US Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland held detailed and constructive talks with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov on the implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukrainian reconciliation, the US Embassy in Moscow said Friday.
The following is one in a series of excerpts from "America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy." Virginia Blaser, a newly minted American diplomat, was the duty officer at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid oneShow More Summary
Nobody knows who laid the flowers outside the British embassy in Brussels in the shape of the words “Please Stay”, but the gesture reflected the hope and growing optimism in the heart of the EU that Britain would vote to remain. There can be few places in continental Europe where people...
US Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland arrived on Thursday in Moscow to discuss the implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukrainian reconciliation, the US Embassy in Moscow said.
The US Congress has proposed a bill seeking to re-establish a Cold War-era body to counter Russian espionage. Patrick Armstrong, former political counselor at the Canadian Embassy in Moscow, and long-time analyst of the former Soviet Union and the Russian Federation, detailed the reasons why the US seeks to restart the Cold War.
The reports of the United States re-establishing a Cold War-era body aimed at countering Russian espionage are ‘saddening,’ and remind of a Cold-War era, the press office of the Russian embassy in the United States told Sputnik on Wednesday.
In February, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to rename the street in front of the Chinese embassy "Liu Xiaobo Plaza" in honor of the imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The post Liu Xiaobo Plaza: Renaming of Streets as a Human Rights Tactic appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
The United States and Israel have signed a declaration to enhance bilateral cyberdefense cooperation to combat joint threats, the Israeli Embassy in the United States said in a statement on Tuesday.
The United States should show more faith in the European process of evaluating its sanctions against Russia every six months, German Embassy in the United States Deputy Chief of Mission Philipp Ackermann said on Tuesday.
Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran soured relations. Already, an Iranian official has suggested...
Russian couple detained by police after visiting memorial site for victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.
Sets up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran
[ 21 June 2016 at 5:30 pm; ] I know this is late notice but maybe some will see it in time. A MESSAGE FROM THE US EMBASSY For Pride Month (increasingly meaningful with the horror of last week), the US embassy is screening 'Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine' at the National Library on June 21. You can register here: https://goo.gl/kX7h8u Here is an excerpt [...]
For years, Nepali uniformed guards at foreign embassies and compounds across Kabul have been a polite, low-key presence in the gritty Afghan capital, which has been toughened by decades of conflict and is teeming with swaggering gunmen. The guards, all Buddhists or Hindus, often greet familiar visitors with a traditional gesture, bowing slightly with palms raised […]
Jordana Cutler, who is currently the Chief of Staff at the Israeli embassy in Washington DC, and a longtime advisor to Netanyahu, has been named as head of policy and communications at Facebook's Israel office. The appointment comesShow More Summary
President Xi Jinping paid a visit to the former site of China's embassy in Belgrade which was bombed 17 years ago in an air strike by the United States-led NATO.
More than a dozen Nepalese security guards killed in 1 of 3 likely Taliban attacks -- 2 of them right in the capital
US Embassy expressed its condolences to the families of children who died in drowning incident in Karelia.
The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for four years already, expressed his support for Brexit, because the current UK government is using the EU to justify their own decisions.