Analysts say latest tensions, coming on top of the trade war, could make it difficult to get relations between the two militaries back on track
Friday, October 5, 2018
The bilateral strategic partnership developed through economic integration, investment in people-to-people contacts, and driven by mutual interest, lasts longer than the one based on self-interest and transactional in nature.
The recent conversation between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is essential to reinvigorating negotiation process on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Matthew Bryza, former US ambassador to Azerbaijan and former co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group.
Last Sunday Macedonia held a referendum vote to change its name, end a 27-year dispute with Greece, and open the doors to its EU and NATO integration. Weeks before the vote, social media platforms became not only channels for sharing political attitudes, but also venues for deliberate polarization and misleading content.
NATO Defence Ministers concluded two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (4 October 2018), focused on further adapting and strengthening the Alliance in response to an increasingly assertive Russia and continued instability in the South.