EU leaders to hold coronavirus video conference on 26 March

By |marec 20th, 2020|Charles Michel, coronavirus, EUCO, News|

European Union leaders will hold another video conference on 26 March to discuss the impact of coronavirus, a top official said on Thursday (19 March), the same day the European Parliament plans to increase EU aid to the economy.

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Can the EU be run by videolink? Confidentiality is the biggest problem

By |marec 18th, 2020|Charles Michel, coronavirus, EUCO, News|

The European Union runs on meetings -- endless gatherings to take decisions and try to build consensus among 27 diverse member states.

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EU leaders agree to shut external borders, grapple with coronavirus response

By |marec 18th, 2020|Charles Michel, coronavirus, COVID-19, European Council, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

EU leaders confirmed the proposed closure of the EU's external and Schengen borders for at least 30 days on Tuesday (17 March) as the bloc continued struggling to come up with a unified response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Europe furious over Trump’s unilateral travel ban

By |marec 12th, 2020|Airlines, Charles Michel, coronavirus, Donald Trump, News, Schengen, Ursula von der Leyen|

European officials reacted with surprise and anger Thursday (12 March) after US President Donald Trump imposed a trans-Atlantic travel ban they fear will wound economies already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

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EU pledges €25 billion to weather coronavirus impact

By |marec 11th, 2020|Charles Michel, COVID-19, European Council, News, SMEs, stability and growth pact, state aid rules, Ursula von der Leyen|

EU institutions and member states agreed on Tuesday (10 March) to ease EU spending rules and mobilise at least €25 billion of EU funds to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

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Stern-faced EU leaders warn Erdogan to respect migrants deal

By |marec 10th, 2020|Charles Michel, EU-Turkey deal, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

Stern-faced EU leaders warned President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday (9 March) to respect the terms of a previous deal to keep migrants away from Europe's borders, after the Turkish leader came to Brussels to demand more support.

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Erdogan holds Brussels talks as situation on Greek border gets nasty

By |marec 9th, 2020|Charles Michel, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Josep Borrell, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen, Vladimir Putin|

Migration crisis talks were set to be held between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and senior EU officials in Brussels on Monday (9 March), as Germany said the bloc was considering taking in 1,500 child refugees.

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Eastern Partnership’s champions expect more from the ‘geopolitical Commission’

By |marec 9th, 2020|Association agreement, Charles Michel, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, Georgia, Moldova, News, Ukraine, Von der Leyen Commission|

As associated countries of Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova ask for a more ambitious Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy, the debate continues about the next steps and available financial support for what is lauded as one of the EU's most successful foreign p...

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Migrants clash with Greek police, diplomatic efforts underway

By |marec 2nd, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Charles Michel, Greece, Greek islands, hotspots, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Greek police fired tear gas to repel hundreds of stone-throwing migrants who tried to force their way across the border from Turkey on Sunday (1 March), with thousands more behind them after Ankara relaxed curbs on their movement.

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EU leaders fail to agree on first post-Brexit budget as divisions grow

By |februar 21st, 2020|CAP, Charles Michel, cohesion policy, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|

EU countries failed to narrow deep differences over the bloc's next seven-year budget as a group of net contributors refused to approve bigger spending and instead pushed for big cuts for farmers and poorer regions, in a bid to fill a €75 billion hole left by Brexit.

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