Map. History of Europe conflict

17 August 2018
Armenia has sent 94 tons of humanitarian aid to Syria, which landed at Hmeymim airbase. Syrian Red Crescent was present to take in the supplies. This is at least the 5th batch of humanitarian aid sent from Armenia to Syrians.
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[email protected]: "[Immigration is] changing the culture, I think it's a very negative thing for Europe I know it's politically not necessarily correct, but I'll say it, and I'll say it loud. And I think they'd better themselves because you are changing culture."
A total of 12 Russian intelligence officers have been indicted in the U.S. for hacking over the 2016 presidential election
THE 29 Page INDICTMENT , 12 members of Russia military intelligence.
Federal grand jury is indicting 12 Russian intelligence officials for their hacking campaign during the 2016 election.
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Metropolitan Police says detectives investigating the Novichok poisoning of Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess believe the source of the nerve agent was a small bottle found in Charlie Rowley's house in Amesbury
12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for hacking in 2016 US presidential election.
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"Lots of people give me advice about how to negotiate with the European Union." That was Theresa May's answer to a question about Trump saying he gave her advice about Brexit. "My job is actually getting out there and doing it. And that's exactly what I've done."
Get that fart out. Get that fart out. Get that fart out - protest against Trump in London1 month ago
"Get that fart out. Get that fart out. Get that fart out" - protest against Trump in London
Huge TrumpProtest in Portland Place. Can't see how it will move south down Regent St as thousands are still heading north from Oxford Circus, being corralled round onto Mortimer St then Gt Portland St to join rear1 month ago
Huge #TrumpProtest in Portland Place. Can't see how it will move south down Regent St as thousands are still heading north from Oxford Circus, being corralled round onto Mortimer St then Gt Portland St to join rear
Pilot killed when light plane crashed in Sumy region
Russia launched close air support excercises with Su-25 aircrafts in Southern Military District
US SecDef Mattis met with Montenegrin MoD Predrag Bošković in Croatia for a bilateral meeting together with Croation MoD Damir Krstičević @USEmbZagreb
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Trump calls the gas pipeline from Russia "horrible," repeats his false claim that Germany is getting "70% of their energy" from Russia.
Trump repeatedly refuses to say — to Fox News, — what he'll do about Russia's occupation of Crimea.   He blames Obama, then says, We're going to see what happens. If I knew I wouldn't tell you because that would put us at a disadvantage.1 month ago
Trump repeatedly refuses to say — to Fox News, — what he'll do about Russia's occupation of Crimea. He blames Obama, then says, "We're going to see what happens. If I knew I wouldn't tell you because that would put us at a disadvantage."
Michel Barnier speech especially resonant today: "We share similar values with the UK. We both promote a rules-based order.. and the stability of our continent."
Barnier slideshow, when asked about Brexit white paper. He says he is working on basis of EU proposal: "Never before have we proposed such a partnership with a third country."
EU approach to Brexit summed up by Michel Barnier. "There is no justification for us to unravel what we are because the UK is leaving."
Michel Barnier says EU needs flexibility on some policies - eurozone, Schengen - but not the single market. "It is difficult to compromise on this foundation."
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FIFA have announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place between November 21st and December 18th.
Barnier refuses to comment on Trump Sun interview: "The UK is leaving it is the choice of the UK government."
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Trump asked how he'll address Russia's occupation of Crimea during Putin summit. "If I knew, I wouldn't tell you because that would put us at a disadvantage. But we'll see what happens."
Michel Barnier gets out what he calls "his favourite slide" aka Brexit steps of doom. "All these models are available for the UK, it is their choice they close the door themselves"
I think it's a horrible thing that you have a pipeline coming from Russia to Germany, says @POTUS repeating criticism of NordStream21 month ago
"I think it's a horrible thing that you have a pipeline coming from Russia" to Germany, says @POTUS repeating criticism of NordStream2
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"Our Brexit plan will deliver on what British people voted for," emphasizes @theresa_may.
Royal Air Force Bombardier Global Express Sentinel R.1 Glex ZJ691 RRR9987 outside Crimea1 month ago
Royal Air Force Bombardier Global Express Sentinel R.1 Glex ZJ691 RRR9987 outside Crimea
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"I'm not going in with high expectations but we might come up with some very surprising things," @POTUS says of his summit set for Monday with Russia President Putin.
