ASTANA. KAZINFORM Senior researcher at the international studies department, Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies, Anastasia Reshetnyak shared her views concerning the forthcoming Summit of the Heads of State of Caspian Littoral States, Kazinform reports.
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Fifth Summit of heads of state of the Caspian countries, defining the legal status of the Caspian sea, has become a great historical event, Member of the Council on State Support to NGOs under the auspices of President of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the International Relations Research Center, Philosophy Doctor of Political Sciences, Political Scientist Rufiz Gonagov told .
As the development of the SCO has become increasingly engaged in trade and economic and transport-logistical cooperation. Against the backdrop of the policy of "America first" and a number of failures of European integration, the SCO plays a more prominent role in counteracting protectionism.
A spate of unusual reports in Hong Kong and overseas Chinese-language media lend credence to the idea that, while Xi Jinping remains China’s undisputed paramount, his authority seems somewhat diminished.
Islamic State sought to bolster its claim of responsibility for an attack which killed four Western tourists in Tajikistan, releasing a video on Tuesday (31 July) purportedly showing attackers pledging allegiance to the militant group.
The Middle East is a place of zero-sum games in which Iran is a player. Beyond the region, however, in Eurasia, Tehran is attempting to take part in a win-win game.
After a year full of escalatory rhetoric, nuclear tests, and threats of war, the recent de-escalation of the North Korean crisis has come as a welcome respite. In April 2018, during the meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un symbolically entered South Korean territory, becoming the first North Korean leader to do so. In June, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Singapore, marking the first time a US President has met with a North Korea leader in the history of the Hermit Kingdom.
The trade war between the US and China is likely to lead to a decrease in the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices, the UK-based Capital Economics consulting company said in its report .
The Caspian summit will be held on August 12 in Kazakh Aktau town, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov said.
Delegations from Central Asian foreign ministries and from European External Action Service (EEAS) held the fifth annual High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Political and Security matters in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.