: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Dunford, spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart, Gen. Gerasimov, Wed.
Poland's governing right-wing party taps ex-banker to replace PM Szydlo as the administration focuses more on the economy
Kaspersky shutting its DC office because it can no longer get federal biznes
Demonstration of @ObywateleRP in Warsaw. There was a tensions, the police identified the protesters
4 月 前
New court filling: Manafort suggests special counsel is trying to limit his 1st amendment rights by trying to stop him from publishing an op-ed in Ukraine, and argues that the op-ed wasn't an effort to influence his case.
Verkhovna Rada adopted state budget 2018
Polish Ruling Party Replaces PM Ahead of Elections
: Across the battlefields, oceans, and harrowing skies of Europe and the Pacific throughout the war, one great battle cry could be heard by America's friends and foes alike: "REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR."
Secretary of State Tillerson and his Russian counterpart met in Vienna to discuss deployment of a U.N. peacekeeping force to Eastern Ukraine
4 月 前
"It's incredible that this is happening in the European Union." As tens of thousands of Catalans protest in Brussels, MEP and Puigdemont ally @ramontremosa demands the release of the four dismissed ministers and activists behind bars back in Spain
Arts Minister John Glen has announced Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021
Poland's Finance Minister Morawiecki chosen as new PM says ruling party
Meeting of MFAs of Ukraine and Russia has began in Vienna
4 月 前
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) re-elect @MartinSchulz as party leader with 81.9 percent
Ireland and Britain are 'very close' and seemingly a matter of hours away from a Brexit deal - Irish official
The new UK Defence Secretary has been left isolated after calling for British jihadists to be hunted down and killed
Irish hard border would be 'obvious terror target'
4 月 前
London Mayor Sadiq Khan meets young Pakistanis at an event in the city of Lahore
EU's Tusk to make Brexit statement on Friday at 0650 GMT
Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with UK government continuing
4 月 前
Tusk announcing press conference for early Friday on Brexit. But commission negotiators will surely say something tonight if breakthrough. Good possibility that Theresa May will show up in European capital tonight
4 月 前
Germany's Social Democrats vote in favour of meeting with Merkel's conservatives to discuss all possibilities, including grand coalition, minority government, as well as snap election. SPD top dogs plan to meet with CDU/CSU as soon as next week
Kremlin: Putin and Erdogan express deep concern over the US position on Jerusalem
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Iran trip
Talks over Brexit divorce bill make progress - EU's Oettinger
4 月 前
Today, Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, arrived at Benazir Bhutto International Air Port (BBIAP) - Islamabad/Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Nur Khan, Chaklala, Rawalpindi, aboard Bombardier Global Express for an official visit to Pakistan
British Foreign Secretary Johnson expected to travel to Iran this weekend
'Trump doesn't understand the offence he is causing,' London mayor responds to Jerusalem decision
4 月 前
Department of State: Today, Secretary Tillerson and Austria's Foreign Minister @sebastiankurz discussed our joint commitment to restoring Ukraine's sovereign territory, the war against terrorism and our efforts to defeat ISIS, and North Korea during their meeting in Vienna.
FBI Director Wray told lawmakers the bureau is negotiating with the intel committees about whether to provide info about FISA applications in Russia probe. First official confirmation they exist.
Nasrallah: Israel do not respect international law or agreements, only themselves, they don't care what Arabs, EU or Russia, China, only US
UEFA say Wembley Stadium will host four Euro 2020 matches originally set to be staged in Brussels
Kremlin: Putin will pay an official visit to Egypt next Monday
Russia is aiding North Korea with oil imports, ignoring U.S. efforts to isolate Kim Jong-un
4 月 前
Russia's state TV hosts: "Tillerson said that U.S. sanctions against Russia will remain in place until Crimea is returned to Ukraine. Therefore, forever."
