After talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on April 26, Karimov also said the Shanghai Cooperation Organization must not be involved in the military and political stand-off in Afghanistan.
On April 13, the energy ministers of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran met in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, where they agreed to create a single, common electricity market among these countries. For this purpose, bilateral Russia-Georgia, Armenia-Georgia, and Armenia-Iran projects are being planned to expand the capabilities of the four neighbors’ energy systems (News.am, April 13).
On April 5, 2009 in the Czech capital of Prague US President Barack Obama declared to the world “America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons”. This unprecedented speech by an American head of state sparked a wave of enthusiasm among peoples and governments that had long urged the world’s internationally condoned nuclear-weapon powers (the US, Russia, France, Great Britain, and China) and the international community at large to step up their efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear materials and weapons across the globe as well as to pursue concrete steps towards worldwide nuclear disarmament.
Turkey, Bulgaria, and Romania are set to participate in Alliance's new strategy
Aleksandar Vucic says Serbia will continue on "European path" as his party looks set to win nearly half of votes cast.
Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party has secured victory in the first round of presidential elections. Exit polls show Norbert Hofer of the FPÖ winning 36.7 percent of the votes in a landmark win for the party.
Tehran signed a deal with an American company to export its excess heavy water supplies to US, Head of Iran's Foreign Ministry Headquarters to Monitor Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Abbas Araqchi said .
The notion of a Europe whole and united hardly got a look-in at this year’s Globsec forum of foreign and security policy experts in Bratislava. Yet becoming part of the Euro-Atlantic structures of NATO and the EU is key to Georgia’s future direction and stability. Since 2012, when the Georgian Dream coalition defeated the party led by then president Mikheil Saakashvili, reforms have lost their momentum, stagnation has set in, and corruption and nepotism have been on the rise, according to a new report by the Center for Eastern Studies. There are disagreements too about Georgia’s relations with Russia.
Wednesday, April 20, Berlin – President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a state visit to Germany, met with German President Joachim Gauck to discuss the deepening of bilateral relations, new prospects for cooperation, the threat posed by Russia’s aggressive and provocative behavior and propaganda, as well as a joint response to security challenges. The Presidents of Lithuania and Germany also emphasized the importance of preserving European values and support for the Ukrainian people.
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The Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted the meeting with Finland's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador Niklas Lindqvist.
U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States and the European Union must move forward on a landmark free-trade agreement, despite strong opposition to the accord.
Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan on Wednesday received Ambassador Argo Avakov, newly appointed Head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Office in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.
Visiting Turkey on Thursday (21 April) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, and Minister of Defence İsmet Yılmaz.
The permanent mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Nations on behalf of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization sent to the Special session of the UN General Assembly, which began its work on 19 April 2016 in the city of New York, the text of the statement of member states on the world drug problem.