EU takes step closer to Turkey drilling sanctions

By |november 12th, 2019|Cyprus, EU sanctions, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

The EU on Monday (11 November) moved a step closer to imposing sanctions over Turkey's drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus by formally adopting a legal framework to target those involved.

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Ukraine, EU oppose Trump’s suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Boris Johnson, Crimea annexation, EU sanctions, France, G7 summit, G8, Germany, News, Normandy format, Russia, Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday (22 August) in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine.

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Erdogan says Turkey to press ahead with gas search off Cyprus

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Cyprus, EU sanctions, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday (22 August) hit out at EU measures to punish Ankara for drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean and vowed to press ahead with gas search in the region.

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EU envoys agree sanctions on Russians accused of Skripals’ poisoning

By |januar 17th, 2019|chemical weapons, EU sanctions, News, Russia, Sergei Skripal|

European Union ambassadors agreed on Wednesday (16 January) to impose sanctions on nine individuals and one entity accused of chemical weapons attacks, including two Russian men blamed for poisoning a former Russian double agent in Britain, two diploma...

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Merkel, in Ukraine, vows to uphold Russia sanctions

By |november 2nd, 2018|Angela Merkel, EU sanctions, Federica Mogherini, Minsk agreement, News, Nord Stream-2, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Kyiv on Thursday (1 November) she was determined to uphold sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict.

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Austria calls for EU-wide halt in arms sales to Saudi Arabia

By |oktober 26th, 2018|Angela Merkel, arms trade, Austrian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU sanctions, Jamal Khashoggi, Karin Kneissl, News, Saudi Arabia, Yemen Civil War|

The European Union should halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl told a German newspaper, saying such action could also help end "the terrible war in Yemen".

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Salvini ‘at home’ in Moscow, denounces EU sanctions on Russia

By |oktober 18th, 2018|Crimea annexation, Cyprus, EU sanctions, far right, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, Matteo Salvini, News, Russia, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini denounced the "madness" of western sanctions against Russia, during a trip to Moscow Wednesday (17 October), and launched a fierce attack on the European Union.

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Salisbury fallout: EU adopts sanctions against chemical weapons’ proliferation

By |oktober 16th, 2018|chemical weapons, Cyber Attack, EU sanctions, hybrid war, News, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Russia, Sergei Skripal|

EU foreign affairs ministers in Luxembourg adopted yesterday (15 October) a new sanctions regime as response to the use and proliferation of Chemical weapons. Russia was not mentioned.

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Italy resists EU push to impose sanctions over cyberattacks

By |oktober 15th, 2018|cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, EU sanctions, Italy, News, Russia|

Italy is resisting a European Union push to impose sanctions on states who carry out cyberattacks, a move that appears in line with Rome’s calls to de-escalate tensions with Russia but that could alienate Italy from its EU allies.

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Opposition parties blast Merkel over secretive meeting with Russian officials

By |julij 26th, 2018|Angela Merkel, EU sanctions, Germany, Heiko Maas, News, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Ukraine crisis, Valery Gerasimov|

German opposition parties have criticised Chancellor Angela Merkel for not providing more detail of her discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the head of Russia’s military general staff Valery Gerasimov.

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