Brussels expects to see a legally binding document regulating relations between Belgrade and Pristina before Serbia joins the EU and insists on Belgrade’s continued dialogue with Kosovo, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said in the Serbian capital this week.
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit soared 108.5 percent in January compared to the same month of 2017 and reached $9.06 billion mainly due to a significant rise in gold imports and energy costs, preliminary data from the Turkish Customs and Trade Ministry has shown.
U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George A. Krol clarified whether the sanctions against Russia will affect Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
An exclusive interview of the Senior editor of Pirmais Biznesa radio (First Business Radio) in Riga, Latvia Aris Jansons.
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) investigated the proposal submitted by Pergas international consortium for development of Karanj oil field.
At the end of 2016, both the political and expert communities in Russia appeared to be very pessimistic about the future of the world order in general, and the about the future of the West in particular.
The interior ministers of the European Union discussed implementing common standards for the land border of the area of free movement, while Estonian Interior Minister Andres Anvelt said that a land border without common standards poses a risk to the entire area of free movement.
There are signs that the EU and Russia are managing their relations better in their common neighborhood. Neither has achieved its ambitions in countries such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. Although a “grand bargain” is not possible at the moment, the two sides have a common interest in halting a deterioration in relations.
An increasingly important component of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative can be found in the Central Asian corridor that connects China and Afghanistan. China has been expanding its economic and security cooperation in Central Asia in recent years. Reports this week that China plans to build a military base for Afghanistan's armed forces in the northeastern province of Badakhshan suggest that the strategic yet perennially unstable country is quickly following through on the plan.
Exclusive interview with Maksym Khylko, Chairman of the Board at the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation, Senior Research Fellow at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.