NATO chief needs extra ‘associates’ as Russia, China transfer nearer

TOKYO (AP) — China’s rising assertiveness and collaboration with Russia pose a problem not solely to Asia but in addition to Europe, NATO Secretary-Normal Jens Stoltenberg stated Wednesday as he sought stronger cooperation and extra “associates” for NATO within the Indo-Pacific area. Stoltenberg stated China is more and more investing in nuclear weapons and long-range … Read more

Erdogan says Turkey constructive on Finland’s NATO bid, not Sweden’s

ANKARA, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Turkey seems to be positively on Finland’s utility for NATO membership, however doesn’t assist Sweden’s bid, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan mentioned on Wednesday. “Our place on Finland is constructive, however it isn’t constructive on Sweden,” Erdogan mentioned of their NATO functions in a speech to his AK Get together deputies … Read more

Russia presses forward with Donetsk marketing campaign; Ukraine desires fighter jets

City of Bakhmut comes below renewed fireplace -Ukraine navy Zelenskiy confers with high defence officers U.S. readies $2.2 billion weapons bundle for Ukraine KYIV, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Russian forces are making incremental good points of their push to take territory in Ukraine’s japanese province of Donetsk, focusing in town of Bakhmut north of the … Read more

Western allies differ over jets for Ukraine as Russia claims positive factors

Biden says ‘no’ when requested about F-16s for Ukraine Zelenskiy says Moscow seeks ‘large revenge’ Russian administrator claims foothold in Vuhledar Kyiv may recapture floor when Western weapons arrive – group KYIV, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence minister is predicted in Paris on Tuesday to fulfill President Emmanuel Macron amid a debate amongst Kyiv’s … Read more

NATO’s chief urges South Korea to step up army assist for Ukraine

NATO head in search of to forge nearer ties with Asian allies Urges South Korea to supply extra army support to Ukraine Says China additionally poses problem to ‘our values’ SEOUL, Jan 30 (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-Normal Jens Stoltenberg urged South Korea on Monday to extend army assist to Ukraine, citing different international locations which … Read more

Ukraine requires quicker weapons provides as Russia presses jap offensive

Three killed in Russian strikes on Kherson – governor Russian forces once more shell Vuhledar within the east Zelenskiy calls on allies to hurry up arms deliveries Zelenskiy presses Macron to ban Russia from Paris Video games KYIV, Ukraine, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Russian missile strikes killed three individuals within the southern Ukrainian metropolis of … Read more

Kremlin: Putin open ‘to contacts’ with Germany’s Scholz, RIA studies

Jan 29 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is open to contacts with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz although has no telephone name scheduled with him, a Kremlin spokesman advised the state RIA Novosti information company on Sunday. Germany, beforehand the West’s fundamental holdout on offering fashionable battle tanks to Ukraine to assist it combat off … Read more

Rheinmetall eyes increase in munitions output, HIMARS manufacturing in Germany

DUESSELDORF, Jan 29 (Reuters) – German arms-maker Rheinmetall is able to tremendously increase the output of tank and artillery munitions to fulfill sturdy demand in Ukraine and the West, and will begin producing HIMARS a number of rocket launchers in Germany, CEO Armin Papperger advised Reuters. He spoke days earlier than Germany’s defence trade bosses … Read more

Turkey alerts residents to danger of assault in United States, Europe on heels of Western warnings

ANKARA, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Turkey warned its residents on Saturday towards “potential Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist assaults” in the US and Europe after its Western allies cautioned their residents in Turkey about potential terror assaults. In two separate journey advisories, the Turkish international ministry really useful its residents in the US and European international … Read more

Ukraine in talks with allies about getting long-range missiles, Zelenskiy aide says

Jan 28 (Reuters) – Expedited talks are underneath manner amongst Kyiv and its allies about Ukraine’s requests for long-range missiles that it says are wanted to stop Russia from destroying Ukrainian cities, a high aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy mentioned on Saturday. Ukraine has received guarantees of Western battle tanks and is searching for fighter … Read more