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Georgian president to visit Astana in late June

Georgian president to visit Astana in late June

Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili will visit Astana in late June, the Georgian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Zurab Abashidze said after the ceremony of presenting credentials to Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. “The visit is expected on June 29-30. It will make an additional contribution to our political, trade, economic, investment, humanitarian and cultural relations,” Sputnik-Kazakhstan cited Abashidze as saying. […]

Fragile ties between Moscow and Minsk

Fragile ties between Moscow and Minsk

On March 9th, Kyrgyzstan hosted the all prime ministers of the EAEC (Eurasian Economic Community). The agenda of the intergovernmental council identified 14 issues. One of the key issues was the state of trade between countries. This issue was dealt with directly by all the Prime Ministers of the EAEC. According to the board of […]

Korean automobile industry set to re-enter Pakistan market

Korean automobile industry set to re-enter Pakistan market

A number of foreign automobile companies, including some from the Republic of Korea – Hyundai Motor Corporation, and KIA Motor Company among others, are keen on investing in setting up car assembling plants in Pakistan, a potential market with a member population of around 200 million. Both leading Korean automobile companies used to assemble cars […]

Visit of Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan may bring big changes to the region

Visit of Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan may bring big changes to the region

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has started his two-day state visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on March 22. Generally, there is nothing unusual: newly elected president of a country is paying a visit to a neighboring state. However, if to consider the roles of Uzbekistan […]

Uzbek students will be involved in R&D project of Jeonbuk Technopark

Uzbek students will be involved in R&D project of Jeonbuk Technopark

A delegation of the Republic of Korea led by director of Jeonbuk Technopark located in Jeonju, Lee Young Choon visited Inha University in Tashkent (IUT). During the meeting with the delegation, Vice Rector of IUT, Professor Woosug Cho introduced them to the activities of the university. He also shared the plans of IUT with the […]

Russia’s S-400 in Turkey not to be integrated into NATO system

Russia’s S-400 in Turkey not to be integrated into NATO system

S-400 missile system that Ankara plans to buy from Russia will not be integrated into NATO missile defense system, the Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık said. “The Russian S-400 system will not be integrated into NATO missile defense system,” Sputnik cited Işık as saying. On Wednesday, Turkish Defense Minister said that Ankara and Moscow made […]

Putin against restoring monarchic rule in Russia

Putin against restoring monarchic rule in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a cold attitude towards the ideas of restoring monarchic rule in Russia, the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on recent statements by Crimea’s head Sergey Aksyonov. “Monarchy in an individual region of Russia is ruled out,” he said, when asked if it might be possible to consider the restoration […]

The “Real Asia Pivot”: Trump Will Do What Obama Only Talked About

The “Real Asia Pivot”: Trump Will Do What Obama Only Talked About

Former President Obama should be given credit for recognizing this and for attempting, however weakly and ineffectively, to transition American attention further east.  Ironically, due to his Administration’s failures, it is likely to be the successor to America’s self-purported “First Pacific President,” the ever-pugnacious but unabashedly pro-American Donald Trump, who will have to implement a […]

Will Afghanistan Become the Next Proxy War?

Will Afghanistan Become the Next Proxy War?

Afghanistan turned into a matter of “prestige” during the War on Terror initiated by the George W. Bush administration. In other words, the “Enduring Freedom Operation” was the first indication that the USA was becoming a global hegemon. The US’ involvement in Afghanistan was unrivaled and different from the “Great Game” of the 19th century—it […]

Magazine N, March 2017

Magazine N, March 2017

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