Daily Archives: May 29, 2015

Europeans show increasing support for EU humanitarian aid

Public support for the EU’s humanitarian aid has gone up in spite of the economic crisis, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. 90% of European citizens believe that it is important for the EU to continue funding humanitarian aid, a rise of two percentage points since the previous survey in 2012. Almost as many, 85%,

East Asia and the Pacific: Remarks to Reporters at the Westin Chaoyang Hotel

AMBASSADOR KIM: Good afternoon everyone. It’s good to be back in Beijing, and good to see all of you. I just finished some very productive consultations with Ambassador Wu Dawei. This follows our trilateral meeting in Seoul a couple days ago, during which the three countries – the United States, Japan, and the Republic of

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – May 29, 2015

12:52 p.m. EDT MR RATHKE: Good afternoon. QUESTION: Happy Friday. MR RATHKE: Thank you. And to all of you as well. I have two quick things to mention at the top. First, the United States condemns in the strongest terms the attack on a mosque today in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, which reportedly killed four people

Spain approves permanent U.S. base for Afri…

NNA – (Agence France Presse) The Spanish government said on Friday it had approved an agreement to host a permanent force of 2,200 U.S. Marines for deployment on missions to Africa. Spain and the United States will formalize the deal by signing an amendment to a 1988 defense partnership during a visit by U.S. Secretary