Germany discussed idea of northern Syria security zone with NATO's Stoltenberg
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday he had spoken to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer about her idea to create a security zone in northern Syria, saying he welcomed any proposals on a way towards peace.
In this Global Conversation, Euronews' Darren McCaffrey speaks to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg about a host of issues, including the on-going coronavirus crisis, the rise of China, biological warfare and whether Europe needs an army. View on euronews
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Germany is still awaiting confirmation from the United States that it plans to withdraw 9,500 troops from the country. According to one senior Washington official, President Donald Trump gave the order last Friday. Adam Reed reports.
Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the British government said on Friday. Francis Maguire reports.
The British Government’s decision-making on setting up air bridges has been “shambolic”, First Minster Nicola Sturgeon said.UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps earlier revealed quarantine restrictions for people returning to or visiting England from destinations such as Spain, France, Italy and Germany will be lifted from July 10.But speaking during the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing, Ms Sturgeon criticised the “shifting sands” of the UK policy and a lack of consultation.
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Music and the sound of heels clacking on the hardwood floors of a Syrian dance studio could be heard for the first time in two months, as the government began loosening restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
A New York Times bombshell report says Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill NATO troops in Afghanistan. NATO troops in Afghanistan include American forces. According to Business Insider, interrogations indicated that the militants were offered bounties from Russian agents. The agents specifically came from Unit 29155, a branch of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency. The Times' source said President Donald Trump was briefed of the intelligence assessment.
US vice president Mike Pence has announced that the US and Turkey have agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northern Syria. The ceasefire will allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly..
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