Showing posts with label Obama. Show all posts
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Monday, November 21, 2016

Obama to Trump: US Leadership ‘Indispensable’- No Other Nation Can Fill

U.S. President Barack Obama finished his final foreign tour in Peru the same way he began it in Europe, trying to reassure other world leaders who are anxious about a possible sharp shift in U.S. foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Kremlin aide says outgoing US administration driving relations with Russia to dead end

The Kremlin hopes that the relations with the United States will improve in the future despite the efforts of the current Washington administration to send them into a dead end, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

No Obama-Duterte bilateral meeting in Laos: US embassy

US President Barack Obama and his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte will not meet in Laos on the sidelines of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and East Asia Summit, the US Embassy in Vientiane confirmed on Tuesday.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Obama 'Not Confident' Russia Can Help End Syrian War

President Barack Obama on Thursday cast extreme doubt on whether the United States could trust Russia as a partner to end the Syrian civil war.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Operation Odyssey Lighting : Obama to Discuss Ousting ISIS/ISIL with US Military, Security Leaders

As the U.S. military ramps up its military role in Libya, President Barack Obama is preparing to meet with Thursday with top military and national security advisors to discuss the fight against [so-caled] "Islamic State".

Friday, July 15, 2016

Obama condemns truck attack in France

President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned the deadly attack in Nice, France, and said the United States has offered assistance to the French authorities in their investigation.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Diplomat calls punishment of US military for bombing Kunduz hospital mockery of justice

Moscow believes that the decision to discipline the US military for bombing the hospital in Afghanistan’s Kunduz is mockery of justice, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s commissioner for human rights, democracy and rule of law, Konstantin Dolgov has told TASS.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Obama apologises to MSF and Afghans for Kunduz strike

US President Barack Obama called the head of medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) and the Afghan president to apologise for the US air strike that hit a hospital in the provincial capital of Kunduz.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

US rules out military pact with Arab Gulf states

The US has ruled out a military pact with the Arab Gulf states citing the complexities of forming a treaty in the Middle East.

Gulf leaders gather in U.S. to push Obama on Iran

WASHINGTON: Leaders of Gulf nations will warn President Barack Obama of the risks of completing a nuclear deal with Iran as they meet at Camp David Thursday, while Obama will try to convince them of the potential benefits for the region.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Emotional Castro says Cuba blockade not Obama's fault

Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a stunning defense of President Barack Obama on Saturday, absolving him of responsibility for the U.S. blockade against Cuba hours before the two were expected to hold the first major meeting between a U.S. and Cuban president in more than half a century.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Obama urges Congress to okay force against ISIS

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on the U.S. Congress to pass a new authorization of force against the ISIS militant group and to not rush into new sanctions on Iran over its disputed nuclear program.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

US and Cuba poised for historic thaw in ties

The United States and Cuba were on the brink of a historic thaw in ties Wednesday after a prisoner exchange cleared the way for talks on ending their five-decade-old stand-off.

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro were to make major speeches after Havana released US contractor Alan Gross in exchange for three Cubans held in the United States for spying.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Obama vows no safe haven for Islamic State

President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a US military base to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a US-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Uruguay leader confirms Guantanamo deal, chides US on Cuba

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica confirmed Friday that his country would take in six Guantanamo inmates, using the occasion to urge President Barack Obama to lift the US embargo on Cuba.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Obama says US to monitor Ebola "in much more aggressive way"

The United States will monitor Ebola "in a much more aggressive way," President Barack Obama said Wednesday, hours after a second nurse in Texas tested positive for the disease.

"We're going to make sure that something like this is not repeated," Obama spoke after meeting with top Cabinet officials on the government's response to Ebola.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

US and Russia to share intelligence on ISIL

Military leaders from more than 20 countries have met in the United States to discuss how to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as US and Russia announced an agreement to share intelligence on the armed rebel group.

US President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with defence ministers from 22 countries, acknowledging that he is "deeply concerned" about the advances ISIL is making in Iraq's Anbar province(Iraq) and in Syria, including the Kurdish town of Kobane.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Λαβρόφ: Ο Ομπάμα μας έχει αναδείξει σε υπ'αριθμόν 2 κίνδυνο για την ανθρωπότητα – (Μετά τον Εμπολα!)

Η ομιλία του αμερικανού προέδρου Μπαράκ Ομπάμα στη 69η Γενική Συνέλευση του ΟΗΕ μόνο ειρηνευτική δεν ήταν,σύμφωνα με τον Σεργκέι Λαβρόφ. Σε δηλώσεις του ο ρώσος υπουργός Εξωτερικών σχολίασε πως ο αμερικανός πρόεδρος παρουσίασε για άλλη μια φορά την κοσμοθεωρία των ΗΠΑ για τη «μοναδικότητα της χώρας»: «Αυτή είναι η κοσμοθεωρία μιας χώρας η οποία θεωρεί αυθαίρετα πως δικαιούται να χρησιμοποιήσει βία κατά παντός, ανεξάρτητα από τα ψηφίσματα του Συμβουλίου Ασφαλείας του ΟΗΕ και άλλων διεθνών οργανισμών, καταπατώντας κάθε βασική αρχή διεθνούς δικαίου στο όνομα του δικού της αμυντικού δόγματος».

UN passes anti-terrorism measures. (Special session chaired by U.S. President Barack Obama)

Unanimously approved by the 15-nation body at a special session chaired by U.S. President Barack Obama, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Council for September, the resolution aims to "prevent and suppress the recruiting, organizing, transporting or equipping" of people to perpetrate, plan, prepare or participate in extremist attacks.

Generally targeting foreign extremist fighters traveling to conflicts anywhere in world, the resolution called upon all member states to "cooperate in efforts to address the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters, including by preventing the radicalization to terrorism and recruitment of foreign terrorist fighters."

Monday, September 1, 2014

Obama under fire over foreign policy (urging him to do more to help Ukraine resist Russian advances)

President Barack Obama has come under renewed criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers as he wrestled with crises in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine.
Republican lawmakers on Sunday seized on Obama's comment earlier this week when he said, "We don't have a strategy yet" for confronting the Islamic State group, saying it suggested indecisiveness.

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