Head of anticorruption committee of Rada Sobolev was fired by voting, 256 for
34 y.o man was shot dead in Dnipro city, assassins on the loose
4 月 前
Erdoğan: We seek a just, permanent solution to the Cyprus issue, but Greek Cypriots don't want that
27 deported Afghan refugees return home from Germany
26-year-old Mohammed Abdallah has been found guilty by UK court of being a member of Islamic State, of being in possession of £2,000 for terrorism purposes and of being in possession of a weapon after he was identified in official I.S. documents obtained
Erdoğan: I told Mr. Tsipras that justice delayed is justice denied over the extradition of FETÖ terror suspects in Greece, who attempted to topple our democracy and killed 251 people
4 月 前
In joint press avail with @SebastianKurz on margins of OSCEMC17, Sec. Tillerson voiced support for @OSCE, appreciation for work of Chair-in-Office @AUT_OSCE, and called on Russia to allow full, safe, unfettered access to @OSCE_SMM in Ukraine
German SPD leader urges members to back coalition talks
Greek PM Tsipras: We want to start a new chapter in Turkish-Greek relations in 2018
Social democrat SPD leader @MartinSchulz' vision for United States of EU let's one forget for a second that he still has to convince his own party to continue governing with Merkel
4 月 前
More than 45,000 protesters chant "Wake up Europe!" as they march past EU HQ in support of Carles Puigdemont and independence for Catalonia
Hungary's Jobbik party says fine risks making it insolvent ahead of 2018 vote
4 月 前
West of Sevastopol US Navy P-8A Poseidon 20,000 feet over the Black Sea - West of Sevastopol
Whole of the UK needs to take back control of borders and cash from EU, Johnson says
UK: Vijay Mallya arrives at London's Westminster court for hearing in extradition case
French President Emmanuel Macron visits Qatar amid tension in the Middle East as Donald Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital
4 月 前
Croatian soldiers deployed in Lithuania today officially joined the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group
4 月 前
Netherlands: Man shouting 'Palestine' and 'Allah u Akbar', wearing a Palestinian flag smashed Windows of a kosher restaurant in Amsterdam
4 月 前
SPD youth wing chairmain @KuehniKev tells he's against grand coalition with Merkel's conservatives as it "didn't get the mandate" in September election. "SPD can't afford to make the compromises in GroKo. Not good for SPD, nor democracy." Open to minority gov talks
Report into Croydon tram crash in which seven people were killed and 69 others injured on 9 November last year says driver failed to apply brakes in time to negotiate a sharp bend and concludes driver may have lost awareness or had a "microsleep" due to fatigue
After his initial "no way" to joining Angela Merkel's conservatives in another grand coalition, SPD leader @MartinSchulz asks his fellow social democrats to give the green light for talks after all
Peskov on the election: Putin is the strongest candidate, the level of his support can't be achieved by others.
4 月 前
The Moldovan Parliament adopted today a law limiting the broadcasting of Russian TV channels in the country
4 月 前
MFA Pavlo Klimkin meet with US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson
German heavyweight politician Martin Schulz, also former head of European Parliament, calls for transformation of European Union into a United States of Europe by 2025 with a common constitution
4 月 前
Foreign ministers and top officials from OSCEMC17 delegations today met Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov –Crimea Tatars recently released from wrongful imprisonment in Russia-occupied Crimea– to hear their story and stand in solidarity with them
"You have to demonstrate the ability to move across Europe" says U.S. Army Gen. Hodges
Russian MFA Lavrov at OSCE meeting in Vienna: Russia could withdraw from JCCC monitoring mission at Donbas
RuAF strategic air force HF-net active.
The police in Brussels figure 45,000 attendees to the pro-Catalan demonstration
British Foreign Minister said London should stay alert to the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood
Secretary Tillerson on eastern Ukraine: "Russia is arming, leading, training and fighting alongside anti-government forces"
'No white smoke' in Brexit talks: EU commission
Trump Jerusalem move could 'send us backwards to even darker times': EU's Mogherini
4 月 前
MFA Klimkin met with Amb. Volker at OSCE summit in Vienna
SPD leader @MartinSchulz: "As chancellor candidate, I am responsible for this election result (20.5%). I can't turn back the clock. But as party leader I want to play my part in changing this. Therefore, today, I ask for your support."
'Mission accomplished,' president of UN tribunal for Former Yugoslavia tells Security Council
"Wake up Europe" and "Puigdemont is president," say the thousands of pro-independence Catalans marching through the centre of Brussels today. Many spent some 15hrs on buses from Spain just to attend this rally
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takes the stage at the SPD bpt17 to start to provide answers to a big question: the future direction of the party
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants committed 27 ceasefire violations yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no casualties.
ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants attacked Avdiivka and Shyrokyne areas 6 and 4 times respectively, used mortars in both localities; near Shyrokyne they used a tank and anti-tank missiles; Vodiane came under hostile mortar fire.
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed 11 ceasefire violations yesterday, used 120mm mortars near Novoluhanske and 82mm ones near Luhanske.
Chechen Ombudsman Demands to Block "Destructive Resources" "Caucasian Knot" and "Kavkaz.Realii"
Momentum spokesperson says "much of the UK Electoral Commission investigation refers to administrative errors that can be easily rectified" and the group "will fully comply with the investigation going forward"
Russia: "By recognizing West Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, we do not impose any solutions on the parties. Those, including the future status of Jerusalem, should be agreed upon in the direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations."
Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein says Russia will only move its embassy from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem after Palestinians and Israelis "agree on all issues of the final status of the Palestinian territories."
French president arrives in Qatar amid regional isolation
In Vienna, Tillerson hedges Trump's Jerusalem decision: ".this does not in any way finalize the status of Jerusalem, that that's still left to the parties to discuss."
Erdogan says Turkey's aim is to find a just and viable solution for Cyprus
EU takes Czechs, Hungary, Poland to top court over migrant quotas
4 月 前
Thousands of supporters of Catalan independence are descending on Brussels today for the "Europe wake up" rally
Macron: Reversing nuclear agreement with Iran will result in a situation similar to that of North Korea
4 月 前
US Navy P-8A 168998 PS076 departed Sigonella at 0750z - Black Sea mission
Macron: The war against terrorism financing must be a top priority
The UK Electoral Commission has opened an investigation into whether the Jeremy Corbyn-backing Momentum movement breached campaign finance rules at this year's general election
UK Home Office figures show a total of 400 people were held for terror-related offences in Britain in the year to the end of September
Macron: We talked about stability in the Middle East and I would be happy to play a role in Qatar
4 月 前
Erdogan greets guards at Syntagma, following this, Tsipras greets the Turkish delegation accompanying the president
Confederation of British Industry chief: We need progress next week, or businesses will activate contingency plans by Easter
4 月 前
#OSCEMC17 is officially opened. Most important OSCE forum to address security challenges. Russian aggression at the core
Qatar signs deal to buy 12 French Rafale fighter jets
Britain will not sign up to a bad Brexit deal, transport minister says
4 月 前
#OSCEMC17 is about to start. Family photo
4 月 前
Turkey's FM Cavusoglu says there is no need for @NATO to maintain presence in Aegean anymore, asks for cancelling of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) mission, claims NATO fully supports Turkey's decision.
IMF and World Bank say Ukraine corruption fight is threatened
4 月 前
The Protocol of the 10th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue were signed
4 月 前
Controversial bill on NABU is not present for voting today - Mustafa Nayem
4 月 前
OSCE recorded MLRS GRAD near Kadiivka in the night on 4-5 December
4 月 前
27 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
on @POTUS: "His demeanor in the presidency is a deterrent for [Russia and China] he's a bold leader and he speaks his mind." @IngrahamAngle
Bolivia, Egypt, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, UK and Uruguay have requested an emergency UNSC meeting to held before the end of this week on US Jerusalem decision. They have also asked that UNSG @antonioguterres brief.
Congressional investigators are scrutinizing trips to Europe taken last year by several Trump associates, amid concern they may have met with Kremlin-linked operatives.
MP Leshchenko: Leaders of the biggest groups in Rada registered the law to destroy independence of @nab_ukr Anticorruption bureau. First and final votings gonna be on Thursday this week
4 月 前
The 9th anniversary of the death of Alexis Grigoropoulos in the Exarchia district of Athens. Clashes continue between the anarchist groups and the police
4 月 前
Greece: At least 25 protesters arrested, several banks and stores damaged, cars torched during 6Dgr demonstrations today in many cities to honor the memory of Alexandros Grigoropoulos.
