Macedonia in NATO accession deal after name dispute breakthrough with Greece ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Macedonia on Wednesday signed a protocol with NATO members paving the way for its eventual accession to the Atlantic Alliance after the Balkan nation agreed to officially change its name to end a dispute with Greece, EFE reports.
Kazakhstan's Chief Representative to EU and NATO appointed ASTANA. KAZINFORM By President's decree, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Belgium Aigul Kuspan has been appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Kazinform learnt from Akorda press service.
NATO-Russia Council meeting kicks off in Brussels ASTANA. KAZINFORM This year's second meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) has begun in Brussels, a TASS correspondent reported from the alliance's headquarters. The meeting is being held at the ambassadorial level, Russia is represented by Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko, Kazinform has learnt from TASS.
NATO's North Atlantic Council will hold meeting on Russian warplane incident in Syria BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The North Atlantic Council will hold consultations in Brussels on Tuesday at 17:00 (19:00 Moscow Time) on the incident with the Russian Su-24 jet which crashed in Syria, the alliance's headquarters said on Tuesday.
Kazakh parliamentarians partook in NATO PA annual session in Norway ASTANA. KAZINFORM A parliamentary delegation of Kazakhstan headed by Vice Speaker of the Majilis Abay Tasbulatov participated in the 61st annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly held on October 10 -12 in Stavanger (The Kingdom of Norway).
Kazakhstani MPs participate in NATO PA session in Norway ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstani parliamentarians - Vice Speaker of Majilis Abai Tasbulatov and member of the Senate's Committee for international relations, defense and security Sergei Gromov - participated in the 61st annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly from October 10 to October 12 in Stavanger, Norway, the Majilis' press service reports.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker receives NATO PA delegation ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Speaker of Majilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, Kabibulla Dzhakupov has received today a delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) led by Mr. Vitalino Canas, the Chairman of the NATO PA Committee on Civil Dimension of Security in Astana, Kazinform was told by the chamber's press service.
Never too late? NATO finally apologizes for bombing Yugoslavia BUDVA. KAZINFORM - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he deeply regretted the loss of all lives during NATO's bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which he described as "a tragedy," Serbian media reported on Thursday.
Serbia to stay out of NATO despite broader cooperation BELGRADE. KAZINFORM - Serbia has no plans to join NATO despite signing an Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP) with the North Atlantic Alliance earlier this year, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on Tuesday in an exclusive interview with Sputnik Serbia.
‘One Belt, One Road’ initiatives offer opportunities for Eurasia: Chinese scholar MILAN. KAZINFORM - The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiatives, also known as "One Belt, One Road", offer opportunities for China and Europe to join hands in operating the great Eurasian market, a Chinese scholar said here Monday, Kazinform has learnt from Xinhua.