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    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end
    Jul01

    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end

    The Netherlands’ presidency of the European Union has come to an end. From today Slovakia is the new president. On Thursday EU council president Donald Tusk thanked Prime Minister Mark Rutte for the term, which which was not the easiest time to be president, with the asylum crisis, the Ukraine referendum and the Brexit referendum to deal...

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border

    With US, UK and Germany, Canada will lead a high-readiness brigade of Nato’s enhanced presence in EuropeCanada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions Nato is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Canadian media reported Thursday.Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada...

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area
    Jun30

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

    Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS. If NATO continued to increase its strength in the Black Sea region, particularly“through the involvement of non-Black Sea countries, this will...

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future
    Jun30

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev reaffirmed the country’s support for Ukraine’s European future during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Sofia on Thursday. Poroshenko is paying a one-day official visit to Bulgaria, the first by a Ukrainian head of state in 15 years. Bulgaria welcomes the reforms...

    UNHCR: Only 1% of displaced from Ukraine apply for subsidiary protection in Belarus
    Jun30

    UNHCR: Only 1% of displaced from Ukraine apply for subsidiary protection in Belarus

    Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine in 2014 about 160,000 people came to Belarus. Since then around 1,600 people or 1% have applied to the UNHCR Office for subsidiary protection. …read more Source:...

    Trip-wire deterrence
    Jun30

    Trip-wire deterrence

    Feeling lucky, Putin? A LOT of work goes into preparing for NATO’s biennial summits. So the hope is that next week’s summit in Warsaw is not dominated by Brexit. Nobody will be keener than David Cameron, Britain’s soon-to-be-ex-prime minister, to present a picture of business as usual for the 28-member alliance. And there is...

    Bulgaria Ready to Help Ukraine Build Closer Ties with EU, Borisov Tells Poroshenko
    Jun30

    Bulgaria Ready to Help Ukraine Build Closer Ties with EU, Borisov Tells Poroshenko

    Bulgaria will support visa-free travel in the EU for Ukrainian citizens because Ukraine has met the requirements set by the European Commission, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said at a meeting with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in Sofia. Petro Poroshenko is paying an official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday. Borisov...

    Plevneliev to Poroshenko: “We do not recognize Crimea’s illegal occupation”
    Jun30

    Plevneliev to Poroshenko: “We do not recognize Crimea’s illegal occupation”

    We do not recognize and we shall never recognize the illegal occupation and annexation of Crimea, carried out by the Russian Federation. That was stated by President Rosen Plevneliev at a joint briefing with Ukraine’s Head of State Petro Poroshenko during his one-day visit to Sofia. “Bulgaria does support the sovereignty, independence and...

    Danish grain giant sold to the US
    Jun30

    Danish grain giant sold to the US

    The Danish grain and seed firm Cimbria has been sold by the British equity fund Silverfleet Capital to AGCO, the US-based global leader in the design, production and distribution of agricultural machinery. The deal, which is expected to be worth around 2.3 billion kroner, means that Cimbria will get its fourth owner in just ten years. “Thanks to...

    Russia extends its embargo on imports of agricultural products
    Jun30

    Russia extends its embargo on imports of agricultural products

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the embargo on imports of agricultural products imposed against the European Union and other countries that have established sanctions against Russia for its aggression in Ukraine to be extended until the end of 2017. …read more Source: Baltic News...

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