Montenegro became NATO's 29th member in June 2017, marking a historic geopolitical turn toward the transatlantic alliance amid opposition from Russian Federation. During the Cold War, the main concern was the Soviet Union, but in recent years, Russia's aggressive actions in Eastern Europe have been the focus of attention.
Therefore, the prospect of a war between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states and non-NATO states is in fact very real while the possibility of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members fighting one another in the Balkans (an unprecedented phenomenon since NATO's founding) is also one that can not be dismissed. Its charter's Article V stipulates that an attack on one ally is an attack against all.
Trump's skepticism towards Article 5 aligns with his distrust of multinational organizations in general, from the United Nations to the World Trade Organization.
After President Trump described Montenegro as a potential source of global conflict, the Montenegrin government said on Thursday that the country is proud of its friendship and alliance with the U.S., describing the relationship between the two countries as "strong and permanent".
As such, the USA president's comments not only undermined the government but could also embolden the country's pro-Russian and anti-Nato opposition. "President Trump congratulates the Montenegrin people for their resilience and their demonstrated commitment to NATO's democratic values".
"Montenegrins are not aggressive ... but the nation of fearless warriors", he said. It used to be part of Yugoslavia back when Yugoslavia was a thing, and for a short while they shared a football team with Serbia.
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Security measures, including the blocking of dubious connections and changing of passwords, were taken to thwart the hackers. The data consists of people who visited clinics and hospitals across the country between 1 May 2015 and 4 July of this year.
Rather than instigating World War III with Russia, Montenegro has had to fend off what it describes as a Russian attempt to kill its prime minister in 2016. The Senate voted 97-2 supporting its accession to #NATO. Although Montenegro was added to the alliance past year, the US president suggested that the USA will not feel obligated to step in and protect the small nation if it went to war with, say, Russia.
"He added, "#Putin will do anything to shatter the transatlantic alliance.
It now has 20 troops serving in Afghanistan as part of the NATO-led training mission there.
NATO's common defence clause has only been invoked once - by America after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks conducted by Al-Qaeda. "I was just saying to myself the other day, you know, Russian Federation really helped us".
NATO's collective defense clause has been activated only once in the alliance's almost 70-year history - following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. The latest comments are a reminder that the threat of World War 3 remains a serious concern for the USA president, and one not easily dispelled.
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Although police said there was no suggestion that the couple had been deliberately targeted, a murder investigation was launched. The government has continued to make clear it believes the Russian state was behind the attack on the Skripals.
Moscow and Beijing said they need additional time to investigate the USA allegations and put a six-month "hold" on the US request. These actions are all "generating significant revenues for the regime and they must be stopped", he said.
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The smartphone features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and a virtual gyroscope. The NEX was first showcased at MWC 2018 and after China, India is the first country where the phone will be available.
However, unemployment for youth dropped by 11.3% last month, the lowest rate in the country for six years, since April 2012. The unemployment rate was steady at 5.4 per cent, falling just 0.1 percentage points since the start of the year.
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Peking University global relations professor Wang Lian said the trip was meant to show China's support for multilateralism. Xi's first time to the UAE as President and comes at a time that China is looking to expand its influence in the region.
The driver immediately stopped the vehicle, allowing passengers to escape, according to the paper, Agence France-Presse reported. The assailant let his backpack fall and then took out his weapon. "The exact number of injured is still unclear".
On what the US needs to see happen going forward, Pompeo said, laughing, "It is really pretty straightforward". When asked about a time frame, he said it will likely take longer than originally thought.
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Trump and Putin discussed, and what agreement or agreements they reached, has been the topic of much discussion and confusion . She said Trump's "frightened fawning over Putin is an embarrassment and a grave threat to our democracy".
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MH17 was shot down on July 17, 2014, while flying over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board. Kelly "apologised unreservedly" to the families of MH17 victims, before claiming he'd been taken out of context.
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He mentioned London-based financier Bill Browder, a onetime investor in Russian Federation who said he exposed corruption there. And Coats was blindsided by the White House announcement Thursday that Putin had been invited to Washington this fall.