In the last year, there hasn’t been any new momentum in the effort to bring peace to Ukraine. Amid this long-lasting stalemate, the Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung recently published an interview with Martin Sajdik, special representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine, under the ambitious title “We Have a New Plan to Solve the Ukraine Crisis,” that drew attention.
After the uprising started, which was regarded as the continuation of Arab revolts in the Middle East, Syria turned into a platform on which international relations have been defined and where regional and global balance of power is settled.
2019 will be a dynamic year full of opportunities and challenges, and Latvia will have to make difficult choices on foreign and external policy matters, according to experts' opinions included in the Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook 2019.
Britain will take a few days to formulate proposals to put to the European Union in an attempt to resolve the issue of Irish border arrangements after Brexit, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told BBC radio.
The government of Finland decided on Friday to establish for the comprehensive development of the railway field a company by the name of Oy Suomen Rata AB, one of the areas of business for which according to Estonia's Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson will be participation in the Rail Baltic joint venture RB Rail AS.
Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has told journalists that her administration has already sent a note to Washington requesting a meeting with US President Donald Trump ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin allegedly due in spring.
Russia is neither ten feet tall nor the Soviet Union, but Northern Europe must take the situation as it is and not as we want it to be: the Russian military’s training and exercise pattern is very worrying, argued Colonel Dr John Andreas Olsen of the Royal Norwegian Air Force, Eerik Marmei, Director-General of the Policy Planning Department at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Tomas Jermalavičius, ICDS Head of Studies, at an ICDS Talk on 25 January.
The past year was a turbulent one for democracy in the transatlantic space. A rising tide of populism, nationalism, extremism, and illiberalism continued to upend politics.
Azerbaijan is the most reliable partner, close friend and a fraternal country for Turkey, Trend reports referring to the results of a survey conducted by the research center "Türkiye Sosyal-Siyasal Eğilimler Araştırması (TSSEA)".
The informal meeting of the defence ministers of the European Union was held on 30 and 31 January in Bucharest, in the context of the Romania’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.