Contents tagged with USA

  • Poland opposes transfer of US troops from Germany

    Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, in an interview with  the newspaper Rzeczpospolita, commented on the US plans to redeploy its military from Germany to Poland, because Berlin doesn't plan to increase its budget for NATO.

    Czaputowicz didn't support this idea, noting that US troops provide security for Poland even from the German territory. According to him, the US provides a "backup" in case of "attack from Russia," but they manage it well even from a distance.

    Also, the Minister …

  • Warsaw: the US troops in Poland are an important deterrent for Russia

    The U.S. troops in Poland are crucial to deterring Russia, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said.

    "Russia will think twice whether to resort to military actions if it sees international troops in Poland, especially American ones," he explained.

    Polsat news agency reports that Czaputowicz believes that Warsaw should be ready to new "violations of international law" or "aggressive policy" on the part of Moscow.

    Earlier, U.S. Ambassador to Berlin Richard Grenell said that he does not …

  • Israel and United Arab Emirates form secret friendship against Iran

    Israeli and United Arab Emirates officials held secret talks to discuss "common threats" from Iran.

    There have been at least two such meetings this year, and they have been held under the auspices of Washington, reported the Israeli news outlet Walla with reference to an "unnamed informed source" in the White House.

    The main topic of both rounds of talks was to discuss the ways to counter the "increasing aggressive actions" of the Ayatollah regime in the region. The newspaper's interlocutor …

  • US Embassy announces approximate date of Zelensky and Trump meeting

    The US chargé d’affaires in Ukraine, William Taylor told Eurointegration in an interview that the presidents of Ukraine and the United States Volodymyr Zelensky and Donald Trump will meet in the fall.

    According to him, a short meeting of the leaders may be held in Warsaw or New York, and a long meeting of the two presidents may be organized in a month or two.

    "There will be a short meeting in Warsaw or New York. It will be an opportunity for presidents to say hello to each other. Maybe, to …

  • Russia moves Tu-160 strategic bombers closer to US border

    Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers have completed a non-stop flight to the Anadyr airfield in the Russian Far East, the Russian Defense Ministry announced. The airfield is one of the closest to the US border, a mere 600 km from the closest point.

    The defense department said that the relocation was done as part of a planned tactical flight exercise led by Lieutenant General Sergey Kobylash, commander of the long-range aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces. The flight lasted more than eight …

  • Ukraine plans to buy large batch of lethal weapons from the US

    Former Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valery Chaly said that Ukraine is actively working on a contract to purhase of a large batch of lethal weapons from the United States. The contract can be concluded and implemented this year, reports Ukrinform news agency.

    "We expect that this year a large project for the purchase of lethal defensive weapons will be completed," he said.

    Chaly noted that the progress towards the conclusion of such a large-scale contract was made possible "thanks …

  • Russian Foreign Minister warns the US against putting missile defense systems in space

    If the US places anti-missile defense systems in space, it will lead to a new arms race, said Russian Defense Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting between the foreign ministers of the BRICS countries, TASS reports.

    “A long time ago, Russia, in conjunction with China, presented a draft treaty on the prevention of weapons being placed in space at the disarmament conference in Geneva,” he noted.

    According to the minister, several countries’ increased military budgets and the disintegration of the …

  • Russia closes off more than a quarter of Black Sea for a month

    Between 24 July and 19 August, purportedly for training purposes, Russia has closed off five regions of the Black Sea with a total area of 118,570 square kilometers, more than a quarter of the sea’s total area, the Ukrainian Military Portal reports.

    “The mentioned regions effectively close off the customary and advisable international shipping routes to Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania and Ukraine, virtually blocking maritime traffic with these countries,” the news outlet writes.

    Russia’s …

  • Tehran suspects Israel is being assisted by Moscow

    Tehran suspects that Moscow has given Jerusalem codes from the S-300 aerial defense systems, which enabled Israel’s multirole F-35 combat aircraft to stealthily penetrate Iran’s airspace, fly over several major cities (Tehran, Karajrak, Isfahan, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas) and carry out an aerial survey of the Islamic republic’s anti-air defense systems, the Qatari news agency Al Jarida reports.

    According to the Qatari journalists, the Israeli aircraft flew unhindered over virtually the entire …

  • Ukraine considers imposing new sanctions against Russia

    The government of Ukraine will introduce the draft resolution to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to impose new sanctions against Russia, reads the statement of the press service of the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine. 24 Russian companies to fall under new sanctions as well as several companies that are registered on the territory of other countries.

    Six companies registered in the Crimea and 18 companies located in …