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North Korea broadened its threat to cancel President Trump’s upcoming nuclear summit with Kim Jong-Un, though the United States downplayed the sudden uncertainty. Kim Kye-gwan, North Korea’s deputy foreign minister, warned on Wednesday that Pyongyang was not interested in talks that would pressure the rogue state to “unilaterally” give up its nuclear program, taking aim… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

How will non-adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to the EU directives in the transport sector affect the transit potential of the country? An increase of Ukrainian export to the EU cannot be achieved without the development of transport infrastructure. Therefore, the Association Agreement aims to bring Ukrainian legislation closer to the requirements of the European Union,… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

This article briefly summarizes the ongoing work from the Economics delegates of our yearly policy cycle “A New Contract: Reconnecting the EU with its citizens”. The following summary covers one of their two proposals, to be refined and presented to the European Parliament amongst others by October.   The EU has been ambitious in its… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

To all Atlantic Mayors This year, the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities will celebrate its 18th anniversary. This symbolic coming of age implies that we have to assume our political responsibilities at European level in a more energetic way. The moment we live is crucial for the survival of cohesion policy, at least as we… » read more

  Posted by Atlantic Arc Cities

Today, the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif, meets High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Frederica Mogherini and his counterparts of the E3 (France, Germany and United Kingdom). This meeting takes place after previous ones between Tehran, Moscow and Beijing. The meeting aims to establish enhanced cooperation with… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Today, the two antisystem parties, namely 5 Star and the League (formerly theLeague of the North) are ready to announce their government agreement. Luigi Di Maio, the young leader of the M5S and Matteo Salvini, the leader of the League will be received on Monday at the Quirinale, the presidential palace to announce the name… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Der Westen kann bereits heute die Entstehung einer postimperialen Russischen Föderation fördern, indem er den Russen einen konkreten Plan für eine schrittweise Aufnahme ihres Landes in europäische Wirtschafts- und Sicherheitsstrukturen nach dem Abschied vom Imperium anbietet. Andreas Umland Ein entscheidender zeithistorischer Bestimmungsfaktor für die heutigen Spannungen zwischen Russland und dem Westen ist die verpasste Chance… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

  As known, the elections are drawing near. The Presidential elections which will be held on June 24 will also determine the names of the deputies for the twenty-seventh term of office. In the presidential elections 6 candidates will run for office, the Council of Higher Election declared them as follows: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Muharrem… » read more

  Posted by BBurak

Guest Blog Margit Schratzenstaller, Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Die Europäische Kommission hat am 2. Mai 2018 nach monatelangen Vorarbeiten und Diskussionen mit allen EU-Mitgliedstaaten einen ersten Vorschlag für Gesamtvolumen und grobe Struktur des Mehrjährigen Finanzrahmens (MFF) sowie für das Eigenmittelsystem der EU für die Periode 2021 bis 2027 vorgelegt (European Commission 2018A, 2018B, 2018C, 2018D,… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

On Wednesday 28th March, the S&D member Caterina Chinnici released a statement to the Italian press agency ANSA (Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata) calling for an extension of the competences of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The EPPO should assume its tasks within 2020 under the auspices of 20 Member States, including Belgium, France, Germany… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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