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EU to hit U.S. imports with duties in early July

The European Union expects to hit U.S. imports with additional duties from July, ratcheting up a transatlantic trade conflict after Washington imposed its own tariffs on incoming EU steel and aluminum. EU members have given broad …

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EU's anti-Russian agreement enters into force

The EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement entered into force today, the European Commission press service said. The agreement covers political, trade and other sectorial issues, from the environment to procurement …

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EU to cut corners on Poland and  Baltic countries

The European Commission plans to shift more than 30 billion euro in EU funding away from central and eastern Europe, the Financial Times reported with reference to draft documents. Draft documents show the commission …

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EU to finance reforms in Georgia

The European Union will allocate € 40 million to Georgia within the framework of the bilateral cooperation with the republic, the Chairman of the European Commission (EC), Jean-Claude Juncker said today at a joint press briefing with …

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EU closes Gazprom case

Russia’s Gazprom has settled its seven-year antitrust case with Brussels, avoiding a fine by promising reforms that European officials hope will make the central and eastern European gas market more competitive. …

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EU helping Turkey with migrant crisis

The European Union unlocked a further three billion euros ($3.7 billion) for refugees in Turkey, the second tranche of a controversial 2016 deal to curb the flow of migrants coming to Europe. "The Commission is today launching the …

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Will Kiev leave Europe without gas?

Kiev warned the European Commission about possible unforeseen situations in Ukraine's gas transport system, the spokesperson of the European Commission Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said. "The Ukrainian authorities …

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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 …

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Maros Sefcovic to visit Baku

European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic will visit Baku, the European Commission said. Sefcovic will take part in the upcoming meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Consultative Council to be …

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