French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the time to speak about his eventual bid for re-election in 2022, stressing that his priority is to make his mandate a success despite social rebellion reflected in weekly "yellow vest" street actions.
Addressing a session during II One Belt, One Road Forum in Beijing, First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev talked about the possible ways of overcoming today's global challenges.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is attending the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
As many as 41 companies with capital from Central Asian countries, namely Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, were registered in Turkey in January-March 2019, which is by 12 companies more than in January-March 2018, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) told .
The election of Volodymir Zelensky as Ukraine’s new president is unlikely to bring about radical change in Ukraine’s foreign policy, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) said.
Fifteen years after the EU’s big bang enlargement, one would expect the dividing line between old and new (or post-communist) member states to have faded away.
China is working to address mounting concern that its ambitious infrastructure drive creates debt traps for participating countries, according to people involved drafting a joint communique to be considered by world leaders at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing this week.
Last week, leaders of far-right parties from several European Union countries assembled in Milan to announce the creation of a nationalist alliance for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
The spokesperson for Gazprom, Sergey Kupriyanov, stated, on April 15, that the company had resumed gas imports from Turkmenistan (News Central Asia, April 16).
European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, who is atop of New Unity's ticket in the European Parliament elections, told LETA in an interview that European Union solidarity cannot just be a one-way street.
Meetings were held in the Ashgabat, Turkmenistan with representatives of French companies specializing in IT-technologies.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid the state visit to neighbouring Uzbekistan April 14-15. The visit saw a number of intergovernmental documents signed in the area of economy, investment, defence and migration.
China’s increasing influence in Central Asia – historically regarded as Russia’s backyard – is no threat to Moscow, according to the Russian ambassador to Beijing.
Turkey understands NATO's concern on the procurement of the Russian S-400 air defense system, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on April 19.
The turn to the East announced in Russia after the beginning of Western sanctions is supported by participation in various forums and even by the growth of international trade turnover.