US State Department
WASHINGTON - The US State Department on Wednesday said it had no announcement to make at this time about a possible visit to Serbia by special Western Balkan envoy Gabriel Escobar after Orthodox Christmas.
The State Department was responding to a Tanjug query whether Escobar would travel to Belgrade next week.
Special US Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will pay a visit to Athens on Sunday and Monday (August 28-29), to meet with government officials on efforts to reduce global emissions, decarbonize ocean-based shipping, and continue the momentum of the Our Ocean Conferences, the US State Department said in a statement on Friday.
Meeting and dinner with FM Dendias
US State Department spokesman Ned Price yesterday warned Turkey of the prospect of sanctions if Ankara goes ahead with receiving a second batch of Russian S-400 missile systems - a move which was announced by Russia's state-run Tass news agency and confirmed by the Turkish defence ministry - which were included in the initial procurement deal, but he did not say if Washington's intends to go fo
A US State Department spokesperson responded to a map released by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ultra-right MHP party leader Devlet Bahceli, showing many Greek Aegean islands and most of Crete as Turkish, by yet another firm affirmation that for the US the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Greece is not disputed.