European Union

EU adopts sanctions for chemical weapons use

The European Union set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons. At the meeting in Luxembourg EU foreign ministers agreed to the new measures, which will freeze the assets held in the block by …

 Russia not to return to PACE

Russia has no plans to return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) next year, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland said. Questioned about the chances of a Russian …

Juncker: EU security depends on Russia

The European Union will reach long-term security only in cooperation with Moscow, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech to Austrian parliament. Despite anything that happens in Russia, the …

EU to continue support reforms in Armenia

The European Union was ready to support reforms in Armenia, European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said during a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol …

EU sends warning to UK, seeking 2.7 billion euros

The European Commission said it had sent Britain a second warning to recover 2.7 billion euros in customs duties it failed to collect on Chinese imports between 2011 and 2017. The move is the second step in the EU’s legal …