Category Archives: European Geopolitical Forum (gpf-Europe)

The European Geopolitical Forum (EGF) was established in early 2010 by several independently minded practitioners of European geopolitics, who saw a certain vacuum in the information flow leading into the European geopolitical discussion.

Baltic States feel NATO’s real protection

GPF Europe: Baltic States feel NATO‘s real protection – President Dalia Grybauskaite and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the overall implementation of NATO’s plans to defend the Baltic States, reported BC the presidential press service. http://ow.ly/2uC07u

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Putin Starts Kazakh Visit

English: ALMATY. President Vladimir Putin and ...

President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty via European Geopolitical Forum (GPF Europe), September 19, 2012

Russian President Vladimir Putin has started a visit to Kazakhstan, where he is due to meet with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbaev and attend a forum on interregional cooperation in the northeastern Kazakh city of Pavlodar… (more) http://ow.ly/2sgR2r

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GPF Europe: Azerbaijan, Netherlands sign four documents

A.Hasanov (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum, September 13, 2012

Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the relations with the Netherlands and Azerbaijan-Dutch Business Forum held in Baku will make another contribution to the development of cooperation between the two countries, Economic Development Minister Shahin Mustafayev said at the signing ceremony of the Declaration on the draft agreement on mutual protection of investments.

http://ow.ly/1mqRvi

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Switzerland interested in strengthening economic relations with Azerbaijan

GPF Europe: Switzerland interested in strengthening of economic relations with Azerbaijan http://ow.ly/1mntIJ

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Russia: Iran attack will be disastrous

European Geopolitical Forum: Russia warned Israel and other nations not to attack Iran over its nuclear programme, saying the use http://ow.ly/1mjZk0

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European Union Commissioner for Energy to visit Azerbaijan

Günther H. Oettinger, former (until 2010-02-10...

Günther H. Oettinger, former (until 2010-02-10) Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

E. Kosolapova  (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum, August 31, 2012

European Union Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger will travel to Azerbaijan on 1-2 September, EU office in Baku reported on Friday.

“In Baku he will hold meetings with President Ilham Aliyev, Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Energy and Industry Natig Aliyev and other officials. After the visit to Azerbaijan, the Commissioner will travel to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan,” the EU office said… (more) http://ow.ly/1meftx

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War in Iran may turn Caspian Sea region into arena of military operations

Iran (Persia) with Black, Caspian and Arabian ...

Iran (Persia) with Black, Caspian and Arabian seas around (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Arzu Naghiyev (Trend commentator), European Geopolitical Forum, August 29, 2012

If the U.S. and Israel begin massive air attacks on Iran, Tehran can clearly respond to these actions. Border countries can be the target of some missiles, which it will use in the conflict. That is why, it is necessary to place modern radar systems in the countries bordering with Armenia and Iran, as well as along the coast of the Caspian Sea.

Of course, Azerbaijan must protect itself from Armenia and its military allies till a peace agreement is signed. Certainly, one must not rule out that Iran under the pretext of the cooperation with various countries at any time may subject the Azerbaijani territories to rocket fire or air attack… (more) http://ow.ly/1mbSTc

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Russia to join military drills with Canada

European Geopolitical Forum, August 25, 2012  

(IANS)

A group from the Russian armed forces will take part in the military drills with the US and Canada to be held next Monday in North America, a military official said Saturday.

The Watchful Eagle-2012 anti-terrorism exercise, slated for Aug 27-29, will take place in the US and Canada… (more)  http://ow.ly/1m8j7e

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GPF Europe: Turkish company prepares shipyard project for Turkmenistan

Map showing Turkmenistan with Uzbekistan to th...

Map showing Turkmenistan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

H.Hasanov (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum,  August 17, 2012

Turkish Cotam Enterprises, which is a long-term partner of Turkmenistan, has offered new projects for consideration, an official Turkmen source said on Wednesday.

The presentation was attended by the company’s head Muammer Agym at a high level recent working visit of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Turkey.

The information says project of construction of shipyard and its master plan was presented first of all… (more) http://ow.ly/1m0Xx6

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GPF Europe: Turkish, Iranian presidents discuss Syrian crisis

European Geopolitical Forum: Turkish President Abdullah Gul held a bilateral meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the sidelines of an emergency summit meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation in Mecca, Saudi ArabiaAnadolu Agency reported… (more) http://ow.ly/1lZZvc

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