Nuclear proliferation "is the biggest problem in the world," @POTUS says, adding he understands nuclear because he used to speak about it with his uncle who was a physicist at @MIT.
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"They didn't put in the headline. I wish they put in the headline," says @POTUS of his praise of @theresa_may in @TheSun interview.
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ISIS supporter Husnain Rashid who called for an attack on Prince George has been jailed for life with a minimum of 25 years at Woolwich Crown Court for a string of terrorism offenses.
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"I would much rather have her as my friend than my enemy," says @POTUS of @theresa_may.
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"At some point she can do what I suggested" on Brexit, says @POTUS. "She's a tough negotiator."
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[email protected]: "Anything you do, it's always going to be, 'Oh Russia, he loves Russia.'"
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Russia's foreign ministry summons Greek ambassador over Athens' expulsion of two Russian diplomats, says "it's obvious that Washingtonstands behind this anti-Russian decision".
RUAF Il-76s paradropping airborne troops @ Ryazan yesterday
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Trump on Putin's annexation of Crimea: "I don't think he would have done that with me as president," in response to Question from @johnrobertsFox
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"I welcome the meeting with President Putin" but important @POTUS goes into it "from a position of strength," says @theresa_may.
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"I'm not bad at doing things," calling Crimea "an Obama disaster," says @POTUS.
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"Rigged witch huntreally hurts our country and I think really hurts our relationship with Russia," says @POTUS in response to @johnrobertsFox question.
1 month ago
"CNN is fake news. I don't take questions from them," says @POTUS. "Let go to John Roberts of Fox.
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His advice on Brexit to @theresa_may might have been "brutal" but @POTUS says he can't specifically remember what he recommended.
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EU on trade treats "the United States horribly," says @POTUS, complaining about car tariffs.
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"He'll be a great prime minister," @POTUS says of @BorisJohnson. And "this incredible woman is doing a fantastic job."
Trump: I do think Boris would make an excellent Prime Minister (says it twice)
Trump: $34 billion more being spent by NATO nations since I took office, "Do you think Putin's happy about that? I don't think so"
Trump: Migration hurts Germany, Europe and the EU should be cautious about this issue
Trump: I will discuss with Putin the subject of Russian intervention in the US elections
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Reporter: "Are you giving Russian President Putin the upper hand heading into your talks" @POTUS: "See, that's such dishonest reporter, of course it happens to be NBC which is possibly worse than @CNN. Possibly, possibly."
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"Let me clear about this: We will be leaving the European Union," says @theresa_may.
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[email protected]: "We do not have a fair deal with the European Union right on trade, they treat the United States horribly, and that's gonna change."
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"We have been far tougher on Russia than anybody," says @POTUS.
Europe needs to tighten immigration policies, says @POTUS.
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On US troops in Germany, @POTUS seems to confirm at @NATO he mentioned possibility of a pullout but "it wasn't a threat."
Trump: "We have been extremely tough on Russia," president says alongside his British counterpart in Buckinghamshire, UK
"I will absolutely, firmly ask the question" about election meddling to Putin, adds @POTUS.
Syria, Ukraine and nuclear proliferation among issues he'll discuss with Putin, says @POTUS.
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Brexit will mean UK will be able to make such trade deals," says @theresa_may.
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"It will absolutely be possible" to achieve a US-UK trade deal, says @POTUS. "I think she's doing a terrific job."
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[email protected]: "We have been far tougher on Russia than anybody."
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"I didn't criticize the prime minister," says of @TheSun interview and mentions "fake news," says the QandA was recorded to verify what he did say.
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"Border security is a national security problem," says @POTUS.
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UK and US also strengthening cooperation between their armed forces "all around the world," says @POTUS.
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Today discussed "stopping nuclear proliferation," says @POTUS, mentioning DPRK and Iran.
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[email protected]: "[Immigration is] changing the culture, I think it's a very negative thing for Europe I know it's politically not necessarily correct, but I'll say it, and I'll say it loud. And I think they'd better themselves because you are changing culture."
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"Truly a productive summit" at @NATO, says @POTUS thanking @theresa_may for making UK five out of the 29 members meeting spending commitments.
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Traditions of freedom, sovereignty and rule of law are shared US and UK gift to the world, says @POTUS.