4 月 前
After Trump speech, Czech Republic recognizes West Jerusalem in fact as the capital of Israel
Human rights ombudsman Moskalkova continues to press for govt to open criminal case into Chechnya's gay purge
Reaction to Jerusalem recognition from German Chancellor AngelaMerkel: The German govt. does not support this, because the status of Jerusalem should be negotiated as part of a 2 state solution
4 月 前
UK PM @theresa_may says Great Britain disagrees w Trump's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the Holy City as Israel capital before a final status agreement w the Palestinians, calling it "unhelpful", @number10press
4 月 前
House Intel Commitee releases the testimony of Erik Prince. Schiff says of the Seychelles trip: "Prince also could not adequately explain why he traveled halfway around the world to meet with UAE officials and, ultimately, the head of the Russian fund."
UK 'disagrees' with 'unhelpful' US decision on Jerusalem
The EU rejected Trump's decision, saying its stance on #Jerusalem will not change
US Embassy Berlin warns of possible violent protests in Germany after Trump announcement on Jerusalem
ATO forces were shelled with tanks near Skyrokyne
@SenatorBurr says Senate Intelligence Comm has interviews well over 100 people in Russia investigation, has gotten unprecedented access to individuals and intelligence
"I responded, when we had interviewed everyone who needs to be interviewed," says @SenatorBurr of what he told @POTUS about wrapping up Russia investigation
4 月 前
Re @POTUS remarks to him about wrapping up Russia investigation, "That was in a telephone conversation that the president and I had last May… the subject of the telephone call had nothing to do with the investigation" per @SenatorBurr
Macron: Trump's unilateral decision is regrettable and France does not support it
For Election2018 and possible Russia meddling, "All of my colleagues are worried about it or should be worried about it" warns Senate Intel Comm Chair @SenatorBurr
"There's no change of vote totals but there were attempts to get Ito voter files for reasons that we don't know" per @SenatorBurr re Russia election meddling Election2016
4 月 前
Exarchia now next to Polytechnic school
"Strengthening NATO's activity at the borders of the Russian Federation is destructive and provocative and does not contribute to reducing tension," Gerasimov said at the annual briefing for foreign military attaches.
@ChuckGrassley: Reporters say FBI official who watered down Comey stmt on Clinton emails AND started Russia 'collusion' probe on Trump Campaign was fired frm Mueller team after DOJ watchdog found evidence of political bias. THIS IS WHY DOJ/FBI NEEDS OVERSIGHT Why don't dems agree?
4 月 前
Rally in support of Saakashvili today in Tbilisi
"Would it surprise me that Russia might attempt to provide products [to DPRK]? No, that wouldn't surprise me" says @SenatorBurr
"I don't think that we've kept Russia… we don't keep them focused as a threat," per @SenatorBurr. Notes 70 percent of intel folks used to be educated in Russian language but not anymore
As for Senate Intelligence Committee, "Our review of that information will be as thorough as it possibly can be" @SenatorBurr says re Russia probe
On @POTUS Russia - "It important to understand that if we were talking a year and a half ago, there's nobody in this room that would have believed anyone in his campaign was capable of collusion" per @SenatorBurr
"That's his art of negotiating" per Sen. Burr "It is uncomfortable sometimes to members of congress, It is uncomfortable sometimes to the American people" re @POTUS approach to public negotiations/diplomacy, Russia
Why won't @POTUS talk about Russia? "When you get to the content of what he does… subject experts don't have too much criticism" says @SenatorBurr
Russia, China, others - "Their level of innovation will be on the same pace as ours if not more" says @SenatorBurr
"I want to limit through policy the tools that they [Russia] can use" says @SenatorBurr
Michael Flynn told an associate that Russia sanctions would be "ripped up" early in the Trump presidency, a whistleblower told Congress
"To believe that Russia has changed since the Cold War is just an absolute myth" per Senate Intelligence Comm Chair @SenatorBurr
says US intel saw Russia disinfo effort in real-time, and both intel community and lawmakers were "anxious" to see leadership from Obama administration that didn't come
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On Russia and Election2016, "I don't see this as an intelligence failure… the intelligence we had on an ongoing basis should have prompted us to ask more questions" per @SenatorBurr
4 月 前
"My concern long term is that if we get too accustomed to unnamed sources, that will be the predominance of what's out there…" says @SenatorBurr at CFR, talking about unnamed sources in media on Russia investigation
Due to decision of the Pechersk court Severion Dangadze was arrested for 60 days
4 月 前
RGD-5 exploded at car of police mayor in Kharkiv, he is in hospital with light wounds
[Putin] would like a weak United States that's unwilling and unable to push back against Russia" per @EvelynNFarkas
"They're [Russia] directing their anger today toward the European Union, which they dislike as an organization… and the dislike the United States" per Nyberg, adding Russia thinking not very strategic but emotional now
"Russia is a sieged fortress today. They're isolated and self-isolating themselves" per Nyberg
