German FM voices ‘serious concerns’ over Israeli annexation plan

By |junij 11th, 2020|Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz, Donald Trump, EU sanctions, EU-Israel, Germany, Heiko Maas, Israel, News, Palestinians|

Germany and its European partners have "serious concerns" over Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in Jerusalem Wednesday (10 June).

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Orbán urges end to EU sanctions on Belarus

By |junij 6th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, authoritarian regime, Belarus, coronavirus, EU sanctions, human rights, Hungary, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán urged the European Union to drop sanctions against Belarus as he met the ex-Soviet state's strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk on Friday (5 June).

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Germany calls in Russian envoy, seeks sanctions over hacking

By |maj 28th, 2020|cyber espionage, EU sanctions, Germany, News, Russia|

Germany's foreign ministry on Thursday (28 May) called in the Russian ambassador to discuss possible sanctions over a 2015 hacking attack on the German parliament, in an escalating diplomatic row.

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Annexations in the West Bank: Europeans need to punch their weight

By |maj 20th, 2020|Donald Trump, EU sanctions, Israel, Middle East conflict, News, Palestinians, West Bank annexations|

Last week, EU foreign ministers emphasised that the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains one of the Union’s strategic interests and that they discourage possible steps towards annexations. In this vein, the EU and its member states should send a clear signal, Muriel Asseburg and Peter Lintl argue.

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France pushing for tough EU response to any West Bank annexation

By |maj 12th, 2020|Benjamin Netanyahu, EU sanctions, Horizon 2020, Israel, News, Palestinians, United States, West Bank|

France is urging its European Union partners to consider threatening Israel with a tough response if it goes ahead with a de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, three EU diplomats said.

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Oil crisis hits Russia and… EU unity?

By |april 30th, 2020|EU sanctions, News, oil prices, Russia|

The Russian oil sector seems to be in dire need of seeing the end of Western sanctions, even more than it has been so far, and there is no doubt that they will try to use the current circumstances to change EU countries' stance on the policy towards Mo...

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In Venezuela shift, US offers sanctions relief for transitional government

By |april 1st, 2020|Cuba, EU sanctions, humanitarian crisis, Juan Guaido, Mike Pompeo, News, Nicolás Maduro, US sanctions, Venezuela, Venezuelan Opposition|

The United States on Tuesday (31 March) offered a path for Venezuela's leftist leadership to remove sanctions in the face of a mounting humanitarian crisis by accepting a transitional government that excludes US ally Juan Guaidó.

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Crimean experts warn Russia has appetite for Black Sea, more Ukrainian land

By |februar 26th, 2020|Azov Sea, Black Sea, Crimea annexation, EU sanctions, Kerch Strait, News, Russia, Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin|

Increasingly grandiose Russian military exercises in the Black Sea, compounded by the impending water crisis and a burgeoning defence industry in the Crimea, indicate that the security situation in Southern Ukraine may soon deteriorate, Ukrainian exper...

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German arrested for illegal military exports to Russia

By |februar 13th, 2020|Crimea annexation, EU sanctions, Germany, News, Ukraine crisis|

German prosecutors said Thursday (13 February) they had arrested a businessman on suspicion of exporting millions of euros in machinery to Russia that could be used for military purposes, in violation of EU sanctions.

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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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