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EU readies agenda for global change with U.S.

The European Commission and the High Representative put forward a proposal for a new, forward-looking transatlantic agenda.  With a series of initiatives, the 27-nation bloc is seeking to rekindle the decades-old spirit of …

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EU approves sanctions regime similar to Magnitsky Act

The EU states approved a sanctions regime similar to the Magnitsky Act to sanction individuals involved in human rights abuses, according to a diplomatic source in the delegation of one of the countries to the EU Council. "A …

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Second Karabakh war: lessons for the world

Azerbaijan’s outright victory over Armenia in the 44-day Karabakh war has both plunged the latter into turmoil and pushed political actors seeing eye to eye with Yerevan into an impasse

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JCPOA Joint Commission to meet on December 16

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will hold a meeting in Vienna on December 16, according to EU's press office for Foreign Affairs and Security. The Joint Commission will be chaired on …

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Why does EU need its own Magnitsky Act?

EU countries have begun talks on which names to hit first with new-model human rights sanctions. The confidential talks come amid preparations to launch the measures next week. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has been …

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Is Nagorno-Karabakh settlement process to be expanded?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation yesterday discussed the possibility of expanding efforts to maintain the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh together with other countries …

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EU urges Azerbaijan, Armenia to comply with peace deal

The European Union on Thursday called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to implement the cease-fire agreement which is intended to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Daily Sabah reports. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and …

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