Contents tagged with Pompeo

  • Berlin: fate of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty depends exclusively on Russia

    “The Intermediate-Range and Short-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) is of great importance for ensuring security in Europe, and the German government welcomes the fact that the United States once again gives a chance to preserve it," stated the deputy head of the Press and Information Office of Germany, Ulrike Demmer, at the press conference on the December 5.

    Berlin also believes that the continuation of the Treaty now depends solely on Russia. The spokeswomen of the German Ministry of …

  • Russia rejects U.S. demands regarding Intermediate and Shorter-Range Missiles Treaty

    The United States will suspend its obligations under the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles Treaty if the Russian Federation does not return to full compliance with the agreement within sixty days. In response to this, the Russian authorities stated that Russia did not violate the INF Treaty conditions, reports Interfax.

    The head of the State Duma Defense Committee, Vladimir Shamanov, said that Russia would not respond to the "allegations made by the United States."

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  • Ukrainian President discusses with US Secretary of State Pompeo Russia’s use of force in the Sea of Azov

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko conducted a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reported the Ukrainian President’s press service. The President informed the USA of Russia’s act of armed aggression against Ukraine in the waters of the Kerch Strait and Ukraine’s response steps, especially the introduction of martial law.

    Poroshenko noted that Russia’s unlawful acts are absolutely unacceptable and require a strong response from the international community, …

  • Ukrainian President: For the first time European Council discussed Russian aggressive actions in the Sea of Azov

    The European Council discussed Russia's aggressive actions in the Sea of Azov for the first time, stated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

     “I welcome the promising results of the work of the Ukrainian-American Strategic Partnership Commission which has been revived after a long pause. Grateful to Donald Trump , State Secretary Mike Pompeo, all American friends for a shoulder of strong support and unwavering solidarity with Ukraine!” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    In addition, Poroshenko …

  • Pompeo: Nord Stream 2 undermines the economic and strategic security of Ukraine

    During the joint press-conference with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Washington, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he believes that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Baltic Sea undermines the economic and strategic security of Ukraine.

    "We’ll keep working together to stop the Nord Stream 2 project that undermines Ukraine’s economic and strategic security and risks further compromising the sovereignty of European nations that depend on Russian gas,”  …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine-US relations stronger and more productive than ever

    In a post about this on his Facebook page, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lauded the results achieved by the Ukraine-US Strategic Partnership Commission, and said that there is a solid basis for expanding the success of the bilateral collaboration in various areas.

     “Congratulations on the encouraging results of the work, resumed after a long pause, of the Ukrainian-American Strategic Partnership Commission. I am grateful to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Pompeo, and all our …

  • US Secretary of State supports the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s pursuit of autocephaly

    The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that Washington supports “Ukrainians’ rights to pray the way they want to” and called on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and government officials to actively promote these values of “tolerance, restraint, and understanding,” according to his statement published on the State Department’s website on October 19.

    "The United States reiterates its strong support for religious freedom and the freedom of members of religious groups, including Ukraine’s …