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The Latest | Group of Seven summit turns to migration after promising tens of billions to Ukraine

Jun. 14, 2024 00:33 AM EDT

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy (AP) — A summit meeting of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations is expected to focus on migration on its second day Friday, seeking ways to combat trafficking and increase investment in countries from where migrants start out on often life-threatening journeys. ...

A peace summit for Ukraine opens in Switzerland, but Russia won't be taking part

Jun. 14, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland will host scores of world leaders this weekend to try to map out first steps toward peace in Ukraine even though Russia, which launched and is continuing the war, won’t take part. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s government didn’t want...

G7 leaders agree to lend Ukraine billions backed by Russia's frozen assets. Here's how it will work

Jun. 13, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies have agreed to engineer a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine in its fight for survival. Interest earned on profits from Russia’s frozen central bank assets would be used as collateral. Details of the deal were...

Ukraine arrives at Euro 2024 to a patriotic welcome and vivid reminder of the war at home

Jun. 13, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

WIESBADEN, Germany (AP) — With patriotic songs broadcast and thousands of exiled Ukrainians in the stadium, the men’s national team was made to feel at home at its first training in Germany for the European Championship. After the national anthem played, and before the warmups...

Biden and Zelenskyy sign security deal as Ukraine's leader questions how long the unity will last

Jun. 13, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

FASANO, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a 10-year security agreement Thursday that they hailed as a milestone in relations between their countries, but that alone was not enough to stop Zelenskyy from wondering how much longer he could count on...

G7 summit opens with deal to use Russian assets for Ukraine as Italy flexes its right-wing muscles

Jun. 13, 2024 15:13 PM EDT

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy (AP) — A Group of Seven summit opened Thursday with agreement reached on a U.S. proposal to back a $50 billion loan to Ukraine using frozen Russian assets as collateral, giving Kyiv a strong show of support even as Europe's political chessboard shifts to the right. ...

NATO defense ministers thrash out new security aid and training support plan for Ukraine

Jun. 13, 2024 10:08 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers gathered Thursday hoping to agree on a new plan to provide long-term security assistance and military training to Ukraine amid Russia's full-scale invasion, after Hungary promised not to veto the proposal as long as it’s not forced to take part. ...

US, European nations agree to lock up Russian assets until Moscow pays for Ukraine war, clearing the way for $50B loan

Jun. 13, 2024 09:31 AM EDT
BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy (AP) — US, European nations agree to lock up Russian assets until Moscow pays for Ukraine war, clearing the way for $50B loan.

Republican candidates for Utah's open US House seat split on aid for Ukraine

Jun. 13, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All five Republicans battling for Utah's only open U.S. House seat agreed in a debate Wednesday that they see an urgent need to reduce federal spending, but only some said cutting military aid to Ukraine would be an effective way to achieve that goal. The...

Biden and Zelenskyy will sign a security deal, as G7 leaders agree to use Russian cash to help Kyiv

Jun. 12, 2024 17:27 PM EDT

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will sign a bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Ukraine on Thursday when they meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in Italy, as negotiators for the group have reached an agreement on how to...