Showing posts with label Bilateral issues. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bilateral issues. Show all posts

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Afghan, Pakistani Leaders Discuss Tense Bilateral Ties

Pakistani and Afghan leaders met Saturday on the sidelines of an international conference in Turkmenistan to discuss issues straining ties between their two countries.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Kremlin aide says outgoing US administration driving relations with Russia to dead end

The Kremlin hopes that the relations with the United States will improve in the future despite the efforts of the current Washington administration to send them into a dead end, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Cuban president calls for US embargo relief to normalize diplomatic ties

Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday asked the United States to lift its economic sanctions against Cuba and return the territory occupied by the US naval base in Guantanamo before normalizing bilateral diplomatic ties.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Sino-Japanese ties still fragile, says Chinese leader

Relations between China and Japan have recently improved, but the momentum is still fragile, China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng said in Beijing on Friday.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Spain Denies 'Incident' in Entering Gibraltar Waters

Spain's Foreign Ministry denied that its vessels' entry into Gibraltar's territorial waters constituted an incident after the European Commission called it a 'bilateral issue.'

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Serbian PM makes historic visit to Albania

 Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic made a historic visit to the Albanian capital, Tirana, Wednesday, promising to solve bilateral issues through the process of dialogue instead of war. 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Turkey warns Austria over 'genocide' condemnation by lawmakers

Austrian lawmakers' decision to condemn as "genocide" the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I will have "unfavourable repercussions" on Turkish-Austrian relations, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Putin, Greek PM to discuss food embargo, financial issues (Kremlin)

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to hold a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday to discuss a broad range of bilateral cooperation issues, the Kremlin press service has said.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

UN Chief Welcomes Renewal of China, Japan, South Korea Trilateral Talks

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Saturday's meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea on which the top diplomats agreed to revive their trilateral summits.

China, Japan, ROK FMs to discuss trilateral summit

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will discuss a meeting between the leaders of the three countries, a spokesman said on Friday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Greek gov't to establish new framework for long-term collaboration with China (Varoufakis)

Greece's newly-elected government intends to move quickly ahead to establish a new framework for mutually profitable collaboration with China in the future, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Friday.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Greek new gov't welcomes Chinese investment

In another positive sign that Greece's new government welcomes foreign investment, its Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is scheduled to pay a visit to Chinese-run Piraeus Contanier Terminal (PCT) in Piraeus Port on Friday, exactly one month after the new cabinet was sworn in and three days after the reform list of the government was approved by the Eurogroup.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Port of Piraeus/Cosco: Premier talks port project with Greek PM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke on the telephone to Tsipras on Wednesday, and was assured that the new Greek government will not change the nature of existing bilateral programs including a major port project.

Monday, January 19, 2015

China rejects Japan's view on Arunachal, asks it to mind its business

An angry China has asked Japan to mind its own business instead of interfering in India-China relationship. The reaction came after Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said over the weekend that Arunachal Pradesh is part of Indian territory.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Lavrov: Russia-US relations in dead before Ukrainian crisis

Relations between Russia and the United States reached a dead end long before the Ukrainian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with the NTV television channel...

“Certainly, we have a range of bilateral problems,” he said. “Our relations are complicated, being not merely in a state of freeze but, in a range of areas, in a dead end, where we arrived long before the Ukrainian crisis,” he said, citing such problems as the adoption of Russian children.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

China, Vietnam agree to properly address disputes

BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- China and Vietnam agreed to properly address and control their disputes on Saturday, a fresh pledge made during a meeting between Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong and visiting Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh.

"A neighboring country cannot be moved away," Fan said. "It is in the common interest of China and Vietnam to live in amity, handle disputes properly and promote common development."

Friday, June 6, 2014

Answers to journalists’ questions (Vladimir Putin, 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy)

Following the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, Vladimir Putin answered questions from journalists.

QUESTION: During this visit, you had three officially planned meetings: with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the President of France and the Chancellor of Germany. This is essentially the European “group of three.” What agreements were reached? And one clarification concerning the first meeting – with [British Prime Minister] David Cameron. How did it begin?

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Turkey’s EU Minister calls for realism about opening new chapter along Greek presidency

Turkey’s EU Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has acknowledged opening a new negotiation chapter with the European Union during the ongoing presidency of Greece does not seem possible.

“Greece’s support for Turkey’s EU membership has really prevailed even during difficult times. Perhaps, not very concrete things have been accomplished, but even this verbal and psychological support is important,” Çavuşoğlu told reporters on April 5, after attending a meeting of the EU Foreign Ministers held in the Greek capital city.

Foreign ministers of EU accession-candidate countries, such as Çavuşoğlu of Turkey, also attended the meeting.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Turkey's EU min. urges progress in Turkish-Greek relations

"Our greatest wish is for thriving Turkey-Greece relations," says Turkey's EU Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey's EU Minister urges for progression in Turkey and Greece relations Friday in Athens.
Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the importance of dialogue between the two countries after his meeting with Greek Parliament Speaker Evangelos Meimarakis in Athens on the sidelines of the EU foreign ministers informal meeting,  and said "Our greatest wish is for the thriving of Turkey-Greece relations." 

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