The United States will deploy an additional 500 US troops to Germany, said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, a turning point in the former administration’s plan to withdraw its forces. Former President Donald Trump, who has had strained relations with his NATO allies, has announced he will withdraw 12,000 US troops from Germany, home to the largest US force in Europe – a total of 35,000. … Continue reading The United States is not withdrawing its troops from Germany, it will send more troops
In a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, US President Joe Biden suggested that they hold a meeting in a third country, the White House said. – President Biden reaffirmed his goal: to build a stable and predictable relationship with Russia in line with US interests and proposed holding a summit in a third country next month to discuss the full range of … Continue reading Biden called Putin to a meeting in a third country
French authorities will suspend all flights between France and Brazil to prevent the spread of a new strain of coronavirus detected in the South American country, French Prime Minister Jean-Castex has said. Addressing the French parliament in Paris, Caste said authorities were aware that the epidemiological situation was deteriorating and had decided to suspend all flights between France and Brazil until further notice. Several leading … Continue reading Paris suspends flights to Brazil!!
German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karenbauer has said that German troops will withdraw from Afghanistan when US forces withdraw. She expressed the expectation that this plan will be confirmed at today’s extraordinary session of NATO. U.S. officials say President Joe Biden will announce plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in … Continue reading Germany will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan when the United States withdraws its own!
The Russian navy has launched a military exercise in the Black Sea, ahead of the expected arrival of US warships in the area, Russian news agencies reported. The exercise involves Russian warships based in the Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, helicopters and aircraft.Two US warships are due to arrive in the Black Sea this week, while Washington and NATO have expressed concern about an increase in … Continue reading Russian military exercises in the Black Sea, in anticipation of the arrival of American ships
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is returning to regular duties after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, and attended the retirement ceremony of the royal family’s oldest member of staff, Reuters reported. The queen was the hostess of the retirement ceremony of the first man of the court service, who leads the duties of the royal family and the palace and traditionally holds the title … Continue reading The nation mourns, but it must return to work: Queen Elizabeth with a full calendar of commitments