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Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

| June 28, 2020

The Turkish intervention into the Libyan conflict caused the negative effect for the region: the balance of power changed and the GNA liberated Tripoli from the LNA forces and recently started a big-scale offensive on Sirte city. On 6 June after negotiations with the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, […]

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Reinforcing EU efforts to build peace in #Syria

Reinforcing EU efforts to build peace in #Syria

The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have today (15 March) adopted a Joint Communication proposing a forward-looking EU strategy for Syria. The Joint Communication comes at a crucial moment for Syria, as we mark the 6th year of the conflict and with the resumption of […]

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#Brexit: MEPs react to EU Commissioner for Security role proposed for last British Commissioner, Sir Julian King

#Brexit: MEPs react to EU Commissioner for Security role proposed for last British Commissioner, Sir Julian King

The decision by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to name Sir Julian King as EU Commissioner for the Security Union has been welcomed, by different parties within the European Parliament. Though some concerns have arisen about whether the post of Commissioner for Security is appropriate for a British Commissioner when the UK has an opt […]

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Launch of European Academy for constructive dialogue

Launch of European Academy for constructive dialogue

The Academie Européenne – a Strasbourg-based NGO has introduced a programme of constructive European dialogue with neighbouring non-EU states. Speaking at the launch meeting in Brussels on 22 July, MEP Professor Jean-Luc Schaffhauser stressed the need to improve the quality of communications about EU-Russia and EU-Ukraine affairs; it would be a prime function of the […]

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EU summit negotiations yield no progress say Greens

EU summit negotiations yield no progress say Greens

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Meeting today at the EU summit in Brussels, the EU’s heads of state and government have failed to come to any decision on either banking union or common foreign and security policy, says the  Greens/EFA group. Commenting on the summit, Greens/EFA President Rebecca Harms said: “This is yet another EU summit that has not produced […]

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