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President Aliyev: Negotiations on new partnership with EU in final stage

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 June 2020

Akbar Mammadov

President Ilham Aliyev has said Azerbaijan is in the final stages of negotiations on a new partnership agreement with the European Union.

Aliyev made the remarks during the Summit of the Eastern Partnership countries via video conference on June 18.

“Partnership with the European Union is one of the main priorities of Azerbaijan's foreign policy. We have close cooperation with many EU member states. Azerbaijan has signed a document on strategic partn......


Avropa Komissiyasının sədri Azərbaycanın uğurlarına heyran olduğunu bildirib

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 June 2020

Brüssel, 19 iyun, AZƏRTAC

2016-2019-cu illərdə Avropa İttifaqı ilə Azərbaycan arasında əmtəə dövriyyəsinin həcmi 55 faiz artıb.

AZƏRTAC xəbər verir ki, Avropa Komissiyasının sədri Ursula fon der Lyayen bu sözləri Aİ üzvü və Aİ-nin “Şərq tərəfdaşlığı” proqramının iştirakçısı olan ölkələrin dövlət başçılarının dünən keçirilmiş birgə sammiti başa çatandan dərhal sonra jurnalistlər üçün brifinqdə söyləyib.

Siyasətçi deyib: “Biz davamlı Şərq Tərəfdaşlığının yaradılmasında...


42 de milioane de angajați în șomaj temporar. Sindicat European: Soluția pentru ei este planul de 750 de miliarde de euro al UE

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Economy and trade

Moldova, Published on: 19 June 2020

Peste 42 de milioane de lucrători se află în şomaj temporar pe durata crizei cauzate de coronavirus, iar aceste locuri de muncă depind de decizia Consiliului European cu privire la Planul de recuperare al UE, a anunţat joi Confederaţia Europeană a Sindicatelor, scrie digi24.ro.

"Înaintea reuniunii de vineri, 19 iunie, Confederaţia Europeană a Sindicatelor susţine că liderii au responsabilitatea de a salva cât mai multe dintre aceste locuri de muncă prin adoptarea planului de...


European Commission: EU-Azerbaijan trade grew by 55 pct

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 June 2020

By Trend

Trade between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan has grown by 55 percent between 2016 and 2019, said President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, http://trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; background-color: transparent; text-decoration-line: none; position: relative; padding: 0px 3px; border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(160, 8, 17); border-radius: 2px; transition: all 0.2s ease 0s; color...


ЄС: попри конструктив України, рішення "нормандського" саміту в Парижі виконуються замало

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 18 June 2020

Через півроку після Нормандського саміту у Парижі занадто мало виконано прийнятих на ньому рішень, попри конструктивний підхід України


UE se pregăteşte să prelungească sancţiunile impuse Rusiei după anexarea Crimeei până în ianuarie 2021

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 18 June 2020

Liderii statelor din UE urmează să prelungească, vineri, până în ianuarie 2021 - sancţiunile economice impuse Rusiei după anexarea Peninsulei ucrainene Crimeea, în 2014, declară joi surse diplomatice şi oficiali europeni pentru Reuters.

Aceste sancţiuni, care vizează sectoarele financiar, energetic şi militar, au fost impuse la 31 iulie 2014, după ce Moscova a anexat Crimeea de către Moscova, fapt nerecunoscut de comunitatea internațională, și a continuat să sprijine rebelii care...


Nikol Pashinyan: ‘Armenia is committed to further developing partnership with the EU based on shared democratic values’

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 18 June 2020

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan took part in the Eastern Partnership Summit’s videoconference, which was attended by European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, leaders of Eastern Partnership countries: Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova and Azerbaijan, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, other European leaders.

The Prime...


Зеленський: Східне партнерство корисне для України, якщо наближає державу до членства в ЄС

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 18 June 2020

Володимир Зеленський заявив, що участь у Східному партнерстві корисна, якщо наближає Україну до членства в Євросоюзі. Україна здатна робити внесок у зміцнення стабільності та безпеки в Європі.

Користь України від участі у Східному партнерстві та внесок у безпеку Європи прокоментував президент Володимир Зеленський під час виступу на відеоконференції лідерів Східного партнерства, повідомляє Офіс Президента....


Зеленский заверил ЕС в способности Украины помочь с безопасностью в Европе

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 18 June 2020

Украина способно внести весомый вклад в обеспечение безопасности на европейском континенте

Об этом сказал президент Владимир Зеленский во время выступления на видеоконференции лидеров Восточного партнерства, передает "ДС" со ссылкой на пресс-службу главы государства.

"Украина способна вносить вклад в укрепление стабильности и безопасности в регионе: участвовать в миссиях, военных проектах и проекта по безопасности ЕС, инициативах, направленных на борьбу с информационными и...


Armenia: EU TUMO centre working towards digitisation of healthcare

Health, Political Dialogue, Youth

Armenia, Published on: 18 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. Over the past three months, the EU TUMO Convergence Centre for Engineering and Applied Science in Armenia has been conducting a joint project on the digitisation of healthcare with the Healthcare Innovation Centre (HIC), a Yerevan-based organisation developing innovative approaches to healthcare.

