The national airline of Latvia, airBaltic, plans to launch a new direct flight Riga-Almaty in 2018.
Moldova, located — although often described as “sandwiched” — between Romania and Ukraine, faces a crossroads. It aspires both to be a part of Europe within the EU’s Eastern Partnership, yet feels pressure from Russia and instability due to the Russia-backed separatist area of Transnistria on Moldova’s border with Ukraine.
Azerbaijan’s accession to the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) would further enhance the country’s cooperation with member states, Malik Ayub Sumbal, Pakistan-based senior political analyst, told .
The Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago.
Despite its conclusion just over a month ago, Russia’s military exercise Zapad 2017 has left western observers with many unanswered questions.
Slovakia’s prime minister, president and parliament speaker pledged yesterday (23 October) to keep to a pro-European path, a day after its Czech neighbours became the latest central European ex-Communists to elect a populist taking a hard line on the EU.
EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has said the European Commission (EC) received the so-called "Marshall Plan for Ukraine," but it has already the necessary tools for its implementation.
Yesterday, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, ahead of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Foreign Minister Mikser emphasised at the meeting in Berlin that Estonia and Germany are close allies and partners, who share the same views on challenges facing the EU.
Croatian companies are protesting that a newly-adopted EU directive likely to increase wages for employees sent to work in other EU states will hurt their their businesses and cause job cuts.
In the margins of the Mediterranean Conference of the Organization for Security and Co – operation in Europe, which is being held these days in Palermo. Deputy Prime Minister, Andrei Galbur, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, met with Italian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Angelino Alfano, today, the MAEIE’s public diplomacy, strategic communication and media interaction service has reported.