"I don't want they're going to dobut whatever you do is OK with us," says @POTUS of Brexit
At Chequers @theresa_may, alongside @POTUS, says she thanked him for expelling 60 intelligence officers from Russia following Salisbury nerve agent incident.1 month ago
At Chequers @theresa_may, alongside @POTUS, says she thanked him for expelling 60 intelligence officers from Russia following Salisbury nerve agent incident.
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UK, US agree to pursue 'ambitious' trade deal after Brexit, May says
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Trump: The NATO countries met their minimum obligations to spend on defense policies
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May: We agreed to continue efforts to counter Iran's activities in the region
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May: Economic relations with the United States must be developed
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US and UK in agreement on how to deal with DPRK and Iran and need for increased @NATO defense spending, declares @theresa_may.
Security Service of Ukraine found weapons arsenal in garage in Mariupol
Egypt- photos of joint naval training with UK frigate HMS Argyll (F231) in Mediterranean sea1 month ago
Egypt- photos of joint naval training with UK frigate HMS Argyll (F231) in Mediterranean sea
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says 450 prisoners - who are radicalised or serving a sentence for acts of terrorism - due to be released before the end of 2018, will be subjected to increased monitoring
1 month ago
Trump, who is expected to visit his Turnberry property this weekend, appears to have masked some of his company's problems in Scotland on his personal financial disclosure required of U.S. government officials, according to several experts who reviewed the document.
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Italy's Salvini defends decision to block migrants
Slovenia to hold local elections on November 18
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Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada: deputy PM
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Russia says OPEC+ could boost supply by more than 1 million barrels
EU to Netanyahu: 'We value Israel's commitment to the shared values of democracy and human rights - would not want to see these values being put in question or even threatened'
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German government has 'very high' confidence in EU's Juncker: spokesman
After meetings in Zagreb, SecDef Mattis wears Croatian soccer scarf in photo op, handed out by the country's Minister of Defense.
Trump on May: We had a dinner where I think we probably never developed a better relationship than last night. We spoke for an hour, for an hour and a half and it was really somethingthe relationship is very, very strong. We really have a very good relationship.1 month ago
Trump on May: "We had a dinner where I think we probably never developed a better relationship than last night. We spoke for an hour, for an hour and a half and it was really somethingthe relationship is very, very strong. We really have a very good relationship."
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Downing Street suggesting Trump didn't have all the facts on Brexit when he gave Sun interview. May today has opportunity to "bring him up to speed with our latest Brexit thinking following the white paper publication", spox says.
1 month ago
UK PM May has good relationship with Trump, confident of trade deal: spokeswoman
FBI agent and GOP lawmakers clash fiercely at hearing over accusations he was biased in Russia probe.
.⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ and ⁦@theresa_may⁩ begin talks on trade, military and the Middle East1 month ago
.⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ and ⁦@theresa_may⁩ begin talks on trade, military and the Middle East
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Assessing Brexit proposals is EU Commission's job: German government
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British divers involved in the “unprecedented” rescue of 12 schoolboys from a flooded cave in Thailand said on Friday they were not heroes, but were just happy their specialized skills could be of help
Units of 79th Motor Rifle Brigade held offensive exercises against "superior forces of conventional enemy" in Kaliningrad region. Tanks, MLRS, combat helicopters and UAVs involved
1 month ago
Putin to meet Sudanese president in Moscow: Kremlin
Was Juncker drunk? EC's @MargSchinas: 'I think it's more than tasteless that some press tried to make insulting headlines by exploiting President Juncker's pain. I don't think this is elegant and i don't think this is fair'
EC spox @MargSchinas adds: 'The president wishes to thank publicly Prime Ministers Mark Rutte and Antonio Costa for assisting him duiring this painful moment. He is taking medication and feels better'
EU Commission finally comments on Juncker vid: 'The president on Wednesday night suffered from a very particularly painful attack of sciatica accompanied by cramps. The president has publicly stated this affects his ability to walk, That was unfortunately the case Weds night'
France to deploy 110,000 police over WorldCup weekend: minister
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"We'll discuss our special relationship, which is great," says @theresa_may. Also to discuss with @POTUS "foreign policy, defense and security issues."
US Marines firing mortars and machine guns in Southeast Ukraine.
US Marines firing mortars and machine guns in Southeast Ukraine.
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Arriving at Chequers, @POTUS initially ignored shouted questions about whether he regretted his comments on Brexit to @TheSun about whether or not he would voice his concerns to @theresa_may.
