Archive - Jul 29, 2013


Kazakhstan and EU discuss cooperation


The Cooperation Council between the European Union (EU) and Kazakhstan held its

thirteenth meeting on 24 July 2013, the EU Council reported. READ MORE

Can Latvia be a role model for reform in Europe?


Latvia will join the eurozone on January 1, 2014. In 2009, Latvia almost went bankrupt, but recovered surprisingly quickly. Can its path to recovery serve as a blueprint for other European countries? READ MORE

Barroso declines to comment on options for NATO top job


Asked today (24 July) if he had plans to be the next NATO secretary-general, Commission President José Manuel Barroso declined to comment. The race for the job, which will become available next year, has already started, sources told EurActiv, with Belgian Defence Minister Pieter De Crem considered the favourite. READ MORE

Georgia is ready for Transit Provision for Coalition Forces

Georgia's transit opportunity was a key talking point of the meeting at Georgian Defence Ministry today. Georgian Defence Minister Irakli Alasania and Commander U.S. Transportation Command, General William M. Fraser discussed ISAF reverse transit of NATO forces and cargos and alternative transit way through Georgia. READ MORE