The United Arab Emirates are interested in investing in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, financing infrastructural, economic, energy, and social projects to become a key actor in a country affected by a massive debt with China.
The recent visit of Nikolai Patrushev to India underlines prospects of cooperation between Moscow and New Delhi on regional security and geopolitics, particularly after the U.S. troops withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Taliban rise to power.
Due to the U.S. sanctions, Iran has shifted its foreign policy looking for regional actors with whom to reach a new partnership. Therefore, in the last years, we have witnessed an increase in cooperation between Tehran and Moscow in different fields.
Il recente rifiuto dell’OSCE di inviare i propri osservatori alle elezioni parlamentari in Russia inasprisce ulteriormente i rapporti tra Mosca e l’Occidente e la fiducia delle autorità russe nei confronti delle organizzazioni internazionali.
Afghanistan's humanitarian and security situation has been alarming the international community since the Taliban started their offensive and gained power in some districts where they are applying their vision of shari'a.
The International Conference on Cooperation between Central Asia and South Asia in Tashkent highlighted regional geopolitical dynamics, international actors' interests in Central and South Asia and possible future cooperation and alliances to face emerging socioeconomic issues.
The eventuality that Iran has supported the creation of a Shiite militant organisation in Afghanistan has caused diplomatic tensions among Tehran and Kabul and highlighted how fragile the country's situation might be after the NATO troops withdrawal.
The Indian Foreign Affairs Minister's recent visit to Moscow highlights that Russia-India relations intensify because New Delhi has become one of the Kremlin's essential trading partners and a valuable ally in Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific.
Pakistani officials have shown their interest in developing economic cooperation with Uzbekistan due to Islamabad's regional strategy in Central Asia and Pakistan's desire to play a more influential role in the region to counter India and support the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative.
The Russian Federation wants militarily support Tajikistan in controlling the borders with Afghanistan and contrast the possible Taliban offensive in the region.
Tehran's attempt to become a member of the Eurasian Economic Union aims to enhance its trade partners and contrast the economic problems caused by the U.S. sanctions.
Iran and the United Arab Emirates will expand their commercial trade, although Tehran's foreign policy is a source of permanent concern to Abu Dhabi and the Gulf states.