Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 09:08
The minister also stressed that the matter will rest around big transit and infrastructure opportunities of Georgia that will allow NATO countries to withdraw their forces from Afghanistan via Georgia and Azerbaijan.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 14:53
“We are determined to reinvigorate our political dialogue including on strategic issues, such as energy security and counter terrorism,” the Secretary General said.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 14:51
Today we discussed how to strengthen NATO-Azerbaijan cooperation even further. We are determined to reinvigorate our political dialogue including on strategic issues, such as energy security and counter terrorism.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 12:22

2013 was an eventful year in the Caucasus and Central Asia, as the United States and NATO prepared to pull their military forces out of Afghanistan, Russia strengthened its military presence in the region, and tensions mounted on various fronts in the Caucasus.

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:21

Events in Central Eurasian this week highlighted both the absent role of one regional security body, the CSTO, in the border clashes between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and the controversy surrounding Georgia’s entry into another security body, NATO. Below is a roundup of these stories and some of the other top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus:

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 06:16
Spokesperson Marie Harf discussed the recent attack on a Palestinian mosque, countering insurgency in Iraq, Iran's relations with Russia, threats and opposition within Syria, and other topics.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:16
President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijan cooperates with NATO on counter-terrorism, and the country is grateful to the organization for supporting the reforms of its armed forces, as they are being transformed to NATO standards.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:14
Secretary General said that continuing reform is also of importance to Azerbaijan, and NATO will continue to assist Azerbaijan: "I believe we can deepen our dialogue and cooperation, across the spectrum of our partnership".
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:02
“The SCO is not prepared to assume the responsibility of ensuring security in Afghanistan itself,” Kirill Barsky told a news conference at RIA Novosti.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:07
The U.S. delegation arrived in the Turkmen capital to attend the third U.S.-Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations held on January 13-15.