The issues of bilateral relations of the USA and Tajikistan were discussed in course of the visit of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia at the U.S. Department of State Daniel Rosenblum and his colleague Steven Feldsteinи, a specialist on Democracy, human rights and international religious freedom with the representatives of Tajikistani Government and civil society.
Leaders of the Ukraine contact group have announced a ceasefire between rebels and the government in Kyiv. Meanwhile, around 50 tanks entered Ukraine from Russia while the talks were going on, Ukraine's army said.
Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna was in Budapest for a meeting with his Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó and PM Viktor Orbán, Wednesday.
Russia's Gazprom announced that it would cut the volume of Turkmen gas purchases from ten to four billion cubic meters in 2015. Gazprom said that the company's own resources are capable of providing not only the needs of the market in any region of the country, but also European consumers, and in the future Asian ones as well.
The idea of restoring customs posts between Kazakhstan and Russia is not unfounded, Kazakh political scientist, head of the Risk Assessment Group Dosym Satpayev said.
When the West intervened in Libya, it later turned into chaos. When the West did not intervene in Syria, it turned into chaos as well. Therefore, it is hard to draw a definitive conclusion whether it is good or bad to intervene, Justin Vaïsse, director of the Policy Planning staff of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs told EurActiv Slovakia in an exclusive interview.
Two large investment projects in the field of gas chemistry with foreign direct investments and loans are being implemented in Uzbekistan this year.
On February 2nd the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China took place in Beijing. The parties devoted the meeting to discuss the situation within international arena, evaluation of foreign interference into domestic processes in independent states, as well as touched upon the issues of development of a new international transit project – “Great Silk Road”.
The victory of the left movement SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) in Greek Parliamentary Elections has not become a sensation. An extremely complicated economic situation has resulted into the growth of the political power, which was founded by former communists. A 40 years old Leader of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras became a new Prime Minister, who was an activist of a communist youth organization in young days.
Minutes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel finished her hour-long discussion at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) on February 7, it was the turn of the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, to take the floor.