Commander of the Iranian Navy Habibollah Sayyari and a delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran have arrived in Astana with the official visit, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Defense Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Last week, the news fell like a bombshell. Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz declared at the Turkish parliament that Turkey’s new defense missile system, to be purchased most probably from China, would not be integrated with NATO’s system. This kicked off a hot discussion on whether Turkey is changing its strategic affiliation and might ultimately withdraw from NATO.
U.S., Chinese and Russian companies show interest in the Eurasia project on exploration of deep horizons of the Caspian depression, president of the Society of Petroleum Geologists of Kazakhstan Baltabek Kuandikov.
The European Union’s policy on Ukraine would be incomplete without Poland’s voice, the foreign minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday.
As the U.S. wages a high-profile campaign against Russia over Ukraine, it is also battling Kremlin-dominance on another front - energy in Eastern Europe.
The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov, thereby approving his extradition to either Russia or Ukraine.
The government of Prime Minister David Cameron claimed last year to have bartered down the sum, which had provoked angry responses from politicians after it was requested by Brussels because Britain's economy had performed better than expected.
Lithuania said Saturday it had signed a trade agreement to buy liquified natural gas from the United States in a move aimed at reducing the EU Baltic state's heavy dependence on Russian gas deliveries.
The head of the EU diplomacy has admitted that she does not know whether to expect a constructive dialogue with Russia on Ukraine.
Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor General, told the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism that Astana is ready to host a regional follow-up summit later this year.