Aleksandar Vucic says he has “understood the message” sent by Croatia, when it appointed former Hague defendant Ante Gotovina as a government adviser.“It is quite certain that Serbs, primarily those driven out of Krajina and Croatia, cannot be happy. I do not want to undermine our relations with Croatia, but we have understood the message sent by Gotovina’s appointment,” Vucic said on Friday in Novi Sad, while touring a factory.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and China increased by 56 percent in the first nine months of 2016 as compared to the same period of 2015, said Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev. He made the remarks during a meeting with Chinese businessmen in Baku, said Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry in a message on Nov. 11. Azerbaijan is interested in further development of relations with China, noted the Minister. He added that there is a big potential between the two countries in development of relations in the spheres of energy, transportation, transit freight traffic and investment.
A senior American diplomat has reassured the Kingdom about America’s continuing commitment to strong and robust relations regardless of the changes one may see after the US administration is led by Donald Trump. Christopher Henzel, deputy chief of mission at the Riyadh-based US Embassy, said that the Saudi-US partnership “will remain strong.” “This partnership is driven by the interests of both countries, and is sustained by the dense network of relationships and cooperation that has developed over the past 80 years,” said Henzel, while speaking during an election night reception hosted by the US Embassy here on Tuesday.
On Thursday, President Reuven Rivlin held a working meeting at his residence with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “Russia has always had an important role in our region, perhaps today more than ever,” Rivlin said. We are faced by many challenges, and at the same time opportunities, and we need to be prepared for both.” President Rivlin concluded, “As we mark 25 years since the renewal of relations between us, your visit here is also an important opportunity to discuss the close ties between our peoples, and I am looking forward to our meeting today with you and your delegation.”
In a bid to attract business travellers from India and assuage their concerns, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced here today that Indian businessmen will have access to UK’s registered traveller scheme. She also invited the Indian government to become the first in the world to nominate top business executives for the Great Club — a specialized fast-track visa and immigration service. Kicking off talks on boosting trade ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union, May, making her first bilateral trip outside Europe since Britons voted on June 23 to quit the bloc, described as “limitless” the potential of the relationship with India.