The problems of regional cooperation are sought by the five Caspian littoral states. Such a partnership today is uncontested, but there are a number of obstacles to its development. But there is growing awareness that they can be overcome only together. For example, the legal status of the Caspian is still not regulated, although there is a hope that this problem will be resolved in 2018.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Romania is ready to share its experience with Ukraine in the sphere of teaching the languages of national minorities with a simultaneously study of the state language.
By Sergei Markedonov
The conflict in Karabakh is the only one in the post-Soviet space where Russia and the West are ready to work together. But none of the mediators are currently discussing the core issues in the dispute.
The annual meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Western Balkans took place in Budapest on October 11, 2017, under the Hungarian Presidency of the V4. The meeting was also attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo*, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, Deputy State Secretary of Croatia and Deputy State Secretary of Estonia.
ATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, discussed the security and stability of the Western Balkans and partnership between Serbia and NATO in Belgrade today (12 October 2017) when she appeared onstage at the Belgrade Security Forum with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
BY ASSEL SATUBALDINA
The European Union, the International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC) together with the Kazakh Ministry of Investments and Development launched Oct. 12 the second project on export control of dual use goods and technologies, marking another step in strengthening the long-term partnership and cooperation between the two sides.
By Karl Smallma
CATALAN president, Carles Puigdemont, has failed to clarify whether he declared Catalonia’s independence from Spain last Tuesday.
By Maja Zivanovic
While the Serbian authorities claim to have opened a second chapter in the announced ‘internal dialogue’ on Kosovo, the results of the first phase remain unknown.
By Umut Uras
Tensions with Turkey will be high on the agenda of the European Union summit this weekend, amid calls within the bloc to freeze relations.