Liquefied natural gas (LNG) will have a hard time competing against piped gas which will be cheaper in most cases, therefore US LNG exports will not make the Southern Corridor obsolete, Gal Luft, co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS), a Washington based think tank focused on energy security, and a senior adviser to the US Energy Security Council.
Kazakhstan has continued investments in renewable energy sources and will to expand these volumes as it moves forward.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans. EU future and security, preparation for negotiations for the new Multiannual Financial Perspective, addressing migration challenges, protection of citizens’ rights in Brexit, ensuring the rule of law in the Community as well as other topical issues of the EU agenda were discussed at the meeting.
As many analysts have observed, the Pax Americana of recent decades is on life support. After the first 150 days of Donald Trump’s “America First” – or, more accurately, “America Alone” – presidency, it seems that America’s traditional stabilizing role can no longer be viewed as a given. As the primacy of the US in the international arena – and, thus, America’s status as the world’s “indispensable nation” – erodes, other states and even non-state actors are gaining prominence. What does this mean for the so-called liberal international order?
Iran is still holding talks with Italy to return its satellite Mesbah, which Tehran sent to the European country for launch 10 years ago, which was not launched for technical reasons.
Polish President Andrzej Duda voiced hoped after meeting US leader Donald Trump in Warsaw on Thursday that a long-term contract would soon be signed for the supply of American LNG to Poland.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska to NATO today (05 July 2017). The high-level representative of the European Union briefed the North Atlantic Council on the latest developments regarding the European Defence Action Plan and the European Defence Fund.
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of the summit of leaders of the world's biggest economies later in the week in Hamburg, Germany.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will come to Belgium on a working visit and meet with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on July 11 and with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on July 12," Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump has accepted Emmanuel Macron's invitation to attend France's annual Bastille Day parade in Paris on 14 July. But he will not accompany the French president to Nice, where Macron will pay tribute to the 86 people killed and 434 injured by a jihadist truck attack, in the afternoon.