The Hong Kong crisis and the backlash over the Chinese takeover of German companies could make Chancellor Angela Merkel’s twelfth trip to China particularly delicate.
Almost two dozen Polish former ambassadors are telling U.S. President Donald Trump that Poland’s democracy is at risk, and urging him to use an upcoming visit to pressure the country’s populist government to respect human rights and stop flouting the constitution.
Ministers of foreign affairs from the five Central Asian nations and a top U.S. diplomat met in Nur-Sultan Aug. 22 to discuss regional security and economic cooperation with the United States.
Donald Trump’s trip to Poland is a chance for the country’s politics of memory, an official has said ahead of the US president’s planned visit later this month.
Turkey and the US have started work on launching a coordination center for the creation of a security zone in Syria.
Kazakhstan remains hopeful the United States and Russia will negotiate and resolve their problems concerning the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty through existing bilateral and multilateral platforms, said the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an Aug. 4 statement on the Aug. 2 withdrawal of the United States from the treaty.
Relations between Warsaw and Washington are a priority for Poland’s president, an aide to the head of state has said.
Russia today remains in violation of the INF Treaty, despite years of U.S. and Allied engagement, including a final opportunity over six months to honour its Treaty obligations.
US wants energy to be a driver of economic opportunity, including with projects like the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt said.
Little time is left until US-Iran jigsaw puzzle is put together.