1. EU urged to ‘speak with single voice’ against China’s national security law  South China Morning Post
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The Hong Kong issue arises as the European Union urges Beijing to finalise an investment agreement with the 27-member bloc.The Hong Kong issue arises as the European Union urges Beijing to finalise an investment agreement with the 27-member bloc.

German foreign minister Heiko Maas has said that even if Donald Trump loses the upcoming election in November, the relationship between the US and Germany could still be severely damaged.German foreign minister Heiko Maas has said that even if Donald Trump loses the upcoming election in November, the relationship between the US and Germany could still be severely damaged.

German minister says a Trump defeat in November won't undo damage to transatlantic ties | The Independent

ANKARA German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said the UN Security Council is “on the verge of paralysis” as the country prepares toANKARA German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said the UN Security Council is “on the verge of paralysis” as the country prepares to

Germany: UN Security Council on verge of paralysis | TurkishPress

ANKARA German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said the UN Security Council is “on the verge of paralysis” as the country prepares toANKARA German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said the UN Security Council is “on the verge of paralysis” as the country prepares to

Germany: UN Security Council on verge of paralysis | TurkishPress

Solidarity and sovereignty is the name of the game for the German presidency, according to Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD). In a speech on Monday, he emphasised the need for greater EU independence from the current geopolitical power struggle between the US and China.Solidarity and sovereignty is the name of the game for the German presidency, according to Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD). In a speech on Monday, he emphasised the need for greater EU independence from the current geopolitical power struggle between the US and China.

‘Sovereignty and solidarity’: Germany’s plans for the EU’s foreign policy – EURACTIV.com

Foreign minister says structural changes in transatlantic partnership not to be underestimated.Foreign minister says structural changes in transatlantic partnership not to be underestimated.

Trump losing US election won't undo damage to transatlantic relationship, warns German minister

Opening remarks from Heiko Maas, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Germany, at ECFR Virtual Annual Council Meeting 2020.

Remarks from Heiko Maas, Foreign Minister of Germany at ECFR Annual Council Meeting 2020 | European Council on Foreign Relations

On June 6, the Wall Street Journal set off an avalanche of commentary by reporting that U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a drastic reduction in U.S. troops deployed in Germany within a space of only six months. The move was met with significant pushback in Washington and Brussels, causing Congressional…On June 6, the Wall Street Journal set off an avalanche of commentary by reporting that U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a drastic reduction in U.S. troops deployed in Germany within a space of only six months. The move was met with significant pushback in Washington and Brussels, causing Congressional…

The Implications of Withdrawing American Troops from Germany - Foreign Policy Research Institute

Germany's foreign minister said relations with Washington won't be boosted by Donald Trump leaving office. The US president has sunk transatlantic ties, most recently over defense spending and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.Germany's foreign minister said relations with Washington won't be boosted by Donald Trump leaving office. The US president has sunk transatlantic ties, most recently over defense spending and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

Trump ouster will not heal US ties, says Germany′s Maas | News | DW | 28.06.2020

Middle-East Arab News and Opinion - Asharq Al-Awsat is the world’s premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously each day on four continents in 14 citiesPresident Donald Trump has confirmed his intent to pull nearly 10,000 troops out of Germany, bringing the US presence there to under 25,000. It’s hard to overstate how poor a decision this is. Cutting these troops is an outright gift to Russian Presi

Trump’s Retreat from Germany is a Victory for Putin | Asharq AL-awsat

WASHINGTON, June 29 — Defence Secretary Mark Esper will present President Donald Trump with a series of options today to withdraw thousands of US troops from Germany, with many moving to eastern Europe, the Pentagon said Saturday. “Secretary......WASHINGTON, June 29 — Defence Secretary Mark Esper will present President Donald Trump with a series of options today to withdraw thousands of US troops from Germany, with many moving to eastern Europe, the Pentagon said Saturday. “Secretary......

Pentagon to give Trump options to reduce troops in Germany

The days of the good old ‘transatlantic partnership’ have passed, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has admitted, adding that even the Democrats returning to power is unlikely to automatically bring those days back.The days of the good old ‘transatlantic partnership’ have passed, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has admitted, adding that even the Democrats returning to power is unlikely to automatically bring those days back.

It’s not about Trump: Berlin says relations with US are so bad even Democrats back in White House cannot fix them — RT World News

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Europe will have to forge a path without the U.S. on foreign policy matters, irrespective of whether President Donald Trump wins a second term or not.

