Daily Monitor

July 22, 2019

We have liftoff! India launches moon mission on…

Varunavi Sreejith, 13, gaped at the screen in front of her, inching to the edge of her seat as the clock ticked down to 2:43 p.m. When Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar mission, took off, she jumped up, clapping, a bright smile lighting up her face.
July 22, 2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to cou…

Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway.
July 18, 2019

Azerbaijan-Georgia relations newly strained by…

Mutual accusations involving icons and pistols have exacerbated the ongoing dispute over the two generally friendly neighbors’ border.
July 18, 2019

Over 820 million people hungry in 2018: UN report

World hunger is on the rise in absolute number and more than 820 million people were hungry in 2018, a UN report said Monday.
July 18, 2019

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7

The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said.
July 17, 2019

Iran rejects suggestion its missile programme…

Iran has rejected suggestions it is willing to discuss its missile programme with the US.
July 17, 2019

U.S. to ‘support efforts’ by South Korea, Japa…

The United States will “do what it can do” to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions.
July 17, 2019

US not to sell F-35 jets to Turkey as Russian S-40

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell Turkey F-35 fighter jets because of Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system.
July 16, 2019

2 business forums will be held as part of S.Kor…

Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-yeon will pay an official visit to Kyrgyzstan on July 17-19, the Government said...
July 16, 2019

Afghanistan proposes to expand co-op, increase…

Afghanistan sees the potential in establishing Azerbaijani-Afghan joint ventures and is counting on investments from Azerbaijan, said Mohammad Humayun Qayumi, finance minister and advisor to the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani
July 16, 2019

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to visit Kyrgyzstan in 2019

This was announced on July 12 at a meeting of Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin and Kyrgyzstan Muhammedkalyy Abylgaziyev. | Материалды көшіріп бассаңыз https://qazaqtimes.com/en/article/65515 сайтының гиперсілтемесін міндетті түрде қойыңыз. Авторлық құқықты сақтаңыз.
July 12, 2019

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzsta…

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan is expected to be increased to $2 billion after equipping of Kazakh checkpoints, said Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Foreign Trade Chamber of Kazakhstan Nuraly Bukeikhanov during the Kyrgyz-Kazakh business forum on May 20 in Bishkek, reports Akipress news agency.
July 12, 2019

Libya conflict: French missiles found on pro-Ha…

France has denied breaching a UN arms embargo after four of its anti-tank missiles were found on a base loyal to a rogue Libyan general.
July 12, 2019

EU biggest investor in Azerbaijan’s oil & non-o…

The EU is the biggest investor in Azerbaijan’s oil and non-oil sectors, Trend reports with reference to the 2019 edition of the EU Business Climate Report Azerbaijan on July 12.
July 11, 2019

Seoul rejects Tokyo’s remarks on sanctions

ROK President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Chung Eui-sun, chief vice-chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, during a meeting with executives from the country's top 30 companies at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul on Wednesday.
July 11, 2019

High-ranking military officials of Azerbaijan…

First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Najmaddin Sadikov met with the delegation led by the Chief of General Staff...
July 11, 2019

North Korea calls South Korea’s F-35 jet purcha…

South Korea’s acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test “special armaments” to destroy the new weapons, North Korea’s state media said on Thursday, citing a government researcher.
July 10, 2019

Poll shows high, but declining, support for Arm…

On a wide variety of issues, a new IRI poll shows that the optimistic mood engendered by last year’s “Velvet Revolution” is fading.
July 10, 2019

U.S. wants North Korea freeze as beginning…

The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearization, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyang supposed to take place this month.
July 10, 2019

President Jeenbekov arrives in Switzerland…

President Sooronbai Jeenbekov today has arrived in Switzerland on official visit