"Foreign policy is mostly the privilege of the government but its not a monopoly anymore" fmr Finland Ambassador to Russia René Nyberg
Pentagon spokesman Colonel Rob Manning issues sharp condemnation of Russia for its role in Syria, says Moscow has shown countering ISIS "not its foremost priority," says Russia appears to have no plan to "bring a meaningful conclusion" to Syrian civil war
With countering Russia, though, "It is educating the people, informing the people…but not playing the [Russia] playbook back" says Finland's fmr Amb Nyberg
UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar have spoken on the telephone regarding the Brexit border deal in Ireland
"This should not be anti-Russian. It is a larger problem," says René Nyberg, former Ambassador of Finland to Russia at CFR symposium
4 月 前
Bunch of neo-Fascists attacked @repubblica newsroom in Rome with smoke-bombs and threatned all as journalists after our articles about the rise of far-right in Italy
"The Russian government is not likely to respond to a soft request for negotiation" on Moscow's influence campaigns/cyber, per @EvelynNFarkas "we essentially have to force them to recognize that the price is too high"
U.S., France urge Russia to "deliver" Assad delegation to Syria peace talks
"This problem comes down to leadership….what do we want? What do we want our world to be like?" says @selectedwisdom on countering not just Russia, but others, even domestic political campaigns on socialmedia
TASS: Putin: The most important task of Sochi-2014 was to hold the Games with dignity, not for Russia to win them.
Making @RT and @SputnikInt register as foreign agents - "It's great that they did that It won't affect anything" says @selectedwisdom at @CFR_org Election Security symposium
Irish PM says can pick up Brexit talks in new year if deal not possible
Russian president Putin says he will not stop the country's athletes from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics
The DUP says the Irish government is playing a "dangerous game" and the longer the delay on the border deal will mean a higher likelihood of a 'no deal' brexit
4 月 前
Air Baltic Boeing 737-500 from Riga to Moscow, slid off the runway during taxiing after the landing in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. No injuries reported.
4 月 前
US Embassy Kyiv: Today, on the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, we delivered 40 state-of-the-art military ambulances. This is just one part of the US' $800 million training and equipment program that supports a free, sovereign Ukraine.
Europe doing better, says @selectedwisdom "Both structurally and in terms of message they're much more grounded so they can punch back" vs Russia influence ops
"We have failed in this for a decade now… in our counter influence. We don't always know what we believe in" per @selectedwisdom whether Russia or terror
Combating Russia influence ops with elections - "I don't know that anything's working yet…" says @selectedwisdom
United Russia will support Putin in his presidential bid
4 月 前
NATO is "concerned by Iran's efforts to destabilize the region,"says @jensstoltenberg after NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, which included a "quad" meeting of the US, UK, France and Germany to discuss Iran
Kommersant FM 93.6: Putin's decision to enter the presidential election is important for the future of the country - Volodin.
The Committee decides that Yegor Soboliev's work as A/c Committee Chairman is unsatisfactory and recommends Rada to dismiss him from this post. Poroshenko's Block, Narodnyi Front, Vidrodzhennia and OppoBlock voted for. Anti-reforms coalition in action
NATO's Open Door policy is a historic success. Accession is a decision for aspirant countries and the 29 Allies. Nobody else has the right to veto. - @jensstoltenberg
Projecting stability and fighting terrorism are generational challenges – there are no quick fixes, but we have made progress and will do more - NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg
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Ahead of NATO summit 2018, we discussed the engagement with our south and east partners: devoting resources and making the best of our skills and capabilities – @jensstoltenberg
This year, NATO started training local forces in Iraq and I particularly welcome the contributions from our partners, like Serbia and Jordan - @jensstoltenberg
NATO Foregin Ministers discussed projecting stability and fighting terrorism - instability abroad threatens us at home - @jensstoltenberg
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond: the position to leave the customs union and single market flows logically from our decision to leave the EU Brexit
Air Baltic Boeing 737 has skidded off a runway at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport
Putin says he will run for President again
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond: (Brexit bill) there will be arguments about the amount, this is not a figure that is plucked out of the air, where it is clear we have an obligation we will meet it
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond speaking at the Treasury Committee: (Irish border) the objective is to find a "bespoke government", I can envision a scenario where specific arrangements are agreed, this is not unprecedented (all-Ireland electricity market and animal health government)
4 月 前
Sadiq Khan: Today I crossed the border from India into Pakistan on foot - becoming the first British politician to make this journey in recent history.
