EU CENTRAL ASIA STRATEGY

Can Kazakhstan’s China-backed financial hub boost belt and road funding?

One of the primary goals of the Chinese-backed Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the newly established regional financial zone in Kazakhstan’s capital, is to boost funding for projects under Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, its transcontinental infrastructure strategy, the governor of the zone said in an interview.

Opening Ceremony of the European Office of the Turkic Council and Meeting of the Foreign Ministers was held in Budapest

The 10th Extraordinary Meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Turkic Council was hosted by H.E. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary on 19 September 2019 at the premises of the Representation Office of the Turkic Council in Hungary.