The extraordinary EU summit on 30 August, which was expected to put together “the full puzzle” of the EU top jobs for the next five years, will only decide on the successors of Council President Herman Van Rompuy, and EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton, sources told EurActiv today (26 August).
On Monday, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas and Moldova's Deputy Minister of Justice Sabina Cerbu discussed issues relating to bilateral cooperation in the area of justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs.
In October, the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Milan will bring together leaders representing 60% of the world’s population, 52% of global GDP and over two-thirds of all international trade.
We met with Vitaly Vorobyov, SCO Advisor and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, to discuss the potential of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in resolving problems of regional security, its role in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of ISAF, the Silk Way project initiated by China, Russia's future SCO presidency and many other issues.
It appears Turkmenistan is about to lose its second-best customer for natural gas, Iran.
At first glance, it might seem Quebec and Scotland have little in common. But look a little closer and some similarities emerge.
August 30, 1995 adopted the first Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In a short historical period, the country has gained a strong statehood and real independence. Today, the country's basic law is the guarantor of equal rights and opportunities for all people of Kazakhstan, taking into account the interests of the multinational people.
"Russian military leaders fear that they will be defeated in any major conventional engagement, and so must rely on nuclear deterrence to prevent an enemy from taking advantage of a battlefield victory."
Ukraine, as a responsible member of the international community, demands respect for its sovereignty, territorial integrity and borders.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called to declare truce in Ukraine, a Tengrinews.kz correspondent reports from Minsk, Belarus.
German Ambassador is 60 years old, he is married and has five children. Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch comes from an old aristocratic family. Has worked in diplomacy since 1984. In course of his career he was a Deputy Head of the FRG Intelligence Service (BND). The last post before appointment for Russia – German Ambassador to Poland. He is a football fan.
Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has paid a visit to OboronExpo-2014 military exhibition held in Zhukovsky town near Moscow late last week, Tengrinews reports.
During his trip to Afghanistan, Lithuania's Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas on Thursday met with Ambassador Maurits Jochems, NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan, General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. (USA), Commander ISAF, and Jan Kubis, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and the Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), the Ministry of National Defence said.
Kazakhstan intends to increase the its grain exports to Russia amid the sanctions that Russia imposed on some of the agricultural products imported from the western countries supporting sanctions against Russia, Tengrinews reports citing Chairman of the Committee for State Inspection in Agro-Industry (Agroprom) of the Agriculture Ministry of Kazakhstan Saktash Khasenov.