Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze and Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Andrian Candu have signed the statement on the creation of the Ukraine-Moldova-Georgia Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in Kyiv on June 9.
NATO Defence Ministers today (8 June 2018) concluded a two-day meeting in Brussels with a discussion of the Alliance’s training mission in Afghanistan, and its continuing support to the Afghan government and Afghan security forces.
The Government today granted permission for the delineation of the course proposed by Nord Stream 2 AG for the laying of two pipelines on the continental shelf in the Swedish Exclusive Economic zone in the Baltic Sea.
It was not lost on many observers that Modi’s language closely mirrored that used by the US and Japan. His veiled message was directed at China, and reflected a more widespread concern about how Beijing is wielding its economic and military muscle.
The gradual expansion of the European Union has resulted in a multi-speed Europe essentially becoming a reality. The countries of the so-called new Europe have gained a lot of traction despite their increasing disloyalty to Brussels and to the European project as a whole. At the June 2018 EU Summit, the focus will be on Jean-Claude Juncker’s concept of European “super-state” and Emmanuel Macron’s concept of a “multi-speed Europe.”
Parliamentarians from NATO nations appealed Monday for Alliance leaders to show unity at their Summit in July and demonstrate that the organisation remains credible in the face of security threats headed by Russia and terrorism.
NATO can and must do a lot more to deter Russia without dividing allies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered to allow the eurozone's purse strings to be loosened in a concession to French President Emmanuel Macron's call for reform. With political turmoil in Italy and Spain and trade tensions with the US, Macron has called on Germany to kick its "fetish" for budget adn trade surpluses.
The new US ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has jumped directly into European politics and ignited a scandal. Outrage at this unprecedented behavior is the wrong answer, writes DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
During the conversation, the two heads of state discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation and regional agenda.