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The US has demanded that European countries make changes to their defense policy, otherwise Washington will discontinue its joint military development projects with the EU, El Pais reports, citing documents in its possession.
According to the news outlet, the parties met on 22 May to discuss matters relating to the European Defense Fund, which will finance military technology research and procurement.
The US believes that the European rules are too restrictive with respect to intellectual …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has received an invitation from US President Donald Trump to come to Washington on an official visit, the Ukrainian Presidential Administration announced.
“Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is grateful to US President Donald Trump for the invitation to make an official visit to Washington,” the administration said in its statement.
“The head of state also emphasizes that the bill ‘To provide support to Ukraine to defend its independence, sovereignty, …
US President Donald Trump responded to the proposal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to establish a working group on the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, NTV reports.
The presidents are expected to meet during the G20 summit in Japan.
Several sources claim that the working group will support the position of the United States that Turkey's purchase of the S-400 would jeopardize the F-35 fighter program.
Earlier, Erdoğan noted that Ankara had made a final …
The Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky left Israel in a hurry, fearing prosecution and subsequent deportation to the US, reports the Telegram channel The Newsroom.
“Two unrelated sources have told us that Kolomoisky returned because the FBI had him pinned in Israel. The amount of information on the oligarch’s schemes is supposedly so large that the local Mossad had already gladly made plans to hand him over to the Americans, despite the fact that Israel does not extradite its own citizens to …
The United States Senate proposes to increase aid to Ukraine up to 300 million dollars in the defense budget for 2020 and significantly expand the security assistance to Ukraine, reports the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States.
"United States Senate Committee on Armed Services approved the U.S. National Defense Budget proposal for 2020", which authorizes the allocation of 300 million dollars to the Pentagon to provide security assistance to Ukraine. The amount has increased by 50 million …
On Tuesday, May 21, during a visit to Ukraine, US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry assured Kyiv that US authorities intend to prevent the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by imposing sanctions.
According to Perry, the law imposing penalties on companies participating in the project will be adopted “in the near future”. The secretary noted that, in the USA, many oppose building the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany and stressed that the sanctions bill would pass in Congress and …
The U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, who led the American delegation to the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said that Ukrainian people can rely on the United States.
“President [Donald Trump] sent us in order to assure the people of Ukraine that they can rely on the United States, rely on our cooperation with the new president and, I hope, with the Verkhovna Rada,” said Perry while speaking to journalists in the Verkhovna Rada after the official Zelensky’s …
At a meeting with representatives of the Administration and the US Congress, who arrived in Kyiv to participate in the official inauguration ceremony, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his hope to meet US President Donald Trump soon, reports the Press-service of the President.
"The United States is a powerful and significant partner for Ukraine, primarily in overcoming Russia's aggression. We will not be able to overcome Russian aggression in the Donbas and Crimea on our own. …
The Kremlin expressed hope that the meeting between the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place, stating that Moscow did not receive a definite decision on this matter from Washington, reports the Interfax news agency.
“We know that Trump has spoken of his desire to meet, but unfortunately we can also state that, unfortunately, (the U.S .Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo did not bring any concrete proposals about organizing such a meeting on the sidelines …
The U.S. Department of State considers appointing a chargé d'affaires instead of ambassador in Ukraine, reports ZN.ua with reference to its own diplomatic sources.
According to the publication, the most likely appointment to this position is William Taylor, who served as an ambassador in Kyiv in 2006-2009.
“The Department of State made a proposal, which is still being considered by the executive vice president of the United States Institute for Peace,” the publication writes.
“Shortly, a …