Apr 18 2015 - 20:20
The EU is not ready to sacrifice relations with Russia for Ukraine’s sake. MEP Dario Tamburrano said today that the EU is not ready sacrifice relations with Russia for Ukraine’s sake.
Apr 18 2015 - 19:31
Terrorists from Germany and Turkey have been arrested in Greece.
Apr 18 2015 - 19:28
The foreign ministers of NATO will meet in Turkey. The next regular meeting of the NATO Council at the level of Foreign Ministers will be held on May 13-14 in the Turkish city of Antalya, reports the press service of the North Atlantic Alliance.
Apr 17 2015 - 21:22
French and Russian Presidents Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin may meet in Yerevan on April 24 to discuss the situation in Ukraine and other problems, TASS reports. Putin's Spokesman Dmitry Peskov had said earlier that such a meeting was possible within the framework of the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Romain Nadal, spokesman of the French Foreign Ministry, announced Hollande's visit to Armenia two days ago.
Apr 17 2015 - 21:12
US President Barack Obama said that Russian President Vladimir Putin's lifting of the ban on shipments of S-300 anti-missile systems to Iran was predictable. He admitted that it was indeed surprising that the ban was lifted with such a delay, RIA Novosti reports.Obama reminded at a press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House that the deal had initially been planned for realization in 2009. The US leader noted that he had met Prime Minister Putin for the first time back then.
Apr 17 2015 - 18:03
Azerbaijan and Turkey have signed a protocol on cooperation in the fields of labour, social protection and employment at the 8th session of their Permanent Commission for Cooperation in the Field of Social Protection, abc.az reports.The sides discussed the work stipulated by the protocol signed at the 7th session of the Commission and events held by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the European Union in the field of social protection in Baku.
Apr 17 2015 - 17:45
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, commenting on the resolution of the European Parliament recognizing the Armenian genocide of 1915, said that the European Parliament should worry more about Indian tribes in America, natives of Australia and tribes of Africa killed by colonizers instead of worrying about the Armenian genocide, RIA Novosti reports.
Apr 17 2015 - 17:14
The Council of Europe has appointed Slovak diplomat Peter Burian as the EU special representative for Central Asia. He got tenure on April 15, Trend reports.Peter Burian has been the state secretary of the Slovak Foreign Ministry, he had been the ambassador to the US and the representative of Slovakia to the UN Security Council. His mandate will not expire until April 30, 2016.Burian replaced Janos Herman, who had been in office since April 2014.