Visiting Madrid on Tuesday (3 July 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to discuss preparations for the NATO Summit in Brussels next week.
Friday, July 6, 2018
As US sanctions on Iran are set to resume, Iranian President Rouhani is visiting Europe in a bid to keep his country from economic isolation. But the ability of EU partners to make a difference remains questionable.
Arriving at the European Council on Thursday (28 June 2018) the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he will be discussing NATO-EU cooperation with European leaders. He highlighted that NATO-EU cooperation is making a lot of progress and that both organisations are working together on migration, tackling the root causes and helping to stabilise the neighbourhood, including by training local forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.
By Fikret Dolukhanov
Beijing will fund most of the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway, since one of the main goals for China is having a rail link to the Mingbulak oil field in Uzbekistan’s section of the Ferghana Valley that Chinese companies are helping to develop, Bruce Pannier, expert on Central Asia, told Trend.
Mingbulak was first developed in 1992, but abandoned after a massive oil spill. In 2010, it was scheduled to be developed by Uzbekneftegaz.