The Estonian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly is taking part in the spring session of the assembly in Tirana, Albania, where a declaration for the NATO Warsaw Summit is planned to be endorsed.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Polish counterpart Witold Waszczykowski signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost political consultations between the two countries.
Slovakia’s final agenda for its first EU Council Presidency will be adopted at the last moment, says Dušan Krištofík, the Slovak Ambassador to Poland. The reason is the British referendum on EU membership, which “will have a major impact on the Union” whichever way it goes, he told EurActiv Poland.
Turkey is in a critical position as a consequence of both its proximity to multiple crises and its unique exposure to deteriorating security relationships in both the south and the east. It must keep regional conflicts from further undermining the country’s internal security. It must also strengthen ties to NATO and EU partners whose demands on Turkey are set to increase, but whose cooperation will be essential to meet proliferating regional security threats. The prevailing atmosphere of mutual suspicion between Ankara and its Western allies suggests that this will not be an easy task. But relations with Turkey are set to become the most critical in NATO.
The European media frequently publishes articles in favor of certain dissidents. And so it turns out that the vast majority of these publications devoted to fugitive criminals or those who are serving these criminals. This is observed and with Kazakhstan.
The French and German leaders have attended a series of events to commemorate those killed in the WWI campaign. They used the occasion to urge increased European unity in the face of many challenges.
More than 50 companies from the Chinese region of Zhejiang are to meet with around 60 Croatian companies in Zagreb to 'explore new business activities'.
The only route big enough for Israel’s gas exportation is a country like Turkey which is capable of providing infrastructure and further exportation to the West, Shai Cohen, the Consul-General of Israel in Istanbul has said.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius is leaving on Friday for Iran to discuss economic, trade, and cultural cooperation, the Foreign Ministry said.
The need to keep the channels of dialogue open with an unpredictable Russia is taken as an absolute imperative by many Western politicians. But they are often surprised when this tactic backfires.