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EU weighs further sanctions on Belarus over migrants

European Union foreign ministers debated new economic sanctions on Belarus, including on airlines, to halt what Brussels says is a deliberate policy by Minsk to fly in thousands of migrants and send them across the border. The sanctions …

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EU FMs to discuss relations with Eastern Partnership

EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs meet on 18 October 2021 in Luxembourg. The meeting is chaired by Josep BORRELL, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Foreign affairs ministers will discuss EU relations with the …

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Europe's fear to be left without gas

Three main arteries for gas supplies to Europe, around which many political problems revolve in these days, while the old continent suffers from prices record of gas and a shortage of stocks before the onset of winter

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Iran doubts U.S. will to return to JCPOA

Top Iranian nuclear negotiator, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani said there are serious doubts about the real will of the U.S .to fulfill its obligations under the Iran nuclear deal. Speaking at the meeting with the …

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Borrell: Gazprom-Hungary deal doesn't go against EU law

The contract between Gazprom and Hungary for the supply of gas bypassing Ukraine does not go against European legislation, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told Reuters. Ukraine is lobbying its Western allies to punish Russia …

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The British urged Europe not to buy gas from Russia

Observers at the British newspaper Express commented on an article that Russia is "putting pressure" on Europe and deliberately raising gas prices. Many believe that the European Union underestimates Russia's capabilities, …

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Josep Borrell: EU needs more Russian gas

Europe may need more Russian gas than previously agreed, Vice-President of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said. He noted that "Russia wants Nord …

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Kremlin: Russia interested in ‘thaw’ with EU

Moscow would like to revive relations with the European Union, though it is having a hard time comprehending the ambiguous statements from the EU on this issue, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. "Russia’s stance …

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Energy price explosion jolts European markets

Europe is sounding the alarm as the continent continues to grapple with its energy crisis, with gas extending record highs, in line with rallying energy markets. European electricity and gas prices have rocketed this year as tight …

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IEA reveals time of TAP's reaching full capacity

Azerbaijani gas flows via the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) are expected to ramp up to the full capacity of 10 billion cubic meters per year in 2022, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). TAP has to date …

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Gas prices in Europe plummet below $1,000

The price of gas on the ICE exchange continued to decline on Thursday. By 10:30 Moscow time, it dropped below $1,000 per 1,000 cubic meters for the first time since September 29. The price dropped to $973 per 1,000 cubic meters, …

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