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Merkel: EU united more than ever

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the European Union is united more than ever. "The EU's unity is greater than some heated debates might suggest. The remaining EU-27 are well prepared for the Brexit …

 Societe Generale withdraws from Georgia - media

Societe Generale has sold on June 28 its entire 5.3% equity stake in TBC Bank Group PLC. France- based financial services company Societe Generale sold approximately 2.8 million ordinary shares in TBC Bank Group via an accelerated …

Kremlin: Russia may retaliate for extended EU sanctions

Russia reserves the right to take retaliatory steps against the European Union after the bloc decided to extend its economic sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, Reuters reported. "No one has abolished the principle …

EU extends anti-Russian sanctions by six months

The Council of the European Union officially prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of Russia’s economy by six months until January 31, 2018, according to a statement published on Wednesday. "This decision …

Europe changes its view on the US

Many in the EU oppose Trump's plans to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border and withdraw the United States from international climate change and trade agreements

EU: Nagorno-Karabakh status quo is unsustainable

The European Union commented the recent violations of the ceasefire, which have resulted in multiple casualties on the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. The statement says that recent violations of the ceasefire are …

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 …

Poroshenko: EU will extend anti-Russian sanctions

A meeting of the Council of the European Union will take place on Thursday, June 22. The decision to extend sanctions against Russia will be made there, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a briefing in Brussels. …