President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to discuss bilateral relations, economic contacts, cooperation within NATO, and security in the region.
Ukraine has said it wants to restore natural gas deliveries from energy-rich Turkmenistan as it tries to reduce reliance on Russia for the fuel.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the U.S. House Armed Services Committee chairman and its members to discuss military, economic and energy cooperation between Lithuania and the United States, the current security situation in Europe as well as the situation in Ukraine.
Kazakh and Hungarian companies signed a number of contracts in the framework of the Kazakh-Hungarian business forum in Astana on April 1.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and the P5+1 have made “significant progress” in their latest negotiations over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, Press TV reports.
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday (30 March 2015) that he is “a strong supporter of closer cooperation between the European Union and NATO” and that more can be achieved “if we work more closely together.” He was addressing the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee and Sub-Committee on Security and Defence in Brussels.
Tajikistan is not satisfied with the implementation of the decision of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on assistance in strengthening the security at the border with Afghanistan, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirodzhdin Aslov following the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CSTO countries in Dushanbe on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov , calling for enhanced cooperation through the joint construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt.
The European Union (EU) over the past month has clearly demonstrated the seriousness of its intentions regarding the implementation of the Trans-Caspian pipeline, which will allow Turkmen gas to access the European market.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to create a single currency for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) has been one of the most discussed topics in the EEU area over the last decade.
The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov, thereby approving his extradition to either Russia or Ukraine.
There is a need to sign a new agreement to expand the trade relations between the EU and Azerbaijan.
Turkmenistan and the OSCE discussed issues of security and reliability of energy supplies and energy infrastructure.
Latvian President Andris Berzins has said that he does not agree with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite's repeated description of Russia as a terrorist state.
In 2014, Russia broke out of the post–Cold War order and openly challenged the U.S.-led international system. This was essentially the result of the failure of attempts to integrate Russia into the Euro-Atlantic community. The new period of rivalry between the Kremlin and the West is likely to endure for years. Moscow’s new course is laid down first and foremost by President Vladimir Putin, but it also reflects the rising power of Russian nationalism.