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    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”
    Jun24

    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”

    The European Union regrets the outcome of the UK referendum but respects it, and expects the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels.”In a free and democratic process, the British people have expressed their wish to leave the European...

    Ukraine PM Groysman tells when FTA with Canada to be signed
    Jun24

    Ukraine PM Groysman tells when FTA with Canada to be signed

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that the free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada is expected to be signed before the end of July 2016.The two countries are getting ready to seal on July 11-12 the deal which they have been negotiating since 2014, according to Groysman who spoke at a government meeting Friday.”We are...

    S&P: UK likely to lose AAA credit rating
    Jun24

    S&P: UK likely to lose AAA credit rating

    S&P has confirmed that the United Kingdom is likely to lose its final AAA credit rating, according to The Financial Times.Moritz Kraemer, chief ratings officer for S&P, told the FT earlier this Friday that he expected the political, financial and economic risks associated with the UK voting to leave the European Union to lead to a credit...

    Poroshenko on Brexit: ”It`s sad but we should do our thing”
    Jun24

    Poroshenko on Brexit: ”It`s sad but we should do our thing”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expects that the sanctions against Russia will be extended, despite the result of the referendum in the UK.”It`s sad, but `we should do our thing.` I believe that, despite the referendum`s outcome, the UK remains in a united Europe and will defend common European values,” he wrote on Facebook.Poroshenko...

    Tusk on Brexit: ”What doesn`t kill you, makes you stronger”
    Jun24

    Tusk on Brexit: ”What doesn`t kill you, makes you stronger”

    European Council President Donald Tusk says the 27 leaders are determined to keep unity, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.”All the procedures for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU are clear and set out in the Treaties. In order to discuss the details of further proceedings, I have offered the leaders an informal meeting of the...

    Rada speaks about negative prospects for Ukraine after UK referendum
    Jun24

    Rada speaks about negative prospects for Ukraine after UK referendum

    First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko says that consequences of the British referendum on the exit from the European Union will have a negative outlook for Ukraine.”The EU is hardly passing a test on migration crisis. Europe is covered by a tsunami of euroscepticism, there is growing support for radical and populist...

    Steinmeier on Brexit: Sad day for Europe and UK
    Jun24

    Steinmeier on Brexit: Sad day for Europe and UK

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has commented the results of the British referendum, where the majority of voters supported the country`s exit from the EU.”News from the UK is sobering. Looks like this is a sad day for Europe and the UK,” German Foreign Ministry quoted Steinmeier on Twitter.As UNIAN reported earlier, on Thursday,...

    Spain to seek co-sovereignty on Gibraltar after Brexit: Reuters
    Jun24

    Spain to seek co-sovereignty on Gibraltar after Brexit: Reuters

    Spain will seek co-sovereignty on Gibraltar following Britain`s vote to leave the European Union, acting foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on Friday, saying the vote completely changed the outlook on the future of the peninsula, Reuters reports.”It`s a complete change of outlook that opens up new possibilities on Gibraltar not...

    ISIS changes tactics: 1st attack in Jordan – media
    Jun24

    ISIS changes tactics: 1st attack in Jordan – media

    Having achieved success in fighting against government forces in Iraq and the army of Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization for the first time conducted an attack in Jordan, Al Jazeera reports.Tens of thousands of Syrians refugees, trapped at the border with Jordan, are left without water, food...

    Russia probing Savchenko`s lawyer for extremism
    Jun24

    Russia probing Savchenko`s lawyer for extremism

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Mark Feygin is being checked for extremism.”There`s yet another appeal to prosecute me for extremism. For my Twitter,” Feygin tweeted. The lawyer promised to share the details later.”A detective from the Department of Internal Affairs in the Moscow`s district of Khamovniki said that some man named Schukin had accused me...

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