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Meeting with Ambassador of Yemen to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi

On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The diplomat was informed about the current RIAC projects and ...


Opportunities for Russia-EU Cooperation on Yemen Vector Discussed at Swedish Embassy

... Serebrov, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the staff of the Swedish Embassy in Russia. The discussion focused on the current state, current dynamics and prospects for resolving the conflict in Yemen, the role of regional forces (Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates) and external players (the USA, Russia, the European Union, UN) in search of models and options for achieving peace. Particular attention was paid to the possibilities of ...


What to Expect from Putin's Visit to Saudi Arabia?

... Soviet era. Formal bilateral ties were severed in 1938 following the execution of Karim Khakimov, who was called “Red Pasha” — an outstanding Soviet diplomat, the ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a personal friend of King Ibn Saud. Nikolay Surkov: Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War It is not only the geopolitical landscape but also the gradually broadening agenda for bilateral talks that stir up interest in Putin’s trip. Both countries’ officials reported intense preparatory work ...


Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War

If the current trend persists, the civil war should be expected to continue on several fronts at once, and Yemen will likely collapse slowly In August 2019, the Yemen crises entered a new phase, essentially turning into a tripartite conflict. The forces of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) moved against the government of President Abdrabbuh Mansur ...


Attack on Saudi Arabia: What Next?

... might be missed by the missile defense systems around Abqaiq, especially since Abqaiq was hit from the west, and that required knowledge of the fact that Saudi missile defense systems were covering the northeast (towards Iran and Iraq) and the south (Yemen), leaving the western direction, the “no man’s land,” open. What about the United States? The shale revolution in the United States made the country the world’s largest oil producer, yet it simultaneously weakened its strategic ties with ...


Meeting with the Southern Transitional Council of Yemen

On March 20, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with representatives of the Southern Transitional Council of Yemen. The event was opened by Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, and Aidaroos Qasim Al-Zubaidi, President of the Southern Transitional Council. On March 20, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with representatives ...


High-Level Second Track Meeting in Berlin Discusses Situation in Syria and Yemen

... Middle East general development dynamics, on the most significant challenges and threats emanating from the region, on possible mechanisms and sequence of solutions to Middle Eastern issues. This meeting is devoted to the latest events in Syria and Yemen, the possibilities of preventing escalation, and the optimal formats for multilateral dialog in these crisis situations. The Russian side is represented by Alexander Aksenyonok, RIAC Vice-President, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and RIAC ...


Upholding Stability in the Middle East: An Opportunity for Russia–Europe Cooperation?

... reliability are rare commodities in the region and the demand for them is high. Andrey Kortunov: The European Decalogue and the Middle Eastern Duodecim Third, there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution for the region. In some situations (such as Yemen), the United Nations can and should become a key actor; in other cases (such as Iraq), the main role of external powers should be to assist the legitimate government to strengthen positive trends that already take place on the ground. In places ...


Meeting with the Shaikh Group Consultancy Management

... February 5, 2019, delegation of Shaikh Group international consultancy headed by the CEO Salman Shaikh visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting the sides discussed issues of resolving conflict situations in Syria and Yemen, the role of regional players and great powers in the evolution of the Middle East region, and possibility of preparing joint proposals for creating a new security system in the Middle East by specialized expert organizations from Russia, the USA,...


Middle East – 2030

... has a strong US-supported axis of Israel and Saudi Arabia at its core, with Egypt being largely dependent upon these two. Saudi Arabia also projects power towards Kuwait and the other states of the Arab Peninsula. Contested grounds are Lebanon, Qatar, Yemen, Gaza, and the West Bank, as well as pockets of Sunni insurgents in Syria and Iraq. Some areas will change in less obvious ways, more gradually. Turkey is rather successfully defining a self-conscious new and very independent geopolitical position ...


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