The Caspian Sea’s status is as serious a problem as Iranian nuclear power
Vestnik Kavkaza discussed a possible US strike on Syria with diplomat and historian Pyotr Stegny, director of the Centre for Social and Political Research Vladimir Yevseyev and political analyst Vyacheslav Matuzov.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said yesterday in Malaysia that President Barack Obama had requested development of military plans for Syria. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called US Secretary of State John Kerry and urged the US to abstain from provocations until the end of the UN investigation of chemical weapons that starts today.
The issue of regional security is one of the main ones on the agenda
though Iran's priorities are changing
The second round of the Geneva talks are impossible without the participation of the Syrian opposition and Iran, the head of the Social and Political Research Centre, Vladimir Yevseyev, believes.
On August 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a working visit to Baku, where he met with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. Director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev and Director General of the Center for the Study of Modern Iran Rajab Safarov commented on the main outcomes of the meeting of the two presidents.
Chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia Heydar Jemal, director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev and Director General of the Center for the Study of Modern Iran Rajab Safarov shared their visions of Iran's policy toward Syria. According to the experts, Iran's policy toward Syria with a new president, Hassan Rouhani, and the creation of a new government should not undergo significant changes. Syria is a strategic ally of Iran in the region.
Rajab Safarov, Director General of the Center for Modern Studies of Iran, and Vladimir Yevseyev, Director of the Center for Socio-Political Studies, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Azerbaijan was an indisputable success for Russian-Azerbaijani relations.
The General Director of the Center for Modern Iran Rajab Safarov, chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia Heydar Jemal and Director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev discussed today the possible move of Iranian policy toward moderation in view of the new government, the majority of members of which are known for their pragmatic views.
Vladimir Yevseyev, Director of the Center for Socio-Political Studies, emphasized that there should be no pauses or breaks in the Syrian peace process, regardless of the state of relations between countries, because the continuous conflict causes more deaths and terrorist attacks every day.
Positive agenda is needed for a bilateral Russian-US meeting
On August 13, Vladimir Putin arrived in Baku. During the visit the President will hold talks with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev believes this event is an extremely important stage in the history of the two countries. According to the expert, this is a good reason to intensify relations between the neighboring countries in all spheres.
On August 7, U.S. President Barack Obama refused to participate in the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, and to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev believes that the hitch in Russian-American relations should not affect Syria, where every day hundreds of people are dying.
On August 7, U.S. President Barack Obama refused to participate in the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of the Center for Public Policy Research Vladimir Yevseyev commented on a pause in US-Russian relations. According to the expert, the situation is due to many factors, in particular, to the unresolved issue of missile defense.
The former Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, current first-class state advisor, consultant to the head of the Russian Strategic Studies Institute, Dmitry Ryurikov, and the head of the Center of Socio-Political Studies, Vladimir Yevseyev, commented on stiffening of sanctions launched by the U.S. against Iran. After the new president Rouhani was elected, it was expected that the situation over Iran will improve. Experts believe that the U.S. will intend to hold bilateral negotiations on the nuclear problem, but it is not so. The U.S.A.
Russian experts believe that the dialogue is impossible in the context of sanctions
The "2+2" Ministerial Meeting, which took place on Friday between the heads of the foreign and defense ministries of Russia and the United States, is now at the center of attention of Russian experts, who gathered to discuss the outcome of the meeting.
Political analyst Vladimir Yevseyev said, commenting on the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Baku, that Russia had supplied Azerbaijan with a large portion of weapons during presidency of Dmitry Medvedev. Putin’s visit will improve bilateral relations with Azerbaijan and give way to new arms contracts.
A lot of unsettled problems have accrued ahead of the summit