Following a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that Ukraine and Turkey should complete the negotiation process on the creation of the Free Trade Zone between the two States and finalize the agreement, Interfax-Ukraine reported.
“We attach great importance and a high priority to ensuring that the Agreement on the Free Trade Zone can be signed this year,” Erdoğan noted, speaking at the joint press conference in Ankara.
Only three people will be removed from the EU sanction list- people who have died since the sanctions were first imposed. These sanctions were placed on individuals and organizations who were found guilty of violating the territorial sovereignty of Ukraine.
This was reported by Interfax, citing its own sources in the EU.
According to the news agency, the EU Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) will meet on Wednesday in Brussels. They will then approve the decision to extend …
According to the French daily newspaper Le Figaro, General André Lanata, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force, announced that on February 17th two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers flew over the Channel Tunnel and were immediately escorted by French fighter planes in order to avoid further incident.
"The aircraft remained over international waters. They turned back without entering French airspace," Lanata reported. The General said that the Russian bombers were escorted by Rafale and …
The presidents of Ukraine and Turkey affirmed their opposition to what they called the transformation of the Crimean Peninsula into a Russia military base, Interfax reported.
“We discussed in detail the situation in the occupied Crimea, and consider it unacceptable that, as a result of the temporary occupation of the Crimea, it has in fact turned into a military base,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated at a press conference in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan …
A member of the Estonian National Defense League, Ants Laaneots, speculates that Russia is using the migration crisis in the European Union as part of its hybrid war and has been trying to worsen it in line with the long-term strategy of the State.
According to Laaneots, Russia is trying to strengthen its influence with the help of radical parties. “Putin’s aim is the disintegration of the European Union and NATO, if possible,” he stated, alleging that Russia is trying to develop “ …