VILNIUS – Lithuania hopes the European Unions' new budget will allocate funds for investment into the Rail Baltica railway, roads and other infrastructure so that it matches military needs.
Kazakhstan’s ambitious project to establish a financial services centre in Astana is now real, as the country launched July 5 the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC).
The leaders of 29 NATO Allies and many partner nations will meet in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday (11 and 12 July 2018) for a Summit at the Alliance’s new headquarters. Together, they will take decisions to strengthen NATO’s deterrence and defence, step up in the fight against terrorism, and achieve fairer burden-sharing.
The history of relations between the United States and Russia demonstrates that there is no substitute for personal contacts between the leaders of the two countries.
Kazakh legislators recently approved the sending of dozens of military observers from Kazakhstan to join UN missions in the Middle East and Africa to fulfil international obligations in maintaining peace and security, Defence Minister Saken Zhasuzakov announced as he presented a relevant request from the head of state at the joint session of Kazakhstan’s Parliament.
The Iranian deputy oil minister for international affairs said Iran and Austria have extended their agreement on oil and energy cooperation.
The London summit this week could kick-start the revival of the stalled reform process in the region – but won’t if human rights and the rule of law stay off the agenda.
Iran can export its gas to Europe through the coasts of Syria, the former director of National Iranian Gas Exporting Company and an official with Iran Chamber of Commerce said.
The United States should deepen relations with Georgia while NATO should reiterate its commitment to the country's eventual membership in the alliance, a new report for The Heritage Foundation says.
The Polish prime minister on Wednesday said that the European Union needed to redefine its functions and tasks, according to a report by the IAR news agency.