Germany Looks Past an Unpredictable U.S. in Setting EU’s Future - BNN Bloomberg

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Re-closure of borders in European Union - German Foreign Ministry predicts re-closure of borders in European Union - 112.international

Such a scenario is possible if the number of coronavirus infections in one EU region is significantly higher than in anotherSuch a scenario is possible if the number of coronavirus infections in one EU region is significantly higher than in another

German Foreign Ministry predicts re-closure of borders in European Union - 112.international

The past few years have witnessed a period of strained US-German relations, with President Donald Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel sparring over contentious issues...The past few years have witnessed a period of strained US-German relations, with President Donald Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel sparring over contentious issues...

Donald Trump Ousted by Democrat President Won’t Resolve German-US Tensions - Heiko Maas - Sputnik International

He added that one should not assume that relations between the two states

German FM speaks on urgent need to improve Berlin-Washington relations

Defense Secretary Mark Esper will on Monday present to the White House options to reduce the U.S. military presence in Germany by nearly 10,000 troops in what would be a dramatic reshaping of the U.S. presence in Europe.

Defense Secretary to Give Trump Options on U.S. Presence in Germany

A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. 

Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany | TheHill

A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. 

Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany | TheHill

SecDef to Give Trump Options on Germany Troop Cuts | Pentagon statement suggests decision hasn't been made

SecDef to Give Trump Options on Germany Troop Cuts - News From Antiwar.com

American President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw thousands of American troops from Germany. He accuses Germany of not contributing enough to NATO. The overall number of US soldiers based in…American President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw thousands of American troops from Germany. He accuses Germany of not contributing enough to NATO. The overall number of US soldiers based in…

In Germany’s K-town, fears for the economy as Trump threatens to withdraw US troops - Focus

Germany’s foreign minister has called on all 27 countries in the European Union to “speak with a single voice” and unite against China’s imminent national security law for Hong Kong.The move comes as the bloc’s foreign policy and competition chiefs on Monday asked for “assertive” measures on Beijing’Germany’s foreign minister has called on all 27 countries in the European Union to “speak with a single voice” and unite against China’s imminent national security law for Hong Kong.The move comes as the bloc’s foreign policy and competition chiefs on Monday asked for “assertive” measures on Beijing’

EU urged to ‘speak with single voice’ against China’s national security law

President Trump wanted to fire Mark Esper last week after the defense secretary balked at the commander in chief’s plan to use active-duty military personnel to quell civilian unrest, a report said Tuesday. Officials told The Wall Street Journal that Trump was furious with Esper for not backing his idea to use US troops to […]

Trump reportedly wanted to fire defense secretary for not using troops against protesters - Gruntstuff

President Trump wanted to fire Mark Esper final week after the defense secretary balked on the commander in chief’s plan to use active-duty navy personnel to quell civilian unrest, a report mentioned Tuesday. Officers instructed The Wall Road Journal that Trump was livid with Esper for not backing his thought to use US troops to […]

Trump reportedly wanted to fire defense secretary for not using troops against protesters – Gruntstuff

Trump Defense Secretary Mark Esper may or may not have been feeling some public heat lately from his sycophantic backing of Trump's every norm-breaking move, whether it be Trump reaching down to protect war crimes or Trump tear gassing a protest to go for nice little walkies, but none of it is evide

The Trump administration wants to kill off Stars and Stripes. Congress isn’t likely to let them – Alternet.org

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WashingtonDefense Secretary Mark Esper will present President Donald Trump with a series of options Monday to withdraw thousands of US troops from Germany, with many moving to eastern Europe, the Pentagon said Saturday.WashingtonDefense Secretary Mark Esper will present President Donald Trump with a series of options Monday to withdraw thousands of US troops from Germany, with many moving to eastern Europe, the Pentagon said Saturday.

US to pull troops from Germany - Manila Standard

Foreign minister says structural changes in transatlantic partnership not to be underestimated.Foreign minister says structural changes in transatlantic partnership not to be underestimated.

Trump losing US election won't undo damage to transatlantic ties, warns German minister

(Bloomberg) -- German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Europe will have to forge a path without the U.S. on foreign policy matters, irrespective of whether President Donald Trump wins a second term or not.Germany Looks Past an Unpredictable U.S. in Setting EU’s Future

Germany Looks Past an Unpredictable U.S. in Setting EU’s Future

Defense Secretary Mark Esper will on Monday present to the White House options to reduce the U.S. military presence in Germany by nearly 10,000 troops in what would be a dramatic reshaping of the U.S. presence in Europe.Defense Secretary Mark Esper will on Monday present to the White House options to reduce the U.S. military presence in Germany by nearly 10,000 troops in what would be a dramatic reshaping of the U.S. presence in Europe.

Defense Secretary to Give Trump Options on U.S. Presence in Germany - WSJ