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Note of Comment on Relations between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan ahead of the Visit By President Berdimuhamedov to Tashkent

Note of Comment on Relations between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan ahead of the Visit By President Berdimuhamedov to Tashkent

On April 23 and 24, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan for a landmark summit with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev. During his visit, a comprehensive and broad spectrum of areas is expected to be covered including the enhancement of trade, economic and investment links; transport, communication, education, and culture.

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Uzbekistan Hosts Momentous Conference on Afghanistan

Uzbekistan Hosts Momentous Conference on Afghanistan

On 26 and 27 March, Tashkent will host representatives from over 20 countries and international organisations for the high-level International Conference on Afghanistan “Peace Process, Security Cooperation and Regional Connectivity”. The conference comes shortly after the Kabul Process event held in the Afghan capital last month, in which Afghan President Ashraf Ghani proposed peace talks

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EU-India Relations in the Spotlight

EU-India Relations in the Spotlight

As part of a special Republic Day report for Indian news channel NewsX, EIAS experts Mr Alberto Turkstra, Ms Angela Sarafian and Mr Edward Danks, along with other commentators from across the world, shared their perspectives on President Modi’s recent vision of a ‘New India’, unveiled in Davos last week, and the present and future

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New Book by EIAS Associate Researcher Richard Turcsanyi

New Book by EIAS Associate Researcher Richard Turcsanyi

EIAS Associate Researcher Dr Richard Turcsanyi has recently published a book entitled “Chinese Assertiveness in the South China Sea”. This book offers an assessment of China’s assertive foreign policy behavior with a special focus on Chinese policies in the South China Sea (SCS). By providing a detailed account of the events in the SCS and

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EIAS Concludes Working Visit to Uzbekistan

EIAS Concludes Working Visit to Uzbekistan

A delegation from the European Institute for Asian Studies, comprised of Mr Axel Goethals, CEO; Mr Frederic Carlier, Senior Associate and Mr Alberto Turkstra, Programme Coordinator, visited Uzbekistan from 8 to 13 November to attend the high-level conference “Central Asia: One Past and a Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity” held in

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China to Lead the Way in International Development, Say EIAS Experts

China to Lead the Way in International Development, Say EIAS Experts

Considering the rhetoric of President Trump and the US foreign policies, the recent developments in Europe and Brexit’s impact, there is little other alternative than China to carry out the global cause of development. This is what the Programme Coordinator of the European Institute for Asian Studies, Mr Alberto Turkstra commented live from Brussels for

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EIAS Participates in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Kyrgyzstan

EIAS Participates in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Kyrgyzstan

EIAS Senior Associate Mr Frederic Carlier participated on September 28 and 29 in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and organised by the State Commission on Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic. The goal of the conference was to discuss the preservation of  the cultural identity of nation-states, preventing the infiltration

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Call for Applications: MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Programme

Call for Applications: MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Programme

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to

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