As leaders and senior officials returned home from nearly a week of meetings and soirees on the margins of the annual United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York City, observers could finally catch their breath and assess the significance of an unusually high volume of announcements, ranging from climate change and human rights to international finance and trade.
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s visit to New York began with a meeting the US political and expert community, held with the assistance of the influential American analytical center "Atlantic Council".
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called violent attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure in Abqaiq and Khurais “an act of war,” as evidence suggests that Iran is the culprit.
The Hong Kong crisis and the backlash over the Chinese takeover of German companies could make Chancellor Angela Merkel’s twelfth trip to China particularly delicate.
Almost two dozen Polish former ambassadors are telling U.S. President Donald Trump that Poland’s democracy is at risk, and urging him to use an upcoming visit to pressure the country’s populist government to respect human rights and stop flouting the constitution.
Ministers of foreign affairs from the five Central Asian nations and a top U.S. diplomat met in Nur-Sultan Aug. 22 to discuss regional security and economic cooperation with the United States.
Donald Trump’s trip to Poland is a chance for the country’s politics of memory, an official has said ahead of the US president’s planned visit later this month.
Turkey and the US have started work on launching a coordination center for the creation of a security zone in Syria.
Kazakhstan remains hopeful the United States and Russia will negotiate and resolve their problems concerning the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty through existing bilateral and multilateral platforms, said the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an Aug. 4 statement on the Aug. 2 withdrawal of the United States from the treaty.
Relations between Warsaw and Washington are a priority for Poland’s president, an aide to the head of state has said.