The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini spoke yesterday afternoon by phone with Nikol Pashinyan to congratulate him on his election as the new Prime Minister of Armenia. They agreed on the importance of the partnership between the European Union and Armenia and looked forward to meeting in person, with the High Representative inviting the Prime Minister to Brussels at the earliest opportunity, the statement issued by EU says. They discussed the next steps following the Prime Minister's election by the Armenian Parliament, including the future formation of a government, and touched on further opportunities to strengthen links between European Union and Armenia. They also briefly discussed foreign policy priorities, including the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the peaceful resolution of which remains, as reiterated by the High Representative, a top priority for the European Union. High Representative Mogherini looked forward to working with Prime Minister Pashinyan … [Read more...] about Armenia PM and EU’s Mogherini discuss foreign policy priorities
YEREVAN, MAY 9, ARMENPRESS. High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation. ARMENPRESS reports in the press release issued by the EU Federica Mogherini invited Nikol Pashinyan to visit Brussels at the earliest opportunity. “The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, spoke yesterday afternoon by phone with Nikol Pashinyan to congratulate him on his election as the new Prime Minister of Armenia. They agreed on the importance of the partnership between the European Union and Armenia and looked forward to meeting in person, with the High Representative inviting the Prime Minister to Brussels at the earliest opportunity. They discussed the next steps following the Prime Minister's election by the Armenian Parliament, including the future formation of a government, and … [Read more...] about Mogherini, Pashinyan discuss foreign policy priorities
U.S. In the spring of 2016, as Donald Trump cruised to the Republican presidential nomination, he convened an elite crowd in a Washington, D.C., ballroom to announce a new proposal that would, as he put it, “shake the rust off America’s foreign policy.” Backed by American flags, he eviscerated decades of GOP orthodoxy—specifically the nation building of George W. Bush in Iraq—and pledged to enact a “coherent foreign policy” that would shun distant conflicts and put “America first.” Trump pledged to find “talented experts with approaches and practical ideas, rather than surrounding myself with those who have perfect résumés but very little to brag about except responsibility for a long history of failed policies and continued losses at war. We have to look to new people.” But now, as President Trump faces a series of conflicts with Syria, Iran and North Korea, he’s surrounding himself with some of the … [Read more...] about The End of ‘America First?’ Trump’s Hawkish New Advisers Suggest Shift in Foreign Policy
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration sought to distance itself Monday from Rudy Giuliani's dramatic public statements about Iran and North Korea, saying that President Donald Trump's new lawyer does not speak for the president on matters of foreign policy.Since joining Trump's legal team last month and becoming its public face, Giuliani has raised eyebrows for a series of startling assertions not only about his legal strategy and the special counsel investigation, but also about global affairs and Trump's policies. That spurred widespread confusion over whether the former New York mayor, now on Trump's payroll, was disclosing information he'd been told by the president, stating U.S. government policy or merely describing his own impression of events."He speaks for himself and not on behalf of the administration on foreign policy," State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Monday.It was the clearest sign to date that Trump's administration is seeking to draw a line between … [Read more...] about State Dept.: Giuliani doesn’t speak for U.S. on foreign policy
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader PostEverything Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events A silly question with a sobering answer. A silly question with a sobering answer. by Daniel W. Drezner by Daniel W. Drezner May 8 at 8:15 AM Follow @dandrezner Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a regular contributor to PostEverything. President Trump, left. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/Korea Summit Press/Pool/AP) Last week I … [Read more...] about Why can’t the Trump administration brand more of its foreign policy?