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EU recalls Moscow envoy over Skripal case

The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against …

 Merkel: migrant influx won't recur in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is renewing a promise that the huge migrant influx of 2015 won't be repeated as she embarks on her fourth term. Merkel acknowledged in her first speech to parliament since being sworn …

EU congratulates Putin on re-election

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election. In a letter to the Russian president Juncker said he had …

EU offers solidarity to UK over Skripal case

The European Union expresses its unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom in the Skripal case, EU foreign ministers said in a statement. "The European Union expresses its unqualified solidarity with the UK and its …

Europe threatens Georgia to abolish visa-free travel

French Ambassador to Georgia Pascal Meunier warned the citizens of the country about the possible suspension of the visa-free regime by the European Union if the number of asylum seekers increases, the Georgian media …

EU helping Turkey with migrant crisis

The European Union unlocked a further three billion euros ($3.7 billion) for refugees in Turkey, the second tranche of a controversial 2016 deal to curb the flow of migrants coming to Europe. "The Commission is today launching the …

Ukraine intends to acquire defensive weapons from EU

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on the European Union member states to designate Russia as an aggressor state and a party to the conflict in Donbass and facilitate the delivery of defensive weapons to Ukraine from …