The Group of 20 summit closed its two-day meeting on Saturday, adopting the G20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration. Amid mounting trade friction between the United States and China, the joint statement — like the one adopted at last year’s G20 summit — does not include words such as “fight against protectionism.”
President Xi Jinping meets with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Thursday.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius met with Moldovan leaders in Chisinau to discuss the implementation of European reforms in the country.
In Latvia’s national energy and climate plan 2021-2030, proposed by the Economics Ministry, the emphasis is on developing a climate neutral economy, according to the draft document.
Europe must look for ways of incorporating the carbon content of imported products while avoiding import dependence on key technologies for the energy transition, said Maros Šefčovič, the European Commission’s Vice-President in charge of the Energy Union.
Europe’s leaders, divided over China as opportunity or threat, must decide on benefiting from a US-China conflict or choosing sides
NATO Defence Ministers will meet in Brussels this week (26-27 June 2019) to take decisions to continue modernising the Alliance.
France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, two European diplomats said.
Turkey may face EU sanctions due to drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus - in an area that it considers solely its economic zone (EEZ).
Kazakh nuclear physicists, engineers and students will soon be able to participate in European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) scientific experiments and internships at CERN facilities, said Kazakh Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbayev .
New missile, new threats?
The new pro-Russian, pro-EU, government under Maia Sandu is still enjoying its initial honeymoon period - but the conflicting agendas of its partner parties will soon put its stability under strain, experts say.
The purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems doesn’t mean that Ankara turned away from NATO, Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said.
In 2017, E.U. officials rejoiced. They claimed to have accomplished more in 10 months than in 10 years in the field of defense, having launched three new initiatives to strengthen defense industrial cooperation, first and foremost the European Defense Fund.