Project participants learned about the digitisation of healthcare, challenges in the field and international precedents for tackling them — knowledge that they then applied to...


Consecințele încălzirii globale: Valul de căldură din Siberia spulberă orice speranță că planeta își mai revine

Environment and climate change, Civil Society & Local Authorities

Moldova, Published on: 18 June 2020

Încălzirea globală începe să-și arate colții din ce în ce mai des în ultimii ani, iar cea mai recentă victimă a fenomenului pare să fie îndepărtata și înghețata Siberie. Aceasta trece printr-un val de caniculă cu temperaturi complet atipice pentru acea regiune de pe mapamond. Printre posibilele explicații pentru situația fără precedent se numără incendiile masive de vegetație din regiune, scurgeri uriașe de petrol și o invazie de molii care se hrănesc cu lemn, conform The Guardian.

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Україна в ОБСЄ закликала скасувати російське законодавство та рублеву зону в ОРДЛО

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 18 June 2020

Про це заявив постійний представник України при міжнародних організаціях у Відні Євгеній Цимбалюк, повідомляє Укрінформ.

"Суверенітет України на окупованих Росією територіях Донбасу повинен бути відновлений. Це було ціллю усіх Мінських угод, схвалених Україною, Росією та міжнародною спільнотою у 2014 та 2015 роках. Російські законодавство, податкова система та валюта, які були незаконно введені з того часу російською стороною, мають бути скасовані", - заявив він.

Цимбалюк...


İtaliya mətbuatı Avropa Parlamentinin Azərbaycanın işğal edilmiş ərazilərini Ermənistanla birləşdirən magistral yolun inşasına etirazından yazır

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 18 June 2020

Roma, 18 iyun, AZƏRTAC

İtaliyanın “Notiziegeopolitiche” və “Eurasianews” analitik xəbər portallarında Roma Sapienza Universitetinin Avropa tarixi üzrə tədqiqatçısı Dariuş Rahiminianın Avropa Parlamentinin üzvlərinin Ermənistanı Azərbaycanın işğal edilmiş əraziləri ilə birləşdirəcək yeni magistral yolun tikintisi ilə bağlı yaydıqları bəyanat və Ermənistanın Azərbaycana qarşı hərbi təcavüzü, işğal olunmuş ərazilərimizdəki qeyri-qanuni fəaliyyətinə dair məqalələri dərc olunub.

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President Aliyev, European Council head discuss Azerbaijan-EU ties

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 18 June 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

President Ilham Aliyev and President of the Council of the European Union Charles Michel have discussed Azerbaijan-EU ties and Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in a phone conversation held on June 17.

During the telephone conversation, President Aliyev and Charles Michel exchanged views on the Summit of Eastern Partnership countries to be held in the format of the video conference on June 18.

Thus, the presidents also emphasized the importance of European Un...


The EU and the Council of Europe standing together against racism

Gender issues, Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 18 June 2020

The fight against racism is at the core of the common values that tie together the EU and the Council of Europe. As the respective debate currently gains salience in the public sphere, it is a good opportunity to remember the relevant initiatives of the two organisations. This is even more important as worrying phenomena of xenophobia, racism and ethnic profiling can still be identified in Europe.

As the High Representative Josep Borell stated on the occasion of the International Day...


На Банковой заговорили о пересмотре квот на поставку украинской продукции в ЕС

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 18 June 2020

Украина готовится к пересмотру квот на поставку продукции в Европейский Союз в рамках Соглашения об ассоциации с ЕС

Об этом заявил заместитель главы Офиса президента Игорь Жовква, передает "ДС".

По его словам, главным фактором усиления торгово-экономического дипломатии Украины является привлечение к этой работе высококлассных специалистов. 

"В мире существует множество моделей, надо лучшие из них применять на практике. Я приветствую инициативе МИД по усилению...


Sanctions and measures without deprivation of liberty increasingly used in Europe: new survey

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 18 June 2020

Twenty European prison administrations released 118,000 inmates as a measure to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic in the first month of the lockdown

Strasbourg, 18.06.2020 – European states are increasingly resorting to sanctions and measures which keep offenders in the community without deprivation of liberty, according to the 2019 SPACE II annual survey, carried out for the Council of Europe by the University of Lausanne. (Please see also the Key Findings)

On 31 January 2019...


Armenia ex-FM addresses European People's Party Eastern Partnership Leaders' Meeting

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 18 June 2020


UE se confruntă cu provocarea unei populaţii îmbătrânite

Information Society

Moldova, Published on: 18 June 2020

„Criza a scos la iveală numeroase vulnerabilităţi, unele dintre ele fiind legate de schimbările demografice profunde pe care societăţile şi comunităţile noastre le suferă deja în toată Europa", a declarat Dubravka Suica, vicepreşedinte al Comisiei responsabilă cu democraţia şi demografia.

În primul său raport privind "impactul schimbărilor demografice" în UE, care se bazează în special pe date ale Eurostat, Comisia indică o îmbătrânire continuă a populaţiei, a cărei speranţă de viaţă...