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

Brussels ministerial paves the way to launching EU Central Asia strategy

By |november 24th, 2018|Afghanistan, anti-terrorism, Belt and Road Initiative, Central Asia, China, Federica Mogherini, human rights, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Islamic State, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Paris Agreement, regional cooperation, rule of law, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, US, Uzbekistan, water management|

A meeting between the EU and the foreign ministers of the five countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) took place in Brussels on Friday (23 November). The EU is expected to define its strategy with this ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brussels ministerial paves the way to launching EU Central Asia strategy

Elmar Mammadyarov : Azerbaijan’s EU relation is of strategic nature

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Armenia, Central Asia, Eastern Partnership, EU-Azerbaijan relations, Federica Mogherini, Maroš Šefčovič, Nagorno-Karabakh, News, Nikol Pashinyan, One Belt One Road strategy, Russia, Serzh Sargsyan, Southern gas corridor, TANAP, TAP, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Nations, UNSC|

In a wide-ranging interview, the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov discussed his country’s relations with the EU, major energy and transport projects, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and relations with global players.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Elmar Mammadyarov : Azerbaijan’s EU relation is of strategic nature

Caspian Five settle row over sea’s legal status, demarcation pending

By |avgust 13th, 2018|Azerbaijan, Caspian Sea, Iran, Kazakhstan, News, Russia, Turkmenistan|

Leaders of the five Caspian littoral states met on Sunday (12 August) for the Fifth Caspian Summit in Kazakhstan's port city Aktau to sign a landmark declaration determining the legal status of the Caspian Sea and aiming to end the legal limbo over its...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Caspian Five settle row over sea’s legal status, demarcation pending

Turkmenistan to tap into Southern Gas Corridor

By |maj 8th, 2018|Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Gas, Iran, News, pipeline politics, Southern gas corridor, Turkmenistan|

Gas swaps in which Iran plays a central role could open the door for Turkmenistan, a Central Asian country with ample gas reserves, to become an important player on the EU gas market, according to media reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkmenistan to tap into Southern Gas Corridor