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US Congressmen visit Krtsanisi Training Center

US Congressmen visit Krtsanisi Training Center

The US delegation from the House of Representatives, led by Congressman Peter Roskam visited Tbilisi on February 24-26 as part of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP).  The Georgian Defense Minister Levan …

Vitaly Naumkin: joint actions of Russia and US on Karabakh can be more energetic

Vitaly Naumkin: joint actions of Russia and US on Karabakh can be more energetic

Given the chance of a rapprochement between Russia and the United States on the Middle East topics, Moscow and Washington have more possibilities for a constructive cooperation in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group as mediators in the …

Zarif congratulates crew of #039The Salesman#039 on winning Oscar

Zarif congratulates crew of 'The Salesman' on winning Oscar

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated the Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi for winning Oscar 2017. "Proud of Cast and Crew of 'The Salesman' for Oscar and stance …

 Trump pledges ‘greatest military build-up in US#039

Trump pledges ‘greatest military build-up in US'

US President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history". Trump used remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), …

Iran#039s #039The Salesman#039 wins Oscar

Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar

The 89th Annual Academy Awards were held today at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Iran's The Salesman won the award for the best foreign-language film after the nomination stirred controversy after President Trump's …

 Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

US President Donald Trump plans to expand the country's nuclear capacity to prove Washington's leading position. He expressed concern the US has fallen behind in nuclear weapon capacity. …

Can Beijing shape new Northeast Asia order?

Can Beijing shape new Northeast Asia order?

Japan and South Korea resorted to a balancing tactic between China and the US in economy and security, but now, they openly side with the US

White House: Hollywood known for being rather far to left

White House: Hollywood known for being rather far to left

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that he doesn’t know why actors have suddenly taken to criticizing the president while accepting awards this season. “I have no idea. It’s a free …

 US Federal Reserve sees interest rate hikes coming soon

US Federal Reserve sees interest rate hikes coming soon

Central bankers at the US Federal Reserve held off on raising interest rates at their first meeting of 2017 but cited "moderate" economic growth and labor market conditions that have "continued to improve" as signs that the US …

Trump expresses condolences over Vitaly Churkin#039s death

Trump expresses condolences over Vitaly Churkin's death

US President Donald Trump was saddened to learn of the unexpected death of Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, the White House press service said. "An …

White House: Trump ready to cooperate with Moscow in fighting terrorism and growing economy

White House: Trump ready to cooperate with Moscow in fighting terrorism and growing economy

US President Donald Trump will try to find common ground with Russia in fighting terrorism and growing the economy, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer said. "He is going to try. He understands …

US Defense Secretary and Iraqi PM discuss Mosul

US Defense Secretary and Iraqi PM discuss Mosul

US-Iraqi cooperation and progress in operation to liberate Mosul from ISIS terrorist group were discussed at the meeting between the US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi …

Trump picks new National Security Adviser

Trump picks new National Security Adviser

US President Donald Trump appointed Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser on Monday, the White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on his Twitter …

Mogherini and Pence discuss Iranian nuclear deal

Mogherini and Pence discuss Iranian nuclear deal

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, met the US Vice-President Mike Pence today as he started his official visit to the European Union. …

Shamkhani: US takes hostile approach toward independent Iran

Shamkhani: US takes hostile approach toward independent Iran

The language used by Trump’s administration compared with previous US presidents, the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani, said. While stressing that it is too early …

US confirms Russian ambassador routinely wiretapped

US confirms Russian ambassador routinely wiretapped

The US secret services confirmed that Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak was routinely wiretapped, when the scandal involving the former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn broke out, the Russian Foreign …

US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit

US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived at the Baghdad International Airport on an unannounced trip. Before departing for his first trip to Baghdad as the new Defense Secretary, James Mattis told reporters, …

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

A week before the US national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times …

 53rd Munich Security Conference opens

53rd Munich Security Conference opens

The 53rd Munich Security Conference started in Germany.  Among the topics up for discussion at the Munich conference 2017 will be the future of transatlantic relations after electing Donald Trump as US …

Tillerson says US will cooperate with Russia if...

Tillerson says US will cooperate with Russia if...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that there would not be military cooperation between Washington and Moscow until Russian accepted that not all the opposition are terrorists. Tillerson had stressed …

Trump abandons tough policy towards Russia

Trump abandons tough policy towards Russia

US President Donald Trump said that it would be much easier for him to be tough on Russia, but then they’re not going to make a deal. He said that he wants to do the right thing for the world. “If …

 Tillerson does not find any hotel in Bonn - media

Tillerson does not find any hotel in Bonn - media

On his first trip abroad as US secretary of state Rex Tillerson was forced to stay at a sanitarium in a German village, 30 minutes from where other world leaders gathered.  Tillerson was at the sanitarium because …

Konstantin Kosachev to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russophobes drive Trump into corner

Konstantin Kosachev to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russophobes drive Trump into corner

Currently, the US president Donald Trump is under strong pressure from the Russophobes in power, because of which the new Washington is forced to do such steps as political statements about the need to talk with Russia from a position of strength …

Trump very serious about Israel#039s concerns

Trump "very serious" about Israel's concerns

Eran Lerman comments on a meeting between the Israeli Prime Minister and the US President

Trump: I inherited mess from Obama

Trump: I inherited mess from Obama

US President Donald Trump, speaking at the White House yesterday, said that he inherited a mess from the Obama administration both inside the country and abroad. "To be honest, I inherited a mess. At home and …

 Lavrov hopes his meeting with Tillerson to be successful

Lavrov hopes his meeting with Tillerson to be successful

Russia and Washington have many issues to discuss, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said ahead of the meeting with the US State Secretary Rex Tillerson. According to him, these are …

 Zakir Hasanov and Joseph Dunford hold talks in Baku

Zakir Hasanov and Joseph Dunford hold talks in Baku

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov in Baku today, the press service of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. Dunford …

Valery Gerasimov meets with Azerbaijan’s Defense leadership

Valery Gerasimov meets with Azerbaijan’s Defense leadership

Chief of the General Staff of Russia’s Armed Forces Army General Valery Gerasimov arrived in Baku. He met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the Chief …

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Turkey is no less safe than the US or European countries, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said at the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. “There is no safe country in the tourism industry in any part …

Does US start new confrontation with Russia?

Does US start new confrontation with Russia?

Russia’s Defense Ministry is ready to restore cooperation with Pentagon, but attempts to build dialogue with Russia from a position of strength are fruitless, the Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu …