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Pushkov explained why Germany is fighting with USA for the "Nord stream — 2"

Senator Alexei Pushkov said that the competition of Germany and the United States due to the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" is an unprecedented situation, writes "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

The rate of cooling of relations between Angela Merkel and Donald trump can be called the U.S. decision on the withdrawal of a dozen thousand American servicemen from the territory of Germany. The Senator is confident that protecting the "Nord stream — 2", Germany protects primarily itself.

Ukraine stood in the uncomfortable position

Vladimir Zelensky after a long break, called Vladimir Putin. The sides discussed issues of implementation of agreements reached by leaders of 9 December 2019 in the framework of the "Norman format" and also welcomed the agreement on a full ceasefire in the Donbass in the framework of the Contact group — this information is available on the websites of both presidents.

The rest of the accents differ.

The President of Kosovo announced that some vehicles from the USA

The self-proclaimed President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, in respect of which the charges for war crimes 1998-1999 the Special Prosecutor's office in the Hague reported receiving military equipment from the United States for the Kosovo security force.

The President of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo and the former field commander of the Albanian troops from the 13th to the 17th July daily spent six hours on interrogation in the Special court for crimes in Kosovo in the Hague. June 24, Special Prosecutor of the international court of justice (SPO) announced the charges against Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999, during the conflict in Kosovo and Metohija. He promised to resign if the court then approves the indictment and start proceedings.

"Get out immediately". US threatens Europe's sanctions

The United States all the forces prevented Russia to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2". Before laying the last section of congressmen endorsed the new restrictions. In response, the German authorities threatened to impose duties on liquefied gas from America. What will the war of sanctions — in the material RIA Novosti.

"Get out," asked Mike Pompeo to foreign participants of the project "Northern stream — 2". The Secretary of state announced that the restrictions will affect, and "Turkish stream". And those who disobey, expect big trouble.

"Alternative for Germany" has filed a complaint against Merkel in court

Right German party "Alternative for Germany" (ADH) has filed complaints to the constitutional court of Germany on the government and Chancellor Angela Merkel because of their reaction to the vote in the Parliament of Thuringia.

As reported in the press service of ADG, party members Tino Chrupala and jörg Meuthen asked to consider them in an expedited manner to "immediately rectify violations of the law by the government and the Chancellor." Appeals in the procedure for institutional control in the constitutional law of Germany, which allows to control the observance of the basic law by the authorities.

Merkel praised the agreement to Fund the recovery of the European Union

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that no regrets about concessions that were made in regard to the requirements of some countries to Fund the recovery of the EU, according to her, the country has reached "the painful but responsible" compromise.

In the night of Monday in Brussels ended a summit of EU leaders, which lasted since Friday. The leaders discussed the budget and the Fund for the recovery of the European economy from the crisis caused by the pandemic. The European Commission proposed 500 billion from the Fund to implement subsidies, 250 billion as loans. In the end, under the pressure of the "Thrifty four" - the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Austria - configuration of the Fund is different: 390 billion euros as subsidies, 360 billion as loans.

The EU will continue to discuss the linkage of Finance with the principles of the rule of law

The European Council will continue to develop the mechanism for linking the issue of European funds the EU with respect to the principle of a legal state, is preparing appropriate legislation, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Earlier, the head of the European Council Charles Michel said the rule of law and European values, and climate challenges for the first time linked to the financing of the EU at the summit of Union leaders in Brussels. On the need for such a mechanism has been repeatedly stated in Berlin, Budapest and Warsaw criticize this idea. Namely Hungary and Poland, has repeatedly clashed with Brussels because of political differences, are the main addressees of this action.

Merkel called the Fund for the recovery of the EU economy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed that the Fund recovery of the EU economy will amount to 750 billion euros, 390 of them in the form of grants, the grant funds will be tied to the reform process.

In the night of Monday in Brussels ended a summit of EU leaders, which lasted since Friday. The leaders discussed the budget and the Fund for the recovery of the European economy from the crisis caused by the pandemic. According to Merkel, the summit lasted "unusually long".

Merkel assessed the situation around the Foundation of the recovery of the EU economy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the EU leaders at the talks in on Monday night reached a framework agreement, in its view, the final agreement could be reached today.

At the summit of EU leaders, which began last Friday, EU countries are trying to agree on a long-term financial framework of the Union (budget) and Fund project of recovery of the European economy, which could reach 750 billion euros in loans and grants.

The EU has threatened sanctions for violations of an arms embargo in Libya

Germany, Italy and France are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions for violating an arms embargo in Libya, said in a joint statement the leaders of the three countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President of Emmanuel Macron respectively.

"We are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions in case of continued violations of the embargo at sea, on land or in the air," reads the statement released by the press service of the government of Germany.

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