Biden Urges G7 To Stay Together As Leaders Target Russian Gold, Oil Price

PARIS, France – U.S. President Joe Biden told allies ‘we have to stay together’ against Russian on Sunday as G7 leaders gathered for a summit dominated by war in Ukraine and its impact on food and energy supplies and the global economy. At the start of the meeting in the Bavarian Alps, four of the … More Biden Urges G7 To Stay Together As Leaders Target Russian Gold, Oil Price

UAE – Romania Joint Committee Examines Enhancing Cooperation Between Both Countries

ABU DHABI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates hosted the second UAE – Romania Joint Committee at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi. The meeting was co – chaired by Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State and Bogdan Aurescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania. A number of senior officials … More UAE – Romania Joint Committee Examines Enhancing Cooperation Between Both Countries

France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority

PARIS, France – President Emmanuel Macon on Monday was faced with trying to salvage a ruling majority and with it his economic reform agenda after voters punished his centrist ‘Ensemble’ alliance in France’s parliamentary election. While Ensemble secured the largest number of lawmakers in the 577 – seat National Assembly, it fell comfortably short of … More France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority

Swiss Lower House Backs Power To Independently Impose Sanctions

ZURICH – Switzerland’s lower house on Thursday backed legal changes that will allow the usually country to impose sanctions independently of other nations or international group on people or entities that have violated international humanitarian law. The lower chamber of Switzerland’s parliament voted in favour of change to the so – called embargo law in … More Swiss Lower House Backs Power To Independently Impose Sanctions

White House Praises Saudi Crown Prince Ahead Of Expected Biden Trip

WASHINGTON – The White House took the rare step of recognizing the role played by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in extending a ceasefire in Yemen on Thursday ahead of what is expected to be a trip to Riyadh by President Joe Biden. White House press secretary Karine Jean – Pierre told reporters … More White House Praises Saudi Crown Prince Ahead Of Expected Biden Trip

U.S. Senate Confirms Caroline Kennedy To Be Ambassador To Australia

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Caroline Kennedy, a former ambassador to Japan and daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy, as the U.S. ambassador to Australia, an important ally to the United States. Kennedy, 64, is an author and attorney. Her father was the 35th president of the United States, who … More U.S. Senate Confirms Caroline Kennedy To Be Ambassador To Australia

Russia Says Israel Supports Neo – Nazis In Row Over Ukraine

PARIS, France – Russia’s foreign ministry accused Israel on Tuesday of supporting neo – Nazis in Ukraine, escalating a raw that began when Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claimed Adolf Hitler had Jewish origins. Israel said on Monday Lavrov’s comment was an ‘unforgivable’ falsehood that tried to minimise the horrors of the Holocaust – the … More Russia Says Israel Supports Neo – Nazis In Row Over Ukraine

U.K. Donates Armoured Vehicles To Help Ukraine Evacuation Effort

PARIS, France – Britain will donate 13 armoured vehicles to help evacuate civilians from besieged areas in the east of Ukraine, the government said on Tuesday. ‘This latest donation of armoured vehicles will help protect innocent Ukrainians attempting to flee Russian shelling and support Ukrainian officials carrying out vital work’, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said … More U.K. Donates Armoured Vehicles To Help Ukraine Evacuation Effort

France’s Macron To Speak With Russia’s Putin On Tuesday

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron will speak with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by telephone at around midday Paris time (1000GMT), Macron’s office said on Tuesday. Although the two spoke regularly in the early weeks following Russia’s Feb.24 invasion of Ukraine, Macron last talked to Putin on March 29. Tuesday’s call would take … More France’s Macron To Speak With Russia’s Putin On Tuesday

U.S. Embassy In Ukraine Says It Hopes To Return To Kyiv By The End Of May

PARIS, France – The U.S. embassy hopes to return to Kyiv by the end of May if conditions permit, its charge d’affaires said on Monday. U.S. diplomats departed the Kyiv embassy nearly two weeks before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on Feb.24, moving some functions to the western city of Lviv before eventually relocating … More U.S. Embassy In Ukraine Says It Hopes To Return To Kyiv By The End Of May