European Parliament

European Parliament election dates revealed

The Council of the European Union adopted a decision setting 23 to 26 May 2019 as the dates for the next European Parliament elections.  The dates were agreed unanimously by the Council after consulting the European …

European Parliament  to discuss Nord Stream-2 on Thursday

The European Parliament will hold a debate on the construction of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline at the plenary session in Strasbourg on Thursday, the press service of the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias …

EU parliament sets against Turkish accession

The European Parliament asked for Turkey's European Union accession talks to be suspended if Ankara implements a constitutional overhaul, backed by a referendum in April, which expands the powers of President Recep Tayyip …

Russian church to be opened in European capital

Central tent, cylinder and golden domes with crosses were set up on a Russian church of All Saints in Strasbourg, which is expected to be opened in 2018, the parochial press service reports.  They were made in Moscow and brought to …

European Parliament approves Georgia visa waiver

The European Parliament has agreed to lift visa requirements for Georgia once a suspension mechanism allowing reintroducing visas with third countries enters into force. Most lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal at a session in …

Agreement on Georgia's visa liberalisation confirmed

On December 20, 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the agreement reached on December 13 with the European Parliament on visa liberalisation for Georgia. The agreement provides …