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Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense chiefs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member-countries will discuss new challenges and security threats at a meeting on May 24, the CSTO press service said on Friday. The meeting to be held by video conference …

Kyrgyzstan to host First Eurasian Economic Forum

Kyrgyzstan to host First Eurasian Economic Forum

The Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek will host the First Eurasian Economic Forum on May 26, 2022, according to Kabar. The main theme of the Forum is "Eurasian Economic Integration in the Era of Global Changes. New opportunities …

Biden and China’s Xi may talk in coming weeks

Biden and China’s Xi may talk in coming weeks

U.S. President Joe Biden may talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the coming weeks, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said aboard Air Force One on Thursday. “I wouldn't be surprised if, in the coming weeks, …

Charles Michel urges to form geopolitical European community

Charles Michel urges to form geopolitical European community

European Council President Charles Michel has called for the creation of a European Geopolitical Community that will include the Eastern Partnership and the Western Balkans. Michel made this proposal on 18 May, speaking at the European …

U.S. Senate approves $40 billion in Ukraine aid

U.S. Senate approves $40 billion in Ukraine aid

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday sending the bill to the White House for U.S. President Joe Biden to sign into law. The Senate voted 86-11 in favor of the emergency package of …

Biden: U.S. backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids

Biden: U.S. backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids

U.S. President Joe Biden said the United States fully supports Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO after both nations began the formal process of applying to the alliance. Biden, flanked by Finnish President Sauli …

China suggests expanding BRICS bloc of emerging economies

China suggests expanding BRICS bloc of emerging economies

  China wants to expand the group of emerging economies known as BRICS, in the first shake up of the bloc in over a decade, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday. Brazil, Russia, India and China initially formed the …

U.S. destroys VX nerve agent stockpile

U.S. destroys VX nerve agent stockpile

The United States is on track to eliminate chemical weapons by 2023 after destroying the entire stockpile of VX nerve agent in April, the Department of Defense said. "The Defense Department's Chemical Demilitarization Program …

EU gears up for Brexit showdown with trade deal at stake

EU gears up for Brexit showdown with trade deal at stake

European Union member states are gearing up to consider suspending the bloc’s trade agreement with the UK if London takes concrete action to override parts of the Brexit deal, according to officials. EU ambassadors met Wednesday …