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#Defence: European Commission welcomes steps towards #PermanentStructuredCooperation

#Defence: European Commission welcomes steps towards #PermanentStructuredCooperation

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Juncker has been calling for a stronger Europe on security and defence since his election campaign, saying in April 2014: “I believe that we need to take more seriously the provisions of the existing Treaty that allow those European countries who want to do this to progressively build up a common European defence. I […]

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Five member states progress towards full #visa reciprocity with the United States

Yesterday, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos met with government officials from five EU member states that aren’t allowed Visa-free travel in the Unites States.   The countries, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Poland and Cyprus allow US citizens to travel due to their participation in the Schengen zone. They are seeking fair and equal treatment for their citizens visiting […]

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Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Today the Commission has presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean basin […]

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MEPs plan to prolong top-up in EU funding for projects in #Greece and #Cyprus

MEPs plan to prolong top-up in EU funding for projects in #Greece and #Cyprus

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Plans to prolong a 10% increase in the EU contribution towards project costs in Greece until 30 June of the year following the end of its economic adjustment programme were approved by Regional Development Committee MEPs on Tuesday (11 October). MEPs also approved a special provision whereby the EU would pay up to 85% of […]

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#Cyprus: A settlement in Cyprus would be a message of hope for all of Europe, says Schulz

#Cyprus: A settlement in Cyprus would be a message of hope for all of Europe, says Schulz

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament fully supports current efforts to resolve the Cyprus issue, President Martin Schulz said on Wednesday 30 March on an official visit to the country, adding that a window of opportunity now exists for a historic step forward for Cyprus and the wider region. At the end of his two-day visit to the […]

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#Cyprus: Pitella decares, ‘time for reunification of the island’

#Cyprus: Pitella decares, ‘time for reunification of the island’

Gianni Pittella, leader of the Socialists and Democrats Groups, declared today that the reunification of Cyprus is a historical duty and will demonstrate that the coexistence of different cultures in Europe is needed and is possible. Following several meetings in Cyprus, S&D Group president, Gianni Pittella, stated: “Now is the time for the reunification of the island. […]

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#Cyprus: The solution to the Cyprus problem should be in line with the EU’s principles and values

#Cyprus: The solution to the Cyprus problem should be in line with the EU’s principles and values

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gianni Pittella, leader of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, will pay an official visit to Cyprus from 22 to 23 March for a series of meetings with the state and political leadership of the country. In view of this visit, Gianni Pittella stated: “The solution to the Cyprus problem should be in line with the […]

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