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European Parliament issues statement on Karabakh conflict

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 June 2020

The European Parliament's standing rapporteur on Azerbaijan, MEP Željana Zovko, the European Parliament's standing rapporteur on Armenia, MEP Traian Băsescu, and chair of the delegation, MEP Marina Kaljurand have issued a joint statement on the construction of a new highway between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.

The statement called for the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the internationally recognized borders of Azerbaijan.

The statement reads: "Announced...


Ukraine envoys at Minsk talks again emphasize priority of establishing sustainable, comprehensive ceasefire

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 11 June 2020

The Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) has once again emphasized the priority of establishing a sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire.

Another TCG meeting via video conference was held on June 10, the president's press service told UNIAN.

In the framework of the working group on security issues, representatives of Ukraine once again focused on the need to ensure full and unhindered access of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to the...


European Parliament adopts statement in support of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 June 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

The European Parliament (EP) adopted a joint statement condemning the construction of a new highway between Armenia and Azerbaijan’s occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region, the EP released on its website on June 10.

The joint statement has been made by the EP rapporteurs for Azerbaijan, Zhelena Zavko, for Armenia Traian Basescu and co-chair of the EP Parliamentary Cooperation Committee for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, Maria Kalyurand.

Commenting on the...


European Parliament issues tough statement on new Armenia-Karabakh highway construction

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 11 June 2020


EU should take into account interests of partners, including Ukraine, withing Eastern Partnership initiative – Kuleba

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 11 June 2020

Ukraine's Minister for Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba has noted that the European Union, within the framework of the Eastern Partnership initiative, should take into account the interests of its Eastern partners, including Ukraine.

On Wednesday, Kuleba held a video conference call with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde, MFA Ukraine's press service reports.

On the eve of a video conference of the Eastern Partnership foreign ministers, scheduled for...


Премьер Литвы призвал страны Балтии не покупать электроэнергию с БелАЭС

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 11 June 2020

Премьер-министр Литвы Саулюс Сквернялис призвал Латвию и Эстонию отказаться от покупки электроэнергии, вырабатываемой Белорусской АЭС.


Замлавы МИД: Партнерские отношения с Евросоюзом пока не вырисовываются

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 11 June 2020

Замминистра иностранных дел Андрей Евдоченко заявил, что к Беларуси в ЕС применяются иные стандарты, чем к остальным странам СНГ.


EU and World Health Organization hold COVID-19 information session for Armenian medical professionals

Health, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. On 10 June, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the EU held an information session for primary healthcare providers in Armenia. Participants discussed infection prevention and control (IPC) issues and WHO’s recent updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The session had over 230 participants and was facilitated jointly by national and WHO experts.

This event was particularly useful, as many primary healthcare providers in Armenia have been repurposed to serve as...


EU officials virtually visit Armenia to discuss bilateral affairs and COVID-19 response assistance

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. Between 9 and 10 June, EU officials held virtual meetings with Armenian government officials, the National Assembly and civil society representatives.

The first meetings were with Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. The main topic of discussion was the EU’s ongoing support to Armenia in dealing with the health and socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Lawrence Meredith, director for Neighbourhood East...


Armenia ruling party MPs discuss possible EU support to Constitutional Reforms

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 June 2020


EU representatives interested in current political situation in Armenia

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 June 2020


Ploile puternice şi furtunile au făcut prăpăd în mai multe ţări din Europa

Environment and climate change

Moldova, Published on: 10 June 2020

Ploile puternice şi furtunile au făcut prăpăd în mai multe ţări din Europa. Puhoaiele au năvălit în curţile oamenilor, iar străzile au devenit impracticabile. Totodată vijeliile au doborât copaci şi au avariat case. Şi mai multe provincii din sud-estul Chinei se confruntă cu inundaţii catastrofale. Cel puţin nouă oameni au murit, relatează Mesager.

Інтеграція України в ЄС: плюси і мінуси

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 10 June 2020

Одне з останніх опитувань показало, що більшість українців позитивно ставляться до перспективи інтеграції України в ЄС. Таку новину публікували на сайті 24 каналу.

Читати також Скільки українців підтримують вступ до НАТО та ЄС: результати опитування

Це процес політичного, юридичного, економічного (а в деяких випадках — соціального та культурного) об’єднання України з європейськими державами, у тому числі й частково розташованих в Європі. Кінцева мета інтеграції – входження...


Uniunea Europeană își redeschide granițele externe începând cu 1 iulie

Information Society

Moldova, Published on: 10 June 2020

Ar fi vorba de ridicarea restricţiilor cu anumite ţări terţe, luând în considerare „un anumit număr de principii şi criterii”, în baza unei „abordări comune” între statele membre, a explicat el.

Interdicţia de călătorii non-esenţiale spre UE, în vigoare în prezent până la 15 iunie, a fost instituită la 17 martie în mod coordonat între statele membre şi Comisia Europeană pentru a combate propagarea epidemiei de COVID-19, fiind prelungită de două ori până acum.

La sfârşitul...


ЄС надав Україні транш на €500 млн, - Шмигаль

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 10 June 2020

Про це повідомив прем'єрміністр Денис Шмигаль у Telegram.

"Європейська комісія надала Україні 500 млн євро макрофінансової допомоги", - написав він.

За його словами, співпраця з МВФ призвела й до схвальної відповіді від європейських партнерів щодо виділення наступного траншу в межах програми. Україна виконала всі умови щодо впровадження реформ, чим однозначно зміцнила свій статус відповідальної держави.

Отримані кошти будуть спрямовані до державного бюджету на видатки,...


Raport oficial al UE: România nu mai îndeplinește niciun criteriu privind trecerea la euro

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 10 June 2020

Raportul se referă la cele şapte state membre din afara zonei euro care s-au angajat din punct de vedere juridic să adopte moneda euro: Bulgaria, Cehia, Croaţia, Ungaria, Polonia, România şi Suedia.

Rapoartele de convergenţă trebuie întocmite o dată la doi ani, independent de aderările posibile la zona euro aflate în curs.

Aderarea la zona euro este un proces deschis, care se bazează pe anumite norme. Raportul se bazează pe criteriile de convergenţă, denumite uneori şi „...


EU reconfirms its commitment to support Armenia in important rule of law reform agenda

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 June 2020


Subiectul legat de asistenţa macrofinanciară pentru ţara noastră, examinat de UE

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 10 June 2020

Comitetul Parlamentar de Asociere UE–Republica Moldova se întruneşte astazi într-o şedinţă online. Anunţul a fost făcut de eurodeputatul Siegfried Mureşan, relatează Moldova 1.

Не МВФ единым. Шмыгаль анонсировал получение Украиной помощи от ЕС и ВБ

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 10 June 2020

Меморандум с Международным валютным фондом позволит Украине дополнительно получить 2,7 млрд долларов помощи

Об этом заявил премьер-министр Денис Шмыгаль, передает "ДС".

По его словам, эти средства "существенно усилят экономическую состоятельность Украины".

"К этому траншу также привязана макроэкономическая помощь от ЕС на общую сумму 1,7 млрд евро. А также 1 млрд долларов от Всемирного банка. Эти средства существенно усилят экономическую состоятельность страны и позволят...