Just hours before another flight is supposed to leave for Kabul, German Interior Minister deMaizière defends Germany's controversial decision to deport failed .
Do Russia, other adversaries want to hack vote tallies? "In their dreams they'd love that ability" says @sultanofcyber, but notes it's not so easy - "Being able to see the causation from intent… that's the tricky part"
4 月 前
US Navy EP-3E Aries II On task over the Black Sea @ 24,500 feet
US Department of State: Serbia: potential for violence before, during, and after 9pm soccer match at Red Star Stadium in Belgrade. Road closures, possible fan marches could begin as early as 5pm and cause traffic problems throughout city.
4 月 前
#DaggerBDE 'tanks on a train.' This time they were in Lithuania, with several Bradley Fighting vehicles and other support equipment. Allies there assisting the Brigade exercise freedom of maneuver as far north as the Baltic Region
Macron says time to move on from Algeria's colonial past
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesperson says her phone call with DUP leader Arlene Foster was "constructive"
Ahead of the SPD party congress, Social Dems' @MartinSchulz has indirectly criticized Merkel for not embracing @EmmanuelMacron's ideas for more cooperation in eurozone, and EU defence and migration. "France is making proposals and Germany isn't engaging. This is not acceptable."
4 月 前
Statement by the G7 Ambassadors to Ukraine in relation to the developments around Mr Saakashvili
Puigdemont won't be returning to Spain imminently and will continue to campaign for December 21 election from Brussels. One dismissed minister said they'd return if criminal charges against them lifted
SPD leader promises to push Germany to embrace Macron
Tillerson says no normalization of NATO ties with Russia
UK PM: We want to bring those powers back to the UK. Some will go to Wales. If Roberts wants powers to stay in Brussels, we disagree
Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar says he intends to speak to Theresa May about Brexit in the coming days and accepts she wants to reach an agreement
After the attack of Anton Konev on the FSB in Khabarovsk. Ten participants of a neo-Nazi group "Stoltz" were detained
4 月 前
Puigdemont: "The conditions of these elections are not normal."
Catalonia's Puigdemont says to stay in Belgium 'for now'
UK PM Theresa May: There are already areas where there are specific arrangements between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, such as in energy, we want to ensure there is no hard border, while protecting the constitutional integrity of the UK and the internal market
UK PM May: I am due to speak to Trump on this. Our position has not changed. The status of Jerusalem should be negotiated by both sides. It should form a shared capital. We support a two-state solution
UK PM May: We're leaving Customs Union and Single Market. We will get a trade deal that secures jobs for the country
4 月 前
US Secretary of State Tillerson reminds Russia the US and alliance will never accept Russia's annexation of Crimea and no "business as usual" on the horizon
UK PM Theresa May: "There were no 58 sectoral impact assessments"… there was sectoral analysis, 800 pages of which was published… we will not give a running commentary on the talks
US Sec State Tillerson at NATO; "There's no normalization of dialogue with Russia today - not going to return to regular, calendarized dialogue" until Moscow addresses behavior in Ukraine which US finds "not just unacceptable but intolerable"
UK PM Theresa May on Irish border: We will ensure there is no hard border while ensuring constitutional integrity of the UK, we aim to deliver this as part of our overall trade deal, we can only begin discussing that in the second phase of talks
UK PM Theresa May: Negotiations on Brexit are in progress, very good progress has been made… We expect to get a deal that is right for the entire UK
PM Theresa May on Brexit: It is in the next phase of talks we will agree how we will ensure cross-border trade while maintaining the UK's constitutional integrity
UK PM May: We will ensure there is no hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. We will do that while respecting constitution of UK. We'll respect the Internayional Market of the UK. That's the whole point of second phase of negotiations. We aim to deliver this as part of overall trade deal
