BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers will discuss in February imposing more sanctions against Russia over a stand-off with Ukraine in the Azov Sea, diplomats said.
ASTANA – In the year ahead, Slovakia and Kazakhstan are aiming to boost trade turnover and tourism, share international organisation leadership experiences and address problems faced by Central Asian countries, said Slovak Ambassador to Kazakhstan Milan Kollár in an interview with The Astana Times.
The new Treaty of Aachen, signed on January 22 by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel bears great symbolic significance—historical as well as political. The question is whether it carries much practical significance.
2019 is an important year for EU-Kazakhstan relations, in anticipation of the full entry into force of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) between Kazakhstan and the EU. In addition to strengthening the foundations for economic success, regional and security issues are also on the radar this year.
Perceptions of the main challenges to the stability of the conventional state of the world are changing as rapidly as the events themselves.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL) on Friday (18 January 2019) to meet Director General Eamonn Brennan and reaffirm the close collaboration between the two organisations.
Beginning Jan. 1, Kazakhstan has introduced a single-entry electronic visa for citizens of 117 countries. An electronic business or tourist visa or one for medical treatment will be issued using a valid invitation considered by the nation’s migration service. Foreigners wishing to benefit from the new arrangement can enter the country through checkpoints at the Astana and Almaty international airports.
Southern Gas Corridor project, which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, will be among the topics of the European Gas Conference 2019, to be held on Jan.28-30 in Vienna, Austria.
Earlier this month, Hungary Today had the opportunity to interview April H. Foley, the United States Ambassador to Hungary from 2006 to 2009. Prior to her service as ambassador, Foley held, among other distinguished positions, the role of Vice-Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Hungary Initiatives Foundation and is a member of the Friends of Hungary Community.
Exclusive interview of the professor International Black Sea University (Tbilisi Georgia) Mr. Nika Chitadze
The first meeting of “India - Central Asia” Dialogue with participation of Afghanistan at the Ministerial level took place on 13 January 2019 in Samarkand, Republic of Uzbekistan, Trend reports referring to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry.
Support in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition for a major new Russian gas pipeline is slipping as frustration with the Kremlin’s brinkmanship grows and pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump starts to bite.
An international summit aiming to promote stability and freedom in the Middle East will be held in Poland in February, Fox News has quoted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as saying.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius slammed statements on the creation of an EU army, saying that they cause the United States' distrust.
Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for leaving the European Union - the only one on the table - was voted down by parliament on Tuesday.