About: Philip Breedlove

Europe's East 20-10-2015

NATO sends signal to Russia with biggest exercise in years

NATO and its allies opened their largest military exercise in more than a decade yesterday (19 October), choosing the central Mediterranean to showcase strengths that face threats from Russia's growing military assertiveness in Europe and the Middle East.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. [The Council of European Union]
Europe's East 17-03-2015

Steinmeier: A political solution in Ukraine could take decades

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's Minister for Foreign Affairs, said that even if the efforts to stop the conflict in eastern Ukraine prove successful, finding a political solution would take decades, “or even longer”.
Klaus Iohannis
Europe's East 02-03-2015

Iohannis visits Moldova, discusses regional security

During a visit to Moldova and Germany, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis held talks concerning the continuation of Moldova`s European path. Both Klaus Iohannis and Angela Merkel gave assurance that Romania and the European Union will support Moldova. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Global Europe 13-11-2014

West ratchets up pressure on Russia over Ukraine

The United States told the United Nations Security Council yesterday (12 November) there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbor.
Europe's East 04-11-2014

Poroshenko to change strategy on eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a meeting of his top security chiefs for today (4 November) to discuss changing the strategy to handle the separatist challenge in the east, after a rebel vote at the weekend which he denounced as an "electoral farce".