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Joint letter of President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker congratulate Volodymyr Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine.
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Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 22-28 April 2019
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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on Sudan

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The European Union issued a statement on Sudan.
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Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Jüri Ratas on his re-appointment as Prime Minister of Estonia

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
President Donald Tusk congratulates Jüri Ratas on his re-appointment as Prime Minister of Estonia.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/416 of 14 March 2019 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/415 of 14 March 2019 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/354 of 4 March 2019 amending Decision 2014/119/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine.
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Speech by Eurogroup President Mario Centeno at the London Business School, 16 April 2019

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Speech by Eurogroup President Mario Centeno at the London Business School on the role of the euro, 16 April 2019.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Egypt

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/468 of 21 March 2019 amending Decision 2011/172/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Egypt
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Syria

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2019/351 of 4 March 2019 implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria.
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Update: Report and concluding remark by President Donald Tusk to the European Parliament on the Special European Council (Art. 50) meeting on 10 April

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
In Strasbourg, President Donald Tusk expressed EU solidarity with the French nation in the aftermath of the burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral and addressed the plenary session of the European Parliament on the European Council discussions on the Brexit extension.
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Trade with the United States: Council authorises negotiations on elimination of tariffs for industrial goods and on conformity assessment

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The Council approved mandates for the Commission to open negotiations with the United States on the removal of industrial tariffs and on conformity assessment.
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Review of the EU Forest Strategy: Council conclusions

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The Council adopted conclusions on the mid-term review of the EU Forest Strategy.
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Legislative acts adopted by the Agriculture and Fisheries Council

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The Council adopted a series of legislative acts.
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EU adopts new rules on sales contracts for goods and digital content

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The EU is better protecting consumers and businesses when they shop and trade online and offline.
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EU future research programme : Council defines key objectives

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The Council today agreed on key parts of the draft Council decision establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe.
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Stricter CO2 emission standards for cars and vans signed off by the Council

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The regulation adopted by the Council today aims to ensure that from 2030 onwards new cars will emit on average 37.5% less CO2 and new vans will emit on average 31% less CO2.
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Council adopts gas directive amendment: EU rules extended to pipelines to and from third countries

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The rules governing the EU's internal gas market will in future apply to gas pipelines to and from third countries. The Council adopted an amendment to the gas directive.
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EU set to enhance cross-border access to online content

European Council - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 04:27
The EU is taking steps to increase the number of TV and radio programmes available online for European consumers. The Council today adopted a directive which will facilitate the licensing of copyright-protected material contained in such programmes so that they can be made available throughout the EU.
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Sturgeon blames Brexit chaos as she proposes second Scottish independence poll

Euractiv.com - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 17:47
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out her timetable for a second independence referendum by May 2021 on Wednesday (24 April), blaming Brexit chaos for having “exposed  a deep democratic deficit at the heart of how Scotland is governed”.
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