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"The prime minister and I worked very hard together" on @NATO spending, @POTUS said. "It's never been more united." About last night's dinner, he said: "We talked for an hour and a half and it was really something."
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Donald Trump says his relationship with Theresa May is "very, very strong" after warning her Brexit plan may kill a U.S. trade deal
Normalized difference vegetation index in occupied Crimea rapidly dropping - Ministry1 month ago
Normalized difference vegetation index in occupied Crimea rapidly dropping - Ministry
1 month ago
Lavrov on Trump/US statements on Nord Stream-2: pure ideology and unfair competition
Donald Trump will "never" divide Europe, says France's finance minister
The @TrumpBabyUK is aloft near House of Parliament.1 month ago
The @TrumpBabyUK is aloft near House of Parliament.
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A junior minister in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government asked Donald Trump: “Where are your manners, Mr President?” after the U.S. leader criticized her Brexit strategy in an interview published during his visit to Britain
Tensions near Verkhovna Rada as owners of unregistered cars continue to block roads1 month ago
Tensions near Verkhovna Rada as owners of "unregistered cars" continue to block roads
1 month ago
Russia studying possible oil-for-goods deal with Iran - Novak
Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami
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Germany's security service accused Russian cyber groups of staging cyber attacks against German media firms in 2017-18:
We oppose his sexism, his anti-immigrant views and his position on climate change says anti-Trump protester1 month ago
"We oppose his sexism, his anti-immigrant views and his position on climate change" says anti-Trump protester
The 48th Fighter Wing always attract a lot of interest at RIAT and the team from the 492nd Fighter Squadron are busy already @airtattoo @48FighterWing RIAT18
Mig-31BM and Su-27 supported Russian airborne and Military aviation drills in Central Russia
Trump baby + Ospreys1 month ago
Trump baby + Ospreys
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FIFA President Infantino: "A big, big thank you to Russia a big thanks to the Russian government to President Putin"
1 month ago
Infantino: "The World Cup has changed the perception of the world towards Russia. I think everyone who has been here for some time has discovered a welcoming country"
Armenian PM: Would be useful if NATO sends strong message to Azerbaijan
1 month ago
Heavy lift climbing out from Latakia AB, Syria Russia Russian Air Force An124 RA82035 RFF8064
RuAF An-124 form Mozdok to Hmeimim
“Trump baby” balloon is upright. -5 to take off1 month ago
“Trump baby” balloon is upright. -5 to take off
1 month ago
"Trump baby" balloon takes to the skies over London, England.
U.S. rejects French request for Iran exemptions, Le Maire tells Le Figaro
Brawl near Ministry of Energy and coal mining amid protest1 month ago
Brawl near Ministry of Energy and coal mining amid protest
Trump in London1 month ago
Trump in London
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Italian president intervenes in migrant stand-off, angering Salvini
1 month ago
British PM May could change her mind on Brexit: Conservative lawmaker
1 month ago
Russian counter sanctions against EU extended until 2019
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German interior minister: "A lot of positive feedback" on plan to reduce secondary migration
1 month ago
Stricter rules for European banks are "precondition" for reforming Eurozone, German finance minister says
1 month ago
Philip Hammond defends government proposal on financial services
1 month ago
London mayor says preposterous for Trump to blame crime on immigration
1 month ago
Britain's May looking forward to explaining Brexit stance to Trump, spokesman says
24 attacks on Ukrainian positions, 3 soldiers were wounded1 month ago
24 attacks on Ukrainian positions, 3 soldiers were wounded
1 month ago
Donald Trump has told The Sun that the Brexit White Paper is not what people voted for and that it 'would probably kill' a US/UK trade deal
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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.1 month ago
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 month 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 month 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 month 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
1 month ago
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 month ago
Donald Trump and Melania arrive at Stansted
1 month ago
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 month 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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
Raab: At the same time, Government prepares for its spirit not being reciprocated, and steps up preparations for a no-deal Brexit
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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.
1 month ago
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 month 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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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"
1 month ago
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"
1 month ago
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 month 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.
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
May: Chequers Brexit plan is "the best outcome" for the UK and the EU
1 month ago
Germany and Italy in bilateral talks to reduce migration numbers
1 month ago
UK should be flexible on 'red lines' to strike security agreement with EU, warns Lords committee
1 month ago
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 month 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."
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
@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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
[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 month 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 month 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.
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