EU-Asia put aside differences to show united front vs Trump

By |oktober 19th, 2018|ASEM, Asia, Donald Trump, European Council, Iran deal, Korea, News, Paris Agreement, trade, US, WTO|

Faced with Donald Trump's unilateralism, leaders of more than 50 European and Asian countries put aside their differences on Friday (19 October) and upheld multilateral cooperation on all fronts during a summit in Brussels. 

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Juncker and Nazarbayev discuss setting up of EU-Kazakhstan Business forum

By |oktober 19th, 2018|ASEM, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, News, nuclear non-proliferation, United Nations Security Council|

On the sidelines of the Europe-Asia ASEM summit, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed deepening bilateral cooperation, including the setting up of a future EU-Kazakhstan Business forum.

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EU spearheads multilateralism at ASEM summit

By |oktober 19th, 2018|ASEM, Cambodia, China, Donald Trump, Federica Mogherini, human rights, multilateralism, Myanmar, News, One Belt One Road strategy|

European leaders sought to build support from Asia on Thursday (18 October) in defence of free trade and the fight against climate change, to counter the growing protectionism of President Donald Trump's America.

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Nazarbayev: Partnership in Eurasia can strengthen the world system

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Afghanistan, anti-terrorism, ASEM, Belt and Road Initiative, crisis management, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Europe-Asia summit, News, nuclear disarmament, OSCE, religious dialogue, UNSC|

Exclusive: Two days ahead of the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) which will bring together heads of state and government of 51 European and Asian countries, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev offered his comments on a wide range of issues.

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As Putin falters, possible next leader of Russia in Brussels this week 

By |oktober 16th, 2018|ASEM, Dmitry Medvedev, Europe-Asia summit, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Vladimir Putin is now 66, the average age of death for a Russian male. He keeps fit so we can expect he will live longer than his fellow Russian men, whose standard of living and health care has not been at the forefront of his near two decades of rule, writes Denis MacShane.

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ASEM comes to town

By |oktober 16th, 2018|ASEAN, ASEM, Belt and Road Initiative, EU-Asia relations, Federica Mogherini, News|

Apart from the UN General Assembly, the biggest gathering of world leaders takes place in Brussels this week, the biannual Asia-Europe meeting, known as ASEM. Representing two-thirds of the world’s population, trade and GDP, Europe and Asia have lots to discuss, writes Fraser Cameron.

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Mogherini unveils EU response to New Silk Road

By |september 19th, 2018|ASEM, Asia-Europe summit, Belt and Road Initiative, Central Asia, EU-China, Federica Mogherini, New Silk Road, News|

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini announced on Wednesday (19 September) the Commission’s vision on how to better connect Europe and Asia, in what appears to be a reply to China’s Belt and Road initiative, and also an effort to prepare the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in October.

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A European view of Trump’s China visit

By |november 23rd, 2017|APEC, ASEAN, ASEM, China, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, News, One Belt One Road strategy, Philippines, TPP, Vietnam, Xi Jinping|

The ‘America First’ policy of Donald Trump leaves a big window of opportunity for the EU in Asia, writes Geoffrey Harris.

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Post-Trump: Europe’s Asia pivot should be now

By |oktober 5th, 2017|ASEM, China, EU-Asia relations, EU-China, EU-China reations, News|

Since the Trump administration took office, the future of the transatlantic axis has been uncertain. The EU’s external economic policy, therefore, needs reorientation.  Asia, the world’s most dynamic growth region, should play a central role in this regard, writes Cora Francisca Jungbluth.

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