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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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Stop blocking reforms and open legal channels for #migrants and #refugees

Stop blocking reforms and open legal channels for #migrants and #refugees

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The S&D and Greens/EFA Groups in the European Parliament have sent a joint open letter to European Council President, Donald Tusk, and the Heads of States and Governments, ahead of the next European Council meeting on 22/23 June, asking for immediate action to reform the Dublin system and open legal channels for migrants and refugees. […]

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EU borders: Civil Liberties MEPs vote to step up checks and #data protection

EU borders: Civil Liberties MEPs vote to step up checks and #data protection

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Civil Liberties MEPs voted on Monday (27 February) for stronger protection and a shorter retention period for data stored in the new EU entry/exit system, which is designed to modernise and step up checks on non-EU nationals travelling to the European Union. The EU entry-exit system will speed up and strengthen border checks at the […]

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Luxembourg’s foreign minister says #Hungary should be expelled from #EU

Luxembourg’s foreign minister says #Hungary should be expelled from #EU

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Luxembourg’s foreign minister has called for Hungary to be thrown out of the European Union over its increasingly hostile approach to refugees, as campaigners accuse Viktor Orbán’s hardline government of whipping up xenophobia to block a European plan to relocate asylum seekers. Jean Asselborn said Hungary should be temporarily or even permanently expelled from the […]

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#FreeMovement Presidents Tusk and Markkula call for more regionalism and strengthened free movement to ensure a better Europe

#FreeMovement Presidents Tusk and Markkula call for more regionalism and strengthened free movement to ensure a better Europe

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, joined the President of the European Committee of the Regions, Markku Markkula and the members of the European Committee of the Regions in a debate on the main challenges of the European Union. The leaders highlighted free movement as the foundation of European liberties and called for […]

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Free movement: Commission publishes study on integration of mobile EU citizens in six cities

Free movement: Commission publishes study on integration of mobile EU citizens in six cities

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

EU citizens go to other EU countries mainly for job opportunities and are on average younger and more likely to be working. This is confirmed by a new, independent study on the impact of the right to move freely within the EU which was published today (11 February). The study focuses on six European cities, […]

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Commission proposes visa-free regime to Moldova

Commission proposes visa-free regime to Moldova

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 27 November, the  European Commission proposed to allow visa-free travel to the Schengen area for Moldovan citizens holding a biometric passport. This proposal builds on the successful implementation by the Republic of Moldova of all the benchmarks set in its Visa Liberalisation Action Plan. “I am very pleased to propose to abolish visa requirements […]

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