Berlin first bilateral visit for new foreign minister (background)

Ljubljana – Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon will visit Berlin on Friday to meet her counterpart Annalena Baerbock. Fajon’s first bilateral visit will focus on the crisis in Ukraine, as well as bilateral cooperation, the EU and the Western Balkans, the Foreign Ministry said ahead of the trip.

China accuses G7 of ‘creating division’ over trade criticism

China accused Group of Seven countries yesterday of irresponsibly sowing division after the forum condemned Beijing's trade practices in an end-of-summit statement.

G7 leaders had slammed China's "non-transparent and market-distorting" international trade tactics on
June 28, in a statement that also vowed to reduce "strategic dependencies" on the Asian giant.

Romanian Nuclear Company Insists US Reactors are Safe

The Romanian state-owned electricity company, Nuclearelectrica, thas said that small modular reactors, SMRs, coming from the US, pose no danger to the country or its environment.

SMRs are advanced nuclear reactors that produce clean energy and have a much smaller installed capacity than a large reactor, it said.

Putin: We will send "Iskander"; Kremlin: No, they won't

At a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not discuss the handover of missiles with nuclear weapons to Minsk.
These are systems that are technically capable of carrying various types of weapons, said the spokesman of the Russian leader, Dmitry Peskov.

Putin attacks another country? "Russia did not target the mall"

The leaders of the G7 member states said that they would be with Ukraine for as long as necessary.
The Ukrainian army is trying to leave Lysychansk while the Russian assault forces are already deep in the city.
The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Ukraine.

"Putin could attack outside Ukraine"

Biden left the summit

Biden was supposed to speak today at the final session of the G7 leaders' meeting in the German castle of Elmau, in the Bavarian Alps, before he flew to Munich by helicopter, and from there it was planned to take a presidential plane to Madrid for the NATO Summit.