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EU-Armenia Partnership Pact enters into force today

The European Union-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) enters into force today, on March 1, 2021. It has been ratified by Armenia, all EU Member States and the European Parliament. According to the European …

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EU supports Moldovan president's reform agenda

President of the European Council Charles Michel reiterated the European Union's support for Moldovan President Maia Sandu and her reform agenda. "I am sending a clear message of support from the European Union for further …

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EU decides to maintain strict restrictions in Europe

The epidemiological situation in the European Union remains serious, and the community has decided to maintain tough restrictive measures, according to statement following the first day of the EU summit. "We are determined to …

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EU extends anti-Belarus sanctions for a year

The European Union on Thursday prolonged sanctions targeting dozens of Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko, for a year over allegations of fraud in the country’s presidential election last summer and the crackdown on …

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EU imposes sanctions on Russian officials

European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to impose sanctions on top Russian officials following the imprisonment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a decision that was hastened by a tense trip to Moscow by the chief EU diplomat …

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European ministers agree to expand anti-Russian sanctions

During the summit in Brussels, the foreign ministers of the EU countries agreed on the expansion of personal restrictions against the citizens of the Russian Federation due to the situation with Alexei Navalny, Reuters reports citing diplomatic …

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Kremlin hopes more U.S. sanctions won’t be coming

Moscow hopes that common sense will gain the upper hand in Washington and that US officials won’t choose to go down the path of turning up the sanctions pressure, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. The Russian …

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West changes its mind on global sanctions against Russia?

The U.S. is likely to hold off sanctioning any German entities for now over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia, according to four people familiar with the matter, as the Biden administration seeks to halt the project without antagonizing …

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China overtakes U.S. as Europe’s main trading partner

China dethroned the U.S. last year to become Europe’s top trading partner for the first time, data from the European statistics office has shown, CNBC informs. European Union exports to China grew by 2.2% last year and imports rose by 5.6%. In comparison, exports to the U.S. dropped by 8.2% and imports fell by 13.2%. The latest figures, released Monday by Eurostat, showed that China now has an even bigger role in how European economies perform

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