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Minister Aurescu, telephone conversation with National Security Advisor to President of the United States

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Tuesday with the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, Jake Sullivan, on which occasion the two high officials hailed the 10th anniversary, on September 13, of the adoption of the Joint Declaration On Strategic Partnership For The 21st Century Between The United States Of America And Romania an

US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist

The U.S. military pulled off its biggest day of evacuation flights out of Afghanistan by far on Aug. 23, but deadly violence that has blocked many desperate evacuees from entering Kabul's airport persisted, and the Taliban signaled they might soon seek to shut down the airlifts.

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Turkey to play 'lead role' in security of Kabul airport: White House

The United States on June 17 hailed a commitment by Turkey to secure Kabul's airport, addressing one key area of concern amid fears the government will collapse once U.S. forces leave.

The agreement is likely to mark a new warming of U.S. relations with Turkey, a NATO ally whose relations had been fraught with President Joe Biden's five-month-old administration.

Putin-Biden Summit: No Concrete Deals But Still Useful

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden in Geneva on Wednesday is unlikely to yield concrete deals but the talks will still be useful, a Kremlin aide said.

The leaders will meet for the first time since Biden became president as the bilateral relationship stands at the lowest point in years.

US President Biden Begins His European Trip

US President Joe Biden set out on his first overseas trip on Wednesday, his European trip will culminate in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16. Biden's Air Force One left Joint Base Andrews located just outside of Washington and headed to the UK. The US leader is expected to land at RAF Mildenhall situated around 100 kilometers away from London.

Biden, Erdoğan to discuss their differences next week: White House

U.S. President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan will meet to discuss Syria, Afghanistan and other regional issues next week and will also look at the "significant differences" between Washington and Ankara, the U.S. national security advisor said on June 7. 

Detained Journalist Protasevich from Ryanair Plane Forced to Land in Minsk Likely Tortured

Belarusian dissident journalist Roman Protasevich was arrested on Sunday after Belarusian authorities diverted Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius of a possible bomb threat and forced it to land at an airport near Minsk.

Fears are growing that the Belarusian journalist who is well-known critic of President Lukashenko, has been subject to torture while in custody.

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