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#Brexit – Signed, sealed, and not quite delivered

#Brexit – Signed, sealed, and not quite delivered

| January 24, 2020

This morning (24 January), European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel signed the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the UK in Brussels, writes Catherine Feore. The European Parliament’s plenary will hold a vote on the agreement on 29 January. Once the European Parliament has given its consent, the Council […]

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Meeting between President Charles Michel and President #Erdoğan of #Turkey

Meeting between President Charles Michel and President #Erdoğan of #Turkey

| January 12, 2020

On 11 January, European Council President Charles Michel met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (pictured) of Turkey in Istanbul. The presidents had a discussion on how the EU and Turkey can work together to de-escalate the situation in the Middle East and in Libya. They also addressed the EU-Turkey relationship. Both share an interest in […]

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#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

| July 2, 2019

As of 19h05 on 2 July 2019, European Council President Donald Tusk brought an end to nearly three full days of inter-institutional wrangling in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, by naming the official candidates for European Commission president, European Council President, European Central Bank president and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and […]

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#BrusselsAttacks: Belgium transport minister resigns

#BrusselsAttacks: Belgium transport minister resigns

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Belgian transport minister Jacqueline Galant has resigned over accusations she ignored lapses in security at Brussels airport before the attacks of 22 March. Galant, member of the Mouvement Réformateur (MR), resigned following accusation from both oppositions and press that she knew about the security problems of the airport since at least January 2015. Apparently she and […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

Another European Council meeting (EU summit) has started in Brussels today (7 March), hosting the heads of states or governments of all 28 member states of the European Union. This time, a non-EU-member is in attendance too: Turkey, represented by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. The reason for having a ‘guest’ attending this European Council […]

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