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Ukraine urges Germany to speed up decision on missile supply

Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Monday urged Berlin to supply Ukraine with long-range Taurus missiles during a surprise visit to Kyiv by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock. She promised unwavering support and praised Ukraine’s progress towards EU membership, but Kuleba said Germany should speed up a decision on missile deliveries. …

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World Military Spending Reaches Record High

Global military spending grew for the eighth consecutive year in 2022 to a record $2.24 trillion, with a sharp increase in Europe, mainly due to Russian and Ukrainian spending, a Swedish think tank said on Monday. Spending globally increased by 3.7% in real terms, but military spending in Europe increased …

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US government ‘annoyed’ by Macron’s Ukraine push – Bloomberg

The White House is “annoyed” by French President Emmanuel Macron’s unilateral attempt to initiate diplomatic negotiations on the Russia-Ukraine conflict with mediation by China, sources have told Bloomberg. According to people familiar with the US government’s thinking on the issue, the recent move by the French leader “hasn’t gone down …

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