Turkey’s Erdogan discusses concerns with NATO candidates Sweden and Finland

Turkey’s Erdogan discusses concerns with NATO candidates Sweden and Finland

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) during a parliamentary meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on May 18, 2022. Murat Cetinmuhurdar / Presidential Press Center / Distribution via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com I’m registering ISTANBUL, May 21 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who … Read more

Biden, South Korean Yun vows to deter North Korea, but offers help from COVID

SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on Saturday to hold larger military exercises and deploy more US weapons if necessary to deter North Korea, while offering to send vaccines. against COVID-19 and potentially meet with Kim Jong Un. Biden and Yun Suk Yol said their country’s … Read more

The United States and others are withdrawing from talks with APEC on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

BANGKOK, May 21 (Reuters) – Representatives of the United States and several other nations left a meeting of trade ministers in the Asia-Pacific region in Bangkok on Saturday to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, officials said. The departure was “an expression of disapproval of Russia’s illegal war of aggression in Ukraine and its economic impact … Read more

Russia is advancing in the Ukrainian Donbass after the end of the siege of Mariupol steel

The long-term siege of Azovstal is over, Russia says Russia is stepping up its offensive in Donbass Zelensky is looking for a deal to secure Russian compensation Russia is halting gas flows from Finland over a payment dispute Kyiv, May 21 (Reuters) – Russia has pushed for control of Ukraine’s Donbass region, claiming victory in … Read more

The United States says Turkey’s approach to Sweden and Finland on NATO is not a bilateral issue

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Turkey’s approach to Sweden and Finland’s NATO accession process is not a bilateral issue between Washington and Ankara, the US State Department said on Friday, but added that Washington was talking to Ankara and remained confident. that the dispute will be resolved. Finland and Sweden say they were prompted to … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelensky is proposing a formal agreement on compensation from Russia

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky speaks during a press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (not pictured) as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, May 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com I’m registering May 20 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky … Read more

Russia says siege of Azovstal is over, shows video of defenders surrender

May 20 (Reuters) – Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Friday that the latest group of Ukrainian forces hidden at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol had surrendered, ending a week-long attack that left the city in ruins. The complete abandonment of the bunkers and tunnels of the bombed plant by the Azov Regiment marks the … Read more

Putin promises to boost Russia’s IT security in the face of cyber attacks

May 20 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the number of cyber attacks against Russia by foreign “state structures” had increased several times and that Russia needed to strengthen its cyber defense by reducing the use of foreign software and hardware. The websites of many state-owned companies and news sites have undergone … Read more

Ukraine says Russian attacks on Donbass are intensifying

The Donbass region has been completely destroyed – Zelenski The group of seven is sending billions more to Ukraine The US Senate has approved $ 40 billion in additional aid Kyiv / SLATINE, Ukraine, May 20 (Reuters) – Russian forces have stepped up their offensive in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, using artillery, missiles and planes … Read more

Exclusive: US seeks to arm Ukraine with modern anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

USS-class destroyer Arleigh-Burke USS Curtis Wilbur fired a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during the Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) quadrilateral exercise between Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US Navy in the Philippine Sea on May 26, 2019. The photo was taken on May 26, 2019. 1st Class US Communications Specialist Tony Burton / Distribution to … Read more