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Media reported about the refusal of the German Ministers to go to the summit G7

The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said no to the invitation to participate in the meeting of the G7 on July 29 in Washington, according to the publication Spiegel, citing sources from the governmental circles of Germany and the United States.

According to Spiegel, the Meuse, and Scholz refused full-time Ministerial meeting of the G7 in Washington, but made it clear that Germany is ready to send Deputy Ministers. In addition, the newspaper writes, apparently, the authorities of other countries "sevens" also refused to meet at the Ministerial level.

Russia and the United States do not negotiate about the exchange of Whelan

Moscow and Washington do not negotiate on the exchange of convicted espionage American Paul Whelan for the citizens of Russia contained in the U.S. prisons, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

The Moscow city court on 15 June sentenced former us marine's Whelan to 16 years in prison for espionage, the defense has said it will appeal. A consequence of the plot of the case is not officially open: from the press release, the FSB followed that Whelan was detained in Moscow in late 2018 during spy promotions. The accused the last word said that espionage was not involved. The defense claims that American became a victim of provocation: he gave the flash drive that he had expected to see a photo of a tourist trip to Sergiev Posad.

Russia interested in developing dialogue with all the countries, Lavrov said

Moscow is interested in the development of a normal dialogue with all countries, including Washington, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The Secretary of defense mark Esper in the first year at the post said the successful "containment" of Russia and China.

Beijing urged the U.S. to stop putting pressure on Chinese companies

China urges US to discard prejudices and stop using the state machinery to exert pressure on Chinese companies, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Previously, the Agency Bloomberg reported that the President of the United States Donald trump has confirmed that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok.

Trump confirmed the possibility of a ban TikTok in the country

The President of the United States Donald trump confirmed the words of Secretary Mike Pompeo that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok, reports Bloomberg.

The White house said that a ban TikTok in the country – "one of many" options, which he sees as the answer to the situation with coronavirus.

China will introduce visa restrictions for citizens of the USA because of Tibet

China has decided to impose visa restrictions on U.S. citizens in response to similar actions of Washington against the officials of China because of the situation in Tibet, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Earlier, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. imposed visa restrictions against the officials of China who are involved in the restriction of entry of foreigners to the Tibetan Autonomous region of China. According to him, Beijing continues to "systematically impede travel in the Tibetan Autonomous region and other Tibetan areas of American diplomats and other officials, journalists and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens have much greater access to the United States."

The United States reduced the number of deployed strategic carriers of nuclear weapons

The United States from September 2019 to March 2020, has reduced the number of deployed strategic carriers of nuclear weapons in 10 sea missiles and three bombers, follows from the data of the us state Department.

According to information published yesterday on the website of the state Department, on March 1, 2020, the US had deployed 398 Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman-3, 210 sea-launched ballistic missiles Trident-2 and 47 heavy bombers B-2A and B-52H.

The foreign Ministry assessed the situation around the Treaty on open skies

Many participating States of the conference on the Treaty on open skies, has expressed a desire to resume flights as soon as they removed the relevant quarantine restrictions introduced in connection with the spread of the coronavirus, said Tuesday the head of the Department for conventional arms control of the Department of non-proliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Oleg Bushuev.

The conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies took place on July 6, it was convened in connection with the withdrawal from the agreement of Washington, the President of the United States Donald trump announced in may. In the event, which was held by video conference, was attended by the representatives of 34 countries.

In the state Duma has assessed the proposal on the introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass

The introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass in line with Minsk agreements and can be used as a military solution for the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, told RIA Novosti member of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Sergei Zheleznyak.

Kyiv is considering the possibility of introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass, said Monday the Deputy Prime Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov.

The U.S. Supreme court refused to unblock the Keystone XL project

The U.S. Supreme court rejected the request of the US administration and the project developer TC Energy with a request to cancel a lower court decision blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, should be published in the court documents.

In April the district court of Montana blocked previously issued by the engineering corps of the American army permit new pipelines cross bodies of water. It was a new blow to the project of the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which supports the administration of President Donald trump.

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