• Port of particular importance

    Port of particular importance0

    In every public speech, US ambassador to Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt continues to emphasize the importance of the port of Alexandroupolis for US interests and NATO’s plans in the Mediterranean and in Southeast Europe. Currently, the privatization of this little Greek port, close to the border with Turkey, in Western Thrace, and only a few tens

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  • Erdogan scored an own goal by ordering a re-run of the elections in Istanbul

    Erdogan scored an own goal by ordering a re-run of the elections in Istanbul0

    Shortly after the local elections in Turkey on March 31 when it became clear that the ruling party for the first time has lost the mayoral post of Istanbul – one of Turkey’s most influential political positions, president Recep Erdogan seemed to have swallowed the bad result. He said there will be no more elections

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  • Common values and interests: a new impetus in Armenia-EU relations (Part Two)

    Common values and interests: a new impetus in Armenia-EU relations (Part Two)0

    The recent visit by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan to Brussels, during which he met with the leaders of the European Union, gave a new impetus to the Armenia-EU relations. To read Part One Please click here Specifying expectations and positions During the joint press conference of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and

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  • Common values and interests: a new impetus in Armenia-EU relations (Part One)

    Common values and interests: a new impetus in Armenia-EU relations (Part One)0

    The recent visit by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan to Brussels, during which he met with the leaders of the European Union, gave a new impetus to the Armenia-EU relations. This was his second visit to Brussels after the success which his official visit to Berlin was in February and after his meeting

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  • The Berlin funeral of the idea of change of borders

    The Berlin funeral of the idea of change of borders0

    Serbia’s President Alexander Vucic declared the idea of changing the borders as his official policy. His Kosovo counterpart Hashim Thaci also used this rhetoric. But on April 29th in Berlin the two politicians will have to explain their views to an important person who is absolutely against any border changes. And this is Angela Merkel.

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  • Borders Revision Leads to Reigniting the Balkans’ Fires

    Borders Revision Leads to Reigniting the Balkans’ Fires0

    The Balkans produce more history than they can consume, said Winston Churchill once upon a time. After being the world’s hot spot back in the 90s of the last century, yet again there are talks about redrawing of borders in this part of Europe. Yet again it tends to generate instability, chaos and unpredictable future.

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