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    Dutch foreign minister says no deal yet on Ukraine-EU agreement
    Dec14

    Dutch foreign minister says no deal yet on Ukraine-EU agreement

    The cabinet has not yet reached agreement with other EU states on a separate declaration to take away Dutch objections to the EU treaty with Ukraine, foreign minister Bert Koenders told parliament on Tuesday, according to Dutch News. On Monday, opposition MPs asked Koenders and Rutte to publish the concept agreement so that MPs can discuss it...

    Shavkat Mirziyoyev assumes office of President of Uzbekistan
    Dec14

    Shavkat Mirziyoyev assumes office of President of Uzbekistan

    President-elect of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took an oath and assumed the office of the President of Uzbekistan on December 14, 2016, according to UzDaily. Ceremony of inauguration of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev was held in Tashkent within a joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan,...

    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia
    Dec14

    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia

    ”Good news:we reached a deal wt the EUCouncil @eu2016sk for visa liberalisation wt Georgia! Shared commitment to deliver asap!” the EU visa liberalization rapporteur, Mariya Gabriel, tweeted Tuesday. This week, the governing institutions of the European Union are expected to agree on a draft legislative decision on a visa waiver for the citizens...

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE
    Dec13

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE

    The position of People`s Deputy Nadia Savchenko has not gone unnoticed in the PACE. There are many questions to Savchenko in this regard, MP Leonid Yemets, member of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, wrote on Facebook. ”The position of our colleague Savchenko has not gone unnoticed. There are plenty of questions,” Yemets wrote. At the same...

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear
    Dec13

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear

    Advisor to Donald Trump campaign Carter Page during his visit to Moscow said it was too early to talk about the fate of the anti-Russian sanctions, RIA Novosti reports. Answering a reporter`s question on the fate of the Western sanctions against the Russian Federation, Mr Page has told a press conference he believes it is too early to talk about...

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister
    Dec13

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko left Yulia Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party in October, according to her sister Vira Savchenko. ”When Nadiia was going to court hearings on Karpiuk and Klykh [in Russia on October 26], she wrote a statement to withdraw from the party. But the party has started talking about that only now. Why is that?)” Vira...

    Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state
    Dec13

    Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, CBS News reported. Mr. Trump`s decision was announced by his transition team Tuesday morning, according to CBS News. ”As Secretary of State, he will be a forceful and clear-eyed advocate for America`s vital national interests, and help reverse years of...

    Nadiia Savchenko abandons Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party
    Dec13

    Nadiia Savchenko abandons Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko has left Yulia Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party, MP from the party Ivan Krulko told UNIAN. ”Yes, I confirm this,” he said, providing no other details. Savchenko`s press service neither confirmed nor denied this information yet. She was earlier reported to have secretly visited Minsk on December 7. There she...

    Visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
    Dec13

    Visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli says that visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”European authorities have decided that in a few months, citizens of Ukraine will be able to travel to EU countries without visas. This decision has...

    New “Soviet” Union is possible – Mikhail Gorbachev
    Dec13

    New “Soviet” Union is possible – Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and last president of the USSR, has said that a new Union state is possible, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The Soviet Union cannot be restored. But a new Union can be established,” he said in an interview with TASS. ”In the former borders, with the same members, on the basis of free will. I think a new Union...

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