Akkazieva G. I.

The EU’s Current Policy in Central Asia: Trends of Development

The article analyses the European Union’s current policy towards the Central Asian states. In particular the priority directions of the policy are examined, such as the cooperation in the sphere of energy, transport and fight against the security challenges, particularly, drug trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration. Special attention in the article is paid to the issues of the EU’s energy interests in Central Asia, the realization of the EU’s transport policy in the region, and also the EU’s fight against drug trafficking and terrorism strategy in the Central Asian states.