Yet another fishing boat, this time carrying up to 700 migrants, capsized off the coast of Libya this weekend. It's high time for the EU to act.
The reason for decrease in Azerbaijani gas imported by Georgia is the reduction of the level of consumption in the country, a source in SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan).
Iceland plays a “unique role” in keeping the Alliance’s transatlantic link strong, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday (16 April) during a visit to Reykjavik. “Iceland makes important contributions to NATO and international security in many ways,” he said.
The nuclear power plant's conservation process will take at least 10 years.
What tasks does the agenda of the EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga include? What new suggestions, initiatives does the Latvian Republic chairing the EU's Council plan to promote during the Summit this May? What way do the Eastern Partnership participants attempt to deal with the matters of their energy security?
Astana considers Iran as a close political and economic partner, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
While visiting Latvia on Friday, Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, in terms of economic, energy and security cooperation, as well as Latvia’s current Presidency of the Council of the European Union with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, the foreign ministry's press department reports.
India, a major power in South Asia, aims to make a worthy competition to the Chinese military. According to the rating of the strongest armies in the world Global Firepower, China ranks on the list in third place, behind only the US and Russia, and India is located in fourth place.
Belgrade was upset. Left out of Europe, an isolated Albania had threatened to unify with Kosovo, and awaken conflicts in the Balkans, Prime Minister Edi Rama had said.
Turkey intends to support Kazakhstan's candidacy for non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said .
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen. The meeting focused on regional security issues and defense cooperation.
The heads of the member states of the Security Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have considered the issue of granting Azerbaijan a “dialogue partner” status, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev told reporters, commenting on the results of the 10th meeting of heads of member states of the Security Council of the SCO,
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Russia and Ukraine to set in motion the next phase of the shaky Minsk peace accords aimed at stopping the fighting in east Ukraine, ahead of talks about their implementation in Berlin on Monday, AFP reports.
Starting from today Russia becomes a founding country of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). It was established under the initiative of China, and as expected shall operate in full capacity already by the end of the year.
Russia has criticized five Nordic nations for signing a joint defense pact, accusing the governments of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden of "confrontational approaches" to regional defense and security issues.