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United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan for policy discussions at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 14. The four reviewed joint security initiatives in the United States, Canada, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

KIEV, Ukraine | Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

KIEV, Ukraine — The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine has sharply criticized local legislators’ move to honor a Ukrainian nationalist leader. Ambassador Joel Lion said on Facebook that he was “shocked’ to see the regional legislature in Lviv in western Ukraine declare 2019 “the year of Stepan Bandera” to mark the 110th anniversary of his birth. … Continue reading KIEV, Ukraine | Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

United States | On the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council

United States – MODERATOR: (In progress) He’s going to speak with you on back ground as a senior State Department official. [Senior State Department Official] just exited the meeting that was held on Ukraine and Georgia in which the Secretary spoke and a lot of others spoke, so [Senior State Department Official], go right ahead. … Continue reading United States | On the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council

KIEV, Ukraine | Ukraine cites massive buildup of Russian forces along border

KIEV, Ukraine— Russia is building up its land forces and weapons along the border, Ukraine’s president said Saturday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia not to block Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine were still escalating a week after a naval clash in the Black Sea on Nov. … Continue reading KIEV, Ukraine | Ukraine cites massive buildup of Russian forces along border

KIEV, Ukraine | Russia starts prosecuting Ukrainians after sea clash

KIEV, Ukraine— Russia on Tuesday began prosecuting the crew of Ukrainian navy vessels captured over the weekend in a confrontation off Crimea, putting some of the seamen on camera, where they confessed to intruding into Russian waters. Ukraine demanded that Russia stop using “psychological and physical pressure” on the sailors, as tensions between the two … Continue reading KIEV, Ukraine | Russia starts prosecuting Ukrainians after sea clash