The comment comes as EU foreign ministers and members of the Arab league meet in Cairo to discuss the Syria crisis. But there was further proof on Tuesday, that Syrian leader Bashar al Assad's troops don't intend to give up.
NATO defense ministers demand Ukraine's national sovereignty be respected and call for Russian integration in a solution to the Ukrainian crisis. Afghanistan was another topic at the ministers' summit in Brussels.
Despite all the rhetoric, don't expect any real changes in Berlin's foreign and security policy, says John Hulsman. Germany is not willing to make the necessary investment and its EU partners are not ready to share.
A Russian military drill has raised fears of interference in Ukraine, where politicians are scrambling to stabilize the government and avoid bankruptcy. The crisis comes just ahead of the naming of an interim cabinet.
An interim cabinet has been named in Ukraine, which is trying to manoeuvre through turmoil and impending bankruptcy. The appointments came amid fears of confrontation with Russia over Ukraine's east-west allegiances.
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