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EU extends sanctions against Russia

EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia for six months - until January 31, 2019, according to the official statement. Earlier, a European diplomatic source said that the decision to extend economic sanctions against Russia for …

European Parliament adopts resolution on Azerbaijan

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Azerbaijan yesterday. Among other things, the document has a special paragraph on refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). The document calls for supporting the government’s …

MEPs back EU-Armenia agreement

The European Parliament voted to give its consent to the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on Wednesday, reported. MEPs backed the deal by 573 votes to 50, with 45 abstentions, …

UN: sanctions imposed on Russia hit EU

The sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia hit the EU hardest, because they were adopted for political reasons, without conducting the necessary studies of their influence on world markets, UN Special Rapporteur on the negative …

Will Nord Stream-2 split EU?

Estonia's Foreign Minister Sven Mikser demanded to stop the implementation of the Nord Stream-2 project, explaining it by the fact that the pipeline will increase Europe's energy dependence on Russia. …

EU warns of hit to US over car import tariffs

Washington’s threat to hit car imports with punitive tariffs risks sparking global retaliation against as much as $300 billion of US products, according to the European Commission's written submission to the US Department of Commerce …

EU ready to ratify agreement with Armenia

The EU-Armenia comprehensive and enhanced partnership agreement will be fully ratified at the appointed time, EU Ambassador to Armenia Piotr Switalski said at the briefing. Earlier the documents were approved …

Iran says no EU proposal package received yet

“So far no proposal package of European Union has been delivered to Iran and the member states of the European Union are still exchanging the latest views on proposals and suggestions,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian …