Azerbaijan stands by Turkey and expresses its unequivocal support for the government of Turkey in all its domestic and international endeavors, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for rapid and accurate implementation of existing deals with France.
Moscow’s efforts to strengthen its influence in Eurasia continue to cause anxiety in the states along Russia’s periphery, in Europe, and in the United States. Russia’s capacity to engage Russian compatriots is widely perceived as one of the main instruments of Moscow’s influence in the region and a tool to recreate Russia’s great power status. A closer investigation of Russia’s policy reveals, however, that short-term tactical gains are offset by serious, damaging long-term costs, not the least of which is a diminishment of the efficacy of the compatriots’ policy as a foreign policy tool. Yet the narrative of a Russian World has become a major factor in the development of Russia’s post-Soviet national identity and its engagement with the Eurasian geopolitical landscape.
The new Government to be formed in Armenia must take into account all the challenges and public demands that undergo changes with time, MP Artak Zakaryan told the reporters before the RPA Executive Body meeting.
EU members’ representatives could discuss the Brexit, security, migration and global issues in Bratislava in mid-September.
The Visegrad countries agree that there is a need for a strong European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday.
Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Roman Vassilenko participated in an informal Sept. 1 meeting of foreign ministers of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) member states. The event was organised by the German chairmanship of the OSCE, which leads the organisation in 2016.
By 2016, Russia found itself in a completely new foreign policy reality. Both external and internal factors have brought the country into a difficult economic situation, and negative trends in Russia’s relations with the West have defined the task of qualitatively diversifying external ties. The main focus of this re-orientation is on Russia’s strategic partners in Asia, above all China. As Russia’s new Asian policy takes on greater conceptual depth, new outlines of Russia’s interaction with Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries also take shape. And it is only with regard to India that comparable foreign policy steps have not been taken.
First minister says referendum bill will be introduced only if she believes it is the best or only way to protect Scotland’s interests
The 11th summit of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies concluded here on Monday, reaching extensive consensus on pursuing innovative, invigorated, interconnected and inclusive world economic growth.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the recent German White Paper on Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr – including the German government’s commitment to participate even more in shaping international security – in an address to Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU) parliamentarians in the Bundestag on Friday (2 September 2016). He outlined how NATO is responding to challenges from the east and the south of the Alliance, stressing the importance of closer cooperation between NATO and the European Union.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel this Monday vowed to "win back trust" of voters over the handling of the migrant crisis after her party lost votes to the Action for Germany (AfD) party in a state election. The far-right party clinched almost 21 percent of the vote in the regional parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state on Sunday.
Theresa May is reputed to be a very tough negotiator. However, she is also pragmatic and she is very well conscious that she won’t have a free hand to negotiate with the EU. As Prime minister, she is going to face two major domestic policy issues.
The United Kingdom and the Islamic Republic of Iran have restored their diplomatic relations to the highest level for the first time since 2011.
President Barack Obama says he had "productive" talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Syria, but the two sides have yet to reach a cease-fire deal to allow more humanitarian aid to the war-ravaged country.