Tagged: Helsinki

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Pompeo fights back after GOP Sen. Corker hits Trump for ‘purposeful’ sowing of ‘doubt and distrust’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo clashed with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle during a tense Senate hearing on Wednesday, as he took a firm line on Russia amid criticisms that the Trump administration has been soft on Moscow. The hearing appearance marked the administration’s highest-profile chance to address...

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Pompeo, Mattis on cleanup duty after Trump diplomatic blowups

At the Hoover Institution, the pair make it clear they stand for a stable global order. PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Donald Trump’s top national security and foreign policy leaders declared their allegiance Tuesday to the global order that U.S. diplomacy fashioned and reinforced over the decades — just a...

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GOP to White House: End summit mystery

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are worried that Russian President Vladimir Putin may use his one-on-one meeting with President Trump in Helsinki to drive a wedge between NATO allies by claiming secret side deals with the United States. Congressional Republicans are urging the White House to get ahead of the...

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Russian ambassador to the US says Trump and Putin reached ‘verbal agreements’ in Helsinki on nuclear and security issues – ‘much to the surprise of US officials’

Russia’s ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov told The Washington Post that the agreements were made in the summit this week  Issues included the New START treaty and INF arms control pacts Antonov also said that Trump and Putin may work together on joint military operations against terrorism in Syria Another...

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Madeleine Albright: Trump at Helsinki summit ‘un-American, outrageous, ridiculous, stupid’

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday she was in “stunned belief” watching President Trump’s “un-American, outrageous, ridiculous, stupid” performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit the day before. Mr. Trump was “bending” to Mr. Putin’s wishes by not standing up for the U.S. and its intelligence agencies,...

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Stakes are high, expectations low as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on Monday for a summit on neutral ground in Helsinki, Finland, in a final –- and crucial -– stop on the president’s chaotic week long diplomatic tour through Europe. https://abcnews.go.com/International/stakes-high-expectations-low-trump-putin-meet-helsinki/story?id=56603366

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Trump-Putin summit to unfold in Cold War venue Helsinki on July 16

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, a venue famed for its Cold War diplomacy, with nervous U.S. allies in Europe and Russia skeptics looking on. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-putin/trump-putin-summit-to-unfold-in-cold-war-venue-helsinki-on-july-16-idUSKBN1JO1A5