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Statement by President Donald Tusk on the situation in #Poland

Statement by President Donald Tusk on the situation in #Poland

“Yesterday I contacted President Andrzej Duda to suggest an urgent meeting to discuss the political crisis in our country and its dangerous consequences for Poland’s standing on the world stage. It falls to us, together, to avert bleak outcomes which could ultimately lead to the marginalization of Poland in Europe. “We view the proposals put […]

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IRU calls for #Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

IRU calls for #Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

As Brexit negotiations start in earnest this week, it is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry. Road transport is the lifeblood of Europe’s economy, with the fortunes of the markets in both the UK and the European Union […]

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Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Today (20 July) the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe. The input will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by the end of 2017, as announced in the recent review of […]

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#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

#SecurityandDefence: Significant progress to enhance Europe’s resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead

The European Commission and the High Representative, on 19 July, were reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement the 2016 Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats. The Communication contributes to the creation of a European Union that protects, as promised by President Juncker in the 2016 State of the Union speech. It builds […]

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UK’s May seeks to ease #Brexit fears at new business council

UK’s May seeks to ease #Brexit fears at new business council

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a discussion on Brexit and the economy at the first meeting of a new business council on Thursday (20 July), a bid to rebuild bridges with companies concerned over Britain’s departure from the European Union. After losing the governing Conservatives’ parliamentary majority at an ill-judged election last month, […]

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European Union steps up its support for investigations into war crimes and accountability in #Syria

European Union steps up its support for investigations into war crimes and accountability in #Syria

The European Union has announced it will provide €1.5 million to support the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in Syria. Justice for the victims is key for an effective and inclusive reconciliation process in Syria. This is […]

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#ROSATOM: Ambassadors to international organizations in Vienna pay visit to Baltijskiy Zavod and Leningrad NPP

#ROSATOM: Ambassadors to international organizations in Vienna pay visit to Baltijskiy Zavod and Leningrad NPP

This week a large delegation of 42 permanent representatives of foreign countries to international organizations in Vienna visited Saint-Petersburg to have a look at Russia’s advanced nuclear power technologies. Ambassadors visited LLC Baltijskiy Zavod – Sudostroenie where they had a tour of the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov (designed to supply electricity to the […]

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