NATO member states will discuss the creation of a new infrastructure along the alliance’s eastern border at the upcoming September 4-5 summit in Wales, according to White House press secretary Josh Earnest.Add comments
Despite the ongoing hostilities in southeastern Ukraine, the United States plans to go ahead with the Rapid Trident military exercise, scheduled to take place in western Ukraine later this month and expected to involve up to 1,000 servicemen from NATO countries and other US allies, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Members of US Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) movement wrote an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying that the NATO’s information about the invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine is unreliable.
The two month siege of a Turkmen community in Salah al-Din Governorate in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS) was finally broken Tuesday, with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon supporting actions of Iraqi government forces.
The United States and the European Union should support the process started in Minsk, Belarus, to find a compromise in order to settle the crisis in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
The NATO summit in Wales taking place this week will focus on measures to increase the combat readiness of its troops, including the construction of new military bases in Eastern Europe, a senior Russian security official said Tuesday.
Russia will update its military doctrine by the end of 2014 to reflect new security threats, including the expansion of NATO, US missile shield plans and the political crisis in Ukraine, the deputy head of the Russian Security Council said Tuesday.
NATO has not considered taking over the order for two Mistral helicopter carriers that France is responsible for delivering to Russia, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at a press conference Monday.
Turkey’s foreign ministry summoned one of the most senior US diplomats in Turkey in order to explain reports on Washington’s spying activities in the country, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister, Bulent Arinc, said Monday.
The self-proclaimed eastern Ukrainian regions of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics have called upon Kiev to acknowledge their special status in exchange for fulfilling the capitol's demands and promising to use maximum efforts to keep Ukraine a unified space.