Donald Trump's trade war threats likely dominated Angela Merkel's meeting with the Chinese premier. But could rallying around a common economic foe push concerns over human rights and business practices to the side?
“Poland fully supports European aspirations of our partners from the Western Balkans,” Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said after the meeting of foreign affairs ministers of the Berlin Process held during the Western Balkans Summit in London.
The High-level dialogue meeting on policy and security issues between the European Union (EU) - Central Asia and Afghanistan has been held in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels 11-12 July 2018
Kyrgyzstan is paying special attention to implementation of plans on construction of the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway, because it will help develop the economy and increase the investment attractiveness of the country.
The EU energy strategy in the Caspian was gradually formed and at first did not differ dynamism. Only in the late 1990s, when it was announced that there are significant gas reserves in the Caspian, the EU's policy has become more clear. In the implementation of geopolitical interests, the EU largely borrowed the US strategy, for which pipelines acted as the key element of the policy in the Caspian region.
VILNIUS – Lithuania hopes the European Unions' new budget will allocate funds for investment into the Rail Baltica railway, roads and other infrastructure so that it matches military needs.
Kazakhstan’s ambitious project to establish a financial services centre in Astana is now real, as the country launched July 5 the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC).
The leaders of 29 NATO Allies and many partner nations will meet in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday (11 and 12 July 2018) for a Summit at the Alliance’s new headquarters. Together, they will take decisions to strengthen NATO’s deterrence and defence, step up in the fight against terrorism, and achieve fairer burden-sharing.
The history of relations between the United States and Russia demonstrates that there is no substitute for personal contacts between the leaders of the two countries.
Kazakh legislators recently approved the sending of dozens of military observers from Kazakhstan to join UN missions in the Middle East and Africa to fulfil international obligations in maintaining peace and security, Defence Minister Saken Zhasuzakov announced as he presented a relevant request from the head of state at the joint session of Kazakhstan’s Parliament.
The Iranian deputy oil minister for international affairs said Iran and Austria have extended their agreement on oil and energy cooperation.
The London summit this week could kick-start the revival of the stalled reform process in the region – but won’t if human rights and the rule of law stay off the agenda.
Iran can export its gas to Europe through the coasts of Syria, the former director of National Iranian Gas Exporting Company and an official with Iran Chamber of Commerce said.
The United States should deepen relations with Georgia while NATO should reiterate its commitment to the country's eventual membership in the alliance, a new report for The Heritage Foundation says.