NATO Summit

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs David Zalkaliani on the sidelines of the International Religious Freedom Ministerial, at the Department of State in Washington, DC.  During the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani

MINSK, Belarus | Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court

MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine‘s parliament has adopted a measure to expand the powers of the country’s new anti-corruption court, meeting an International Monetary Fund condition for restoring aid. The measure adopted Thursday by parliament would extend the jurisdiction of the court, which was established in June, to handle all corruption cases, including those opened before … Continue reading MINSK, Belarus | Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi in Brussels on the sidelines of the NATO Summit.  The Secretary reaffirmed U.S. support for the Iraqi people and our common … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: ‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the NATO Summit.  Secretary Pompeo and the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on the margins of the NATO Summit in Brussels.  The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Saudi Arabia’s strong partnership and reiterated … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

NATO News: Chairman’s statement on NATO-Ukraine following the meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Georgia and Ukraine at the Brussels Summit

BRUSSELS – Today, NATO released the following information: NATO Heads of State and Government met today with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, to reaffirm their joint commitment to further develop their Distinctive Partnership and its contribution to a peaceful, stable and undivided Europe.  They discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where, for more than … Continue reading NATO News: Chairman’s statement on NATO-Ukraine following the meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Georgia and Ukraine at the Brussels Summit

BRUSSELS | The Latest: NATO holds emergency session amid Trump demands

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Two officials at the NATO summit in Brussels say the alliance is meeting in an emergency session amid demands from U.S. President Donald Trump for all members to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense. Officials said … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: NATO holds emergency session amid Trump demands

BRUSSELS | The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions

BRUSSELS — The latest on the NATO summit (all times local): 11:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin could help reduce the risk of confrontation between Russia and the West. The U.S. and Russian presidents are due to meet Monday in Helsinki, after Trump attends a NATO summit … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions