29.10.13 10:21 Politics
Taking part in the 14th Ministerial Session of Tromso in Norway will be Norwegian new Foreign Minister Borge Brende, Foreign Ministers of Sweden and Finland - Carl Bildt and Erkki Tuomioja, representatives of Denmark, Iceland and the European Union. Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov will take part n the meeting from the Russian side.
29.10.13 10:20 Politics
Ukraine-EU Association Membership Agreement and Free Trade Area is planned to be signed and similar documents with Moldova and Georgia are to be initialed at the Vilnius summit in late November.
29.10.13 10:18 Politics
The possibility of questioning Snowden as a witness was mentioned earlier, on Sunday, by German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger. She said the German Federal Prosecutor’s Office would have to consider the issue, if the spying allegations proved correct and a case was opened. There would be “no major obstacles”, she said.
29.10.13 10:14 Politics
Earlier, German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger said the German Federal Prosecutors' Office “will have to consider the possibility of interrogating Snowden as a witness”, if a case of espionage was opened.
29.10.13 10:11 Politics
The American and British media this summer made public information about the NSA secret surveillance programmes, which was handed over to them by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. After that, the White House initiated an internal investigation, which showed that the agency tapped the phones of about 35 heads of state.