Exclusive interview of David R. Marples is Distinguished University Professor, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Canada
Speaking at a meeting of the European Council on Friday, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that to increase prosperity and create new jobs, the single market which serves as the basis of Europe's economic growth needs to be strengthened in all areas.
The decision of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to resign as head of Kazakhstan, like his entire political course, is a wise and far-sighted step, head of the Baku Club of Political Science and candidate of political sciences Zaur Mammadov.
The Regional Minister for Employment, Industry and Tourism of the Principality of Asturias (Spain), Isaac Pola Alonso, and the Chief Transformation Officer of Enagás, Antón Martínez, signed an agreement in Oviedo to develop projects for non-electric renewable energies such as biomethane and green hydrogen in Asturias.
Greek foreign minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday that Turkey should not be excluded from the energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean during his meeting with his counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Turkish resort of Antalya.
MPs will be asked to vote again on Brexit on Friday but only on part of the deal negotiated with the EU.
Polish Prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki's visit to Lithuania is planned in early April.
Iran has started construction of two units as the extension of its Bushehr nuclear power plant, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, said.
Romania could face legal action after environmental groups lodged a complaint with the EU over allegedly lax penalties against coal power polluters in the Eastern European country.
China clearly understands the potential danger of India’s military presence at the entrances to the strategic Malacca Strait and states that, in the desire, on the one hand, to maintain their independent status in the traditions of the non-alignment movement, and on the other hand, to realize their geopolitical ambitions military rapprochement with the United States and its allies in India is increasingly difficult to maintain the delicate balance of its foreign policy.
Finland is due to formally join the Lithuania-initiated project for developing the European Union Cyber Rapid Response Teams (CRRTs).
Kyrgyzstan will have to step up work on the construction of the Turkmenistan-Kyrgyzstan-China gas pipeline, Trend reports referring to the statement by Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.
Nuclear deterrence can serve as a pillar of international security only in conjunction with negotiations and agreements on the limitation, reduction, and nonproliferation of nuclear weapons.
On November 26, a day after Russia attacked three small Ukrainian naval vessels attempting to pass through the Kerch Strait, German Chancellor Angela Merkel received official notification about this incident from Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.
The German chancellor has said she is open to a "short extension" to the Brexit deadline on certain conditions. She told the German parliament that the EU is committed to close cooperation with the UK in the future.