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EU refuses to recognize Lukashenko as Belarus president

  • 2020-09-24
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff

BRUSSELS - The European Union refuses to recognise Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus president after his inauguration that lacked "democratic legitimacy" and Brussels is reviewing its relations with Minsk, the EU's diplomatic chief said Thursday. ...

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Russia expands its black list for the EU

MOSCOW - Russia will expand its black list for the European Union in response to sanctions imposed by the EU, as Russian Foreign Ministry representative Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. "In response to the actions of the European Union, Russia has decided to expand the li...

European Commission presents 2030 climate plan for greener EU

BRUSSELS - The European Commission on Thursday presented its new climate plan for 2030, including a tougher target to cut emissions to 55 percent of their 1990 levels. Frans Timmermans, European Commissioner for the European Green Deal, said the future of the next generations w...

Russia expands its black list for the EU

MOSCOW - Russia will expand its black list for the European Union in response to sanctions impose...

European Commission presents 2030 climate plan for greener EU

BRUSSELS - The European Commission on Thursday presented its new climate plan for 2030, including...

European Commission signs first contract with AstraZeneca

TALLINN - On Thursday, the first contract the European Commission has negotiated on behalf of the...

Brussels urges EU to prepare for virus second wave

BRUSSELS - European officials warned Wednesday that a feared second wave of coronavirus infection...

EU's external borders to remain closed to citizens of most third countries

BRUSSELS - The European Union will continue to ban travelers from the United States and most othe...

European Commission, 14 EU member states sign deal on islands' transition to green energy

TALLINN – Altogether 14 countries of the European Union and the European Commission signed ...

EU renews sanctions on Russia by 1 year

TALLINN - The Council of the European Union on Thrusday decided to renew the sanctions introduced...

European media organizations urge EU Commission to crack down on online disinformation

BRUSSELS - European broadcasting organizations, publishers and journalists called on the European...

EU launches website on Covid-19 restrictions for international travelers

BRUSSELS - The European Union launched an official website reopen.europa.eu on Monday to inform t...

MEP Vaidere concerned about growing inequality between EU members states after Covid-19 crisis

RIGA - There are concerns that in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, inequalities between Euro...

EU borders could be gradually re-opened this summer season - European Commission

BRUSSELS - The European Commission reckons EU countries could reopen borders with other member st...

European Commission steps up fight against money laundering, terrorist financing

TALLINN – The European Commission on Thursday put forward a comprehensive approach to furth...

EU mulls reopening internal borders in mid-May - Lithuanian minister

VILNIUS - With the coronavirus pandemic waning, the European Union (EU) is mulling a possibility ...

European Parliament calls for EUR 50 bln EU Coronavirus Solidarity Fund

TALLINN – Members of the European Parliament want to see a massive recovery package to supp...

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