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Angela Merkel-Tayyip Erdogan meet likely at NATO summit

Angela Merkel-Tayyip Erdogan meet likely at NATO summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a NATO summit tomorrow in Brussels, her spokesman said, Zee News reported. "It is quite likely …

Pope Francis congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Pope Francis congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Pope Francis has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. “I’m pleased to convey my sincere congratulations to you and the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of …

Date of Russian presidential caign revealed

Date of Russian presidential campaign revealed

The Russian presidential election campaign will officially begin between December 7 and 17, Central Electoral Commission’s secretary Maya Grishina said. The State Duma passed under the third reading draft …

Rallies near Erdogan’s hotel in Brussesl banned

Rallies near Erdogan’s hotel in Brussesl banned

The mayor of Brussels Yvan Mayeur issued a temporary ban on public gatherings near a hotel in Brussels where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will stay while he attends …

German MP on cancellation of her visit to Turkey

German MP on cancellation of her visit to Turkey

German lawmakers cancelled a visit to Turkey where they had planned to talk to opposition lawmakers, governors and rights groups about last month's referendum, saying Ankara had refused to give them a security detail. Green Party …

Russian Foreign Ministry: we interested in maintaining friendship with our South Caucasian neighbors

Russian Foreign Ministry: we interested in maintaining friendship with our South Caucasian neighbors

Moscow is interested in maintaining friendly relations with all its neighbors in the South Caucasus, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on a board meeting on "the situation in the South Caucasus and Russian policy in the …

 U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

Ankara stresses "the aggressive and unprofessional actions taken" by American security personnel

US stops financial aid to Caucasus (and not only to it)

US stops financial aid to Caucasus (and not only to it)

  US President Donald Trump administration released the 2018 budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to domestic and foreign aid programs. The Budget proposes to reduce or end direct funding for …

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Pledge Game-Changing Energy, Power Cooperation

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Pledge Game-Changing Energy, Power Cooperation

Ashkhabad and Tashkent signed a few agreements

Tbilisi, Baku and Ankara trying to work out formula for military-political and military-technical cooperation

Tbilisi, Baku and Ankara trying to work out formula for military-political and military-technical cooperation

A trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish defense ministers was held in Batumi on May 23.

Manchester Arena attack: All-too-familiar scenes

Manchester Arena attack: All-too-familiar scenes

They underscore Europe's vulnerability to acts of terror

 White House: no evidence of Trump collusion with Moscow

White House: no evidence of Trump collusion with Moscow

The White House, responding to hearings about contacts between officials in Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, said there was no evidence of collusion between Trump's team and Moscow. Testifying before a House …

Iran fights for regional leadership

Iran fights for regional leadership

Hassan Rouhani has to overcome the most acute geopolitical challenges during his second presidential term

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey discuss military cooperation

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey discuss military cooperation

A trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish defense ministers – Zakir Hasanov, Levan Izoria and Fikri Isik – was held in Batumi today. During the meeting …

 Lana Ravandi-Fadai: Trump is bluffing about Iran

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: "Trump is bluffing about Iran"

Whether the situation in Iran and the region will change after Rouhani's re-election

Trump#039s visit to the Middle East has intensified the clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Trump's visit to the Middle East has intensified the clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran

"Is that a serious foreign policy or is the US "simply milking" Saudi Arabia for billions of dollars?" Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asks

 US writes Ukraine off from balance

US writes Ukraine off from balance

The Donald Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than …

Uzbek president meets with Trump

Uzbek president meets with Trump

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting with the US President Donald Trump, who during the meeting highly appreciated the reforms being implemented in Uzbekistan. Mirziyoyev …

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold military drills in June and September

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold military drills in June and September

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey plan to hold joint military exercises in June and September 2017, the Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria said after the meeting with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir …

BSEC final declaration draft signed in Istanbul

BSEC final declaration draft signed in Istanbul

Participants of the Council of Foreign Ministers’ session within the Black Sea Cooperation Organization (BSEC) have agreed on a final declaration draft that will be adopted at the organization’s Istanbul-hosted summit, the Russian …