Mr Lavrov said on Tuesday at a news conference in Uzbekistan that talks on prisoner exchanges had taken place since a summit in Geneva last year, where President Vladimir Putin and Mr Biden agreed to nominate officials to look into the issue.
Mr ... ... allies say that the Russian assault is unprovoked.
said that the continuous pumping of US and NATO weapons into the armed forces of Ukraine only prolongs the agony of the regime in Kyiv and increases the casualties.
... rkiye groups as they rejected Ankara's extradition requests for suspects affiliated with the
the Gulen Movement
On June 28, Finland, Sweden and T rkiye agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding MoU before Ankara lifted its veto ahead of the
In the MoU, Finland and Sweden pledged to support T rkiye's fight against terrorism and agreed to address T rkiye's pending deportation or extradition requests of terror suspects. The
, listed as a terrorist organization by T rkiye, the United ...
... green light their bid in June. After a cabinet meeting,
said that we would remind you once again that we will freeze the process if we don't take the necessary steps to fulfill our conditions. He lifted his opposition to the expansion at a NATOsummit last month, a major diplomatic breakthrough that gave a blow to Putin. According to state news agencies
, Putin and
are about to discuss the issue of exporting grain from Ukrainian ports. More than 20 million tons ...
... defence spending would be lifted by a little over 10 bn in four years from its current 48.2 bn, and by another 12 bn or more in the run up to 2030.
That would be over double the increase announced by the outgoing prime minister
Natosummit last month, where he pledged to raise defence spending from 2.1% of GDP to 2.5% from 2025 to the end of the decade.
Truss said overnight that the increased threat from Russia and China demanded an urgent response and that her proposals would make ...
... 1950 and 1953, Ukrainian presidential aide Mikhail Podolyak said on Monday, in response to an assessment made by the former
NATO Supreme Allied Commander
. The retired American admiral believes that both sides will have no ... ... it. He expressed his confidence in the actions of Russian military commanders.
Around the same time,
told the G 7 summit that he wanted to see the conflict end by the end of the year before winter sets in, according to Reuters.
Russia sent ...
... Saudi governments agreed on global energy market stability, the importance of preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and the smooth flow of commerce through the strategic international waterways in the region.
At the security and development summit, the US president repeated his vacuum rhetoric with a number of leaders of
countries in the Saudi capital on Saturday, inspiring some observers to suspect he is trying to materialize the long-in-the-works
with China and Russia as its targets.
It is one thing to increase cooperation with the US, but it is another thing to take sides in the geopolitical wrangling between and among competing powers from outside the region.
's visit to Saudi Arabia ...
members make to the region. Even the meager assistance that the Biden administration promised to provide at the May summit hasn't materialized.
In contrast, China and the
countries treat each other as equal partners with mutual respect.... ... cooperation promoted by the US, which is aimed at decoupling the regional economy from China. It should not oppose the expansion of
to the region, as the US-led alliance may try to engineer a similar misfortune to that in Ukraine in the region.
The first-ever participation of the leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand in a NATOsummit in late June has fueled speculation that the transatlantic military alliance is trying to expand into the Indo-Pacific region with the West aiming to expand onto the Indo -Pacific region as NATO tries to strengthen regional security alliances is ...