Finland’s leader Sauli Niinisto says his country, which has traditionally steered a course between Russia and the West, should not join NATO, despite the Ukraine crisis and calls from other Finnish politicians.
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says that he’s working on a strategy of stabilizing the international situation by introducing a new effective global dialogue platform to augment the “lame UN.”
The United Nation’s Secretary-General has urged parties in P1+5 nuclear talks with Iran to be “flexible” as the deadline to settle a long-standing stalemate over Tehran's atomic program may be missed without final resolution on Monday.
Serbia is not planning to impose sanctions on Russia, said its President Tomislav Nikolic after meeting EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn. The latter said the EU expects Serbia to bring its policy in line with the European one if it seeks to enter the union.
Britain’s relationship with Somalia has come under scrutiny after a report detailing corruption in the east African nation was published by the UN. The Security Council report claims Somalia has traded arms with Islamist militants.