United States to end mpox emergency declaration

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Mpox should no longer be considered a public health emergency in the United States from February 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health said on Friday. The months-long declaration was aimed at tackling the largest outbreak of cases ever recorded in the country. The decision signals that the crisis, which has … Read more

U.S. Treasury’s Adeyemo says $60 oil price cap will limit Russia’s revenues

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Undersecretary Wally Adeyemo on Thursday applauded the European Union’s agreement to a $60-a-barrel price cap on Russian oil exports, saying this was within the range of price levels discussed and would limit the Moscow price. oil revenues. Adeyemo told the Reuters NEXT conference he believed EU member … Read more

Russia accuses U.S. of direct Ukraine war role, but says it’s open to potential talks

Russian Foreign Minister attacks the West against Ukraine US and NATO arm and train Ukrainians Complains that Kyiv has become an existential threat to Russia But says Moscow open to possibility of talks Dec 1 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States and NATO of playing a direct and dangerous role … Read more

Why Macron? Biden state dinner highlights France’s U.S. appeal

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s welcome to French President Emmanuel Macron during the first state visit to the White House on Thursday since the U.S. Democrat took office in early 2021 is being celebrated by the officials of the two countries as a recognition of the status of France. as America’s oldest … Read more

Mexico seeking deal on its GMO corn ban with U.S.

MEXICO CITY, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he was seeking a deal with Washington after the United States threatened to sue Mexico’s plan to ban genetically engineered corn modified in 2024. After meeting with Mexican officials on Monday, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the Mexican … Read more

Moscow: We had ‘no choice’ but to cancel ‘New START’ nuclear talks with U.S.

Nov 29 (Reuters) – Moscow said on Tuesday it had “no choice” but to cancel talks with the United States on the New START nuclear arms control treaty, the authorities reported. Russian news agencies. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Washington only wanted to discuss resuming inspections when Moscow had other priorities. The situation in … Read more

Finland buys more arms from United States as it boosts defences

HELSINKI, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved a second major arms sale to Finland in a month, helping Russia’s northern neighbor as it bids to strengthen its defenses due to war in Ukraine, Finland and the United States said. After Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the Finnish government decided to allocate … Read more

France’s Le Maire: Europe must defend its economic interests against U.S. subsidy package

PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) – France may try to negotiate some exemptions from the rights and limits imposed by the U.S. anti-inflation law, but Europe must act to protect the bloc’s economic interests, the foreign minister said on Sunday. Finances Bruno Le Maire. The Mayor will accompany French President Emmanuel Macron on a state visit … Read more

Turkish air strikes in Syria threatened safety of U.S. personnel -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Turkish airstrikes in northern Syria have threatened the safety of U.S. military personnel and the escalating situation has jeopardized years of progress against Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The public comments represent the strongest condemnation by the United States of NATO ally Turkey’s air operations in recent days … Read more

Pentagon chief raises concern about Beijing’s ‘dangerous’ behavior with Chinese counterpart

PHNOM PENH, Nov 22 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin stressed the need for improved crisis communications during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday, while expressing concern over the behavior “of increasingly dangerous” Chinese military aircraft. The roughly 90-minute meeting in Cambodia, described as “productive and professional” by a US official, was … Read more