At NATO, US Secretary of State Tillerson says he heard comments from German foreign minister @sigmargabriel about declining transatlanticism but denies there's a growing divide
UK MP May on Brexit: The text that is currently being discussed is a report on the progress if the negotiations upon which the Commission will decide whether "sufficient progress" has been made
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NATO is working to improve gender balance within the organization -"This is not only the right thing to do but also the smart thing to do" – @gottemoeller
UK PM May: There are still things we are negotiating on, but Junker is confident we can agree that sufficient progress has been made
US State Secretary Tillerson: Georgia is largest per capita contributor to Afghanistan; we strongly support Georgia's aspirations to become NATO member. We strongly support the open door policy. No third party should have anything to say about a country's pursuit of NATO membership
German Social Democrats Leader @MartinSchulz says US President Donald Trump is undermining international stability with the decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem Full story here:
US State Secretary Tillerson: We've been clear with Russia that we can't return to business as usual… Russia's use of hybrid warfare seeks to undermine our Alliance and this is big obstacle in our relationship
4 月 前
US Secretary of State Tillerson briefs at NATO, saying he feels allies are reassured by his acknowledgment that the US needs the alliance too
UK PM May: Good progress has been made. What Fox is focusing on is trade agreements in the future. We will be at a good starting point, so we should be able to get a good agreement. We need to move onto trade negotiations
US State Secretary Tillerson: Yesterday we discussed how to strengthen Allies' resilience against terrorist attacks and build upon NATO's long standing commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan
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Secretary Tillerson: As each of us contributes to NATO, the better we can deter threats on Europe's borders, that could also potentially be threats to America
UK PM May: What we are doing in Brexit negotiations is ensure that we can build houses and build the future we want to see. The text currently being discussed is a report on progress of negotiations, to help us move onto future talks. The future talks will determine trade and regulations
Carles Puigdemont arrives at press conference in Brussels
The European Commission is envisaging a European Finance minister in the medium term perspective
Greek police fire teargas at protesters on riots' anniversary
EU Commission proposes creation of European Monetary Fund by 2019
Billy Irving who is one of six former British soldiers released from prison in India following a successful appeal against weapons charges has arrived back in the UK
Britain has not formally assessed impact of Brexit on economy - Brexit minister
Britain's May working towards EU summit, progress made in talks: spokesman
Hungary charges Jobbik MEP with spying on EU for Russia
4 月 前
On sidelines of NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, Secretary Tillerson held bilateral meetings with Turkish FM @MevlutCavusoglu and UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson to discuss cooperation on issues of mutual concern
21-year-old Mohammed Aqib Imran has also been remanded in custody accused of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May
20-year-old Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman has been remanded in custody accused of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack on Downing Street
DUP leader Arlene Foster had a short conversation with Prime Minister Theresa May by phone and "there is still work to be done" – source
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants committed a total of 24 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no casualties.
ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants conducted 8 attacks, used 82mm mortars near Avdiivka, Opytne, and Vodiane.
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed 16 ceasefire violations, used Minsk-proscribed 120mm mortars in four localities and 82mm ones in two areas.
