A few days ago China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi spent three days visiting President Bashar al Assad in Syria, the first foreign dignitary the Syrian president has hosted since the start of his new term.
Framing Georgia’s far right as a unified pro-Russian actor obscures complex local problems.
Issue one of many to be addressed by July 15-16 conference, "Central and South Asia: regional dependence. Threats and opportunities", convened on initiative of Uzbek president.
The election of a hardliner could augur a more security-oriented approach by Tehran toward Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The standoff between the UAE and the rest of OPEC+ continues, with Monday’s meeting cancelled. In theory this means that OPEC+ output will remain unchanged in August, which would be bullish for prices in the short term.
Carnegie analyst identifies Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan as long-shot options.
The price faced by Russia for aggression must be too high for the Kremlin to countenance, and this is the message that Biden should deliver to Putin – and act upon.
On May 20021, State Asset Management Agency (UzSAMA) and the World Bank arranged a high-level international forum held in Hyatt Regency Tashkent to lay out the roadmap for Uzbekistan’s privatisation of some its most valuable companies.
More than six months have passed since the “second Karabakh war” came to an abrupt end with Armenia all but defeated. The ceasefire left many questions unresolved. Anxieties for Armenians are at fever pitch ahead of a snap election.
As the only major power at the table, China sets the agenda.
Now Central Asia has opened up, its major resources mean the rest of the world is paying more attention.
On April 13, 2021, President Mirziyoyev introduced a sweeping set for reforms to the capital markets that deal with a slew of lingering problems. The state is planning to use the local stock exchange to privatise many of its industrial crown jewels.
Visions of a new roaring twenties are seductive but climate change and geopolitics pose threats.