Belarusian leader proposes ‘tractor’ therapy for virus

By |marec 16th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, coronavirus, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, News, Turkmenistan|

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday (16 Monday) encouraged citizens to work in the countryside and drive tractors as a way to overcome the coronavirus epidemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarusian leader proposes ‘tractor’ therapy for virus

Europe’s Southern Gas Corridor ‘almost ready’, says Azebaijan’s SOCAR

By |februar 13th, 2020|Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Caspian Sea, Central Asia, gazprom, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, News, oil prices, pipeline politics, Rosneft, Shah Deniz II, Southern gas corridor, TANAP, TAP, Third energy package, Turkey, Turkmenistan, US sanctions|

A 25-year supply contract has been signed with Italy, and the first Azeri gas is expected to start flowing before the end of 2020, said Vitaly Baylarbayov, deputy vice president of SOCAR, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe’s Southern Gas Corridor ‘almost ready’, says Azebaijan’s SOCAR

Uzbekistan resists as US seeks to rally Central Asians against China

By |februar 4th, 2020|Central Asia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mike Pompeo, News, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uighurs, United States, Uzbekistan|

Uzbekistan on Monday (3 February) gently resisted Washington’s efforts to rally China’s central Asian neighbors against Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a contentious issue for the region which has close economic ties to China.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Uzbekistan resists as US seeks to rally Central Asians against China

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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany launches ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative

Central Asia leaders meet again in sign of increased regional cooperation

By |december 3rd, 2019|Central Asia, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, regional cooperation, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|

A five-way summit hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Shavket Mirziyoyev took place in the Kuksaroy Palace in Tashkent, the country's capital, on Friday (29 November). The second meeting of Central Asia leaders in as many years focused on geopolitics and stability, but also on environmental concerns.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Central Asia leaders meet again in sign of increased regional cooperation

Turkmenistan should promote the Trans-Caspian Pipeline more actively

By |september 3rd, 2019|Azerbaijan, Iran, News, Russia, Trans Caspian pipeline, Turkmenistan|

Iran and Russia are opposing the implementation of the Trans-Caspian project, which is supported by Azerbaijan and is in the EU’s interest, writes Shahnar Hajiev.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkmenistan should promote the Trans-Caspian Pipeline more actively

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Central Asia ministerial welcomes the EU’s new strategy for the region

EU and Central Asia: A new strategy

By |julij 5th, 2019|Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, Kyrgyz Republic, News, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|

On 17 June 2019, the Council adopted a new EU strategy on Central Asia, adapting the EU policy to new opportunities which have emerged in the region.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU and Central Asia: A new strategy

Kazakhstan calls EU’s new Central Asia strategy ‘visionary’

By |maj 29th, 2019|ASEAN, Azerbaijan, Belt and Road Initiative, Caspian Sea, Central Asia, China, EU-Central Asia Strategy, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Gas, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, OSCE, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Tadjikistan, Trans Caspian pipeline, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|

Kazakhstan welcomes the EU's new vision for a stronger partnership with Central Asia, particularly as it took into account the country's proposals, its deputy foreign minister told EURACTIV and called the document, due to be adopted next month, "vision...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan calls EU’s new Central Asia strategy ‘visionary’

Commission eager to see the capacity of Southern gas corridor doubled

By |februar 26th, 2019|Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Günther Oettinger, Hungary, Ilham Aliyev, News, Romania, Southern gas corridor, TANAP, TAP, Turkmenistan, Western Balkans|

A recent meeting of government officials and big energy companies in Azerbaijan signalled ambitions about doubling the capacity of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), and of more European countries becoming clients.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission eager to see the capacity of Southern gas corridor doubled