U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin say that cooperation between the two countries has been instrumental in achieving an unexpectedly successful cessation of hostilities in war-torn Syria
The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for India to accede to the Ashgabat Agreement, an international transport and transit corridor facilitating transportation of goods between central Asia and the Persian Gulf.
OSCE, PACE Observers Note “Progress” in Kazakhstan’s Mazhilis Election, Point Out Areas for Improvement
Observers from three Western institutions, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), found Kazakhstan’s Parliamentary election of March 20 was “efficiently organised with some progress noted,” the three election monitoring groups announced in a joint press release and press conference the day after the vote.
Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have cut the number of troops they had previously deployed at a disputed section of their common border in the Chalasart area, the Kyrgyz Border Guard Service reported .
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says there is no time to lose in agreeing upon a peace deal in Syria. Both he and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, also urged unity a day after the Brussels attacks.
Signalling what appeared to be a shift in government policy, Szydło said: “I do not see how Poland could take in immigrants at the moment.”
The fourth and most likely the final Nuclear Security Summit will be held March 31-April 1 in Washington, DC. The three previous summits in Washington (2010), Seoul (2012), and The Hague (2014) have been the most visible features of an accelerated international effort to help prevent nuclear terrorism.
President Margvelashvili: Georgia-Azerbaijan partnership determining many other countries’ future (interview)
Trend Agency has had an exclusive interview with the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, who earlier arrived in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to take part in the Fourth Global Baku Forum.
The Court of Appeal considered the application of the French Lyon protect former Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov's release and left him in custody. Desperate attempts to get out of the underground oligarch at will, breaking on reinforced concrete position of the French court and the prosecutor's office.
18:57 (GMT +4) Belgian authorities confirmed the deaths of 34 people as a result of bombings in Brussels, Interfax reported citing local media. In addition, 198 people were injured.
GUAM Secretary General was received by the Ambassador of Hungary to UkraineThe Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Ukraine, Mr. Ernő Keskeny, received the Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM, Mr. Altai Efendiev.
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.