Strasbourg 17.01.2023 On Tuesday morning, Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson discussed the priorities of the Swedish Council Presidency with MEPs in Strasbourg. đź”´ 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…

Brazil: EU condemns political violence

Brussels 12.01.2023 “On Sunday 8 January, supporters of ex-president Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia invaded the buildings of the Brazilian Executive, Legislative and the Supreme Court, leading to riots and an open attack against the democratic institutions of the country. These acts of vandalism happened just a few days after the inauguration of the democratically elected…

Peru: EU supports efforts of President Boluarte

Brussels 19.12.2022 “The European Union reaffirms the importance of ensuring Peru’s political stability to address the ongoing social and political crises, in full respect of the constitutional order, the rule of law, and human rights. The EU supports the ongoing political efforts led by President Dina Boluarte” reads the statement of the EU diplomacy spokesperson….

MEPs label Russia “sponsor of terrorism”

Strasbourg 24.11.2022 Following the atrocities carried out by Vladimir Putin’s regime against Ukrainian civilians, MEPs have recognised Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. Parliament declares that Putin's regime is a state sponsor of terrorism. MEPs send strong message paving the way for international tribunal to bring those committing atrocities against Ukrainians to justice. Press…

EU: sharp disinformation tool

Brussels 24.10.2022 “It’s been eight months since Russia launched its full-scale aggression against Ukraine. Already a year ago, in autumn last year, the military build-up became obvious, as were efforts to lay the ground for the aggression in the information space” reads the announcement of the European External Action Service (EEAS) at launch of a…

EU military training mission for Ukraine

Brussels 17.10.2022 Today in Luxembourg European Union top diplomats are expected to formally establish a mission to assist in the training of Ukrainian military personnel, known as EUMAM Ukraine as agreed at the EU Council in Prague earlier. Today HR/VP @JosepBorrellF is chairing the Foreign Affairs Council #FAC in Luxembourg. On the agenda:🔹Russian aggression against…

China: commitment to Taiwan reunification

Brussels 16.10.2022 Chinese leader Xi Jinping hailed Sunday, October 16, what he views as the Communist Party’s achievements during his decade at the helm and reiterated Beijing’s commitment to reunification with Taiwan, while he gave the opening address at the party’s much awaited congress. #China's Communist Party opens #congress with Xi Jinping cementing powerhttps://t.co/Yo2viAEGiy —…

China prepares party Congress

Brussels 09.10.2022 China’s Communist Party opened Sunday, October 9, a meeting of senior members who will make final arrangements for its twice-a-decade congress where leader Xi Jinping is expected to secure an unprecedented third five-year term as party general secretary.(Image: illustration) China's top leaders meet to make final party congress arrangementshttps://t.co/WhOOuVPZWy — Kyodo News |…

EU faces OPEC decisions

Brussels 07.10.2022 The OPEC+ alliance, which unites major oil producers such as Saudi Arabia and Russia, decided to reduce output quotas by two million barrels per day amid a looming recession, and extend coordination efforts on the oil market until the end of 2023. Press review: OPEC+ to tighten oil spigot and Erdogan, Armenian PM…

EU top diplomats convene in Brussels

Brussels 17.07.2022 The Foreign Affairs Council will exchange views on the Russian aggression against Ukraine, with the participation via video teleconference of Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba. The Council will also hold a discussion on relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean, and digital diplomacy. âť— 18 July – Foreign…