President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral cooperation and international issues Aug. 6 in Ankara.
Russia’s sudden, brutal and illegal military actions against Ukraine since 2014 prompted NATO to take counter-measures that it did not contemplate undertaking – at any time after the end of the Cold War, including after Russia’s aggression against Georgia in 2008 - unless pushed to the very edge. Russia’s speedy militarization since 2008, especially in the Western direction, and its demonstrated willingness to use force gave NATO no other choice than to take urgent steps in order to beef up the defence of its most exposed allies in the Baltic and Black Sea theatres.
ELN Research Director, Lukasz Kulesa, discusses the results of NATO summit in Warsaw with the Russian International Affairs Council.
The Estonian Wind Technology Association disapproves of the Defense Ministry’s choice to exclude the organisation in a work group tasked with finding solutions for wind farm construction which wouldn’t disturb the work of defense force radars.
Tehran and Riyadh have to make effort to bear each other and restart a dialogue, Nathalie Goulet, vice chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French Senate told Trend.
Turkmenistan plans to hold a summit of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Turkey leaders in late 2016 to consider the the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline construction.
Relations between Russia and NATO are deteriorating. Kremlin foreign policy advisor Sergey Karaganov speaks with SPIEGEL about the risk of war, NATO's aggressive posturing and the West's inability to understand Russian values.
During the negotiations in Vienna and Saint Petersburg, the sides of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict achieved certain results, Matthew Bryza, former US assistant secretary for South Caucasus and former US ambassador to Azerbaijan.