In an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic, President Obama laid out key elements of his approach to foreign policy. There is much in it with which one can agree. “Don’t do stupid s——” makes sense as an axiom of foreign policy—or of any policy, for that matter—as does taking deliberate and strategic decisions about when to engage American military power.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said Ukraine has carried out the necessary reforms for the EU to recommend next month that Ukrainian citizens be granted visa-free travel through the passport-free Schengen zone.
New global challenges were discussed by foreign experts March 2 at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies (KAZISS). Growing strains in relations between world powers and strengthening terrorist organisations were debated by leading experts from the United States, Russia and Turkey.
F. Mogherini visit to Baku was the first after a rather tense relations between the EU and Azerbaijan. In recent time, the EU is constantly subjected Azerbaijan to sharp criticism against the policy pursued by Baku in the field of civil liberties, it is extremely inefficient measures aimed at improvement of the legislation, as well as the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
The US Department of Energy has made the most pessimistic world oil price forecasts for the next two years this week, although I would call them pragmatic.
The Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan passed the Law of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the agreement on expanded partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union and its member states".
Reactions to Russia’s announcement that it is pulling its troops out of Syria has been met with mixed reactions from all sides in the conflict. The Russian decision preceded another round of peace talks that continues this week in Geneva.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic spoke to the organizers and participants of the IV Global Baku Forum, the State Committee on Work with Diaspora of Azerbaijan .
Azerbaijan has officially received the status of a dialogue partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The country signed a memorandum for granting the SCO dialogue partner status March 14. This has become the country’s another diplomatic success on international arena.
Water is, after air, the most important resource for us humans. Yet water is wasted in unbelievable ways and seas have become our landfills. Despite all dozens of international documents and strategies, we are still failing to work together in order to save our waters.
Since 2014, Russia and the West have been strengthening their mechanisms of mutual deterrence. The European Leadership Network’s recent report entitled “Towards a New Equilibrium: Minimising the Risks of NATO and Russia’s New Military Postures”, which was prepared by its Research Director Łukasz Kulesa with the involvement of a number of other specialists, is the latest in a series of publications devoted to tackling the issue of escalating tensions in relations between Russia and the West.
"The United Nations Organization backs Kazakhstan's initiatives voiced out by its President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York and during the meeting with the foreign diplomats held yesterday in Astana," Permanent Coordinator of the UN Norimasa Shimomura said .
There is no danger that the NATO summit, set to be held in Warsaw in July, will be transferred to another country, Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said.
The populist right-wing AfD party made the biggest gains in Sunday's state elections, apparently because the electorate felt they were not being taken seriously by the main parties writes DW's Bernd Grässler.
Russia will deliver S-300 air defense systems to Iran in August or September, the head of Russia’s state-owned Rostec corporation, Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.