Simultaneously with a European Union summit in Salonika, Greece, Communist parties are opening a large forum called Communists and Movements against War and Globalization. The congress, which opens on Thursday, has gathered delegations from 71 parties.
According to a spokesperson for the Greek communists, participants in the forum are eagerly awaiting speeches from communist parties of the G-8, especially from Russia and the USA, and from countries of the "axis of evil," "who are right at the epicenter of the imperialist aggression." After a discussion of theoretical questions dealing with anti-globalism, forum participants intend to join ralliers organizing their "anti-summit" in Salonika.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said