Showing posts with label EU. Show all posts
Showing posts with label EU. Show all posts

Thursday, November 26, 2020

France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month | One America News Network

 (Reuters) – The European Parliament urged the EU on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey after President Tayyip Erdogan this month paid a visit to the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of Cyprus.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Turkey's Erdogan Expected to Stand Down in Spat With EU If Bloc Shows Unity, Reports Suggest - Sputnik International

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is predicted to stand down in his row with the European Union should the bloc's member states show unity and mount a convincing challenge, a source in Brussels told the EURACTIV portal on Wednesday.

EU to approve new COVID-19 vaccine contract -

The European Union (EU) will give the green light to a new vaccine contract in its bid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Erdogan urges dialogue with EU, says Turkey's future in Europe | THE DAILY STAR

Erdogan urges dialogue with EU

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called on the European Union for dialogue, warning the bloc not to become a tool for enmity during escalating tensions over the eastern Mediterranean.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Brexit deal 95% ready, gaps on key stumbling blocks - RTÉ

It is understood that 95% of the EU-UK future relationship treaty has been completed, but there remain large gaps on key stumbling blocks including fisheries and how disputes will be solved.

Monday, November 16, 2020

L'UE salue l'élection de la pro-européenne Sandu en Moldavie - RTL Info


La présidente de la Commission européenne a félicité lundi via Twitter la présidente élue de Moldavie, Maia Sandu, interprétant la victoire de cette candidate pro-européenne comme "un appel clair" des électeurs à "s'attaquer à la corruption et à restaurer le respect de l'Etat de droit".

France threatens Turkey with sanctions: 'No country has any illusions about Erdogan and his regime' - almasdarnews

France threatens Turkey with sanctions

The French Minister of State for European Affairs, Clement Beaune, revealed that the European Union may impose economic sanctions targeting some sectors in Turkey because of its “hostile” positions on European borders.

Sunday, November 8, 2020

UK, EU to resume trade talks in London Monday as "significant differences" remain - Global Times

Negotiators from British and the European Union (EU) will resume talks on a post-Brexit trade deal in London on Monday as "significant differences" remain between the two sides, a Downing Street statement said Saturday.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

‘Very serious divergences’ remain between EU & UK as Brexit talks falter on key issues including fisheries — RT

 Two weeks of intensive Brexit trade talks have stalled over key issues including fisheries, EU and UK negotiators said on Wednesday, as divergences between both sides remain “wide” and “serious.”

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

France urges EU to adopt measures against Turkey at next summit - TODAYonline

France urged fellow European Union leaders on Tuesday to adopt measures against Turkey, after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan questioned French President Emmanuel Macron's mental health and called for a boycott of French goods.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

NATO to Help EU Fight Illegal Migration in Aegean, Mediterranean Seas

NATO is committed to helping the European Union in its fight against illegal migration, and thus will support the EU in the Aegean Sea and also send ships, aircraft to central Mediterranean that will arrive to the location in the next 2 weeks, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Kremlin expects US, EU reaction to Belgian air strikes in Aleppo

The Kremlin expects the United States and the European Union to give their assessment of Belgian air strikes against civilian facilities near Syria’s Aleppo, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Greece blames EU, IMF for impasse in debt talks

 Greece and its creditors on Tuesday (May 5) ruled out any bailout deal to avoid bankruptcy at a crunch meeting next week, with Athens blaming divisions between the EU and IMF for blocking an agreement.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

‘Grexit?’ Easier said than done

The clock is ticking. The current EU-IMF bailout deal for Greece will expire on February 28, and all eyes are on the Monday meeting, the deadline for Greece to apply for an extension of its bailout program.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Greek PM says troika bailout failed, will not ask for extension

Greece's leftist PM, Alexis Tsipras, has announced that the EU and IMF bailout of the country’s debt has failed, and that Athens doesn’t plan to ask for an extension.
“The bailout failed,” Tsipras said in his first major speech to the Greek parliament as the country’s new prime minister on Sunday. “The new government is not justified in asking for an extension...because it cannot ask for an extension of mistakes.”...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

EU must help fund Balkan flood relief effort, European Parliament President Schulz says

The collective solidarity that inspired cross-border rescue and relief efforts in the aftermath of the May 2014 floods in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia must be matched by EU aid and funding, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on July 14 at the opening of the EP’s July II session.

Many lives were lost in the floods, which forced the evacuation of 150 000 people in Croatia and washed away an entire quarter of the Bulgarian city of Varna. Agriculture and the regional economy would take many years to recover, Schulz said.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Highlights of Deputy FM Kourkoulas’ intervention at the EP Plenary sitting on the mid-term review of the Stockholm Programme (Brussels, 2 April 2014)

MFA, Thursday, 03 April 2014
D. KOURKOULAS: The Stockholm Programme has so far achieved significant success in its role in guiding and directing the EU's efforts to give effect to a wide-ranging and ambitious set of actions in the JHA area. It built on the earlier Tampere and Hague programmes as the main planning tool for this important policy area.

I think we have every reason to be proud of what has been achieved. For example, in the area of Asylum and Migration, there has been significant progress on the development of a Common European Asylum System, which is a particularly complex and sensitive file.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Greece prepares to approve bill needed for fresh loans. -Despite eleventh hour attempts to delay voting by the opposition.

ATHENS: The Greek parliament was expected to approve late on Sunday a bill required by the country's international lenders despite eleventh hour attempts to delay voting by the opposition.
Greece's main opposition Syriza party called for a dissent and censure motion against Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, in an attempt to push back the crucial vote on reforms.

Syriza's leader Alexis Tsipras who branded the new bill "a crime committed against the people and our country", accused Stournaras of being "the main administrator of the death contract against Greek society".

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