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The Balkan Region is becoming attractive for a wide spectrum of foreign players – from Beijing to Washington, and from Brussels to Riyadh. Also, it presents considerable interest for Ankara. For Turkey, the Balkan Region Регион is important historically, culturally, politically and economically, playing the role of a “bridge” into Europe. In addition, the Turkic-Islamic foreign policy paradigm stimulates Ankara into action: nearly 17 million or more than one third of the population of Turkey are Muslims, while Recep Tayyip Erdogan is positioning himself as the main “advocate” of Islamic world.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 30-06-2020, 10:31
  • Views: 201
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The geopolitical changes currently unfolding in Southeast Asia underscore Malaysia’s strategic importance for the leading world powers. Until recently, the foreign policy pursued by Kuala Lumpur was a relatively restrained one, dictated by the priority of the domestic political agenda, above all the need to politically and economically “cement” the western and eastern parts of the country and the maze of island territories in between, in a bid to stave off the possible rise of secessionist and autonomist sentiment.
​Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to establish as of July 1 Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and over some areas of Judaea and Samaria, also known as parts of the West Bank and the River Jordan, which fell under the  control of Israel as a result of the 1967 Six-Day War. At present, about half a million Israelis reside in these areas. However, most countries, citing international law, consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal on the grounds that they pose an obstacle to clinching peace with Palestinians.​
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 28-06-2020, 11:02
  • Views: 185
“I can say with confidence that the traditional friendship between India & Russia remain strong. Our mutual interests are solid and we look to future cooperation in the spirit of our special friendship.” The above are the words of Indian Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, during his visit to attend Victory Day Parade at Moscow, Russia. In this, he was referring not only to the warm hospitality he received at Moscow but the long traditional ties between Russia & India. 
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 27-06-2020, 20:04
  • Views: 204
Just as Europe and Russia are systematically lifting restrictive measures, the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted to the Western Hemisphere where the situation in many countries of the region remains very serious. In an interview with International Affairs, Russia’s ambassador to Argentina, Dmitry Feoktistov spoke about the way the Russian Federation is now building relations with the Latin American country, which has enacted the most stringent quarantine measures.
A number of leading members of the Republican Party have sharply criticized the Trump Administration’s response to the riots that have swept America the past few weeks. The US media, traditionally critical of the present occupant of the White House, even argues that just as Trump’s approval rating is taking a tumble, debates about the GOP’s prospects after the current president leaves office this year or in 2024 are heating up in the Republican camp.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 25-06-2020, 11:23
  • Views: 157
​Observers worldwide signal a rapid deterioration of relations between two Koreas which began on June 9th, after North Korea’s authorities discontinued contacts with South Korea over the anti-Pyongyang leaflets circulated by North Korean defectors. While Seoul has announced readiness to take measures, the other party chose to ignore the announcement.​
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 24-06-2020, 15:59
  • Views: 139

Like the rest of the world, countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. As a large regional organization which unites practically all countries of the Latin American continent, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is bravely facing the challenges of global pandemic, taking timely measures and searching for appropriate solutions.

  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 23-06-2020, 16:25
  • Views: 184
President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia has confirmed his intention to attend the Victory Parade in Moscow on June 24th. «I have received an invitation from Moscow, so naturally, I will represent Serbia at Victory Parade», - Srbija Danas cites him as saying. «Few countries can pride themselves on anti-fascist struggle like Serbia. I will proudly hold the flag of my Fatherland on Red Square in Moscow», - the Serbian president said.​
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 22-06-2020, 10:20
  • Views: 208