Germany and France have called for the EU to revise proposals for coping with a huge influx of migrants arriving by sea from Africa. The plan foresees the two nations taking in large numbers of them.
China has strongly rejected U.S. criticism of its land reclamation activities in the South China Sea.
May 29 saw Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaite meet with officials in the sixth Interparliamentary Assembly of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine. The meeting is intended to increase interparliamentary cooperation between the three countries.
One of the important events within the project on supply of Azerbaijani gas to Europe can take place in early June. Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said that Bulgaria and Greece plan to sign the final investment decision on the construction of the IGB (Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria) on June 12.
Kazakhstan plans to introduce visa-free entry for citizens of 26 countries, media reports citing the Deputy Chairman of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Gulnar Kurbanbayeva.