Foreign Policy

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 13:49
The CIS Executive Committee will host an extra meeting of a group of experts in Minsk on 2 July to coordinate the CIS draft program on cooperation in combating illegal trade in drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors and prevention of drug addiction.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 13:40
Thousands of young people today have been training in militant training camps in Afghanistan, President of the Institute for Public Policy (IPP), former SCO Secretary General Muratbek Imanaliev said during the discussion of presentation of the research on regional cooperation in Central Asia with the participation of Afghanistan after 2014.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:53
Today, the consortium developing Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz gas field announced its selection of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to deliver its gas to Europe.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:45
It’s my pleasure today to welcome Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian from Armenia.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:39
I am very, very happy to welcome Foreign Minister Mammadyarov from Azerbaijan and very, very pleased to spend some time with him today.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:16
As a supporting nation, the United States has taken steps to support the six confidence building measures (CBM) endorsed by the “Heart of Asia” group at the Kabul ministerial in June 2012.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:02
I am especially pleased to have the opportunity to speak with you about our policy priorities in Central Asia as we enter a critical and dynamic phase in our relationship with this important part of the world.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:50
Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Zamir Akram, co-Chaired the 5th round of the US-Pakistan Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group in Washington on May 30, 2013.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:37
Since its creation by Congress in 1993, the program has sought to ensure long-lasting friendship and understanding by enabling young people from Eurasian countries to learn about the United States through year-long high school exchanges.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:28
The 23rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of U.S. leadership to keep the HRC at the forefront of international efforts to promote and protect human rights. In this session, the United States ran an important consensus resolution on Freedom of Expression and the Empowerment of Women. As a member of the Council, the United States’ mission remains to highlight key human rights issues while vigorously opposing efforts to shield human rights violators.