committee
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The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs refused to support the rapprochement between Ukraine and NATO
Iran Supreme Leader's top aide Velayati met with Putin in Russia, and brought him a 'message' from Tehran, a day after Israel PM Netanyahu met with Putin himself1 week ago
Iran Supreme Leader's top aide Velayati met with Putin in Russia, and brought him a 'message' from Tehran, a day after Israel PM Netanyahu met with Putin himself
EU’s High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met with President AshrafGhani and his delegation, including CEO Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar and Minister of Interior Wais Barmak, in Brussels on Wednesday and confirmed the EU’s continued support to Afghanistan
Bild newspaper: "US President Donald Trump scolds Germany again and again, but his attacks are also directed against Chancellor Angela Merkel personally."
As Trump arrives for Day 2 of NATO meetings, US official tells "We're hoping we're through the worst of it, but waiting to see how the morning goes."
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UK foreign minister says expects fierce debate over Brexit plan
Over 20ys of NATO- Ukraine distinctive partnership has contributed to Euro-Atlantic security and I want to thank you personally for your commitment to deepening the ties between Ukraine and the Alliance – SG @jensstoltenberg
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SecGen: NATO is firm in its support of Ukraine's sovereignty and strongly condemns Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea. Ukraine is making important progress on reforms that will bring it closer to @NATO and we deeply appreciate its contributions in Kosovo and Afghanistan. NATOSummit
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@POTUS will have "pull-asides", each ~10-15 minutes, this morning in Brussels, with leaders of Azerbaijan (9:30), Romania (10:00), Ukraine (11:00), and Georgia (11:45). Also he will have a "handshake" with leaders of Armenia and Hungary, says @PressSec.
Joint forces: 17 ceasefire violations yesterday, 1 soldier was wounded
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SecGen: We are grateful for Georgia's involvement in stability efforts in the Black Sea region and its contributions to @NATO's mission in Afghanistan. We support Georgia's Euro-Atlantic aspirations and will continue to work with them to prepare for NATO membership. NATOSummit
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[email protected]: .On top of it all, Germany just started paying Russia, the country they want protection from, Billions of Dollars for their Energy needs coming out of a new pipeline from Russia. Not acceptable. All NATO Nations must meet their 2% commitment, and that must ultimately go to 4%.
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[email protected]: Presidents have been trying unsuccessfully for years to get Germany and other rich NATO Nations to pay more toward their protection from Russia. They pay only a fraction of their cost. The U.S. pays tens of Billions of Dollars too much to subsidize Europe, and loses Big on Trade.
1 week ago
Three UK Eurosceptic Cabinet ministers were very concerned by Brexit white paper yesterday on two areas - the influence of the ECJ and concerns about a climbdown over free movement. They went to No 10 and forced it to make last ditch changes
1 week ago
Britain wants to strike new trade deals for services around the world in its latest Brexit plan
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[email protected]: Billions of additional dollars are being spent by NATO countries since my visit last year, at my request, but it isn't nearly enough. U.S. spends too much. Europe's borders are BAD. Pipeline dollars to Russia are not acceptable.
Jens Stoltenberg: I congratulate France and Croatia for reaching the world final. May the best team win. @kolindagk and @EmmanuelMacron
1 week ago
Metropolitan Police: Although it's a disappointing result, we are asking people to act responsibly and avoid any criminal behaviour. Any acts of vandalism such as damage to vehicles will be thoroughly investigated
President Poroshenko: I welcome the decision of the NATO Summit in Brussels on strengthening partnership with Ukraine and our undeniable prospects of Euro-Atlantic integration.
1 week ago
Every time Vida gets the ball for Croatia he gets deafening boos from the Russian crowd here — for his Glory to Ukraine comment
1 week ago
The General Atomics Sky Guardian has just completed 24-hour, 2-minute flight from North Dakota to the RAF Fairford field.
