EP/EU Affairs

European Council makes political decision to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

  • 2019-06-21
  • Interfax/TBT Staff

BRUSSELS - The participants in the EU summit in Brussels have reached an agreement to prolong for six months the economic sanctions against Russia, Preben Aamann, a spokesperson of European Council President Donald Tusk, said on Twitter. "Russia sanctio...

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European Development Days 2019 kick-started in Brussels

The 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, has been kicked off in Brussels. The two-day event will welcome more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,...

Some 68% of Ukrainians would back EU entry at referendum

KYIV - Nearly 70% of Ukrainians polled by the Sotsis Social and Marketing Research Center said they would back Ukraine's joining the European Union, while a little over 50% would support accession to NATO at a referendum. Results of the survey were presented during a press ...

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