Oct 24 2014 - 20:47
The EU summit has ulheld the sanctions imposed by the body on Russia in response to its policy towards Ukraine. The EU stresses that it will continue to monitor the situation in Ukraine and take necessary steps to secure the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Oct 24 2014 - 18:32
The United States is going to bombard the oil deposits currently controlled by Islamic State in order to destroy the source of the terrorist group's wealth. The US is also considering bombardment of oil pipelines located in the regions of Syria run by Islamic State.
Oct 24 2014 - 16:14
Turkmenistan is going to increase energy deliveries to Iran. The corresponding agreement was approved by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov today. Turkmenistan is now set to launch a new power line.
Oct 24 2014 - 13:33
The European Commission may remove Kazakhstani airlines from the blacklist and allow them to make flights to Europe, it was stated at the Kazakhstani Ministry for Investments and Development today, Trend reports.Kazakhstani airlines, except Air Astana, have been on the blacklist since April 2014. The ICAO found problems with plane certification.Kazakhstan and the EU plan to rectify the problem in 2015. 13 out of 18 airports have had their runways reconstructed. One runway at Uralsk Airport will be reconstructed this year.
Oct 23 2014 - 15:05
EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski said at the Ukrainian-Lithuanian and Lithuanian-Ukrainian business councils that the gas dispute of Ukraine will end on October 29, based on information from Brussels, UNN reports.
Oct 23 2014 - 14:31
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili has discussed investment, Georgian economic potential and hydroelectric energy projects with U.S. corporation Honeywell. Garibashvili pointed out that Georgia had a stable political atmosphere, some of the best services in the region, low corruption and criminal risks, a simplified tax system and a rapidly-developing infrastructure, Trend reports.
Oct 23 2014 - 13:51
Rosneft Head Igor Sechin said that the U.S. Federal Reserve had stopped balancing the financial mass, resulting in the dollar strengthening in many countries. The dollar gained about 10% of its previous value compared with the euro, according to the official, Gazeta.ru reports. He added that such a change in US monetary policy affected the prices of assets and goods.
Oct 22 2014 - 14:21
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that a gas deal for winter would have been signed with Ukraine in Brussels yesterday if Ukraine confirmed its solvency, Gazeta.u reports.Novak hopes that an agreement will be reached at negotiations on October 29.