Under conflicting pressures from the international community and local opinion, the Kosovo assembly has tabled a debate on the controversial border deal for August.
While the migration crisis has tested the relationship between Turkey and the European Union, it has also shown the strength of those ties, Slovakia’s ambassador to Turkey has said.
Bulgaria is interested in importing Iranian gas via its neighbor Greece.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann have discussed the prospects of the talks on a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), a participant in the talks held on the sidelines of the ASEM summit in Mongolia on Friday has told reporters.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the entire nuclear-related sanctions on his country have been lifted.
Everybody knows , China is a quiet expansion in the world, including the Central Asian region. And if the success of expansion, for example, in Kazakhstan, impede the stable political situation in the country and the strong influence of Russia, these reasons are much weaker in neighboring Kyrgyzstan. In this country there are still echoes of the revolutionary events, conducted an internal clan struggle in the country occupy a strong position in extremist religious organizations. The same great level of corruption, which enhances the effects of manipulation of the players in this struggle.
On July 12 the National Cyber Security Centre was officially opened in Vilnius. The function of the Centre is to ensure centralisation of protection of cyberspace at national level. “The changing security environment highlights the need for cyber security. Experience shows that the number of cyberattacks in the country is increasing, while their effect on people’s lives may grow even further. The National Cyber Security Centre opened today strengthens its capabilities, cooperates closely and provides assistance to other institutions in private and public sectors,” Minister of National Defence J.Olekas said at the inauguration ceremony.
A parliamentary commission of inquiry recommended at the beginning of July that French intelligence services should be overhauled following last year's attacks in Paris.
US advises support for elected government, Iran calls for unity and Germany condemns attempts to alter democratic order.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has stated Azerbaijan and Ukraine are interested in implementing the Odesa-Brody project for oil transportation.
Iran “doesn’t agree” with getting only 13 percent share of the Caspian Sea, Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said.
Theresa May, the longest-serving home secretary of recent times, has been known as a modernizer, an authoritarian - and above all, a pragmatist. Samira Shackle reports from London on Britain's new prime minister.
Russia is actively working with “strongholds” of anti-EU and anti-Nato sentiment in the Western Balkans in order to compete for influence, Montenegro’s prime minister, Milo Dukanovic has warned.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the value of political dialogue following the NATO-Russia Council on Wednesday (13 July 2016). “Today we had very useful discussions. We addressed some of the most important issues on the Euro-Atlantic security agenda. This shows the value of the NATO-Russia Council,” he said.
The foreign ministers of five Caspian Sea states are set to meet in Astana July 13 to discuss the draft Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea and preparations for the fifth Caspian Summit to be held in Kazakhstan.