EP/EU Affairs
 

Juncker and Johnson announce agreement on new Brexit deal

  • 2019-10-17
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff

BRUSSELS/LONDON - The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that a Brexit withdrawal agreement has finally been reached and will be presented to EU leaders. "We've got a gre...

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Karins and incoming European Council president agree on necessity to keep EU sanctions on Russia in place

RIGA - Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) and incoming European Council President Charles Michel are unanimous on the necessity to keep the European Union's sanctions on Russia in place. Today, Michel visited Riga and met with Karins. After the meeting, Karins told...

Estonian MEP Madison: EU should stop hindering Brexit

TALLINN - MEP Jaak Madison opined that the European Union should stop hindering the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the Union as a postponed or no-deal Brexit would entail losses for all parties involved. Madison, a member of the Estonian Conservative People...

Eight countries, including Latvia, urge EU to get tougher on climate action

BERLIN - Eight European Union member states, including Latvia, have signed a letter urging the bl...

Nazarbayev believes EAEU, EU, SCO to become parts of one integration network one day

NUR-SULTAN - The unification of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the European Union, and the S...

Volodin urges Council of Europe to stop country monitoring

MOSCOW - The Council of Europe should stop country monitoring and interference in sovereign affai...

Moldovan president to meet with EC, EU, European Parliament leadership in Brussels

CHISINAU - Moldovan President Igor Dodon said that he would meet with the top officials of the Eu...

EU special representative denounces checkpoints at Georgia-S. Ossetia border

TBILISI/TSKHINVAL - European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis i...

Russia in talks with EU on temporary agreement to resolve disputes in WTO - ministry

MOSCOW - Russia is holding consultations with the European Union on the possibility of entering i...

Macron suggests resetting EU-Russia relations

FORT BREGANCON - French President Emmanuel Macron calls for resetting the relations between the E...

Belarusian PM hopeful to sign visa agreement with EU in fall 2019

MINSK - The Belarusian government will finalize domestic procedures coordinating a visa liberaliz...

Ukraine could miss last chance to hop on train of EU membership - Foreign Minister Klimkin

KYIV - Whether Ukraine becomes part of the European Union will depend on the dynamic of its "...

EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea

BRUSSELS - The EU announced Tuesday an immediate ban on fishing cod, the staple of Britain's ...

Tokayev hopes for boost in Kazakhstan-EU partnership after Charles Michel's election as European Council president

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sent a congratulatory telegram to Charles...

EU, Belarus to sign visa facilitation agreement by February next year - ambassador in Minsk

MINSK - The European Union and Belarus are planning to sign a visa facilitation agreement before ...

European Commission looking for young people for road trip project

TALLINN - The European Commission is looking for eight young people for its road trip project las...

Lavrov urges EU to get Kyiv to implement Minsk Agreements

MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the European Union countries to help ma...

Shoigu, French defense minister discuss European security, situation in crisis regions by phone

MOSCOW - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and French Defense Minister Florence Parly have d...

Tusk dismisses doubts about need for EU enlargement

TBILISI - European Council President Donald Tusk has disagreed with the opinion of European polit...

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