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    Nagorno-Karabakh conflict negatively impacts cooperation of Armenia and Azerbaijan with NATO and enabling Russia’s “management of instability” in the region
    Jul01

    Nagorno-Karabakh conflict negatively impacts cooperation of Armenia and Azerbaijan with NATO and enabling Russia’s “management of instability” in the region

    Russia’s attitude is influencing thinking of many NATO members about further engagement in the region. The statement came from Konrad Zasztowt, an analyst of the Polish Institute of International Affairs, in an online interview with ArmInfo. “On one hand, some of the Alliance members prefer to be less active in order not to provoke...

    Views from Warsaw: “Enhancement of NATO presence on its Eastern flank is a part of further response to Russian aggression against Ukraine and hostile stance towards the Alliance”
    Jul01

    Views from Warsaw: “Enhancement of NATO presence on its Eastern flank is a part of further response to Russian aggression against Ukraine and hostile stance towards the Alliance”

    Artur Kacprzyk, an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Affairs, says in an online interview with ArmInfo that enhancement of NATO presence on its Eastern flank is a part of further response to Russian aggression against Ukraine and hostile stance towards the Alliance. “Russia continues to build up its forces along NATO’s...

    Meeting of Black See Economic Cooperation FMs begins in Sochi
    Jul01

    Meeting of Black See Economic Cooperation FMs begins in Sochi

    Photo: Alexandr Semyonov/TASS The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) kicked off in Sochi on Friday to discuss the issues of trade and economic, energy and transport cooperation, TASS reports. The ministerial meeting is the final event of Russia’s presidency in the...

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years – PM
    Jul01

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years – PM

    BERLIN: Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. Groysman told Germany’s Funke media group that Ukraine saw its future in the West and hailed an association agreement with the EU as a...

    Kazakh Radio Host Receives Prestigious Award
    Jul01

    Kazakh Radio Host Receives Prestigious Award

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh radio host Mukhamedali Bukharbayev was awarded the “Oscar for the Radio Hosts” at the international competition in Moscow. The event, known as “We Speak as Levitan,” was devoted to the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Information Bureau. Photo:...

    Kazakh FM Outlines Priorities Following Historic Election to UN Security Council for 2017-2018
    Jul01

    Kazakh FM Outlines Priorities Following Historic Election to UN Security Council for 2017-2018

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Following Kazakhstan’s election to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term starting Jan. 1, 2017, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov made comments to the media June 28 on the country’s...

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat
    Jul01

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected Italy to the Security Council under a deal that will see the Netherlands take over the seat in a year. The two countries agreed to split the two-year term on the council after five rounds of voting earlier this week ended with a tie. Under the deal, Italy will take up the seat on January 1 and then make...

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement
    Jul01

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Thursday discussed by phone the settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine, the Kremlin reported. “Vladimir Putin informed Francois Hollande of the June 20 three-party meeting with Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan in St....

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision
    Jul01

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision

    The Ukrainian media is reporting on comments made by the Minister for Culture that Ukraine has no venue capable of meeting the EBU criteria for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation
    Jul01

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 100 LIVES Asbarez – On June 30, 100 LIVES and Aurora Prize Co-Founder Dr. Noubar Afeyan was named one of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s “Great Immigrants: Pride of America” honorees. Afeyan’s distinction identifies him as one of the most prominent and influential naturalized citizens in the...

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