The idea of building an infrastructure for the transport of Nigerian gas to Europe is not new. Thus, in the late 2000s, a similar initiative was launched under the name of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline along the Nigeria-Niger-Algeria route, followed by export to the states of the Old World through the Mediterranean using the Algerian infrastructure.
And let me start by saying that I look forward to meeting the EU Defence ministers. Later on this week I will meet EU leaders, Heads of State and Government at the EU Council. And then next month, President Juncker and President Tusk will attend and participate in the NATO Summit in Brussels.
Minister of Defense Juri Luik will introduce Estonia's defense industry and meet with leaders of defense contractors at the Eurosatory exhibition taking place in Paris.
Turkey is a rising regional power that holds a crucial role in the Balkans; it has been working to bring peace and stability to the region through state and non-state institutions
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made history again on Sunday evening by winning a landslide victory in the first round of the June 24 presidential election. His Justice and Development Party (AK Party), which has been in power since 2002, received approximately 42 percent of the vote to win its sixth consecutive general election.
Exclusive interview of the Co-Director Oleksiy Melnik, Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes Razumkov Centre, (Kyiv, Ukraine)
The Dutch parliament blocked on Thursday (21 June) the opening of EU accession negotiations with Albania. The EU summit will decide on 28-29 June whether to open negotiations with Macedonia and Albania.
Prices for fuel and lubricants - liquefied gas, gasoline and diesel fuel - have increased in Tajikistan.
Like prizefighters slugging it out this week, Italy’s populist leader Matteo Salvini clashed with French President Emmanuel Macron.
EU-funded projects with a budget of 22 million euros (60 million GEL) implemented by the UNDP and the FAO will provide direct assistance to rural communities and support the governments of Georgia and the Adjara Autonomous Republic in sustainable agriculture and rural development policy.
A few months ago, the author wrote an article for the RIAC website on possible variants of the new international architecture on the European continent that might take shape over the next few years.
More than 2.3 million Romanians and 533,000 Bulgarians aged between 20 and 64 were living in another European country last year, according to a report by the EU statistics agency.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Germany for its vital contributions to the Alliance in talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday (15 June 2018). Speaking at a press conference at the Chancellery, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Germany’s leadership of a multinational battlegroup in Lithuania and its major contributions to NATO operations from Afghanistan to Kosovo and the Aegean Sea.
Turkic-speaking countries may consider creating a single customs zone in the future, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Uzbekistan Huseyn Guliyev said in an exclusive interview with Trend.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is scheduled to visit Dushanbe, Tajikistan, June 20 for participation in the "Water for Sustainable Development" international conference.