Tuesday , 22 August 2017

Politics

A €67 Million Loss in 2014: Vucic’s Air Serbia Dream Is a Disaster

According to Air Serbia financial report for 2014, the company ended the fiscal year with a minus of 67 million Euros. In 2013, Etihad Airways signed a strategic partnership deal with the Serbian Government that led to the launch of Air Serbia. As a result, the Serbian national airline JAT Airways ceased to exist. Aleksandar Vucic, who launched, praised, and …

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‘Great Rebuilding’ of US Armed Forces Reflects ‘Distrust in NATO’

Commenting on President Trump’s executive order on Friday to launch what he called a “great rebuilding of the Armed Forces,” Russian political and military analysts told Sputnik that it underscores “distrust in NATO,” and the alliance’s capability of ensuring the security of America. On Friday, President Trump made his first visit to the Pentagon since his inauguration on January 20. There he announced …

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US to ‘Work Smarter’ at the UN – New US Ambassador

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The United States plans to change its approach to the United Nations and put emphasis on maintaining strong ties with its allies, new US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told reporters before presenting her credentials to the UN Secretary-General on Friday. “You are going to see a change in the way we do business. It’s no longer about working harder it’s about working smarter,” Haley said. “Have the …

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Trump considers NATO not being effective

President Donald Trump dissatisfies with NATO’s activities and considers its work as being not effective. According to White House press secretary Sean Spicer, Donald Trump has repeatedly stated his position regarding NATO. Trump said in an interview with the Times of London before his inauguration, that NATO was obsolete “because it was, you know, designed many, many years ago,” and …

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Fillon: Russia should be Europe’s partner to fight terrorism

Russia should be a partner for Europe in order to jointly tackle a terrorist threat and other international challenges, French presidential candidate Francois Fillon said on Monday.   “Russia should be a partner for the European nation, we need it in particular for countering a terrorist threat. We should not reveal weakness to our Russian partner, we have common interests which should be protected jointly. I want open …

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The first days inside Trump’s White House: Fury, tumult and a reboot

President Trump had just returned to the White House on Saturday from his final inauguration event, a tranquil interfaith prayer service, when the flashes of anger began to build. Trump turned on the television to see a jarring juxtaposition — massive demonstrations around the globe protesting his day-old presidency and footage of the sparser crowd at his inauguration, with large …

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Former PM Romano Prodi calls Europe to scrap anti-Russian sanctions

Italy’s former Prime Minister and European Commission ex-president Romano Prodi called on Europe to scrap immediately the anti-Russian sanctions, rather than waiting for US president Donald Trump would do it first. “Sanctions are effective not only when they are imposed but also when they are lifted. Lifting them from Russia now can prove to be a more efficient policy,” said …

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Britain’s Prime Minister May to visit Trump in Washington

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will visit US President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, likely making her the first foreign leader to meet with the newly inaugurated president. Speaking in a televised interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr, May said she would discuss the countries’ future trade relations, the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization …

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