Russia is neither ten feet tall nor the Soviet Union, but Northern Europe must take the situation as it is and not as we want it to be: the Russian military’s training and exercise pattern is very worrying, argued Colonel Dr John Andreas Olsen of the Royal Norwegian Air Force, Eerik Marmei, Director-General of the Policy Planning Department at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Tomas Jermalavičius, ICDS Head of Studies, at an ICDS Talk on 25 January.
The past year was a turbulent one for democracy in the transatlantic space. A rising tide of populism, nationalism, extremism, and illiberalism continued to upend politics.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Beibut Atamkulov met with Ambassador of Germany to Kazakhstan Tilo Klinner .
Azerbaijan is a strategic partner in the Caspian Sea region not only for Russia, but also for Europe and many other countries, Deputy Director General of Trend News Agency Lina Vaitkeviciene said.
The impasse sets the stage for the United States to begin pulling out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) as early as this Saturday unless Moscow moves to destroy a missile Washington says is violating the accord.
Azerbaijan is the most reliable partner, close friend and a fraternal country for Turkey, Trend reports referring to the results of a survey conducted by the research center "Türkiye Sosyal-Siyasal Eğilimler Araştırması (TSSEA)".
A second summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is likely to take place in February after a North Korean top general visited the White House on Friday. Professor Moon Chung-In, a special advisor to South Korean president Moon Jae In visited Paris during the week. He spoke exclusively to Jan van der Made.
Issued by the North Atlantic Council, Brussels, 1 February 2019
The informal meeting of the defence ministers of the European Union was held on 30 and 31 January in Bucharest, in the context of the Romania’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The UK, Germany and France have created a new payments system to allow European businesses to trade with Iran without falling foul of US sanctions.