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 Merkel: EU still strive for orderly Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that it was necessary to keep trying to secure an orderly Brexit but she stressed that Germany was prepared if Britain did end up exiting the European Union in a disorderly fashion. …

Italy opposes punitive anti-Russian sanctions

Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi described the EU anti-Russian sanctions as transitional measure, which shouldn't become a permanent punitive instrument. "Our Constitution imposes an …

Will UK delay Brexit deadline?

Brexit can be delayed beyond the scheduled leaving date of March 29, UK Cabinet ministers said. A backlog of at least six essential Bills that must be passed before Britain quits the European Union has left ministers convinced the …

 Date of Russia-EU -Ukraine gas talks revealed

Vice President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic revealed the date of trilateral gas talks between Russia, the European Union and Ukraine. "Pleased that the 2nd round of political trilateral talks with …

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran

The European Union hit Iran's intelligence services with sanctions after accusing Tehran of being behind plots to assassinate regime opponents on Dutch, Danish and French soil. The fresh sanctions, which add two Iranian …

EU puts Iran's intelligence service on blacklist

Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said the European Union has agreed to put an Iranian intelligence service on its terror list after Denmark and France alleged Iran was plotting to kill opposition activists on European …

Iran: EU responsible for delay in SPV implementation

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said Tehran holds Europe accountable for the failure to carry out a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which has been developed to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and maintain international trade with Iran, Tasnim news …