Showing posts with label European Parliament. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Parliament. Show all posts

Friday, March 16, 2018

Erdogan rejects EU Parliament motion on Afrin

The European Parliament cannot say a word to Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday rejected the European Parliament's motion calling Turkey to end its military operation in northern Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

EU Toughens Brexit Stance after ‘Unacceptable’ Comments: Verhofstadt

EU Toughens Brexit Stance
The EU has hardened its position on Brexit trade talks after “unacceptable” comments by a British minister that risk undermining negotiations, the European Parliament’s pointman Guy Verhofstadt said Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Brexit comes with conditions but can be reversed: EU parliament

The European Parliament said on Wednesday that Brexit could be reversed, but if Britain pursued divorce from the EU it should first settle its bill and protect citizens' rights before a new trade deal with the bloc can be discussed.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Resolution Against Russian Media: 'This is Beyond the Pale'

Brussels wants to cast Russian media outlets, including Sputnik and RT, in a bad light in the eyes of the international community, Professor Julian Jimenez, an independent journalist, said, commenting on a non-legislative resolution adopted by the EU Parliament on Wednesday.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

European Parliament calls on Japan to end whale hunting

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) gathered for a plenary session in Strasbourg, pressing on Wednesday for the European Council and the European Commission to condemn the decision by Japan to resume whale hunting and to catch 333 small rorqual whales during the 2015-2016 season.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Russian FM: Theme of Crimea’s territorial affiliation is closed forever

Crimea is Russian land and the theme of its territorial affiliation is closed forever, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said about the European Parliament’s just adopted resolution proposing an end to the anti-Russian sanctions in exchange for Crimea’s handover to Ukraine.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

NATO chief highlights cooperation with EU

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday highlighted the importance of cooperation between the European Union (EU) and NATO while addressing the European Parliament on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Juncker calls on EP to support new border control plans

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday called on the European Parliament (EP) in Strasbourg to support his plans to set up a European Border and Coast Guard in a bid to manage the refugee crisis.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Greece vows reforms for new bailout

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to present "credible" reform plans before a Thursday deadline set by exasperated European leaders, as Athens formally asked for a new bailout to avoid crashing out of the euro.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Greek crisis overhangs EP plenary session

The plenary session of the European Parliament (EP) opened Monday against the worrying backdrop of the Greek debt crisis following Sunday's historic referendum which saw the country's voters reject the latest offer from creditors.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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