Contents tagged with Washington

  • 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 …

  • Media: Kyiv negotiates establishment of US military base in Ukraine

    The Russian newspaper Izvestia claims, citing its sources, that Kyiv is in talks with the United States on the possibility of the construction of a US military base in Ukraine. According to Izvestia, the information was also confirmed by a member of the Verkhovna Rada from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, Ivan Vinnyk. Vinnyk said the new American military base will protect the country from Moscow’s threats.

    However, Izvestia states that despite US support, Washington would not give Ukraine official …

  • 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 …

  • USA deploys 1,500 soldiers to Germany

    The United States will increase its military contingent in Germany by 1,500 people. Its aim is to “strengthen NATO and European security,” stated US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. He said that more soldiers would arrive this year and that the process would last until 2020.

    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen welcomed Washington’s decision, which  according to her, demonstrates “the viability of the transatlantic relationship” and a contribution to “maintaining overall security. …