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Joint statement to the press by the Republic of Kenya and the European Union

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
European Council President Charles Michel and President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta issued a press joint statement following their meeting in Brussels.
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Opening remarks by Paschal Donohoe at the European Parliament's ECON Committee, 21 June 2021

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
Introductory statement by President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, at the Economic dialogue with the ECON Committee on the main issues the Eurogroup has been working on in the past few months, and on its policy priorities going forward.
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Myanmar/Burma: third round of EU sanctions over the military coup and subsequent repression

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council decided to sanction 8 individuals and 4 companies in relation to the military coup staged in Myanmar/Burma on 1 February 2021, and the ensuing military and police repression against peaceful demonstrators.
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Belarus: fourth package of EU sanctions over enduring repression and the forced landing of a Ryanair flight

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council imposed restrictive measures against 78 Belarusian individuals and 7 entities responsible for the escalation of the serious human rights violations in Belarus and the violent repression of civil society, democratic opposition and journalists, as well as for the forced and unlawful landing of a Ryanair flight in Minsk on 23 May 2021.
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with the Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/908 of 4 June 2021 amending Decision 2012/642/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus.
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Press briefing ahead the European Council meeting of 24 and 25 June 2021

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
Press briefing ahead the European Council meeting of 24 and 25 June 2021
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Council approves conclusions recognising the key role of cultural heritage in promoting peace, democracy and sustainable development

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council approved conclusions recognising cultural heritage’s key role in promoting peace, democracy and sustainable development.
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Economic and monetary union: President Donohoe's report to the President of the Euro Summit

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, has sent a letter to the President of the Euro Summit, Charles Michel. The letter takes stock of the progress achieved on key policy issues relevant for the recovery and for the smooth functioning of the economic and monetary union.
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Libya: Council specifies sanctions criteria in relation to obstruction of elections

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council decided to change the decision currently in place concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya, with the aim of clarifying the criteria used to decide on sanctions.
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Council appoints three new EU special representatives for the Sahel, Central Asia and the Horn of Africa

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council appointed three new EU special representatives for the Sahel, Central Asia and the Horn of Africa.
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Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: Council renews sanctions for a further year

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
The Council prolonged sanctions in response to Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol for a further year, until 23 June 2022.
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Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:49
Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel 21-27 June 2021
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EUBAM Libya: Council extends mandate for a further two years

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
EUBAM Libya: The Council extends mandate for a further two years until 30 June 2023, amidst renewed political momentum.
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Media advisory - Foreign Affairs Council of 21 June 2021

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
Main agenda items, approximate timing, public sessions and press opportunities.
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Ethiopia: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
The EU issued a declaration on the next democratic elections in Ethiopia and its importance for the political transition in that country.
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Media advisory - General Affairs Council, 22 June 2021

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
Main agenda items, approximate timing, public sessions and press opportunities.
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The Council gives its consent to the revised statute of the Ombudsman to further guarantee its independence

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
The Council gives its consent to the revised statute of the Ombudsman to further guarantee its independence.
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Fiscal sustainability: Conclusions on challenges arising from an ageing population

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
The Council today approved conclusions on the fiscal sustainability challenges arising from an ageing population. The conclusions call on member states to address the economic and budgetary consequences of ageing.
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Council adopts recommendations on the updated stability and convergence programmes

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
The Council today adopted recommendations on the updated stability and convergence programmes.
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Excessive deficit procedure: Council adopts recommendation for Romania

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 07:34
The Council today adopted the recommendation under the excessive deficit procedure for Romania. The recommendation sets a new deadline of 2024.
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