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UK minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit

UK minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit

Britain's top minister for leaving the European Union said Sunday that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May "get on with the job" of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said he …

EU stops financing of Turkey

EU stops financing of Turkey

According to the European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement, Johannes Khan, the European Union has started to cut financing the programs of the European-Turkish cooperation, for which there is no noticeable progress. …

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

The EU Ambassador to Ukraine, Hugh Mingarelli, said today that there will be no new sanctions against Russia, answering the journalist's question about the EU's need to draft a new set of sanctions against the Russian Federation. …

Turkey says all deals with EU in jeopardy if no visa liberalization

Turkey says all deals with EU in jeopardy if no visa liberalization

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday deals with the European Union, including an agreement on stemming the flow of migrants, would be jeopardized if the bloc failed to implement promised visa liberalization …

 Russia helps Georgia to get closer to Europe

Russia helps Georgia to get closer to Europe

Dialogue between Georgia and Russia has contributed to a certain extent to the implementation of a successful European project, the Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia, Zurab …

EU to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months - source

EU to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months - source

The European Union will extend sanctions against Russia for another half a year starting March 15, a source in European diplomatic circles said. “The Council of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states will extend a …

Official Journal of EU publishes legislation on visa waiver for Georgia

Official Journal of EU publishes legislation on visa waiver for Georgia

Georgian citizens will be able to travel to any of the Schengen Zone countries visa-free in just 20 days. New legislation lifting visa-requirements for Georgians has been published in the European Union’s (EU) Official Journal …

Georgian Ambassador: Kurz has no plans to create migrant cs in Georgia

Georgian Ambassador: Kurz has no plans to create migrant camps in Georgia

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, proposing the creation of migrant camps in Georgia, had nothing particular in mind, the Georgian ambassador in Vienna Konstantine Zaldastanishvili …

Will EU resettle refugees to Georgia?

Will EU resettle refugees to Georgia?

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said that it's necessary to create European centers for reception of refugees outside the bloc. "We need refugee centers outside the EU. They should be managed jointly …

Macron and migrants

Macron and migrants

Le Pen’s globalist rival thinks newcomers renew French society

EU ambassador to Azerbaijan: status quo in Karabakh conflict unsustainable

EU ambassador to Azerbaijan: status quo in Karabakh conflict unsustainable

The status quo in the Karabakh conflict is unsustainable, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said. She expressed the EU’s support for the activity of the OSCE Minsk Group. In …

EU Army?

EU Army?

Brussels ‘to set up new military unit amid growing tensions in Europe

 Sharp rise in Iran#039s crude oil shipments to Europe

Sharp rise in Iran's crude oil shipments to Europe

Iran is making rapid forays into the European crude oil market

Georgia in anticipation of  visa-free regime with EU

Georgia in anticipation of visa-free regime with EU

The EU decision to lift visa requirements for Georgian citizens is a joint achievement of the Georgian society, the authorities and Georgia's friends, the country's President Giorgi Margvelashvili said. "I …

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

He puts three things in front: for a united Europe; for democracy; for justice

Will EU become federation?

Will EU become federation?

Four European countries signed a document calling for more European integration. They proposed to enhance the EMU in its social dimension, to make the EU more democratic and to harmonise EU states’ foreign policies.  A …

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, made an appeal to review the sanctions against Russia. According to him, such measures have not led to an improvement in the situation on the key contentious issues, Bloomberg reports. The EU must …

Germany proposes EU rules making migrant deportations easier

Germany proposes EU rules making migrant deportations easier

The proposal would only kick in at times of a “mass influx” of people to the bloc

Putin to attend G20 summit

Putin to attend G20 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in G20 summit, which will be held in Hamburg on July 7-8, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said. G20 is the leading international forum, which …

The riddle of Europe#039s election season

The riddle of Europe's election season

As this European election season begins, no-one yet knows what the Trump effect will be on Europe

European countries lost their political identity

European countries lost their political identity

Trump's unpredictability is well orchestrated and planned, expert says

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Meanwhile, ISIL controls the half of the country and poses a threat to security in Europe and the US

Mogherini and Pence discuss Iranian nuclear deal

Mogherini and Pence discuss Iranian nuclear deal

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, met the US Vice-President Mike Pence today as he started his official visit to the European Union. …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian#039s visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Islam as a peaceful religion Saturday night in a speech aimed at quelling growing anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe and the U.S. that has sparked in recent months hate crimes and political …

Ilham Aliyev for Vestnik Kavkaza: double standards towards Azerbaijan should be eliminated

Ilham Aliyev for Vestnik Kavkaza: double standards towards Azerbaijan should be eliminated

The practice of double standards, applied in respect of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan should be discontinued. This will help to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said at the round …

Ilham Aliev: Azerbaijan is respected all around the world

Ilham Aliev: Azerbaijan is respected all around the world

Azerbaijan is proud to be one of the world centers of multiculturalism, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said today at a round table titled ‘Hidden problems of Eurasia’ at the Munich Security Conference, the head …

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

Leaders of alliance's member-countries have to meet NATO requirements and the expectations of their voters

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Western states must protect the principle of territorial integrity and NATO needs to strengthen its eastern flank following situation in Ukraine. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Merkel said that ...

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Munich Feb. 17. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic shared her good impressions of her visit to …