Head of the EU Military Committee Gen. Mikhail Kostarakos expressed his appreciation for the commitment of the Estonian defense forces and the authorities to the development of national defense and said that he supports Estonia in attaining the goals of the forthcoming Estonian EU presidency.
It lasted less than two hours, but the impact of the first manned space flight on April 12, 1961 still rings around the world more than half a century later. The individual bravery of Yuri Gagarin, combined with the extraordinary vision and engineering brilliance which put him into orbit, remains a powerful symbol of how the most difficult challenges can be overcome. Space travel continues to inspire and encourage humanity to raise our sights.
Prime Minister in Kiev security forum: 50 years ago we believed that Lithuania was alive and we were right
As part of his official visit to Ukraine, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has taken part earlier today in Kiev security forum, where he has underscored the freedom-protection values, saying that he is proud of the Lithuanian people who continue helping Ukraine.
Fifty European politicians have said Scotland would be “most welcome” to rejoin the European Union as a full member if it voted for independence.
A number of documents were signed today in Moscow with the purpose of advancing Russian-Uzbek cooperation in the gas sector. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, and Shavkat Mirziyoev, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
A shell fired from a grenade launcher at the Polish Consulate General in Lutsk has become a new link in the chain of provocations directed against the development of Ukrainian-Polish relations. The Congress of the European People's Party addressed the Ukrainian issue. GUAM member states will try to revive the organization by creating a free trade area.
Despite the tense global situation and terrorism that has penetrated Europe, Estonia's independence is better protected than ever before, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said in his speech at the St. John's Church in St. Petersburg on Saturday.
What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday — or of concrete progress in resolving their differences.
The British government officially launched the process of leaving the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, pitting itself against the EU, several parts of the UK, and the two-year time limit of the negotiation.
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén, in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday, called for expansion of economic relations between the two countries.