NATO has reaffirmed support of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity, a Brussels Summit Declaration issued by the heads of state and government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels July 11-12, 2018.
House passes resolution in support of NATO in unanimous voice vote
Police: gunfire heard today in Cherkasy was a part of counter-terrorism drill
Police: gunfire heard today in Cherkasy was a part of counter-terrorism drill
Invalidation of Chișinău mayor election results might be rejudged. Năstase found out that one of the judges on the case was over the 65 retirement age.
Meeting of Armenian, Azerbaijani FMs kicks off in Brussels
President Poroshenko: #NATOSummit
Greek PM Tsipras addresses NATO summit: 'The unprecedented fact that two NATO soldiers have been detained by another NATO country for more than 4 months because they accidentally crossed into its territory, and have not been charged, is an open wound for NATO'
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[email protected]: What good is NATO if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy? Why are there only 5 out of 29 countries that have met their commitment? The U.S. is paying for Europe's protection, then loses billions on Trade. Must pay 2% of GDP IMMEDIATELY, not by 2025.
Ireland Passes Bill Boycotting Israeli Settlement Products
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[email protected]: What good is NATO if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy? Why are their only 5 out of 29 countries that have met their commitment? The U.S. is paying for Europe's protection, then loses billions on Trade. Must pay 2% of GDP IMMEDIATELY, not by 2025.
All 29 NATO Allies agree: "We reiterate our support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova" and "call on Russia to withdraw" its forces present without consent
Israel summons Irish ambassador over settlement criminalization bill vote
In the Brussels Summit Declaration, all 29 NATO Allies agree: "Russia's aggressive actions, including the threat and use of force to attain political goals, challenge the Alliance and are undermining Euro-Atlantic security and the rules-based international order."
Europe is not facing a break-up of the alliance with the U.S.: French official
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[email protected]: Democrats in Congress must no longer Obstruct - vote to fix our terrible Immigration Laws now. I am watching what is going on from Europe - it would be soooo simple to fix. Judges run the system and illegals and traffickers know how it works. They are just using children.
PM @Theresa_May joined NATO members at the opening of the 2 day summit in Belgium.
Brett McGurk: Final @NATO communique just endorsed here in Brussels. Formal launch of a non-combat NATO training mission for Iraq. Important foundation for post-ISIS stability
At Brussels Summit, @NATO announces, "we have decided to invite the government in Skopje to begin accession talks to join our Alliance." Macedonian PM Zaev discusses with @DamonMacWilson at #NATOEngages
Ryanair pilot strike to proceed tomorrow after mgt and unions fail to reach agreement
White House: Trump suggests NATO allies commit to spending 4 percent of GDP on defense; current goal is 2 percent.
NATO allies vow to meet spending targets after Trump criticism
A White House official says U.S. President Donald Trump told NATO leaders defence spending should increase to 4% of GDP rather than the original target of 2%
"Intensified missile tests" and other "destabilizing activities" by Iran a concern to @NATO, according to communique.
Stoltenberg: we should first get to 2%, focus on that number, that is what we have agreed, the good thing is we are moving towards that. In 2014 only 3 allies spent that, 8 have committed to do that
For decades @NATO allies were cutting defense budgets, but "now tensions are going up" thus defense budgets need to be increased, says @jensstoltenberg
NATO invites Macedonia to begin membership talks, says it can join once name issue is resolved.
NATO invites Macedonia to begin membership talks, says it can join once name issue is resolved.
Trump sets higher target for NATO defense spending: Bulgarian president
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SecGen: I'm not saying the situation in Afghanistan
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SecGen: One of the most important things we've done is prepare to move forces where we need, quickly. The 30-30-30-30 initiative will enhance our military mobility and our ability to respond where needed.
