When the two leaders met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the United States Donald Trump discussed, among other things, the issue of establishing and enforcing the ceasefire in Syria, which came into being on July 9, 2017.
Four Balkan countries have threatened to relatiate with counter-measures if Croatia does not revoke its decision within a week to raise fees on imports of fruit and vegetables.
China has long been one of the leading players on the international arena, whose opinion influences the political and economic situation around the world. Therefore, the position of this country on any given issue is of the same interest.
Carla Del Ponte was full of enthusiasm when she was appointed to the United Nations Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) three-person Commission of Inquiry on Syria in September of 2012. Now she is leaving the commission in frustration. And that with a rationale that is not only partial flawed, but also one that is politically shortsighted and astonishingly naive.
The European Commission on Tuesday made an official decision in the third round of applications to allocate 110.5 million euros to the Rail Baltic railway project, while the funding agreements will be signed in November at the latest.
Even the Commonwealth Bank's staunchest critics wouldn't have predicted this one.
The European Union on Friday (4 August) imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens’ turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea.
The fates of Georgia and Azerbaijan have been closely linked for most of their histories, and now this is true more than ever. The past twenty-five years have demonstrated that without their close strategic partnership, neither country would be able to sustain its independence or achieve greater economic prosperity.
Many people equate the European Union with Europe, overlooking a few nuances along the way. From a historical point of view, of course, it is clear that the EU, having contributed to ending centuries of war and violent conflict among its member states, nowadays embodies the antithesis of pre-1945 Europe. And in geographical terms, the EU’s successive enlargements have allowed it to reflect, far more closely than ever before, the full expanse of the European continent.
Azerbaijan's cooperation with Russia can solve many economic, political, regional and geopolitical issues, Alexander Karavayev, research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told .