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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan will remain ‘locomotive’ of Eurasian integration – President

Uzbekistan is open for ‘conscientious foreign investors’, seeks ‘honesty vaccine’

By |januar 27th, 2020|anti-corruption, Central Asia, Eurasian economic union, human rights, News, NGOs, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan|

The president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, addressed the newly formed parliament on Friday (24 January), laying out his plans for the next five years. The banking sector, fighting corruption, foreign direct investment, poverty reduction and inter...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Uzbekistan is open for ‘conscientious foreign investors’, seeks ‘honesty vaccine’

Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

By |januar 21st, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, China, Croatian Presidency, Donald Trump, Eurasian economic union, Kazakhstan, News, Subsidies, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU on Monday (20 January) praised Kazakhstan for its initiative to host a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), at a time when this largest economic body is undergoing a deep crisis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

Medvedev confirms support for Serbia as it readies free trade deal with Eurasia

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Eurasian economic union, News, Russia, Serbia|

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reiterated Moscow's support for Serbia during a visit to Belgrade on Saturday (19 October) and announced the signing of a free trade agreement between Serbia and the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Medvedev confirms support for Serbia as it readies free trade deal with Eurasia

In Moldova, voters choose between Russia and Europe

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Eurasian economic union, frozen conflicts, Igor Dodon, Moldova, News, Romania, Russia, Transnistria|

Voters in Moldova head to the polls on Sunday (24 February) for a parliamentary election reflecting the tiny ex-Soviet republic's long-standing division between pro-Russians and pro-Europeans.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za In Moldova, voters choose between Russia and Europe

Commission reacts to Russian transit ban via Ukraine

By |februar 1st, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, Eurasian economic union, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin|

A Commission official said on Wednesday (30 January) that the EU executive questioned the coherence of the Eurasian economic union, because of the Russia-imposed embargo on the transit of a range of Ukrainian goods through its territory, in effect foreclosing access to export markets in Central Asia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission reacts to Russian transit ban via Ukraine

Brussels’ approach to Greater Eurasia in need of revision

By |oktober 31st, 2018|Central Asia, China, Eastern Partnership, Eurasia, Eurasian economic union, News, One Belt One Road strategy, Russia|

It’s curious that the EU’s initiative “Connecting Europe and Asia” makes no mention of two of its most important players – the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Chinese “Belt and Road” Initiative, writes Yuri Kofner.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brussels’ approach to Greater Eurasia in need of revision