The President of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić, attended the opening ceremony of Serbia’s Honorary Consulate in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. After the ceremony, Nikolić gave an exclusive interview to TASS Russian media agency – discussing the nation’s ties with Russia and his views on Serbia’s EU and NATO integration.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The Kenyan doctor who was arrested last week in Malindi over allegations of being a terror suspect was on Thursday released by a Nairobi court for lack of evidence.
NAIROBI, Kenya — On Monday a Nairobi court in Kenya detained a terror suspect for three more days in an effort to allow police to complete investigations over the man’s alleged links with terror group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
The President of Turkey, Recep Tayip Erdogan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.
After attending a meeting in Moscow, the Turkish Vice-Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek announced that the Presidents Erdogan and Putin will meet on August 9.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Maria Zakharova, accused the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, of destroying its nation’s traditionally friendly ties with Russia.
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, warned the EU of the Russian anti-EU and anti-NATO agenda in the West Balkans during an interview for EU Observer.
Two days ago, sources close to the office of Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter of apology to Putin for the downing of a Russian fighter jet on November 24 2015. Today, the two presidents spoke on the phone in an attempt to renew bilateral relations.
NATO is going invite Montenegro to join the alliance on Dec 1st. This reports the German newspaper ‘Die Welt’, citing high ranking NATO diplomats. Moscow has informed several NATO members that such a step would lead to a further deterioration of the relations between Russia and the military alliance.
Robert D. Kaplan provides a refreshing overview of the geopolitical context of Greece’s financial crisis (WSJ, June 30; July 2 p. 16). His analysis is accurate but some points are missing.