EU leaders Summit in Ukraine

Brussels 03.02.2023 Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, met with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, in Kyiv for the 24th summit between the European Union and Ukraine. The EU reiterated its readiness to support Ukraine’s initiative for just peace, based on respect for Ukraine’s…

EU condemns Russia attack on Meduza

Brussels 27.01.2023 The European Union strongly condemns Thursday’s, January 26, decision by the Russian authorities to designate the independent media outlet Meduza as an “undesirable organisation”. “This is yet another serious politically motivated attack on media freedom in Russia. It shows that it is not enough for the Russian authorities to spread manipulated information on…

Aschbacher: space is essential

Brussels 23.01.2023 In today’s online digital society the threats of cyberattacks are real, and the results can be seriously damaging. The space industry provides security services to the clients in Europe and North America for over a decade, and its effectiveness should not be underestimated, the ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher said, while addressing press…

Borrell: space is strategic domain

Brussels 24.01.2023 “The purpose of my intervention is to highlight the current geopolitical context of space, its relevance for the security and defence perspective” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, while addressing the 15th European Space Conference “Securing the future of Europe in space”, taking place in Brussels, January 24-25, 2023. 🔴 LIVE |…

EU: €500M tranche to Ukraine

Brusssels 23.01.2023 The Foreign Affairs Council exchanged views on the Russian military agression against Ukraine. Before the Council discussion, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, shortly addressed EU ministers via video conference, and briefed them about the latest developments on the ground and Ukraine’s current priorities. Ministers reassured him that the EU collective endeavour…

Borrell: Ukraine military support

Brussels 23.01.2023 “We will start by the Ukraine war. We will study how to continue supporting Ukraine militarily” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, entering the Foreign Ministers Council meeting on 23 January. “We will discuss about a new tranche of the European Peace Facility (EPF) to provide more funding for Ukraine. And then,…

EU: MEPs demand Tribunal for Russia

Strasbourg 20.01.2023 In a Resolution adopted on Thursday, January 19, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) demand the Russian political and military leadership be held accountable for the crime of aggression against Ukraine. MEPs demand that the Russian political and military leadership are held accountable for the crime of aggression against Ukraine in a resolution…

Strasbourg 17.01.2023 On Tuesday morning, Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson discussed the priorities of the Swedish Council Presidency with MEPs in Strasbourg. 🔴 LIVE | Press Conference with @SwedishPM Ulf Kristersson@sweden2023eu @Europarl_SV @Europarl_EN @RobertaMetsola https://t.co/ulOW7NMm3i — Roberta Metsola (@EP_President) January 17, 2023 During his address, Mr Kristersson said that his country’s first priority at the…

EP: President Metsola vows integrity

Strasbourg 17.01.2023 The European Parliament president Roberta Metsola has expressed her determination to speak about the decisions needed on measures in this House to increase integrity, independence and accountability. People expect accountability and integrity. They are right.@Europarl_EN must respond to citizens' demands. And we will. To reform, to rebuild trust, work will start now. pic.twitter.com/i2MAvTcEEz…

EU: Ukraine consolidates rule of law

Brussels 16.01.2023 “The EU welcomes Ukraine’s recent significant efforts in consolidating the rule of law, despite the ongoing military aggression by Russia” reads the statement by the European Union External Action Service spokesperson on the appointments of High Council of Justice members and the reform of the Constitutional Court.(Image: illustration). “The recent appointment of eight…