NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Borut Pahor of Slovenia to NATO Headquarters for discussions about the Alliance’s adaptation and preparations for the NATO Summit in July. Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Slovenia for important contributions to NATO, including troops to the KFOR mission, contributions to the Alliance’s mission in Afghanistan and to a NATO multinational battlegroup in Latvia.
Last days demonstrated yet another division in the transatlantic alliance — political leaders of major European countries explicitly distanced themselves from the new US position on the status of Jerusalem. Earlier they also opposed the new Trump assault against the Iranian nuclear agreement.
On 11-12 January, ICDS Head of Studies and Research Fellow Tomas Jermalavičius participated in a traditional Snowmeeting—a high level foreign and security policy conference organised by the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Sweden’s important contributions to the Alliance at the Folk och Försvar Security Conference in Sälen on Sunday (14 January 2018). In a keynote speech, the Secretary General outlined NATO’s adaptation to a challenging security environment. He stressed the importance of the close cooperation with Nordic partners like Sweden helps to strengthen security in the region.
The question of the U.S. granting lethal aid to Ukraine has two components to it – military and military-political.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued €28 million loan to the Enguri hydro power plant, the largest electricity supplier in Georgia.
Sanat Kushkumbayev, Deputy Director of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KazISS), shared what problems will be raised during President Nursultan Nazarbayev and U.S. President Donald J. Trump at the White House. According to the expert, the key goal is to propel Kazakhstan-U.S. cooperation to the level of expanded strategic partnership.
The investment case for low-carbon energy is strong: increased economic growth and jobs, reduced transition risks, and the most cost-effective pathway to realising the goals of the Paris Agreement. Why, then, are EU energy ministers so reluctant to provide the legislative framework required to shift the trillions? writes Stephanie Pfeifer.
UN Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča believes that during its one-month's Presidency in the UN Security Council Kazakhstan will have to look for ways to solve problems which pose threat to the future of humanity.
At present, Turkmen natural gas is exported via the transnational pipeline Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China, put into operation in December 2009.
Leaders of two partners in venture mark first completion of EPR reactor.
European Union sanctions against Poland are off the table and Poles should not be worried about them, Polish deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański has said.
Turkey is "tired" of its EU membership process and it cannot request for membership in the bloc indefinitely, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Paris on Friday.
Poland and Hungary are winning the battle against the EU over immigration, the two countries’ premiers said Wednesday, with Hungary’s Viktor Orban predicting “a year of great confrontations” with Brussels.
French President Emmanuel Macron will visit China for three days starting January 8, the Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday, after the young leader declared the need for a stronger Europe to "face China".