Jean-Claude Juncker

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 …

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Juncker: we should mend ties with Russia

The European Union is willing to mend ties with Russia, despite frictions over a number of controversial issues, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. Speaking with the Romanian newspaper Adevarul, …

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Macron wins France’s presidential elections

Leader of the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron won the second tour of presidential elections in France with 66.06% of the vote, France interior ministry said on Monday after 100% of ballots were counted. …

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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 …

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EU on results of referendum in Turkey: we take note

European Union take note of the reported results of the referendum in Turkey on the amendments to the Constitution. "We are awaiting the assessment of the OSCE/ODIHR International Observation Mission, also with regard to …

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 Juncker: Brexit to bring love back to EU

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is not worried about other EU countries following the United Kingdom out of the EU because Brexit will show them “it’s not worth leaving”.  Asked …

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Europe to say 'yes' to Nord Stream 2

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will likely approve the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project: the decision could be announced after Germany’s general elections in September. "EU officials …

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Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker does not support a change in the migration policy of the European Union after the attack in Berlin. In an interview for the …

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Juncker: Russia is not a regional power

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker does not consider it possible to lift sanctions against Russia in the nearest future, though he thinks "without Russia, there is no security architecture in …

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 Juncker calls for creation of European army

Europe should build its own army and not rely on security guarantees from Washington, the European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said in Berlin following the election of Donald …

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Juncker warns Turkey on visa deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered a personal warning to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he would be held responsible if Ankara fails to meet EU criteria for …

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Erdogan: Europe didn’t keep its word

Europe didn’t keep its promise to cancel the visa regime for Turkish citizens, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with German RTL TV channel, Trend reported citing Anadolu Agency. …

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