ASTANA – During the last 24 years, Poland and Kazakhstan have signed a number of bilateral agreements and set up an effective institutional framework, creating favourable conditions to develop economic, cultural and scientific cooperation. The topics were among those discussed by Polish Ambassador in Kazakhstan Maciej Lang in an exclusive interview with The Astana Times.
Lithuania’s National Defence Ministry announced on April 18, 2016, that it will advise Ukraine on revamping its sergeants’ corps, and how to develop its Special Operations Forces.
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has met with the OSCE Minsk Group's co-chairs and the personal representative of the OSCE chairperson-in-office Andrzej Kasprzyk in Vienna to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
MADRID – Last month was another cruel one for Europe, culminating in the horrific terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22. The aftermath has seen a new round of soul searching, with Europeans mulling over the European Union’s institutional failures and sheer incompetence, not to mention the existential challenge it currently faces.
Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan agreed to create the International Trans-Caspian Transportation Consortium, said Nadir Azmammadov, spokesman for the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC.
The Case for a New Security Pact between the Baltic and Black Seas
Italian voters are deciding whether to limit offshore drilling rights for oil and gas up to 22 kilometers (13 miles) off the coast. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has urged the public not to take part in the referendum.
No doubt that any country's policies are affected by economic issues, especially the energy issues. Only a few countries don't use their energy resources to exert political pressure on the countries that depend on those resources.
Russia and the United States declared their readiness to negotiate a reduction of their nuclear arsenals. The main geopolitical rivals, for whom nuclear weapons has always been an important tool for deterring each other, obviously, realize that the atom in modern conditions of increased threats to international security must be exclusively peaceful.
The horse-trading that accompanied the resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on April 10 may seem surprising — even disgusting — to many post-Soviet leaders, unburdened by the need for political compromise.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said Thursday that preparations were underway in his country to set up a regional center for the fight against radicalism.
Gas demand in Europe will most likely continue to decline. This is the reason why the competition for additional gas import infrastructure is so fierce and politicised – there is simply no need for more, Julian Popov told EurActiv.com in an exclusive interview.
Secretaries of security councils of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states have discussed the international information security issues.
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will discuss the opening of a permanent EU diplomatic mission in Tehran during her coming visit to Iran, a senior EU official says.
Speaking on the Latvian LNT TV channel on the morning on Wednesday April 13, the country’s prime minister Maris Kucinskis said that asylum seekers are not particularly keen to be relocated to Latvia.