Munich Security Conference
Annual conference on international security policy
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The Munich Security Conference is an annual conference on international security policy that has taken place in Munich, Bavaria since 1963. Former names are Wehrkundetagung and Münchner Konferenz für Sicherheitspolitik. It is the world's largest gathering of its kind.
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Iran's Zarif: We were close to war with US after Soleimani assassinationIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US and Iran "were very close to a war" in an interview with NBC on Friday on the sidelines of the 2020 Munich Security Conference. He..
'The West is winning': Pompeo touts US commitment to Western allies in face of criticismMunich, Germany (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the erosion of the transatlantic alliance "grossly exaggerated," and pushed back on comments by Germany's President that the US has rejected..
S Jaishankar meets Pompeo, Pelosi on sidelines of Munich Security ConferencePresident Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it was announced this week. In addition to New..
Iran says will reverse nuclear steps if Europe gives economic reliefForeign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed Iran's readiness to reverse its retaliatory measures against the EU’s violation of the 2015 nuclear deal if Europe provides “meaningful”..
Chinese FM meets Vatican counterpartChinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States Paul Gallagher here on Friday on the sidelines of the 56th Munich Security Conference...
US, China, Russia making world more dangerous: German president Frank-Walter SteinmeierIn opening remarks at the annual Munich Security Conference, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier deplored the three big powers' approach to global affairs and, without naming Trump, took issue..
United States and China drive biggest global defence spending rise in 10 yearsGlobal spending on defence rose by four per cent in 2019, the largest growth in 10 years, a study said on Friday. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) released figures from its..
Russian, Turkish foreign ministers to meet on Sunday amid Syria tensions: IfaxRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Munich on Sunday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the Interfax news agency reported on..
Graham vows to hold hearing on McCabe's "stunning" 25th Amendment commentsSenator Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, joins moderator Margaret Brennan from the Munich Security Conference to discuss President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and comments by former..
This is Face the Nation, Feb. 17TUNE IN: This week on “Face the Nation,” moderator Margaret Brennan talks to Sens. Lindsey Graham and Chris Coons from the Munich Security Conference, Rep. Will Hurd, and former VA Gov. Terry..
Coons says Trump's Syria withdrawal "has really unsettled our core allies"Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins moderator Margaret Brennan from the Munich Security Conference to discuss Syria and Andrew McCabe's 25th amendment comments.