partnership transcends the purely bilateral and matures tremendously
is home to a sixth of humanity", French President Nicolas
Sarkozy reminded on December 4, 2010 while seeking support for
his 2011 presidency of the G20 which will focus on global governance...
NATO Strategic Concept focuses on Proliferation, Terrorism and
their Summit meeting in Lisbon, the 28 allies of the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization (NATO) agreed a new Strategic Concept that
will "serve as the Alliance's roadmap for the next ten years
version 3.0 is coming with standard Missile Defense
September 15, 2010, after meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders
Fogh Rasmussen in Paris, French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office
announced that France was ready to help develop and pay for...
more stable Ukraine will become a reliable energy partner of EU
the eve of the local elections in Ukraine due to be held on October
31, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovych stressed some fundamental
conditions that would allow holding it in line with international
Relations with the European Union are the most important component
of Russia's foreign policy
a joint statement following the 25th EU-Russia summit on June 1,
2010, the sides noted the need to modernize economies and societies,
stated the commitment of Russia and the EU to...
Cameron's Britain will carry out a "distinctive" foreign
May 21, 2010, David Cameron made his first overseas visits as Prime
Minister to Paris and Berlin to meet French President Sarkozy and
German Chancellor Merkel. During his "fruitful and focused" meeting...
EU-LAC summit considered as one of the most successful ever
heads of state or government from some sixty European, Latin American
and Caribbean countries (EU-LAC) have gathered in Madrid for three
days to broach their political and trade relations...
The EU must learn from the Greek crisis and instability of the
May 2, 2010, sweeping decisions have been taken to stabilize the
economic and financial system of the European Union (EU) as euro-zone
countries extended financial assistance to Greece on strict...
19th Summit Meeting re-energized EU - Japan relationship
1991 Joint Declaration on relations between the European Community
and its Member States and Japan established common principles and
shared objectives in the political, economic, cooperation and...
Does Eroglu's nationalist victory threaten Cyprus peace process?
was a small election with big implications. A right-wing nationalist,
72-year-old Dervis Eroglu of the National Unity Party (UBP), has
won the presidential election in northern Cyprus with 50,3 percent
EU to strengthen the security of its gas supplies with draft
March 18, 2010, MEPs have beefed up rules to ensure that households
will not be deprived of gas in winter, as has happened in both
2008 and 2009. Parliament's Industry Committee made proposed gas...
Albania and Serbia upgrade relations with EU membership in sight
February 1, 2010, ISRIA published an article stressing Northern
Kosovo remains a flashpoint of tensions. Officials from the United
Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) voiced concern and...
Towards a true European security and foreign strategy?
recent decades, "Europe has been the region with the greatest
capacity for economic growth and for building a welfare state.
We must make a huge effort to regain and maintain that lead. Our...
Helping Greece strengthens the European Union
media warned that the single currency of the European Union, the
Euro, could collapse because of the financial crisis in Greece.
Worse, the financial crisis that seriously affects Spain and...
Population growth is Russia's strategic
Russia's population is estimated at 142 million people and according
to former President Vladimir Putin, the number of Russian citizens
that died exceeded the number that were born by 11,2...
Ukraine election showed progress in
more « On
17 January 2010 our country will have presidential election. As
President, I assure you that it will be compliant with the highest
democratic standards, norms and principles, » said Ukrainian...
EU Foreign Policy must be ambitious
before the EU began the setting up of emergency and medium-term
aid plans for Haiti, recently-appointed European Union's High Representative-designate
for foreign affairs and security policy...
Euro-American Counter-Terrorism to
United States and European countries have stepped up their counter-terrorist
policy this week as the UK threat level from international terrorism
changed from substantial to severe. Indeed...
Europe remains central to United States' security
a speech on 29 January 2010 at l'Ecole Militaire (Military School)
in Paris, France, U.S. Secretay of State Hillary Clinton stressed
the partnership between the United States and Europe is essential...
rather than resolving conflicts should become OSCE's top priority
2010 Summit of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in
Europe (OSCE) was held in Astana, Kazakhstan on December 1-2, 2010.
This was the first since the Istanbul Summit in 1999 and...
United Kingdom will remain a first rate diplomatic and military
October 19, 2010, the British Government has published its National
Security Strategy (NSS) entitled A Strong Britain in an Age of
Uncertainty which outlines its reappraisal of Britain's role in
Germany's foreign policy a driving force behind Europe's diplomacy?
the world is changing, Germany is not only the major European economy
but also a very active diplomatic player which insists on peace,
human rights and economic growth. It has developed fruitful ties...
strategic agreement on gas brings Azerbaijan and Russia closer
President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Azerbaijan on September 2,
2010 for a two-day visit amid growing tensions in South Caucasus.
The Russian President's visit happened a little earlier than...
Networked world, challenges and opportunities for Britain's foreign
May, David Cameron became Prime Minister and immediately met with
his two most important European partners, French President Sarkozy
and German Chancellor Merkel. While his Foreign Secretary...
Finland has a primordial interest towards Arctic issues
April 8, 2010, the Finnish government set up an Advisory Board
on Arctic Affairs to support and monitor Finland’s activities
in the Arctic region and the coordination of Finnish policy in
relation to it. In addition...
NATO may base its new Strategic Concept on Solidarity, Disarmament & Cooperation
March 2010, ISRIA analysts described the revision of NATO Strategic
Concept as an opportunity for the European Union (EU) and as the
document that will shape and guide the North Atlantic Alliance
for the next...
The European Union strengthens its economic cooperation with
European Union (EU) and Asia commit to strengthening economic cooperation
links as a result of the "lessons learned from the crisis",
declared the Second Vice-President and Minister of...
Nord Stream pipeline opens a new energy route from Russia to
future the Baltic Sea / Nord Stream pipeline is to bring 55 billion
cubic metres gas from Russia to the European Union every year," German
Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video message. On April 6, 2010...
The Ballistic Threat is growing rapidly, quantitatively and qualitatively
protection of the United States from the threat of ballistic missile
attack is a critical national security priority. The threat (...)
is growing rapidly. (It) has significant implications for our ability
Yanukovych writes a new page in Ukraine's relations with Russia
rapprochement between Ukraine and Russia was immediate following
the election of pro-Russian Viktor Yanukovych to the detriment
of the former muse of the Orange Revolution, pro-Western...
EU to step up its contribution to North Africa and the Middle
the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the European diplomacy
is taking shape. Considering that one of its primary goal is the
construction of a Europe that can speak with one voice in...
NATO Strategic Concept's revision is an opportunity for the EU
is inevitable and it's already taking place de facto with the revision
of NATO Strategic Concept. As a new political, diplomatic and strategic
environment emerges, there are new trends...
Turkmenistan and France strengthen bilateral economic relations
has gained importance as a major hydrocrabon producer in the Caspian
Sea region and its energy sector is the most important potential
for any future economic and social development in...
Russia and China view the changing world differently
their speeches at the 46th Munich Security Conference (2010), the
Russian and Chinese Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Yang Jiechi,
described a world whose economic and strategic landscape is...
Continuing tensions between communities in Northern Kosovo
information from the United Nations showed that "Northern
Kosovo remains a flashpoint of tensions" between Kosovo Serb
and Kosovo Albanian communities. “Even this peace...