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SecGen: North America and Europe are working together. @NATO is delivering. We are keeping our citizens safe. NATOSummit
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SecGen: For more than a quarter century, @NATO Allies were cutting defense budgets. they're adding billions. Last year saw the biggest increase in defense spending since the end of the Cold War. NATOSummit
Russian football federation congratulates Kosovo federation for the election of its new president.1 week ago
Russian football federation congratulates Kosovo federation for the election of its new president.
Lukashenko nationalized Orshanskiy Aviation plant, Ukrainian Motor Sich was one of the owners
In meeting with @POTUS, France President @EmmanuelMacron says he does not believe Germany is beholden to Russia
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Brexit White Paper contains plan for a 'joint institutional framework'- cabinet source says - Brexiteers not happy, some push even for more edits to document today - concern that additional detail of paper sketches out even closer relationship with EU than Chequers implied
Trump insists he has 'very good' relations with Merkel
Pompeo: @NATO is the most successful alliance in history. All NATO allies have committed to extending this success through increased defense spending, deterrence and defense, and fighting terrorism. Weakness provokes; strength and cohesion protects. This remains our bedrock belief.
Sussex Police says a murder investigation has been launched after two bodies believed to be those of a 34-year-old woman and her four-year-old son were found following a house fire in Eastbourne
1 week ago
[email protected]: "We have a tremendous relationship with Germany."
Macron to meet Putin during Moscow trip for World Cup final, official says
Euro succumbs to selling after U.S. threat of more China tariffs
1 week ago
One person dead, another missing after Spanish fishing boat sinks near Argentina, Navy says
Waiting for @netanyahu to land, Moscow1 week ago
Waiting for @netanyahu to land, Moscow
1 week ago
UK wants to maintain leadership position in fighter jet technology: UK air chief
1 week ago
It's too risky for Britain to keep EU rules on services after Brexit, Theresa May's deputy says
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PM Netanyahu has landed in Moscow where he will have later on today a very important meeting with Russian President Putin.
Merkel vs Trump at NATO: Here again the German Chancellor's arrival statement with English subs. President Trump this morning called Germany 'Russian captive'
25 helicopters from 13 countries perform a fly-past over NATO HQ at the start of the NATO summit
Sarah Sanders: Preparing for NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium
France warns Britain that time running out on Brexit
1 week ago
British PM May urges her party to back EU Brexit plan: spokesman
EU Commission says existing financial contracts unlikely to be affected by Brexit
May and Trump in NATO HQ
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Serbia threatens to withdraw from talks with Kosovo after the arrest of 5 Serbs
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German Interior Minister Seehofer yesterday joked that 69 Afghans were deported from Germany on his 69th birthday
Romania, represented at the #NATOSummit in Brussels starting today by President @KlausIohannis, pursues the consolidation of the alliance's eastern flank as its main point of emphasis
President Erdoğan on Srebrenica genocide: We will fight together to prevent such crimes of humanity from being repeated
1 week ago
Greece has taken 'necessary measures to protect its national interest' after 'interference' by Russian officials in name dispute with former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia, government says #NorthMacedonia
1 week ago
Thornberry: The truth is the Chequers Proposal is total delusion. We can't set our own tariffs on goods and keep frictionless trade with the EU. The technology to do so doesn't exist. There will be no divergence - it's a customs union in all but name
1 week ago
Greece, Russia to expel diplomats in Macedonia tussle ahead of NATO summit
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A giant 'Trump baby', approved by @SadiqKhan, is inflated as protesters prepare to fly it over London for @realDonaldTrump's visit
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Greece asked for diplomats expulsion July 6: Greek diplomatic source
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Lidington: In services, regulatory flexibility matters the mostWhile EU acquis on goods has been stable, the one on services has not beenThe risk of unwelcome acquis on services is much greater
1 week ago
Minister for the Cabinet Office @DLidington speaking at @HouseofCommons: The Government will publish tomorrow full details of the UK's plan for Brexit which it will be putting to the British public and the EU27
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Eastern Ukraine contact group started meeting in Minsk
Gunfire still audible in Cherkasy, ambulances active
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