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Meeting of the EU Presidents

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28.1.2020 – David SASSOLI, EP President, Ursula VON DER LEYEN, President of the EC and Charles MICHEL, President of the European Council, will participate in the conference called ‘Presidents’ Retreat : Preparing the Future’ in Jean Monnet House (in Bazoches) n 30 January 2020, starting at 18.00 hours. The joint statement will be released on [...]

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Congratulations from Donald Tusk to France


8.5.2017 – Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Emmanuel Macron on his election as President of the French Republic – The French people have elected you as their President. It is a pleasure to extend my wholehearted congratulations on your election as President of the French Republic. On behalf of the European Council [...]

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A Turning Point for Europe

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After the annus horribilis of 2016, when the United Kingdom decided to withdraw from the European Union and Donald Trump won the US presidency, the first months of 2017 have given Europeans new cause for hope.In the Netherlands’ recent general election, the anti-EU populist Geert Wilders fell short of expectations, and suffered a relative defeat [...]

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Foreign affairs council meeting

Source: The European Union

The Foreign affairs Council which has taken place on the 17. 11. 2015 was, as expected, in the light of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Therefore defense ministers firstly discussed the reaction to the Paris attacks of 13 November 2015. Ministers expressed their unanimous and full support to France and their readiness to provide all [...]

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Three Attacks In Three Hours


On Friday 26. 6. 2015 the world was shattered to hear about three terror attacks across three continents, which left dozens people dead in Tunisia, Kuwait and France. The attacks happened simultaneous at a hotel resort in Tunisia, in a mosque in Kuwait, the third target was a delivery company gas at a factory in [...]

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ECOFIN meeting


The Economic and Financial Affairs Council adopted three decisions at its meeting on 10. 3. Representatives of Member States have reached an agreement on its negotiating position on the proposed regulation on the European fund for strategic investments (EFSI). The EFSI is one of the core elements of the Commission’s “investment plan for Europe” The [...]

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The French 9/11


In the immediate aftermath of the massacre at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the comparison with Al Qaeda’s 2001 attack on the United States has taken hold across France. Indeed, the January 7 attack was the most murderous France has known since the end of the Algerian War in 1962. But how accurate is the [...]

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