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С 1 июля вступает в силу соглашение об упрощении визового режима между Беларусью и Евросоюзом

Mobility and migration

Belarus, Published on: 01 July 2020

Сегодня, 1 июля, вступают в силу соглашения Беларуси и ЕС о реадмиссии и упрощении визового режима. Теперь стоимость «шенгена» для белорусов составит 35 евро.


Coronavirus: UE a anunţat o listă de 14 ţări sigure pentru reluarea călătoriilor

Information Society

Moldova, Published on: 30 June 2020

Consiliul Uniunii Europene a adoptat marţi o recomandare privind ridicarea graduală a restricţiilor asupra călătoriilor non-esenţiale dinspre ţări terţe, fiind elaborată o listă de 14 state din care vor fi permise călătoriile către blocul comunitar începând de la 1 iulie, transmite Reuters, citat de Agerpres.

EU and EBRD support green investments and energy efficiency in Eastern partner countries

Energy

Armenia, Published on: 30 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. The Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) will benefit from additional support to boost green investments and climate resilience.

Thanks to the EU’s financial support of over €15 million, the programme ‘Finance and technology transfer centre for climate change’ (FINTECC) will help businesses in the region invest in energy efficiency, cut their carbon footprint, introduce innovative green technologies,...


Georgian leaders welcome EU's decision to start lifting travel restrictions with Georgia

Political Dialogue

Georgia, Published on: 30 June 2020

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said the EU’s decision to include Georgia in the list of ‘green countries’ is ‘yet more proof’ of close partnership.

Calling it an ‘important achievement’ Gakharia said ‘it is the recognition of the success’ of Georgia, Georgian people and its government in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Gakharia said now the Georgian officials will continue active consultations with each EU-member state to ensure safety of flights for...


EU Ambassador welcomes Georgia’s inclusion among countries to which EU is reopening borders tomorrow

Political Dialogue

Georgia, Published on: 30 June 2020

EU Ambassador to Georgia Carl Hartzell welcomed Georgia’s inclusion among 15 countries to which the European Union will reopen its borders tomorrow, on July 1. 

Congratulating Georgia Hartzell said this is 'further recognition' of Georgia's 'hard and successful work' in fighting with COVID-19.

Georgia ???????? among first 15 countries globally to which EU will reopen its borders as of 1 July.
Congrats! Further recognition of your hard & successful work in fighting...


Відкриті кордони ЄС та умови посилення карантину. Головне за 30 червня

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 30 June 2020

Тиждень.ua зібрав найважливіші новини цього вівторка.


Armenia PM receives outgoing Head of Council of Europe Office in Yerevan

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 30 June 2020


Представник України при ЄС просить Європарламент засудити візит французьких депутатів до анексованого Криму

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 30 June 2020

Представник України при Європейському Союзі, посол Микола Точицький закликав керівництво Європейського парламенту засудити незаконний візит французьких депутатів до анексованого Росією Криму


UE va deschide frontierele externe pentru 14 țări. Republica Moldova nu se află printe ele

Information Society

Moldova, Published on: 30 June 2020

Statele membre ale Uniunii Europene au aprobat definitiv o listă de 14 țări, considerate sigure în privința situației epidemiologice legate de noul coronavirus, după mai multe zile de discuții și dezacorduri. Republica Moldova nu se află printre țările marcate drept „sigure” de membrii consiliului UE.


Решение Евросоюза о продлении санкций против России вступило в законную силу

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 30 June 2020

Решение Совета ЕС о продлении секторальных санкций против РФ на шесть месяцев опубликовано во вторник, 30 июня, в Официальном журнале Евросоюза и вступило в законную силу

Об этом говорится в сообщении "Европейской правды", передает "ДС".

Совет Евросоюза в понедельник 29 июня принял решение продлить санкции в отношении конкретных секторов экономики РФ еще на шесть месяцев, до 31 января 2021 года.

Это решение следовало после последней оценки состояния выполнения Минских...


