Speaking of the political system of Iran the consideration must be given to the fact that the Iranian politics operate within the framework of theocracy.
Kazakhstan enjoys abundance of energy resources, including natural gas. Yet, having possessed nearly 2 trillion cubic meters of gas, the production level in the country is rather limited.
Founded in 2001, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) now has China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as its full members, with Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan as observers, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Nepal, Sri L
On 11 February 2014, the National Bank of Kazakhstan (NBK) made the decision to stop maintaining the exchange rate at the previous level and to provide its third tenge devaluation, when the national currency devaluated to 20%.
The 2016 Warsaw Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will take place on July 8-9, 2016, in Poland.
On February 11, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated that “Georgia is moving closer to NATO thanks to its reforms, and to its significant contributions to our shared security.” Further he said that prior to joining NATO, Georgia must gain a Membership Action Plan (
In the beginning of 1990’s, along with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, a new “good governance” concept was emerged.
The Central Asian Power System (CAPS) was established in the 1960s and 1970s.