Emmanuel Macron has called for the creation of a "true European army" to allow the EU defend itself from threats ranging from Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin, according to independent.co.uk
The French president has pushed for closer EU defence union since coming to power last year but has been so far met with limited success amid foot-dragging by other member states.
Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is visiting Washington for a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday.
Also on Tuesday, Christodoulides will meet with Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon and Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell.
President Donald Trump says he probably won't meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris, but will meet with him at the G-20 gathering of world leaders this year in Argentina, reported ABC News.
White House national security adviser John Bolton had said previously Trump would meet Putin this week when he travels to Paris for the Armistice Day 100th anniversary.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House on Monday expecting to be fired by President Donald Trump, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
President Klaus Iohannis talked on Tuesday with the US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry about the importance of a transparent, predictable, fair and stable legislative process, aimed at attracting foreign investment in Romania, the Presidential Administration specifies in a press release sent to AGERPRES.
In a speech at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Monday, President Klaus Iohannis said that the Three Seas Initiative has matured politically and conceptually and that all conditions are met to start concrete projects.