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Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey agreed on Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending a deadlock that had marred the opening of a leaders’ summit in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades, sparked by by war in ukraine. After urgent high-level talks with the leaders of the three countries, alliance secretary general …

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Ukrainian Rescuers Search for Survivors After Russian Missiles Strike Mall

Ukrainian Rescuers Search for Survivors After Russian Missiles Strike Mall

Ukrainian rescuers searched the rubble of a shopping mall in Kremenchuk for survivors the day after it was hit by Russian missiles, killing at least 20, as Western leaders promised new measures to increase economic pressure on Moscow to withdraw its forces. “More than a thousand people worked through the night in the ruins: rescuers, …

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Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

Leaders of Turkey, Finland and Sweden held talks in Madrid Sweden, Finland and Turkey sign a memorandum of goodwill Invitation to join will be made during the NATO summit Western strategic change after the Russian invasion of Ukraine MADRID/HELSINKI, June 28 (Reuters) – NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto on Finland and Sweden’s offer to …

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Spain turns to Africa, lobbies NATO, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

Spain turns to Africa, lobbies NATO, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

Spain hosts NATO summit this week Spain likely to push for more intelligence sharing, sources Families that make dangerous crossings from Africa to the Canary Islands Morocco takes drastic measures against immigration after the agreement with Spain Migrant deaths in Melilla highlight dangers, NGOs say MADRID/LAS PALMAS, June 27 (Reuters) – Spain is changing its …

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Russia's Medvedev says any NATO encroachment on Crimea could lead to World War Three

Russia’s Medvedev says any NATO encroachment on Crimea could lead to World War Three

Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev attends a Victory Day military parade, marking the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on Red Square in central Moscow , Russia, on May 9, 2022. Sputnik/Ekaterina Shtukina/ Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June …

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NATO to massively increase high-readiness forces to 300,000 - Stoltenberg

NATO to massively increase high-readiness forces to 300,000 – Stoltenberg

MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO will massively increase the number of its forces in high readiness to more than 300,000, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday. “We will transform the NATO response force and increase the number of our high readiness forces to more than 300,000,” he told reporters ahead of a NATO summit …

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G7 to hike sanctions on Russia, nears oil price cap deal, U.S. official says

G7 to hike sanctions on Russia, nears oil price cap deal, U.S. official says

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – The Group of Seven wealthy democracies will commit on Tuesday to a new package of coordinated actions aimed at increasing pressure on Russia over its war in Ukraine, and will finalize plans for a price cap. in Russian oil. a senior US official said on Monday. The announcement …

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U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

The US and Ukrainian flags are displayed before the start of the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group meeting hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, at the base U.S. aerial view in Ramstein, Germany, on April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com …

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NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden will attend Turkey’s veto on Sweden and Finland’s request is a big deal NATO to agree on new defenses for the Baltic region Ukraine aid package aims for longer-term support MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to lift his veto on Finland …

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