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PM of Belarus to visit Azerbaijan

PM of Belarus to visit Azerbaijan

Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on May 18, according to the Belarusian government press service. “The focus of the visit is concrete and practical. We need to find new directions …

Iranian parliament vice speaker to pay visit to Azerbaijan

Iranian parliament vice speaker to pay visit to Azerbaijan

Vice-Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Nikzad will pay a visit to Azerbaijan to attend the third General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) on May 16, 2022, according to the Iranian …

Borrell says no guarantee on oil embargo against Russia

Borrell says no guarantee on oil embargo against Russia

The European Union’s top diplomat has said there is no guarantee that the 27-nation bloc will be able to quickly agree on a new set of sanctions against Russia, the Associated Press reports. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell …

Ankara: it would do no good to push on Russia

Ankara: it would do no good to push on Russia

Turkey must maintain a delicate diplomatic balance following Russia's special operation in Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in an interview. Kalin, who is also Erdogan's …

Reebok sells its business in Russia to Turkish retailer

Reebok sells its business in Russia to Turkish retailer

Turkey's online shoe store FLO and an American fitness footwear and clothing manufacturer Reebok have signed a cooperation deal: the new owner now has 100 Reebok stores in Russia. The Russian-Turkish deal's three …

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili will pay a working visit to Brussels on May 16-18, Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported, according to 1tv.ge. Ilia Darchiashvili is scheduled to hold meetings with Foreign Ministers of …

EP warns Turkey of isolation within NATO

EP warns Turkey of isolation within NATO

Manfred Weber, chairman of the Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group), the largest and oldest group in the European Parliament, has warned Turkey of possible isolation within NATO in case it blocks Finland’s and Sweden’s …

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris-Saclay, France, ahead of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial dinner. According to U.S. State Department …

Sweden plans to apply for NATO membership on May 17

Sweden plans to apply for NATO membership on May 17

Sweden is expected to apply for NATO membership on May 17, Svenska Dagbladet newspaper reported on Sunday, citing a source. According to the newspaper, the date will depend on whether Finland has time to make a decision on joining by …

Winners of Baku Marathon 2022 awarded

Winners of Baku Marathon 2022 awarded

The ceremony of awarding the winners of the Baku Marathon 2022 was held in Baku on Sunday. Among men, the first, second and third places were taken by the Russian athlete Rinas Akhmadeev, the Turkish athlete Omer Alkan and the athlete …

Turkey to start production of Altay tanks in two years

Turkey to start production of Altay tanks in two years

The engine of Turkey’s indigenously developed domestic main battle tank (MBT) Altay has been integrated into the tank, while the mass production of the tank is expected to begin within two years, according to Sabah. Work on the …

UK foreign secretary calls for creation of global NATO

UK foreign secretary calls for creation of global NATO

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Sunday called for the creation of a global NATO, which will pay more attention to the Indo-Pacific region. She also expressed her "strong support" for Finland and Sweden joining the …

Georgia to be invited to Madrid NATO Summit

Georgia to be invited to Madrid NATO Summit

The Georgian leadership will be invited to the NATO Summit that will be held in Madrid at the end of June, Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said in a doorstep statement, ahead of an informal meeting of NATO ministers of foreign affairs …

Saudi Aramco net profit soars 82% in Q1

Saudi Aramco net profit soars 82% in Q1

State-owned oil producer Saudi Aramco on Sunday reported an almost 82% rise in first-quarter net profit, broadly in line with analyst forecasts, helped by strong oil prices. Aramco, which is at par with Apple Inc as the world's most …