The report comes after the European Parliament called on Moscow to conduct an investigation into the allegations of torture and killing of gay men in Chechnya . Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius told Baltic News ServiceWednesday that Lithuania granted visas to "two natives of Chechnya who suffered persecution due to their sexual orientation".
The post would not require Senate confirmation. A vocal critic of former President Barack Obama and the Black Lives Matter movement, and a strong supporter of Donald Trump, Clarke spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention, rallying the crowd with the phrase "Blue Lives Matter" and calling protests in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland a "collapse of social order".
Sen. John McCain called for the Turkish ambassador to the USA to be thrown out of the country on Thursday amid growing anger over the violent beating of protesters that took place outside of the Turkish embassy in Washington earlier this week.
He said: "The best defence for Britain is a government actively engaged in seeking peaceful solutions to the world's problems". "It doesn't make me a pacifist. In an impassioned speech at Chatham House in London, Mr Corbyn said he isn't a pacifist, but cautioned against military action overseas. "Waiting to see which way the wind blows in Washington isn't strong leadership".
The person had seen the memo but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. And he adopted a skeptical tone toward the reports that have the White House in chaos and lawmakers scrambling to respond. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was invited to testify in a closed setting this week, but Warner said Friday the invitation was declined .
At a news briefing Tuesday, H.R. McMaster, the president's top security adviser, discussed the meeting between Trump and the Russian diplomats, in which he took part. Putin, apparently joking, also said that Russian Federation would be willing to provide a record of the meeting to Congress. Making light of the Oval Office episode and the value of Trump's disclosures, which triggered a political firestorm in Washington , Putin joked that he would reprimand Lavrov because "he hasn't shared ...