US President Joe Biden will send a delegation to countries in the Middle East this week to discuss regional issues, according to Bloomberg News. The delegation will visit Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Jordan.
Meeting in Washington D.C. on Thursday (4 April 2019), NATO Foreign Ministers agreed a package of measures to improve NATO's situational awareness in the Black Sea region and strengthen support for partners Georgia and Ukraine.
Last summer in Brussels, NATO leaders reconfirmed the 2008 Bucharest Summit decision that Georgia will become a member of NATO. In Tbilisi, the Secretary General praised Georgia's progress in making important reforms and encouraged it to continue these efforts.
"We can see that our Western colleagues are reluctant to communicate on an equal footing on various platforms," the Russian Foreign Minister noted during a speech in Bishkek. "We are calm about it. Arrogance and a sense of superiority never made anyone more attractive," he said..