Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk
President of the European Council
 

EU plans summit with Turkey

EU plans summit with Turkey

The heads of European Union institutions were given a mandate to plan a possible summit meeting with Turkish leaders in the coming months, Council President Donald Tusk said after the EU summit on Thursday (15 December).  …

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

The sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis will be extended for an additional six months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said following the EU summit. Merkel explained …

Janelidze: EU will abolish visas for Georgia soon

Janelidze: EU will abolish visas for Georgia soon

The issue of abolishing visas for Georgian citizens is a priority for the European Union, so this process will be completed soon, Georgian Foreign Affairs Minister Mikheil Janelidze said. This statement was made …

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will visit the Kingdom of Belgium from November 30, 2016.  He will hold bilateral meetings with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs …

EU#039s Tusk sees Russia sanctions renewal before mid-December

EU's Tusk sees Russia sanctions renewal before mid-December

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that he expected the European Union to agree on a renewal of economic sanctions against Russia before summit of the bloc's leaders he would chair in mid-December, …

From Brexit to Trump, Europe reels from year of crises

From Brexit to Trump, Europe reels from year of crises

Repeated diplomatic blows have left the bloc’s standing shakier than ever, with long-held alliances and shared values at risk

Tusk: Trump#039s victory is warning sign for EU

Tusk: Trump's victory is warning sign for EU

The election of Donald Trump must be viewed as a wake-up call for those who support liberal democracy, EU Council president Donald Tusk warned. “The events of the last months and days should be …

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

However, an EU plan to threaten Russia with sanctions for its part in attacks on Aleppo was put on hold

Tusk believes EU should extend anti-Russia sanctions due to situation in Syria

Tusk believes EU should extend anti-Russia sanctions due to situation in Syria

The European Union should extend sanctions against Russia due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine as well as Russia's actions in Syria, European Council President Donald Tusk said Monday, Sputnik …

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili will be visiting New York on September 19-22 to attend 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Civil.ge reported. Kvirikashvili will address annual high-level debate of the General …

Is Georgia one step away from liberalization of visas?

Is Georgia one step away from liberalization of visas?

Even though the fact that the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament approved the visa liberalization for Georgia is a good sign, considering difficult situation with the migration crisis in Europe and contradictions between the EU …

#039Almost full#039 Europe close to saying NO to more migrants, says Tusk

'Almost full' Europe close to saying NO to more migrants, says Tusk

Europe is “close to the limit” on accepting a new wave of refugees, according to EU bigwig Donald Tusk.

 Tusk: Russian version of Crimea events ‘not credible’

Tusk: Russian version of Crimea events ‘not credible’

Russia’s version of events in the Crimean Peninsula and the Donbass region of Ukraine is “not credible,” according to the European Union President Donald Tusk. “We have a similar evaluation of …

Turkey’s failed coup could have disastrous consequences for Europe’s migrant crisis

Turkey’s failed coup could have disastrous consequences for Europe’s migrant crisis

A pact between Brussels and Ankara over plight of refugees arriving on the European Union’s shores may be terminated

Nice attack overshadows Europe-Asia summit

Nice attack overshadows Europe-Asia summit

Leaders spoke of the importance of respecting the global legal frameworks that undergird cooperation on terrorism, among other issues

NATO Unity, Tested by Russia, Shows Some Cracks

NATO Unity, Tested by Russia, Shows Some Cracks

Most revolve around the question of whether to deter or placate Russia

EU and NATO sign joint declaration

EU and NATO sign joint declaration

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker have signed the EU-NATO Joint …

Merkel, Tusk, Hollande and Renzi to discuss Brexit on June 27

Merkel, Tusk, Hollande and Renzi to discuss Brexit on June 27

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she has invited the leaders of France and Italy as well as the European Council president to Berlin on Monday to discuss how to secure European unity after Britain voted to leave the 28-member …

Tusk: We won#039t lift sanctions yet

Tusk: We won't lift sanctions yet

The head of the European Council Donald Tusk announced the extension of sanctions, imposed against Russia. "I think that the situation is clear and the EU's position is that we need to link sanctions against …

EU calls Turkey a ‘most RELIABLE partner’

EU calls Turkey a ‘most RELIABLE partner’

despite growing criticism of Erdogan

Donald Tusk: EU to lift visas for Georgian citizens

Donald Tusk: EU to lift visas for Georgian citizens

The head of the European Council Donald Tusk is confident that the European Union to grant Georgian citizens visa-free travel in the near future. "We touched upon Georgia's visa-free aspirations. As …

Georgia’s President to visit Strasbourg and Brussels

Georgia’s President to visit Strasbourg and Brussels

President Giorgi Margvelashvili will be visiting Strasbourg and Brussels on June 6-9, Civil.ge reports. In Strasbourg he will meet Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland and …

Anti-Russian sanctions have split Germany and EU

Anti-Russian sanctions have split Germany and EU

Today The Wall Street Journal published an article where drew attention to the split in the European in general and the German Society in particular due to the prolongation of sanctions against Russia. …

EU pledges 1 billion euro by summer for Syrian refugees in Turkey

EU pledges 1 billion euro by summer for Syrian refugees in Turkey

European Union Council President Donald Tusk says the 28-member bloc will spend 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) this summer on projects to improve the lives of Syrian refugees, NewsOK reports. Tusk on Saturday also …

Margvelashvili: US and EU support Georgia#039s course

Margvelashvili: US and EU support Georgia's course

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, summing up the results of his participation in the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, stated that the Georgian side has received strong support for the foreign policy course of the …

Margvelashvili speaks about results of his visit to US

Margvelashvili speaks about results of his visit to US

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, summing up the results of his three-day visit to the US, stated that the EU leaders fully support the foreign policy vector of the country. The Georgian President went to the US …

Turkey promises to save EU from migrants for €20 billion

Turkey promises to save EU from migrants for €20 billion

The European Union and Turkey have reached an agreement to reduce the flow of migrants, European Council President Donald Tusk said on the results of the EU-Turkey summit on migration. "The first step was taken today. We agreed …

EU–Turkey summit to try to save Schengen

EU–Turkey summit to try to save Schengen

The EU - Turkey summit, which will focus on stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, will be held in Brussels today. EU leaders will discuss an action plan to stop the migrant flow to Europe through the territory of Turkey with its Prime …

Tusk to meet with Davutoglu and Erdogan

Tusk to meet with Davutoglu and Erdogan

The European Council President Donald Tusk wrote on Twitter that he plans to meet with the Turkish leadership in the coming days. According to the work schedule, he will meet with the Prime Minister …

Turkey and EU discuss issue of refugees at special summit

Turkey and EU discuss issue of refugees at special summit

The European Union plans to hold a special summit together with Turkey in order to discuss the migration crisis, the head of the European Council Donald Tusk stated. "We will organize a special meeting with ...