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By Rhod Mackenzie

Russia and Iran are prepared for mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries, particularly our neighbours. Central Asia is experiencing rapid development.  It is time for Europe to awaken to the current circumstances.

These are the key themes of the XVI Verona Eurasian E...

By Rhod Mackenzie
The Verona Eurasian Economic Forum was established in 2007 and had been held in Verona,Italy for 14 years, hence the name. However, in 2022, due to the European Union's sanctions against Russia, the organizers were compelled to urgently relocate the forum to the east.

This was a...

By Rhod Mackenzie

For the first time, Gazprom has provided a detailed overview of its strategy for the Central Asian market. The company intends to enhance its presence in the region over the next 15 years. During the annual gas conference, Gazprom's CEO, Alexey Miller, expressed a willingness to...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The US president Joe Biden hopes to meet the presidents of the Central Asian states on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on either 19 or 20 September. This will be the first time that negotiations have been held at the level of heads of state, as opposed to foreign ministe...

By Rashid Alimov.

The countries of Central Asia, as independent parties engaged in international relations, do not want the region to become an arena of multilateral competition in the spirit of the “Great Game”. They have other long-term interests: strengthening the neighbourhood as well as bui...