Chizhov: Syria is almost settled, time for EU to step in

By |november 23rd, 2017|Association agreement, Astana Syria Peace Talks, Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, DCFTA, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, Geneva talks, Kurds, Miloš Zeman, Nato, News, Petro Poroshenko, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Rex Tillerson, Serbia, Syrian war, Turkey, Ukraine crisis, United Nations, Vladimir Putin|

In a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday (22 November), Russia’s ambassador to the EU discussed Syria and other conflicts, the upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit, his country's relations with Turkey and Bulgaria's Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Chizhov: Syria is almost settled, time for EU to step in

Kazakhstan hosts Jordan king in flurry of diplomatic activity

By |november 2nd, 2017|Abkhazia, Armenia, Astana Syria Peace Talks, Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, frozen conflicts, Georgia, Jordan, Kairat Abrakhmanov, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, King Abdullah, Minsk agreement, Moldova, Nagorno-Karabakh, News, Normandy format, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Quatar, Russia, South Ossetia, Syrian war, Transnistria, Ukraine crisis, UN reform, UNSC|

EURACTIV spoke to several top decision makers in Astana yesterday (1 November) during a day rich in international diplomacy marked by the visit of the King of Jordan Abdullah II, and debriefing sessions following the Syria talks which concluded during ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan hosts Jordan king in flurry of diplomatic activity

Russia to hold Syria ‘congress’ in Sochi despite Syrian opposition’s concerns

By |oktober 31st, 2017|Astana Syria Peace Talks, News, Russia, Syria talks, Syria war|

The seventh round of Syria talks in Astana ended on Tuesday (31 October) with an agreement between the three “guarantor states” (Russia, Iran and Turkey) for a “congress of national dialogue” to be held in Sochi, despite reservations from the Syrian opposition. EURACTIV reports from Astana.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia to hold Syria ‘congress’ in Sochi despite Syrian opposition’s concerns

Astana Syria talks show Kazakhstan’s political independence from Moscow

By |avgust 8th, 2017|Astana Syria Peace Talks, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Russia|

In proposing Astana as the venue for the Syrian peace negotiations, Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev certainly wasn’t expecting Turkey, one of the main regional players and a NATO member, to block the adoption of documents aimed at establishing the so-called “de-escalation zones” plan in Syria. Nevertheless, the temporary failure to achieve a result is rather a setback for Moscow, not for Astana.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Astana Syria talks show Kazakhstan’s political independence from Moscow