EU reopening borders for 14 countries

Mobility and migration

Armenia, Published on: 30 June 2020


Call on Belarus, Italy to develop cooperation in SMBs

Information Society

Belarus, Published on: 30 June 2020

Belarus and Italy need to develop cooperation in small and medium-sized businesses, President of the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce, the president and chairman of the board of the Mikro Kapital Group, the honorary consul of Belarus in Naples Vincenzo Trani said.


Schuebel: Visa facilitation, readmission agreements will foster closer ties between Belarus and EU

Mobility and migration

Belarus, Published on: 30 June 2020

"The EU-Belarus Visa Facilitation Agreement and the EU-Belarus Readmission Agreement enter into force on 1 July. These agreements represent an important step for strengthening the EU's engagement with the Belarusian people,” Dirk Schuebel said.


Armenia ruling bloc MP: Many European countries do not fully accept Venice Commission conclusions

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 30 June 2020


Preşedintele Venezuelei acordă 72 de ore şefei Delegaţiei UE pentru a părăsi această țară

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 30 June 2020

Preşedintele socialist a anunţat expulzarea reprezentantei UE, Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, într-un discurs pronunţat la palatul prezidenţial Miraflores.

„Cine sunt ei să încerce să se impună prin ameninţare? Cine sunt ei? Ajunge! De aceea am decis să dau 72 de ore ambasadoarei UE pentru a ne părăsi ţara", a declarat Nicolas Maduro.

„Vom rezolva acest lucru în 72 de ore (...) Îi vom oferi un avion pentru a pleca, dar ne vom pune lucrurile în ordine cu Uniunea Europeană",...


Coronavirus Global Response: European Investment Bank and European Commission pledge additional €4.9 billion

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 30 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS . The ‘Global Goal: Unite for our Future‘ pledging summit organised on 27 June by the European Commission and Global Citizen mobilised €6.15 billion in additional funding to help develop and ensure equitable access to coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. The money raised will also support economic recovery in the world’s most fragile regions and communities.

This amount includes a €4.9 billion pledge by the European Investment Bank, in partnership with the...


EU official Borell: adoption of Georgian election bill is a ‘key moment’ for promotion of political pluralism

Political Dialogue

Georgia, Published on: 30 June 2020

High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell Fontelles, has welcomed the adoption of the constitutional amendments by the Georgian parliament yesterday. 

Adoption of constitutional amendments by the Parliament of Georgia is a key moment in the promotion of greater political pluralism in the country in view of upcoming elections. Congratulations to all! The EU will continue to stand by Georgia in its...


UE își ține granițele închise pentru majoritatea țărilor din afara Europei: Care sunt excepțiile

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 30 June 2020

Cetăţenii chinezi vor putea intra în Uniunea Europeană, dar numai după ce Beijingul va ridica interdicţiile aplicate cetăţenilor UE, informează Agerpres.

Consiliul European a iniţiat procedura scrisă oficială pentru a aproba acest acord care survine la trei luni după ce UE, Elveţia, Norvegia, Islanda şi Liechtenstein şi-au închis graniţele pentru călătoriile non-esenţiale pentru a limita răspândirea pandemiei de COVID-19.

La acest acord s-a ajuns după săptămâni de discuţii...


EU Council renews economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis for six months

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 29 June 2020

The Council of the European Union on June 29, 2020, decided to renew the sanctions targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian Federation for a further six months, until January 31, 2021.

"This decision follows the latest assessment of the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements – foreseen to take place by December 31, 2015, – at the video conference of the members of the European Council of June 19, 2020," the Council said in a statement on it...


EU delegation to Georgia condemns attacks against German ambassador to Georgia

Political Dialogue

Georgia, Published on: 29 June 2020

The Delegation of the European Union to Georgia has issued a statement in agreement with the EU Heads of mission in which it 'condemns the attacks of certain political actors and media outlets' against the Ambassador of Germany Hubert Knirsch.

We condemn the attacks of certain political actors and media outlets against our colleague, Hubert Knirsch, the Ambassador of Germany. All actors supporting the democratic and European path of Georgia should refrain from accusations of a...