Borrell attends Salzburg Festival

Brussels 27.08.2022 The EU top diplomat Josep Borrell is travelling to Austria from 27 to 29 August. 🇦🇹Austria: High Representative/Vice-President @JosepBorrellF attends Salzburg Festival and participates at the European Forum Alpbachhttps://t.co/WBtSGqA0Ai — European External Action Service – EEAS 🇪🇺 (@eu_eeas) August 27, 2022 Upon invitation of Austrian Foreign Minister Schallenberg, the High Representative will attend…

Lavrov “unpleasant surprise” of Austria spy scandal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said it was an “unpleasant surprise” in absence of any request from Vienna for  explanations over the affair of a retired Austrian army colonel who had allegedly spied for Moscow. “This was an unpleasant surprise to me. It has been a custom from time immemorial for any country that feels some…

Tusk calls for Brexit talks compromise

Following British Prime minister Theresa May speech the president of the European Council Donald Tusk made the following statement: “The European Union and its leaders fully respect the UK’s decision expressed in the referendum on leaving the EU. From the very beginning of the negotiations we have been focused on finding a deal that will…

Kurz regards Egypt as key partner in defeating human trafficking

Salzburg – After the Salzburg summit, the EU intends to deepen its migration cooperation with Egypt and other African countries. President of the European Council Donald Tusk said there was agreement to hold a summit with the Arab League in Egypt in February. On Thursday, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) described Egypt as exemplary in…

#Salzburg: May demands realistic approach to Brexit process

EU heads of state or government gather on 19 and 20 September 2018 in #Salzburg, Austria for an informal meeting. The summit is hosted by Sebastian KURZ, Chancellor of Austria, which currently holds the presidency of the Council. The president of the European Council, Donald TUSK, chairs the meeting. He represents the EU together with…

EU “closing in” on Article 50

The UK and the European Union are “closing in” on a withdrawal agreement, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said before a meeting of European leaders in Salzburg next week. No new instructions from EU leaders to Barnier from next week's Salzburg Summit. So EU position won't change https://t.co/5I7pPkiFjx — David Garrahy (@EuroCelt) September 14, 2018 Different Brussels…

Kurz aims at negociated Brexit

European Union leaders will discuss Brexit at next meeting hosted by the Austrian presidency of EU in  Salzburg,  September 20,  Prime Minister Theresa May’s office indicated after discussions with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. It is a great honour to welcome @theresa_may in #Salzburg for the festival. In our bilateral meeting we discussed the excellent relations…