Sanctions: Donald Trump ends exemptions on Iranian oil purchase

Sanctions: Donald Trump ends exemptions on Iranian oil purchase

Until now, eight countries could still buy Iranian oil, so as not to destabilize the global market. They will be exposed to sanctions from May. The “maximum pressure” campaign is continuing. Donald Trump on Monday decided to end the exemptions that so far allowed eight countries to buy Iranian oil to “bring to zero” the […]

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Kosovo repatriates a hundred relatives of jihadists, Washington applauds

Kosovo repatriates a hundred relatives of jihadists, Washington applauds

Kosovo announced Saturday the repatriation of 110 of its nationals from Syria, almost all of the wives or children of the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists , an unprecedented operation in Europe by its magnitude. Four men, suspected of having fought with IS, were also on the plane that landed at Pristina airport overnight. They […]

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Trump tries conciliation in a deleterious political climate

Trump tries conciliation in a deleterious political climate

In the face of the full-fledged Congress, US President Donald Trump landed a rally Tuesday, but political tensions in Washington, fueled by his inflamed comments on immigration, made the exercise perilous. For this traditional speech on “the state of the Union”, the tempestuous American president has increased the calls for compromise in a speech with […]

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The return to the nuclear risk between Washington and Moscow, but also Beijing

The return to the nuclear risk between Washington and Moscow, but also Beijing

Putting their threat to execution, the Americans trigger their withdrawal from a nuclear treaty with Moscow at the end of the Cold War. They accuse the Russians of not respecting it any more, but especially want to have their hands free against China. In the wake, Putin did the same. Euromissile crisis airs between two […]

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Washington suspend Saturday the INF Treaty

Washington will suspend Saturday the INF Treaty

The United States will cease on Saturday to respect the 1987 treaty with Russia on the intermediate nuclear forces (INF) and will officially withdraw from this pact in six months, unless Moscow stops violating the agreement. “Russia refuses to take steps to return to a real and verifiable respect” of the treaty, said Friday the […]

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Washington announced the leaving of the INF treaty with Russia

Washington announced the leaving of the INF treaty with Russia

The process of withdrawing Americans from this treaty “will be completed in six months, unless Russia meets its obligations by destroying all its missiles, launchers and equipment that violate the text,” said Donald Trump. It is an intermediate-range nuclear weapons (INF) treaty signed between the United States and Moscow in the midst of the cold […]

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Washington administration is thinking of tapping into its oil reserves

Washington administration is thinking of tapping into its oil reserves

The Trump administration plans to tap into the strategic oil reserves of the United States to mitigate the impact on prices of new sanctions against Venezuela, government sources said on Tuesday. “No decision has yet been taken”, he was said. The government imposed Monday sanctions against the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA in order to pressure […]

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Washington warns Caracas against temptation to attack Juan Guaido

Washington warns Caracas against temptation to attack Juan Guaido

Washington : The White House warned Tuesday the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro against the temptation to attack the opponent Juan Guaido, she recognized as acting president. “Those who try to sabotage democracy and attack Guaido will suffer the consequences,” tweeted Donald Trump’s national security advisor, John Bolton. Bolton was reacting to the decision of […]

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US diplomats leave Venezuela, where Russians arrive.

US diplomats leave Venezuela, where Russians arrive.

Several diplomats left the US embassy in Caracas in the middle of the day for the Venezuelan capital’s airport, witnesses said, while Washington wants to put more pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. On Thursday, the US State Department ordered some members of its diplomatic staff to leave Venezuela and also advised US nationals to leave […]

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