Turkmenistan and Tajikistan Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement

On November 2-3, 2017, the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, paid a visit to Dushanbe, the capital city of the Republic of Tajikistan, where he was welcomed by his Tajik counterpart, Emomali Rahmon. On this occasion, the two heads of state signed a strategic partnership agreement between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tajikistan. The twoContinue reading “Turkmenistan and Tajikistan Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement”

Turkmenistan to join a series of international conventions

The Parliament of Turkmenistan adopted resolutions to join three new international conventions. The Turkmen Government announced in a message on 5th of November that the Mejlis, which represents the legislative body of the country, approved the Resolutions to join a series of international conventions. According to the official announcement, the measures refer to adopting theContinue reading “Turkmenistan to join a series of international conventions”

Norway’s Saga Energy to invest USD 3 billion for building solar power plants in Iran

On October 17, 2017, the Norwegian company Saga Energy signed a USD 3 billion investment agreement with the Iranian company Amin Energy Developers, at the residence of Norway’s Ambassador in Iran. The agreement provides for the construction of solar power plants in Iran, with a total power generation capacity of up to 2 GW. TheContinue reading “Norway’s Saga Energy to invest USD 3 billion for building solar power plants in Iran”

Russia: Challenges and Energy Risks

The most important products exported by the Russian Federation are oil and petroleum products according to the World Trade Organization (WTO) statistical data. Russia also exports petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, coal, different types of metals, wood, fertilizer, machinery and equipment. The major oil and gas companies are Tyumen Oil Company (TNK), Lukoil, Gazprom,Continue reading “Russia: Challenges and Energy Risks”

New rounds of talks regarding the bilateral cooperation between Georgia and Turkmenistan

On 30 August 2017, Ashgabat hosted the third reunion of the Joint Georgian-Turkmen Intergovernmental Comission for Economic Cooperation. This meeting brought together experts from the ministers and departments of the two countries. Taking into account both parties’ interest to improve their cooperation in the field of transport, the talks underlined the importance of developing aContinue reading “New rounds of talks regarding the bilateral cooperation between Georgia and Turkmenistan”

Vladimir Putin: central elements of the Sochi speech (October 11th)

On October 11, in Sochi, Russia, two summits were held at the level of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC). Russia holds the status of coordinator for 2017. The summit was attended by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of ArmeniaContinue reading “Vladimir Putin: central elements of the Sochi speech (October 11th)”

Turkey’s possible proposal for a customs agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union

During the 85th edition of the International Izmir Fair, the Turkish economic minister Nihai Zeybekci stated that Turkey works on drafting a proposal to begin the negotiations with the Eurasian Economic Union for signing a customs agreement. According to the minister, such action does not breach the corresponding agreements with the European Union but showsContinue reading “Turkey’s possible proposal for a customs agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union”

Turkey as key regional player in Central Asia

The influence currently exercised by Turkey in the Central Asian republics is developed through bilateral projects focused on education and commercial relations. Central Asian states have declared their sovereignty in 1991 immediately after the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics(USSR) and Turkey was the first to recognize their new status and has initiatedContinue reading “Turkey as key regional player in Central Asia”

Turcia ca stat influent ȋn Asia Centrală

Influența pe care o exercită în prezent Turcia în cadrul republicilor din Asia Centrală se exercită prin intermediul proiectelor bilaterale axate în special pe educație și relații comerciale. Statele din Asia Centrală și-au declarat independența în 1991, imediat după colapsul Uniunii Republicilor Socialiste Sovietice (U.R.S.S.), iar Turcia a fost primul stat care a recunoscut independențaContinue reading “Turcia ca stat influent ȋn Asia Centrală”

Crimeea – Importanța strategică și transformări post-anexare (2014-2017)

Anexarea Republicii Crimeea de către Federația Rusă, a declanșat procesul de modificare a balanței de putere în Regiunea Extinsă a Mării Negre. Transformări post-anexare  În plan strategic, în urma procesului de militarizare al Peninsulei Crimeea, început în martie 2014, Rusia a devenit capabilă să genereze riscuri majore de securitate prin implementarea de capabilități anti-acces/de interdicțieContinue reading “Crimeea – Importanța strategică și transformări post-anexare (2014-2017)”