EU voices ‘serious concern’ at US International Criminal Court sanctions

By |junij 12th, 2020|Afghanistan, Donald Trump, International Criminal Court, Josep Borrell, Mike Pompeo, News, United States|

The EU’s diplomatic chief on Thursday (11 June) voiced “serious concern” at moves by President Donald Trump to sanction any International Criminal Court officials who investigate US troops. Ramping up pressure for the Hague-based court to stop its probe of...

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US upbeat on Taliban peace, warns Afghan leaders

By |februar 26th, 2020|Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, Mike Pompeo, News, Talibans, United States|

The United States voiced optimism Tuesday (25 February) about reaching an accord to end the war in Afghanistan as a partial truce held with the Taliban, warning rival leaders in the Kabul government not to scuttle the "enormous opportunity."

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US special envoy discusses Taliban deal with re-elected Afghan president

By |februar 20th, 2020|Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, elections, Nato, News, Talibans, terrorism, United States, Zalmay Khalizad|

US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday (19 February) discussed a US deal with Taliban militants on a weeklong reduction in violence, meeting the day after Ghani was declared a winner of a disputed presidential ...

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Kazakhstan will remain ‘locomotive’ of Eurasian integration – President

By |februar 17th, 2020|Afghanistan, Belt and Road Initiative, Central Asia, China, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Eurasian economic union, foreign fighters, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, Russia, United States|

Kazakhstan and Russia, which are among the founders of the EAEU, will continue to remain the “locomotives” of Eurasian integration, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said at the Munich Security Conference on Friday (15 February). Tokayev, who was elected last June...

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Germany launches ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative

By |januar 28th, 2020|Afghanistan, Central Asia, Climate Change, EU strategy for Central Asia, European Green Deal, Heiko Maas, Josep Borrell, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, water resources|

A high-level ministerial conference in Berlin launched on Tuesday (28 January) the ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative, intended to support regional integration between the five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who hosted the conference, stressed that...

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EU calls for Afghanistan ceasefire as US defence secretary visits Kabul

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, Federica Mogherini, Mark Esper, News|

EU officials called Sunday (21 October) for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying the breakdown in US-Taliban talks presented an opportunity to push for a truce, as the US defense secretary made an unexpected visit to Kabul.

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Trump fires foreign policy hawk Bolton, citing strong disagreements

By |september 11th, 2019|Afghanistan, Donald Trump, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, Nato, News, North Korea, Russia, Talibans, transatlantic relations, Venezuela|

US President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia.

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US to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close 5 bases

By |september 3rd, 2019|Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Ashraf Ghani, Donald Trump, Islamic State, Nato, News, Talibans, terrorism, United States, Zalmay Khalizad|

The United States would withdraw almost 5,000 troops from Afghanistan and close five bases within 135 days under a draft peace accord agreed with the Taliban, the chief US negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, said on Monday (2 September).

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Central Asia ministerial welcomes the EU’s new strategy for the region

By |julij 8th, 2019|Afghanistan, Belt and Road Initiative, Central Asia, Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, EU strategy for Central Asia, Federica Mogherini, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, regional cooperation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|

Gathered in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, on Sunday (7 July), the Foreign Ministers of the five Central Asian countries welcomed the new EU Strategy on Central Asia recently adopted by the EU.

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Trump boasts ‘economic miracle’ in State of the Union speech

By |februar 6th, 2019|Afghanistan, Donald Trump, Mexico, News, Russia, transatlantic relations, US elections|

President Donald Trump vowed in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday (5 February) to build a border wall, which is a source of a deep partisan divide, and said Democratic attempts at “ridiculous partisan investigations” could damage US prosperity.

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