Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:10
Touching on the programme of cooperation between Azerbaijan and NATO, Mahmudov noted that 20 Azerbaijani officers have served in two NATO commands up to now: “Currently, 7 Azerbaijani officers are serving in these commands.”
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:07
CSTO and SCO countries should help Afghanistan in training military and law enforcement personnel.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 06:59

A roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus:

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 14:19
But it’s also a region that’s facing great challenges and in the middle of very important transitions. So while many see these transitions as a source of anxiety or uncertainty, I actually see them as a source of opportunity. And that’s what I want to talk about a little bit, are the opportunities that I see ahead of us.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:59

On December 3rd and 4th, NATO held an alliance-wide foreign ministers meeting, which addressed the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission in Afghanistan and included a discussion with representatives from non-NATO ISAF participants. 

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 09:06
Georgia is ready to send military instructors and doctors in Afghanistan as part of the NATO's new mission, which will start after 2014, Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze said on Dec. 4 in Brussels.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 09:05
He said Azerbaijan and Afghanistan have strategic and brotherly relations, underlined that Azerbaijan spares no efforts to render assistance and support to Afghanistan.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 10:40
U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf comments on a wide range of international issues, including arrested/imprisoned Americans in North Korean and Cuba, ongoing political change in Egypt, Yemen, and Bahrain, Vice President Biden's visit to Asia, and ongoing negotiations relating to both Syria and Iran.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 06:45
An informal ministerial meeting that took place in Dushanbe on November 29-30 has reportedly worked out common approaches to stabilize the situation and counter the drug expansion in the Central Asia region after withdrawal of the international coalition troops from Afghanistan in 2014.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 06:40
The minister said that the relations between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan are strategic and fraternal, and Azerbaijan is ready to provide assistance and support to Afghanistan on a bilateral basis.