In an exclusive interview with The Astana Times, Dr. Frederick Starr, founder and former chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and currently distinguished fellow for Eurasia at the American Foreign Policy Council discussed the current situation in countries of the region and provided his outlook on the Eurasian Economic Union.
Friday, December 8, 2017
By Cécile Barbière
African and European countries have adopted a special joint declaration on Libya and said they want to repatriate migrants stranded in Libya to their countries of origin. But the question of who should pay for it has been carefully avoided. EURACTIV France reports from Abidjan.
Presidents of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan during the meeting in Minsk agreed on triple control over the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it is necessary to adopt the road map. According to him, the working groups will meet soon to discuss the road map. The border will be temporarily opened until the road map is adopted.
Corsican nationalists made historic gains in the first round of elections for the new island-wide assembly this weekend. Leaders of the nationalist alliance challenged the government to draw up plans for "real autonomy" within three years.
The UK and EU have failed to reach an agreement to move to the next stage of Brexit talks, Theresa May has said.
By Perparim Isuf
The Kosovo government's new commission on the border deal with Montenegro has attacked the agreement, saying it endorsed a border that did not follow Kosovo's previous border, when it was a province of Yugoslavia.