The members of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council approved the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which will be held on March 7 in Bishkek.
The US president has taken the opportunity at the conservative conference to double-down on his policy agenda. The self-proclaimed billionaire has singled out Europe, criticizing Sweden, France and Germany.
The Latvian prime minister said during the conversation that he sees possibilities to expand the existing trade ties and that Latvia is interested in attracting Canadian investment in areas like information and communication technology, transport and logistics.
Lithuania will seek that sanctions for Russia are continued until it "withdraws from the illegally occupied territory of Ukraine," Lithuania's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, marking three years of occupation of Crimea.
While immigration overall to the UK dropped to its lowest for the past two years in 2016, the number of Romanians and Bulgarian migrants to Britain reached an all-time high of 74,000 people.
Last year, the authorities in Moldova went to return to the country of direct presidential elections (in 2000 was elected president of the parliament) to bring down a wave of mass protests.
The coup was planned for election day. Wearing fake police uniforms and armed with assault rifles, more than a dozen Kremlin-linked plotters were allegedly preparing to storm the parliament of the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro and assassinate its Prime Minister. Their goal, according to the government's investigators, was to stop the country of 620,000 from joining NATO, which would give the U.S.-led alliance control of nearly every northern Mediterranean port from Gibraltar to the Bosporus. On a tip from an informant, real Montenegrin police rounded up the plotters as polls opened for the vote in October. Two ringleaders, both suspected agents of the Russian intelligence services, are now back in Russia.
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven attend a news conference at the annual Kultaranta Talks on foreign and security policy, at the Presidential Summer Residence Kultaranta in Naantali, Finland, June 19, 2016.
It has been more than three years since Ukrainians gathered at Maidan Square in Kyiv on the night of Nov. 21, 2013, to demand closer integration with Europe and the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych. As the protests spread and Yanukovych refused to sign the Association Agreement with the EU, a full-scale uprising forced him to flee and led to conflicts across the country that have since claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people. It also led to a de facto division of the country between a pro-European west and a pro-Russian east, as well as loss of Crimean Peninsula to Russia.
Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan plan to increase the volume of mutual trade up to $20 billion, said Turkey’s Deputy Economy Minister Fatih Metin at the 5th Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia business forum in Istanbul Feb. 17.