‘Sovereignty and solidarity’: Germany’s plans for the EU’s foreign policy

By |junij 29th, 2020|common foreign and security policy, Donald Trump, EU foreign policy, EU-Africa relations, EU-China reations, Foreign policy, German EU presidency 2020, Heiko Maas, Joe Biden, News, transatlantic relations|

Solidarity and sovereignty is the name of the game for the German presidency, according to Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD). In a speech on Monday, he emphasised the need for greater EU independence from the current geopolitical power struggle between...

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Dozens of Republican former US national security officials to back Biden

By |junij 24th, 2020|Donald Trump, Joe Biden, News, US elections 2020|

Dozens of Republican former US national security officials are forming a group that will back Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, people familiar with the effort said, in a further sign that President Donald Trump has alienated some members of...

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Palestinians rally against Trump Mideast plan

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Israel, Middle East conflict, News, Nickolay Mladenov, Palestinians, United Nations, United States|

Thousands of Palestinians on Monday (22 June) demonstrated against US President Donald Trump's plan for the Middle East that includes Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.

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Democrats say US withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty may be illegal

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Democrats, Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, News, Open Skies Treaty, US elections 2020|

Senior US Senate Democrats on Monday (22 June) accused President Donald Trump’s administration of violating the law when it declared his intention last month to withdraw the United States from the Open Skies Treaty.

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France slams ‘provocation’ as US halts digital tax talks

By |junij 19th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, digital tax, Donald Trump, GAFA, News, OECD, Paolo Gentiloni, United States, US sanctions|

France and the US locked horns Thursday (18 June) over taxing digital giants such as Google and Facebook, after Washington said it was breaking off talks aimed at establishing a global framework for making the companies pay larger levies where they ope...

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Trump asked China to help him win in 2020, offered ‘favors to dictators,’ Bolton says

By |junij 18th, 2020|China, dictatorship, Donald Trump, human rights, John Bolton, News, Uighurs, United States, US elections 2020, Venezuela, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election.

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EU voices ‘serious concern’ at US International Criminal Court sanctions

By |junij 12th, 2020|Afghanistan, Donald Trump, International Criminal Court, Josep Borrell, Mike Pompeo, News, United States|

The EU’s diplomatic chief on Thursday (11 June) voiced “serious concern” at moves by President Donald Trump to sanction any International Criminal Court officials who investigate US troops. Ramping up pressure for the Hague-based court to stop its probe of...

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Germany receives formal notice on US troop withdrawal plans

By |junij 11th, 2020|Donald Trump, Germany, Nato, News, transatlantic relations, United States, US troops|

Washington is planning to withdraw troops from Germany because Americans taxpayers are against "paying too much" for other countries' security, the outgoing US ambassador to Germany told Bild newspaper in an interview published on Wednesday (10 June), ...

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German FM voices ‘serious concerns’ over Israeli annexation plan

By |junij 11th, 2020|Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz, Donald Trump, EU sanctions, EU-Israel, Germany, Heiko Maas, Israel, News, Palestinians|

Germany and its European partners have "serious concerns" over Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in Jerusalem Wednesday (10 June).

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US, Russia agree to resume nuclear arms talks in June, China invited to join

By |junij 10th, 2020|arms control, China, Donald Trump, Nato, New START treaty, News, nuclear disarmament, Open Skies Treaty, Russia, United States|

A US-Russian preliminary agreement to resume nuclear arms talks could become a historic opportunity for a safer world - but many question marks remain.

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