Jean-Claude Juncker

 Juncker: Brexit to bring love back to EU

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 …

Europe to say #039yes#039 to Nord Stream 2

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 …

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Ilham Aliyev's visit to Brussels will be of great importance in terms of preparation, signing and implementation of a new agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU

Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

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 …

EU Commission head speaks out against suspending accession talks with Turkey

EU Commission head speaks out against suspending accession talks with Turkey

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker spoke out on Sunday against suspending negotiations with Turkey on its accession to the European Union. “In contrast to the European …

Juncker: Russia is not a regional power

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 …

 Juncker calls for creation of European army

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 …

Juncker warns Turkey on visa deal

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 …

Juncker: EU should create own military headquarters

Juncker: EU should create own military headquarters

The European Union should have its own military headquarters and Brexit talks should begin “as soon as possible”, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude …

Turkey reportedly to agree to EU visa liberalization delay to end of year

Turkey reportedly to agree to EU visa liberalization delay to end of year

Ankara is ready to accept the delay in the EU visa liberalization for Turkey to the end of year, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag wrote Sunday, citing unnamed Turkish senior officials, Sputnik reports. Two weeks ago, European Commission …

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Mediterranean countries are forming a new anti-austerity alliance against Berlin

Erdogan: Europe didn’t keep its word

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. …

Juncker clashes with Austria over Turkey

Juncker clashes with Austria over Turkey

No country in Europe is ready to go through a second wave of migrants

Erdogan says EU is not honest

Erdogan says EU is not honest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the EU of not paying its way under a deal to send Syrian refugees back across the Aegean. The president said the EU had promised $3 billion, but so far only paid a nominal …

Cavusoglu: EU has no right to blackmail us over death penalty issue

Cavusoglu: EU has no right to blackmail us over death penalty issue

The European Union has no right to give Turkey any ultimatums regarding the possible reintroduction of the death penalty, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. "Europe is not the owner of Turkey and …

EU Commission: Turkey not to become EU member if it reintroduces death penalty

EU Commission: Turkey not to become EU member if it reintroduces death penalty

Turkey is in no position to become a European Union member any time soon and all negotiations for it to join will stop immediately if it reintroduces the death penalty, the EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. …

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 …

European project on crossroads

European project on crossroads

Europe has a lack of clarity and unity visions what lessons should be learned from the referendum in the UK

Turkey may hold referendum to decide on fate of EU membership

Turkey may hold referendum to decide on fate of EU membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday slammed the European Union for failing to fulfill its end of the bargain regarding the EU-Turkey readmission deal, saying that Turkey may also hold a referendum to determine if …

SPIEF-2016: results of the first day

SPIEF-2016: results of the first day

The 20th International Economic Forum (SPIEF) started today in St. Petersburg. The event is taking place in the northern capital of Russia and it will come to an end on June 18th. The forum was organized for the …

 Putin and Sarkozy to have dinner in St. Petersburg

Putin and Sarkozy to have dinner in St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin will have an informal meeting with former French President Nikolas Sarkozy in St. Petersburg today. Earlier, Putin's aide Yuri Ushakov said …

West reaches out to Russia despite sanctions

West reaches out to Russia despite sanctions

Despite the ongoing sanction confrontation, the West is still interested in cooperation with Russia, which is evidenced by great interest of its business community in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian President Vladimir …

European Commission Vice-President for Budget to attend SPIEF

European Commission Vice-President for Budget to attend SPIEF

European Commission Vice-President for Budget and Human. Resources, Kristalina Georgieva, and European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Guenther Oettinger, will visit St. Petersburg International …

 Kremlin about agenda of Putin-Juncker meeting in St. Petersburg

Kremlin about agenda of Putin-Juncker meeting in St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss relations between Russia and EU, as well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the St. Petersburg …

Ban Ki-moon to attend opening of St. Petersburg forum

Ban Ki-moon to attend opening of St. Petersburg forum

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will open the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2016), the Deputy Prime Minister, the SPIEF Steering …

Juncker: visit to St. Petersburg not linked to lifting of anti-Russian sanctions

Juncker: visit to St. Petersburg not linked to lifting of anti-Russian sanctions

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said his visit to St. Petersburg doesn't mean that the European Union plans to change its position in respect of anti-Russian sanctions. "My visit to St. …

EU has no plans to change its position in respect of sanctions against Russia

EU has no plans to change its position in respect of sanctions against Russia

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on the threshold of his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) that in the near future the European Union is not going to change its position in …

Astana hosts fourth EEU Supreme Council

Astana hosts fourth EEU Supreme Council

The heads of state of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) member countries are meeting in Astana today. The meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is attended by the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Belarusian …

Juncker admits Turkey fulfills most of EU requirements

Juncker admits Turkey fulfills most of EU requirements

Turkey has fulfilled the most of the requirements for visa-free regime with the EU, but it must comply with all without exception, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today in Luxembourg. …

Putin and Juncker to discuss cooperation between Russia and EU

Putin and Juncker to discuss cooperation between Russia and EU

During the meeting with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Vladimir Putin will discuss the process of cooperation between the EEU and the EU, …