Merkel defends financial crisis management legacy before economic elite in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Davos 2020, EU foreign policy, financial crisis, Greece, Iran, Migration, News, trade, US|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her tough stand and the austere fiscal policy she pursued in response to the financial crisis that shook up the eurozone in 2008 as she addressed the World Economic Forum on Thursday (23 January).

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After Berlin, the EU needs to translate commitments on Libya into actions

By |januar 21st, 2020|Berlin Libya Conference, EU foreign policy, Libyan Crisis, News|

Following a positive Libya peace summit in Berlin, the EU needs to back up commitments with actions, although the path ahead remains fraught with difficulty,  writes Tom Garofalo.

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Czech FM: Visegrad countries will continue to promote EU enlargement

By |januar 21st, 2020|Albania, Article 7, Czechia, enlargement, EU foreign policy, Iran, Iraq, Josep Borrell, News, North Macedonia, treaty change, V4, Visegrad 4, Western Balkans|

The Visegrad countries will need some time to close the ditches they have dug in recent years, Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček told EURACTIV.cz in an interview. He also voiced doubts about the need for a reform of EU membership negotiations, demanded by France, saying the process is already reversible at any stage.

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‘Geopolitical’ Europe could struggle to take shape in troublesome 2020

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Charles Michel, China, Eastern Partnership, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU foreign policy, EU-Africa relations, future eu, Iran nuclear deal, Iraq, Josep Borrell, Middle East, News, Russia, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

Among the many foreign policy challenges facing the EU in 2020, the main theme will be how to assert itself on the world stage against China, the US and Russia, while upholding multilateralism and at least a semblance of global order.

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There is no real ‘European foreign policy’, says former EU diplomat

By |junij 14th, 2019|EU foreign policy, France, News, Pierre Vimont|

The EU does not have a real 'European foreign policy' because every country works on its own and member states do not want to give full responsibility to the EU's High Representative, a former senior French and EU diplomat told EURACTIV Slovakia in an ...

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Greening the EU’s foreign and security policy

By |februar 21st, 2019|Climate Change, climate security, EU foreign policy, News, UN Security Council|

Climate change and ecosystem degradation are significant security threats; the European Union should take urgent action to address these as a part of its foreign and security policy, write Johanna Nyman and Marianne Kettunen.

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An opportunity for transatlantic unity on Iran

By |februar 15th, 2019|EU foreign policy, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, News|

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the revolution that overthrew the Shah in Iran and created the Islamic Republic. It is a good time to review the position of the European Union and its member states towards this totalitarian theocracy, argues Alejo Vidal-Quadras.

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EU suffers major cyber-security scandal with publication of 1,100 secret cables

By |december 19th, 2018|cyber security, cyber-attacks, espionnage, EU foreign policy, News, scandal|

A trove of hacked EU diplomatic cables made available to the New York Times revealed no major secrets, but displayed the remarkably poor protection of routine exchanges among EU officials Hackers accessed the EU’s diplomatic communications network for years, downloading...

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Mogherini: Need to avoid that world collapses completely

By |september 3rd, 2018|Donald Trump, EU foreign policy, Federica Mogherini, Iran deal, multilateralism, News|

The EU needs to brace itself for difficult times and step up its presence on the world stage to "avoid that the world collapses completely", the bloc’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told a conference in Brussels on Monday (3 September).

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Mogherini’s Asia trip set to deepen EU security role

By |avgust 6th, 2018|Asia, EU foreign policy, EU-ASEAN, Federica Mogherini, News, security and defence|

During a roundtrip of Asia this week, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will seek support to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, as well as exploring security cooperation in order to expand engagement and up the EU's role in global security, write...

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