Contents tagged with summit

  • State Department Spokesman: NATO is committed to cooperating with Kiev

    The U.S. Department of State Spokesperson, Joshua Baker, stated in his commentary to Deutsche Welle that NATO is committed to fruitful cooperation with Kiev and that Washington will allocate a new assistance package to Ukraine.

    The relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Ukraine graduated from the level of crisis response to the level of long-term partnership, for the purpose of forming a strong Armed Forces of Ukraine in accordance with NATO standards, Baker said in his …

  • Merkel: Russia has lost the West's trust

    Speaking in the Bundestag on the eve of NATO Summit, the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, accused Russia of losing the trust of Western countries, Die Welt reported.

    “If application of laws and inviolability of borders are in question, then of course the trust is lost,” Merkel said. The Chancellor noted that her government insists on the need to respect international law, territorial integrity, sovereignty of the States and their free choice of the Alliances. However, according to Merkel, …

  • Stoltenberg: NATO will affirm its support for Ukraine at the summit in Warsaw

    The Alliance countries will approve a new assistance package for Ukraine and reaffirm its full support of the territorial integrity and sovereignty at the Summit in Warsaw, said Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference in Brussels, on July 4th.

    According to him, on the second day of the Summit, a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission with the participation of President Petro Poroshenko will take place. "I’ve been looking forward to the opportunity to meet Poroshenko. He will …

  • Shinzo Abe Seeks To End Territorial Dispute with Moscow

    Voice of America reports that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold a summit to discuss the controversial Kuril Islands. The Prime Minister also wished to discuss a peace treaty between the two countries, as one hasn’t been signed since the Second World War.

    According to the Japanese Prime Minister, it's not "normal" that Moscow and Tokyo have not signed a peace agreement in all this time. It has been 70 years since the end of World War II.

    The …

  • The President of Poland wants Ukraine to attend the next NATO summit

    At a press-conference in Kiev with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, the Polish President Andrzej Duda stated that Poland wanted Ukraine to attend the next NATO summit in Warsaw.

    According to Duda, Poland believes that cooperation with Ukraine will bring peace and security to Europe. “Warsaw will be the host of NATO’s summit in 2016. I will make an effort to allow Ukraine to attend the NATO summit”, Duda stated.

    Poroshenko stated that drills undertaken with Polish and Lithuanian …