Kazakhstan human rights activists held a "round table" on the topic: "The experience of the implication of international norms, the introduction of the National Preventive Mechanism, public observational commissions and other initiatives to combat torture and inhuman treatment"
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev gave new impetus to further relations of the Turkic-speaking states, having noted the great importance of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan in the sphere of political and economic relations, as well as deepening ties in the transport sphere in the long term, Karlygash Nugmanova, doctor of political science, director of the Association of Political Studies, professor, said.
Strengthening Kazakhstan’s global authority goes hand in hand with the improvement of relations with the states forming part of the European Union. The programme, Path to Europe, initiated by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was focused on this foreign policy vector.
The United States and China are planning to resume high-level diplomatic talks in October, returning to the negotiating table to discuss diplomatic issues while the countries remain locked in an escalating trade dispute.
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has met with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki and has discussed bilateral relations, strategic transport and energy projects, education and other matters of importance.
Russia has launched its biggest military exercise since the Cold War, involving about 300,000 service personnel, in eastern Siberia.
Polish and German experts were on Thursday set to discuss the sensitive topic of war reparations at a conference in Warsaw, according to a report.
The presidents of Kosovo and Serbia have floated the idea of a land swap to settle their disputes. The proposal, involving the predominantly Serb northern Kosovo and Preševo Valley in southern Serbia, has been welcomed by some and criticised by others for fear it might create further instability in the Balkans.
Visiting Athens on Thursday (6 September 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to discuss current security challenges and the implementation of decisions taken at the NATO Summit in July.
Despite some skepticism of a number of politicians and experts regarding the construction of the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline (TCP) from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan through the Caspian sea, the chances of the project’s implementation are now impartially much greater than before the signing of the agreement on the legal status of the Caspian sea in August.