The Hungarian prime minister’s trip to Moscow was short on substance—despite loud declarations to the contrary. Even a risk-taker like Viktor Orban cannot afford to abandon the West to make separate deals with Russia.
John Kerry In Moscow: Meeting With Putin Under Consideration, Russia Foreign Ministry Hopes For Better US Relations
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in Moscow Tuesday for a three-day visit to meet Russian officials. Kerry is reportedly expected to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss Syrian settlement as the peace talks in Geneva approach their final days.
“Early parliamentary elections and elections for the local representative bodies in the Republic of Kazakhstan were held in compliance with the national legislation of Kazakhstan and international election standards”, said Mr. Halük Ipek, Head of TurkPA’s international election observing mission, member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey at the concluding press-conference held in Astana on 21st March.
Despite the complexity of regional dynamics, Turkey and Azerbaijan have succeeded to intensely improve their relations throughout the last quarter of century. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, one of the regions Turkey discovered after a long period of time was the Caucasus, alongside the Central Asia with its close historical, ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious ties.
In an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic, President Obama laid out key elements of his approach to foreign policy. There is much in it with which one can agree. “Don’t do stupid s——” makes sense as an axiom of foreign policy—or of any policy, for that matter—as does taking deliberate and strategic decisions about when to engage American military power.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said Ukraine has carried out the necessary reforms for the EU to recommend next month that Ukrainian citizens be granted visa-free travel through the passport-free Schengen zone.
New global challenges were discussed by foreign experts March 2 at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies (KAZISS). Growing strains in relations between world powers and strengthening terrorist organisations were debated by leading experts from the United States, Russia and Turkey.
F. Mogherini visit to Baku was the first after a rather tense relations between the EU and Azerbaijan. In recent time, the EU is constantly subjected Azerbaijan to sharp criticism against the policy pursued by Baku in the field of civil liberties, it is extremely inefficient measures aimed at improvement of the legislation, as well as the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
The US Department of Energy has made the most pessimistic world oil price forecasts for the next two years this week, although I would call them pragmatic.
The Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan passed the Law of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the agreement on expanded partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union and its member states".