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Russian and French Experts and Diplomats Discuss Interaction of the Two Countries in the Middle East

On November 26, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with Institut Montaigne (France), held a seminar on the potential of Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East conflict areas On November 26, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with Institut Montaigne (France), held a seminar on the potential of Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East conflict ...

27.11.2019

Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

... room. Its impact on the region is profound, multifaceted and controversial. The predominant view in the West in general and in France in particular is that Iran is more part of the problem than it is part of the solution. Of course, Iran’s friends and ... ... All these disagreements notwithstanding, the broad international consensus is that it is impossible to kick Iran out of the Middle Eastern map, and that some modus vivendi with the Islamic Republic is indispensable. Andrey Kortunov: Iran’s Ultimatum ...

13.05.2019

French Embassy Holds Discussion on Opportunities for Russia–France Security Cooperation in the Middle East

On April 3, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow held a seminar on security issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and opportunities for Russia–France cooperation in this region. On April 3, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow held a seminar on security issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and opportunities for Russia–France cooperation in this region. Professor Gilles Kepel, one ...

09.04.2019

RIAC and Institut Montaigne (France) Hold a Seminar in Paris on the Prospects for Resolving Conflicts in the Middle East

On November 30, 2018, Paris hosted a seminar organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Institut Montaigne (France), focusing on the opportunities for Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East. On November 30, 2018, Paris hosted a seminar organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Institut Montaigne (France), focusing on the opportunities for Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East. The event was attended ...

04.12.2018

Meeting with French Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann

... touched upon in the course of the meeting: various aspects of Syrian Settlement, results of the quadripartite Russia-Turkey-France-Germany summit meeting in Istanbul, options for Syrian political transit, possible areas of cooperation between Russia and France in Syria and in the Middle East. The meeting also focused on the military-political consequences of the likely withdrawal of the United States from the INF Treaty, ways to overcome the current arms control crisis and to restore a single and indivisible European security ...

09.11.2018

RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. The meeting is attended by former high-ranking diplomats ...

25.09.2018

Meet-Up with Franck Gellet, Special Envoy of France to Syria

... International Affairs Council. The issues of Syrian conflict resolution and more common issues of Middle East regional security system creation were discussed in the course of the meeting. The discussion also focused on the opportunities for Russia-France increased cooperation in regional crises resolution. The French diplomats learned about the results of recent RIAC Middle East projects.

31.08.2017

The Sykes-Picot Agreement And Russia

... which was suffering defeat in the war. Under these agreements, after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire, the Arab vilayets were to come under the mandate of these powers. Their representatives, Britain’s Sir Mark Sykes and Francois Georges-Picot of France went down in history as the authors of the first hastily put together version to colonially divide the Asian part of Ottoman Turkey. Sykes started travelling in the Middle East at the age of 11 with his parents, the eccentric Sir Tatton Sykes, who, according to his biographers, was only interested in church architecture, maintaining a constant body temperature and milk pudding, as well as the alcoholic Lady Jessica....

23.08.2016

Paris Events Will Further Tighten the Middle East Knot

... results of the investigation which should clarify the identity and background of the attackers. Much will depend on how connected they are to certain forces in that region (if at all). Be that as it may, a new round of the "big game" in the Middle East is inevitable, and if France tried to avoid it, the country would simply lose its reputation in that critical part of the world, probably along with Europe losing its influence there altogether. As for Europe, it is likely to do a U-turn in its attitude to the refugees and ...

16.11.2015
 

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