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#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

| February 8, 2019

Senior leaders from US European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) met this week at EUCOM Headquarters to discuss a variety of key issues of mutual interest as part of the ongoing commitment between the two staffs to enhance understanding and transparency.  Hosted by General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander, U.S. European Command and […]

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#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

| February 8, 2019

US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) are conducting the bilateral exercise Juniper Falcon 2019 from 7-14 February. The exercise is designed to enhance our interoperability between both nations’ militaries and ensure our men and women are ready and prepared for any contingency, particularly those of ballistic missile defense and crisis response. […]

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#Trump buys #Lithuania, EU cannot stop it

#Trump buys #Lithuania, EU cannot stop it

| February 6, 2019

US President Donald Trump is no doubt a successful businessman who rules his country as if it is a huge enterprise. And this kind of management, to his mind, should lead to success. And very often it really works. As a wise leader he uses different tools to reach his goals. Thus, the most cunning […]

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Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of #SteelProducts

Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of #SteelProducts

| February 4, 2019

The European Commission has published a regulation imposing definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products. The measures took effect on 2 February, and will replace the provisional ones of July 2018 put in place as part of the European Union’s response to the decision by the United States to impose tariffs on steel products, […]

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Statement on Russia’s failure to comply with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces #INF Treaty

Statement on Russia’s failure to comply with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces #INF Treaty

| February 3, 2019

Following nearly six years of US and Allied engagement with Russia, on 4 December 2018, NATO Allies declared that Russia has developed and fielded a missile system, the 9M729, which violates the INF Treaty, and poses significant risks to Euro-Atlantic security.  Allies strongly supported the finding of the United States that Russia is in material […]

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#EUUSTradeTalks – European Commission publishes progress report

#EUUSTradeTalks – European Commission publishes progress report

| January 31, 2019

The European Commission has published a report on the implementation of the 25 July 2018 Joint Statement agreed by Presidents Juncker and Trump. In line with the Commission’s commitment to transparency, the report provides a detailed overview on the state of play of the talks so far. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, who heads on the […]

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US calls on #Russia to destroy new missile system

US calls on #Russia to destroy new missile system

| January 23, 2019

The United States called on Russia on Monday (21 January) to destroy a new cruise missile system which it said was a “direct and continuing violation” of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and accused Moscow of destabilising global security, writes Stephanie Nebehay. Robert Wood, US disarmament ambassador, said the system was capable of carrying both […]

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