DUP leader Arlene Foster is currently speaking to Prime Minister Theresa May on the phone – source
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg declines to comment on @realDonaldTrump's plans to move US embassy to Jerusalem, saying it's a US decision and too early to comment ahead of @POTUS
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg: "We call on all parties to do what they can to reduce tensions, avoid inflammatory rhetoric" and make sure there's no more armed conflict in the Balkans region
NATO Secretary General says West Balkans remain important, says alliance helped end wars there and will continue presence with KFOR. This afternoon alliance discusses "open door" policy toward Balkan aspirants and others
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says dinner discussion dealt with North Korea, Russia, lauds increased dialogue with Moscow where issues such as Ukraine and air safety can be discussed
Kremlin says Russia is concerned that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian authorities could be aggravated should US President Donald Trump move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Brexit Secretary Davis: we have a major contingency planning operation underway in case of a no deal Brexit scenario
NATO Foreign Ministers agreed the need of firm pressure on North Korea, continued solidarity with regional partners - Japan and ROK and keeping up with our strong deterrence - @jensstoltenberg
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Last night, NATO Foreign Ministers discussed Russia and agreed we should continue dialogue, strengthening our deterrence and defence and support our partners in Eastern Europe - @jensstoltenberg
Brexit Secretary David Davis says impact assessment and sectoral analysis are different
NATO is engaged in dialogue and cooperation with Georgia on BlackSea security plus on: energy security, explosive disposal, cyber, intel, secure communications - @jensstoltenberg
We remain concerned and call on Russia to end its recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions of Georgia and withdraw its forces from that territory - NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg
We are fully committed to providing Georgia with advice and tools it needs to advance toward eventual NATO membership - @jensstoltenberg
Russian militants shelled Donetsk filter station
Brexit Secretary Davis: we'll do the best we can to quantify the effect of different negotiating outcomesin particular we'll try and analyse the effect of various outcomes in financial services, various outcomes in terms of overarching manufacturing, agriculture and so on
Brexit Secretary David Davis says the government hasn't produced a single economic impact assessment on Brexit as he's "not a fan" of them
Brexit Secretary David Davis: there is no systematic impact assesments of implication of leaving the EU for different sectors of the British economys
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Pope Francis says on US President Trump's expected announcement about recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, "recognising rights of all people," in the Holy Land is a "primary condition" of dialogue
Reuters: EU-Mercosur close to reaching trade deal
UK Home Secretary: There is EU support for a "third-party treaty" on security
Brexit Secretary David Davis: Regulatory alignment with EU would apply to the whole of UK
Saakashvili Denies claims that he's being funded by those close to Yanukovych - says he has no money and appeals for people to bring sandwiches, hot tea and firewood.
Saakashvili says he's not about to give himself up - but that investigators who do have the qualifications are welcome to come and speak to him in the protest camp.
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Security Service of Ukraine foiled saboteur attack on military unit in Sumy region. Seize IED with 2kgs of TNT
German FM @SigmarGabriel warned the White House that doing so would "fuel" regional tensions. US President Donald Trump is to publicly address the issue today
MP Milonov to Brazil, India, China, South Africa, Belarus and Kazakhstan: "I suggest you demonstrate solidarity with our country and withdraw from participating in the Olympics"
Car sales in Ukraine 26% up in 11 Months of 2017
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he views with "concern" reports that the US will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Palestinian representative to Britain says Palestinians will take to the streets and complain if Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli capital
"I must say that Chief Minister @CMShehbaz's English is far superior to my Urdu" - Mayor of London @SadiqKhan comments. He further added,"We are so proud to be in Lahore, first of the 3 cities we will be visiting in Pakistan" @SadiqKhan
"That [proposal] should be put where it belongs and that is in the waste basket, the sooner the better. That's where I put my copy." @CeciliaWikstrom on the @EU2017EE compromise proposal of Dublin reform
Foreign ministers will review the implementation of our support for Georgia: strengthening its defence institutions and assisting its path towards membership in NATO - @jensstoltenberg
hosts lunch in the honor of British delegation led by Mayor of London @SadiqKhan
"Under the CPEC, Pakistan has received investment worth $60 billion. London can get benefit from CPEC by partnering with Lahore." says @CMShehbaz
"Culture is the DNA of a city and I think Lahore is the cultural capital" says @SadiqKhan
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"They are spitting in our face" says one Russian paper today about the IOC banning Russia from the Winter Olympics. Another paper likens the ban to "dropping a nuclear bomb".
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Mayor of London Mr. @SadiqKhan calls on Chief Minister Punjab @CMShehbaz in Lahore. British High Commissioner to Pakistan @TomDrewUK is also present
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: Here's Mikheil Saakashvili at the protest camp this morning. Tells me to "get lost".
Ukraine General Prosecutor's Office spox says @SaakashviliM charged with 3 crimes: Attempting to commit a crime; premeditated crime committed by group; aiding members of criminal organizations and concealment of their criminal activities.
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Doctors are reporting about 10 wounded near Verkhovna Rada this morning
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4 policemen were wounded during clashes near Rada this morning
NATO, EU agree mobilizing troops faster is a priority
Police in the morning attempted to detain Saakashvili in the protest camp, protesters resisted
Saakashvili was put on wanted list by General Prosecutor office
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24 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
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Police attempted to storm protesters camp near Verkhovna Rada