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A European Turkey

A European Turkey

Turkey hasn't seen signs that the EU will treat Turkey on fair ground after meeting in Varna

US and Europe deal new diplomatic blow to Russia

US and Europe deal new diplomatic blow to Russia

US authorities have decided to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close the Russian consulate in Seattle, an administration official said at a special briefing today. "Today President Donald Trump ordered the …

Tusk: EU response to US tariffs to be 'responsible'

Tusk: EU response to US tariffs to be 'responsible'

The European Union will respond to US tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum in a "responsible and reasonable" way, European Council President Donald Tusk said in a letter published on Tuesday. EU leaders will …

Donald Tusk: UK Brexit plans 'pure illusion'

Donald Tusk: UK Brexit plans 'pure illusion'

The UK's approach to the next stage of Brexit negotiations seems to be based on "pure illusion", Donald Tusk says. The European Council president told a news conference in Brussels that the UK was still trying to …

EU's Tusk calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

EU's Tusk calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

European Council President Donald Tusk said the EU was calling for an immediate ceasefire in Syria as a new wave of bombs struck the eastern Ghouta district ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire, …

EU-Turkey summit to be held in March - media

EU-Turkey summit to be held in March - media

The European Union and Turkey are expected to hold a summit in late March,  Germany's Die Welt newspaper reported citing diplomatic sources in Brussels. According to the report, the EU intends to improve relations …

Will Poland quit EU?

Will Poland quit EU?

Poland’s right-wing government could try to drive the country out of the European Union if it stops being a net recipient of bloc funding, EU President Donald Tusk warned. "For PiS the benefit of being in the …

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

 EU praises Georgia as exemplary partner

EU praises Georgia as exemplary partner

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, who praised Georgia as a reliable and exemplary partner of the European Union. During the …

Tusk: EU supports Tbilisi's European integration

Tusk: EU supports Tbilisi's European integration

President of European Council Donald Tusk said at the meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili that the EU supports Tbilisi's European integration policy. Discussing bilateral …

EU leaders vote to extend sanctions on Russia

EU leaders vote to extend sanctions on Russia

The leaders of the European Union (EU) have agreed to extend sanctions against Russia, following a similar move by the US this week, Belfast Telegraph reports. European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted on …

Italy’s Taormina hosts G7 summit

Italy’s Taormina hosts G7 summit

The 43rd summit of the G7, the group of most industrialized economies, opened in Taormina, a town in Italy’s Sicily, today. Friday’s plenary sessions will be devoted to foreign policy and security issues. In the wake of the …

EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU …