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Section: European Voice (EU)

    US and EU strengthen Russian sanctions
    Jul17

    US and EU strengthen Russian sanctions

    The European Union and the United States today (17 Juy) announced new sanctions on Russia, in a bid to help Ukraine in its efforts to quell pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The actions taken by the US, which announced its sanctions shortly before the EU, were particularly notable, with the administration of US President Barack Obama...

    Uncertainty over foreign-policy chief delays start of EU summit
    Jul16

    Uncertainty over foreign-policy chief delays start of EU summit

    The leaders of the 28 member states of the European Union will meet in Brussels later today (16 July) to appoint a successor to the UK’s Catherine Ashton as the EU’s foreign-policy chief. The frontrunner is Federica Mogherini, Italy’s centre-left foreign minister, although opposition to her appointment has gathered strength in...

    Parliament beefs up delegation to United States
    Jul16

    Parliament beefs up delegation to United States

    Members of the European Parliament agreed today (16 July) on the numerical strength of each of its 43 delegations to foreign countries. They will vote tomorrow on which MEPs should be allocated to each delegation. Delegations maintain and develop the Parliament’s international contacts. They are occasionally controversial because their...

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