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United States | Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Marik String Travels to Lithuania and Bulgaria

United States – Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Marik String Travels to Lithuania and Bulgaria November 12-15, 2018. In Vilnius, Lithuania, Deputy Assistant Secretary String will join senior Department of State and Department of Defense officials on the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Baltic Dialogue with senior government and military representatives from … Continue reading United States | Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Marik String Travels to Lithuania and Bulgaria

United States | Joint Statement Following the Annual Bilateral U.S.-Polish Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG)

United States – The following is the text of a joint statement following the annual bilateral U.S.-Polish Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG). Begin text: Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson, and Polish Under Secretary for Security Policy, Minister Bartosz Cichocki, co-chaired the bilateral Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG) in … Continue reading United States | Joint Statement Following the Annual Bilateral U.S.-Polish Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG)

United States | Turkey National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, and the American people, I congratulate the people of Turkey as you celebrate the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. A robust partnership between our two governments is crucial to the security and well-being of all our … Continue reading United States | Turkey National Day

United States | Ambassador Nathan A. Sales To Travel to Brussels, Belgium

United States – Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Brussels, Belgium October 26. He will brief NATO permanent representatives on the Administration’s recently released National Strategy for Counterterrorism, and discuss NATO’s critically important role in global counterterrorism efforts. SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on October 26 2018.

United States | Belgium To Purchase F-35 Fighter Aircraft, Reaffirming Enduring Partnership With the United States

United States – The United States welcomes the decision by the Government of Belgium to purchase thirty-four new F-35 fighter aircraft. Belgium is now poised to fly the F-35 alongside its closest NATO Allies and longtime partners. The United States is proud of our enduring air partnership with Belgium, a country whose air power has … Continue reading United States | Belgium To Purchase F-35 Fighter Aircraft, Reaffirming Enduring Partnership With the United States

U.S. Department of State News:Macedonia’s Referendum on the Prespa Agreement

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States welcomes the results of the Republic of Macedonia’s September 30 referendum, in which citizens expressed their support for NATO and European Union (EU) membership by accepting the Prespa Agreement between Macedonia and Greece.  The United States strongly supports the Agreement’s full … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News:Macedonia’s Referendum on the Prespa Agreement

SKOPJE, Macedonia | Merkel in Macedonia to back ‘yes’ vote on referendum

SKOPJE, Macedonia— German chancellor Angela Merkel visited Macedonia Saturday, the third western leader to do so this week in a show of support for the government ahead of an upcoming referendum to change the country’s name and qualify for NATO membership. Macedonians vote Sept. 30 on a proposal to change the former Yugoslav republic’s name … Continue reading SKOPJE, Macedonia | Merkel in Macedonia to back ‘yes’ vote on referendum

United States | Deputy Secretary John Sullivan’s Meeting With Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Deputy Secretary Sullivan met with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on August 31. The Deputy Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed relations with Russia, the outcomes of the NATO Summit, and the transatlantic relationship. —– SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on Friday, August 31, 2018.