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    President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit
    Jun30

    President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit

    At the invitation of President Rosen Plevneliev, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is going to pay a one-day official visit toBulgaria. Central to the talks will be trade-economic and investment cooperation, regional security and the topical issues on Europe’s political agenda. …read more Source: Radio...

    Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence
    Jun30

    Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence

    In connection with security in the Black Sea region and Bulgaria’s position on the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told parliament that Bulgaria supports stronger NATO presence in the Black Sea with a view to deterrence and prevention of conflicts in the region. Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has...

    Russia extends import ban on Danish food products
    Jun30

    Russia extends import ban on Danish food products

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new decree that extends the ban on imports of certain Western food products until the end of 2017. The ban means that a number of Danish food industries, including the struggling pork sector, will continue to forego the huge Russian market for at least another 18 months. The Russian ban came into...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Discuss Investment, Security on Sofia Visit
    Jun30

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Discuss Investment, Security on Sofia Visit

    Ukrainian President Petro Porosehnko is visiting Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on Thursday to meet counterpart Rosen Plevneliev and discuss bilateral issues, the latter’s press office has said. Issues such as economic and investment cooperation, regional and international security, and specific bilateral documents will be on the agenda,...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: I don’t care about bad press. And I’m not quitting!
    Jun29

    Jean-Claude Juncker: I don’t care about bad press. And I’m not quitting!

    Jean-Claude Juncker offered a sharp defense of his record during the Brexit campaign, rejecting calls for him to resign in the wake of a vote that could rob the European Union of one of its largest members and nearly one-fifth of its economy. Asked by POLITICO after Wednesday’s European summit for his response to critics, including the...

    Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017
    Jun29

    Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending the ban on food imports from EU member states and other western countries by 18 months. The restriction was introduced in the sumer of 2014, in response to economic sanctions imposed by Western states on Moscow over the developments in Ukraine. Signed on Wednesday and available online...

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit: France
    Jun29

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit: France

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow has agreed to a Russia-NATO council after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw next month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday, as both sides seek to defuse military tensions exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    With this shock a new, EU-friendly Britain is born | Natalie Nougayrède
    Jun29

    With this shock a new, EU-friendly Britain is born | Natalie Nougayrède

    The nation voted to leave. But its citizens are beginning to realise – too late – what it means to be part of the European UnionIt is fascinating to note that in just a few days Britain has become a country where so many people are now ready to speak positively and passionately about EU membership. With Brexit-hovering seen as a near-death...

    Next round of talks on Ukraine in Minsk scheduled for 13 July
    Jun29

    Next round of talks on Ukraine in Minsk scheduled for 13 July

    By way of exception, only three working groups met in Minsk on 29 June. Those were the groups on economic affairs, security and political affairs. Martin Sajdik added that the meetings of the working groups on political affairs and security took place on 28 and 29 June. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Juncker dismisses calls to quit over Brexit
    Jun29

    [Ticker] Juncker dismisses calls to quit over Brexit

    EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has dismissed calls for his resignation over Brexit, saying: “Frankly, I don’t care.” He said he did not get involved in the referendum campaign at the UK’s request. EU Council chief Donald Tusk said he did not understand how Juncker could be blamed. In April, Juncker was accused of...

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