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

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: 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...

    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...

    Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised
    Jul01

    Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised

    ISTANBUL (AP) — An adoring father of his four “princesses.” A weeping bride-to-be, bent over her fiance’s coffin. Two women looking forward to a few days’ vacation with their husbands and their infant children. Victims of Tuesday night’s attack at Istanbul’s main airport have left behind mourning friends and relatives who...

    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...

    Canada to send 1,000 troops to Latvia to deter Russia
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 troops to Latvia to deter Russia

    Canada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions NATO is assembling in Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, reported AFP Thursday via Canadian media. …read more Source:...

    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation
    Jul01

    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation

    Today the Netherlands hands over the reins of the EU Council presidency to Slovakia. The challenges at hand could not be more consequential: the EU structures are being undermined by the popular revolt that has moved beyond symbolism and fringes of the society. The next six months will therefore be crucial in setting the tone with which the EU...