NATO “hopes” to reach an agreement with Turkey to join Finland and Sweden
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that Finland and Sweden were “optimistic” about the idea of a compromise with Turkey.
Germany promises that NATO countries will support Ukraine militarily “as needed”
The German foreign minister this Sunday promised that NATO countries would provide military support to Ukraine “as needed”.
NATO says Ukraine can win war
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that Ukraine could “win” the war against Russia, which “did not happen” as Moscow had planned.
“Its main offensive in the Donbass is at a standstill, Russia has not achieved its strategic objectives,” he ruled after an informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers, who promised that kyiv could “win” this war.
NATO claims Finland and Sweden’s candidacy as proof of “non-payment” of aggression
The declared candidacy of Finland and Sweden for NATO is proof that “aggression will not pay off,” Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the Atlantic Alliance, promised this Sunday.
“This is a historic moment,” he said after the organisation’s foreign ministers’ meeting in Berlin, when the two Nordic countries officially asked to join NATO.
“Their membership will strengthen our common security and prove that NATO’s door is open and that aggression will not work,” he added.
“We can only react at the level we have seen”: Theory Breton says support for energy purchases in Europe
The European Commissioner for Internal Trade, Thierry Bretton, said Sunday that he supports the integration of energy supplies into the European Union.
“We talked about it for vaccines, I talked about it for semiconductors, now we talk about it for energy. We can only operate at the level and unity we see, so yes, we need policy collection and joint purchases,” he told Energy, France Inter and Franின்ois. The world.
For energy, he assured, “I see that many countries today, including Germany, are not yet supportive. I firmly believe that we will do that. I understand the reasons and my role is to find a united solution to counter it.”
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Arms supply: Ukrainian Foreign Minister hailed Berlin as a “pioneer”
In a video posted on his Facebook account on Sunday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba welcomed the “pioneer” created by Germany’s decision to supply Kiev with the first heavy weapons.
“On the day I arrived in Berlin, the Ukrainian soldiers were trained to use German 155 mm caliber self-propelled artillery,” said Dimitrov Coleba after a four-day voyage. “Soon these self-propelled howitzers will attack the enemy. A precedent has been set. The psychological barrier (to supply heavy weapons to Ukraine) has been overcome,” he said.
The Ukrainian minister also welcomed the evolution of Berlin’s position on Russia’s dependence on hydrocarbons.
Emmanuel Macron and Emirati President express “their concerns” over the Ukraine war
According to Emmanuel Macron’s entourage, the French and Emirati presidents met this Sunday and expressed “their concerns” about the war in Ukraine and its aftermath, especially “energy and global food security”.
The French President is leaving for the United Arab Emirates this Sunday to pay tribute to Emirati President Sheikh Khalifa bin Saeed Al-Nahyan, who died on Friday, and to extend his deepest condolences to “everyone, his family and people.” Emirates, according to the French President.
Finland will ask to join NATO
The Nordic president and prime minister announced on Sunday that Finland had decided to apply for NATO membership, a direct result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“This is a historic day. A new era is dawning,” Finnish President Sauli Ninisto told a news conference.
NATO acknowledges the integration of Finland and Sweden on the “right path”
NATO member states Finland and Sweden are on the “right path” to finding consensus, the head of Croatian diplomacy ruled on Sunday, promising their member Berlin could intervene “very quickly”. A rapprochement pushed Russia first to cut off power.
“I think this discussion is on the right track. Atlantic Alliance in Berlin.
Turkey’s last – minute opposition to the integration of the two Nordic countries, which is part of the alliance, is causing uncertainty in the outcome of the process. “I firmly believe that our existing allies will view their members in this alliance with a constructive and positive outlook,” said Mirza Giona, NATO’s Deputy Secretary-General, who is optimistic about the possibility of reaching a consensus. .
German Foreign Minister Annalena Barbach assured the two members that things could happen “very quickly”. Under the aftermath of the war in Ukraine, the two Scandinavian countries have been on the side of military non-alignment for decades.
On Saturday evening a parade of Mariupol residents was welcomed in Zaporizhia
Despite the chaos, the public continues to be evicted from Mariupol.
While our special envoys were in Japorizia yesterday, a new convoy of refugees was received from the martyred city.
NATO officially congratulates Ukraine on winning Eurovision
Tributes are pouring in after Ukraine’s political victory over Eurovision.
After the Volodymyr Zelensky celebration, NATO Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoana on Sunday showed the “massive popular support” for the victory of the Ukrainian band Kalush on Saturday evening in Turin (Italy) over the eurovision, with Ukraine being attacked by Russia.
Lukansk’s Ukrainian governor expects “big Russian attacks”
If the Russian war effort in Donbass marks the time, Ukrainian authorities expect even more double attacks. “We are preparing for major attacks around the Severodonetsk and Lysytchansk-Bakhmut axis,” Serguiï Gaïdaï, Ukrainian governor of the Lukansk region, described the increasingly humanitarian situation.
“The Lukansk area is constantly on fire … with no gas, water or electricity at all,” he added.
After the victory of the Ukrainian troops in Kharkiv, the people discovered their devastating city.
Our special correspondents at the scene were able to film the gruesome scenes in Kharkiv, which had been captured from the Russians since Friday.
Following the liberation of this large city in the east of the country, people wanted to find their homes, but often observations of destruction had to be drawn.
“Our music conquers Europe”: Volodymyr Zhelensky praises Ukraine’s success in Eurovision
The Ukrainian president quickly praised his country’s success on Eurovision on Saturday night with a message posted on his Facebook page. In connection with the Russian invasion, he wrote: “Our courage attracts the world, our music conquered Europe”.
Band Ukrainian Kalush Band, Dont La Sansen Stefania Mixing hip-hop and classical music, Britain scored 631 points more than Sam Ryder and his title. Space man (466 points) and the Spanish Singer Channel Slow Mon. (459 points), during an evening organized in Turin, Italy.
The head of state of Ukraine also expressed his desire to hold a song contest in the future, according to the tradition of the competition, the winner of the previous edition wants to organize the next.
Zelensky points to a more “very difficult” situation in Donbass
“The situation in the Donbass is very difficult. Russian troops are trying to achieve at least one victory there,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky acknowledged on Saturday, however: “Little by little, we are forcing the occupiers to leave our lands.”
Moreover, according to the American Institute for the Study of War (ISW), “Ukraine and its Western allies have only a small chance of supporting counter-attacks in Russian-occupied territories.”
The agency said Vladimir Putin “wants to annex southern and eastern Ukraine to the Russian Federation in the coming months.”
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