BRAFA: Triumph of Muses

Brussels 05.02.2023 The inspiration reigns at this new edition of BRAFA. Since opening its doors on Sunday, January 29, the Fair has attracted flows of visitors from Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, England and even from the other side of the Atlantic, from the United States. “There is a real sense of general…

Tehran: Azerbaijan evacuates diplomats

Brussels 29.01.2023 Azerbaijan will evacuate Embassy staff and family members from Iran on Sunday, January 29, the Foreign ministry spokesperson said, two days after a gunman shot dead a security guard and wounded two other people in an attack Baku branded an “act of terrorism”. The footage of surveillance cameras released on social media clearly…

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. đź”´ 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,…

Iran: MEPs call for additional sanctions

Strasbourg 19.01.2023 All those responsible for human rights violations should face EU sanctions and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps should be on the European Union terrorist list, Members of the European Parliament urge, during the January Plenary in Strasbourg (pictured). Iran: all those responsible for human rights violations should face EU sanctions and the Islamic…

EEAS: Sannino summons Iran Ambassador

Brussels 11.01.2023 Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Stefano Sannino summoned today, on behalf of the High Representative, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the European Union Hossein Dehghani to reiterate the European Union’s strong appalment over the execution on 7 January of Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini…

Borrell condemns Russian air strikes

Brussels 07.01.2023 On Friday 6 January the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell had a phone call with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba to discuss the latest developments on the ground following Russia’s “intensified missile and drone attacks on critical infrastructure, including residential buildings, over the recent weeks”. Spoke to @DmytroKuleba by phone and informed…

MEPs: human rights in Afghanistan concerns

Strasbourg 24.11.2022 On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the respect for human rights in Afghanistan, Belarus and Democratic Republic of Congo. (Image above: European Parliament building, Strasbourg) Human rights: On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the respect for human rights in Afghanistan, Belarus and Democratic Republic of Congo. Read…

Zelenky at BookDeal Summit NYC

Brussels 18.11.2022 DealBook Summit November 30, 2022, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. E.S.T. New York City Premier Sponsor Accenture “We are pleased to announce our lineup for the DealBook Summit, to be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on Nov. 30. Andrew will host a series of conversations with the biggest newsmakers in…