Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker cancels Davos trip over flu

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has cancelled his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos after being laid low with stomach flu, the commission’s chief spokesman Margaritis …

EU-Turkey summit to be held in March - media

The European Union and Turkey are expected to hold a summit in late March,  Germany's Die Welt newspaper reported citing diplomatic sources in Brussels. According to the report, the EU intends to improve relations …

Turkey pulled up the draw bridge, Juncker says

The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has said Turkey will not be joining the European Union (EU) in the foreseeable future in a flagship speech, Express reports. Mr Junker said justice and fundamental values have …

 Chizhov: EU manages to soften US sanctions law

Brussels managed to influence the softening of some wordings of the US law on sanctions, including against Russia, in the process of its approval, Russia's Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said. …

Italy’s Taormina hosts G7 summit

The 43rd summit of the G7, the group of most industrialized economies, opened in Taormina, a town in Italy’s Sicily, today. Friday’s plenary sessions will be devoted to foreign policy and security issues. In the wake of the …

Juncker: we should mend ties with Russia

The European Union is willing to mend ties with Russia, despite frictions over a number of controversial issues, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. Speaking with the Romanian newspaper Adevarul, …