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Key foreign policy outcomes for 2016

Key foreign policy outcomes for 2016

1. The outgoing year 2016 was a difficult one for world politics and international relations. The international situation remained tense. Acute contradictions between states and associations of states with regard to fundamental issues of the world order remained unchanged. Blood was shed in entire regions, where statehood and the legitimate basis of the government have been undermined by external interventions or foreign support to local extremist and radical forces. The terrorist threat in the