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Angela Merkel presents German Presidency priorities to the European Parliament

Angela Merkel presents German Presidency priorities to the European Parliament

| July 10, 2020

MEPs discuss German Presidency priorities with Chancellor Merkel and Commission President von der Leyen © EUEP/DLL-LDI-JBR  MEPs have discussed with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen the strategy and goals of the German Presidency in the coming six months. Under the motto “Together for Europe’s recovery”, the German presidency is determined […]

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#Merkel – #Nationalism and #Egoism must never have a chance again in Europe

#Merkel – #Nationalism and #Egoism must never have a chance again in Europe

| November 13, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed her vision for the future or Europe with MEPs© European Union 2018 – EP  German Chancellor Angela Merkel debated the future of Europe with MEPs and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, on Tuesday (13 November). “Tolerance is the soul of Europe and an essential basic value of the […]

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President Tajani on #FutureOfEurope debate with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

President Tajani on #FutureOfEurope debate with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

| July 6, 2018

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani (pictured)  received the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki (pictured, left) in Strasbourg on 4 July. The meeting took place in the framework of President Tajani’s initiative to invite EU Heads of State and Government to debate the future of Europe in plenary. Following Prime Minister Morawiecki’s address, President Tajani […]

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French finance minister says #ECB never tries to manipulate euro rate

French finance minister says #ECB never tries to manipulate euro rate

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Central Bank never tries to manipulate the euro exchange rate for trade or competitive policy reasons, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said in an interview published on Monday (13 February), echoing other politicians rejection of U.S. claims.  U.S. President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser, Peter Navarro, this month said Germany was exploiting the […]

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#Swiss to tackle new EU treaty in 2017 amid right-wing resistance

#Swiss to tackle new EU treaty in 2017 amid right-wing resistance

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Swiss government plans to send parliament next year a broad new treaty with the European Union to replace a patchwork of bilateral deals now under strain from immigration, it said on Tuesday (29 November), but it faces stiff right-wing resistance, writes Michael Shields. Swiss voters have long been leery of ceding too much power […]

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#Germany: Finance ministry sees no room for eurozone fiscal stimulus

#Germany: Finance ministry sees no room for eurozone fiscal stimulus

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The German Finance Ministry on Thursday (17 November) rejected a call by the European Union’s executive for governments in the 19-country eurozone to spur growth and jobs by loosening overall budget policy next year, writes Michael Nienaber. The European Commission on Wednesday (16 November) effectively urged Berlin to spend more, moving further away from its […]

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#Brexit? What Brexit? EU on cruise control

#Brexit? What Brexit? EU on cruise control

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ‘Brexit cruise’ didn’t get very far. EU leaders drifted down the Danube for an hour, said little about Britain over a leisurely shipboard lunch, then circled back to Bratislava to resume Friday’s summit, writes Alastair Macdonald. Beneath the surface, though, things have been stirring on Brexit. Summit chairman Donald Tusk later stirred them up […]

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