Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said Tehran and Hungary can enjoy peaceful nuclear cooperation.
Moscow retains substantial influence in Europe. However, its ability to leverage that influence against Ukraine appears to be declining, as four decisions over the past two months illustrate.
The European Council has adopted a mandate for the European Commission and the high representative for foreign affairs and security policy to negotiate, on behalf of the EU and its member states, a comprehensive agreement with Azerbaijan.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is committed to nuclear deal and it is better that all the sides (P5+1 Group) remain committed to it as well.
Political scientist Andris Spruds told BNS on Thursday that the unpredictability of newly elected US President Donald Trump could push EU countries to appeal to Russia for support.
Turkmen and the European Commission officials during a meeting in Brussels stressed the importance of the work under the Ashgabat Declaration meant for development of energy cooperation between Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the EU.
Despite the change in U.S. leadership, the interests of the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the world will not change, U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol said in statement following the confirmation of the results of the election.
The finalisation of the Indo-Japan nuclear deal will be the main takeaway for most people of this year’s summit meeting between the two prime ministers, Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe. There is no getting away from the importance of this agreement. One, because reactor cores in almost every nuclear plant made in the world come from Japan and so such a deal is a necessity for nuclear commerce with almost everyone else in the world. Buying a reactor from the US or France is impossible without Tokyo’s concurrence. Two, India’s ambitious carbon emission targets under the Paris agreement have brought nuclear power back into the energy equation. Solar and wind cannot provide baseload power. Nuclear is the only carbon-free way to satisfy that all important need.
The current international environment is largely characterized by the influence of a number of factors of instability. Continue to expand the zone of conflict in various parts of the globe, forming a new range of challenges in the global economy, new challenges are emerging demographic and civilizational character. An effective solution to these problems necessitate the revision of the current in the twentieth century system of views and concerns improving the tools, both in the economy and in politics.
The conservative CDU and CSU parties have backed Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier to replace Joachim Gauck as president, paving the way for him to take up the post without a serious challenge.
There will be no major change in political relations between the US and the Central Asia in connection with election of Donald Trump as the US president, but expansion of economic cooperation is possible, Andrey Chebotarev, director of the Kazakhstan-based research center Alternative, told .
President-elect Rumen Radev has largely benefited from a "groundswell of popular resentment against the GERB-led coalition" in Bulgaria, the Financial Times has said, citing analysts.
Donald Trump's election to the US presidency poses risks to EU-US relations, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said on Friday.
Socialist leader Igor Dodon, in a news conference after midnight, said he realizes the responsibility he will bear as Head of State and understands that it won’t be easy. “I promise I will be President for everyone, for those of the right, for those of the left, for those who want in the European Union and for those who want in Russia,” he stated, quoted by IPN.
For the last 25 years, Central Europeans have worked hard to become part of the Western, democratic world. It is increasingly likely that the West may, in its current form, may cease to exist. Social revolt against the global liberal order is gaining strength, writes Maciej Kisilowski.