Borrell travels to Washington D.C.

Brussels 06.02.2022 The EU top diplomat Josep Borrell will travel to Washington, DC, on 7-8 February, according to the announcement of the European External Action Service. HR/VP @JosepBorrellF is travelling to 🇺🇸 Washington D.C. and he will be joining the Jean Monnet Conversations with @franceintheus @TheAtlantic @EUintheUS 📍 Meet us here live on twitter and…

Biden receives Leyen in White House

Bruxelles 10.11.2021 “I had a very productive meeting today with President Biden in the White House. We have met several times in the last couple of weeks. And we have been meeting at the G20 Summit in Rome and at the COP26 in Glasgow. There, we have launched together several initiatives on the topics of…

Borrell heads to Washington D.C.

Brussels 13.10.2021 The European Union top diplomat Josep Borrell will travel to Washington D.C. from 13 to 15 October for a number of high-level meetings focused on the relationship between the EU and the USA, on advancing the Transatlantic agenda and on pressing international developments. This will be the first official visit by Borrell to…

MEPs review EU-US relations

Strasbourg 05.10.2021 “…There are some difficult issues: secure the change of supply on the field of semiconductors, to be sure that we are not going to create in the future an overcapacity; to talk about tariffs; data protection; artificial intelligence. This is an incredibly broad set of issues that will shape the future and on…

UK government opposes II Brexit referendum

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be voted again in Westminster although the government remains opposed to the second plebiscite on the same issue of leaving the European Union, the British finance minister said. Chancellor Philip Hammond says "what we know about the vast majority of voters in this country…

NATO celebrates anniversary in April 2019 in Washington

NATO Foreign Ministers concluded two days of meetings in Brussels on Wednesday (5 December 2018), focused on issues including the INF Treaty, the Sea of Azov, the Western Balkans, Afghanistan, and the Alliance’s new training mission in Iraq. That’s a wrap for #ForMin! Ministers discussed: ✔ #INFTreaty✔ the #SeaofAzov✔ the Western Balkans✔ #Afghanistan✔ New training…

Moscow accuses Washington of violation of international law

Washington has violated international law regarding Russian diplomatic missions in the US, the Russian Foreign Ministry (MFA) said in a protest note filed to DC. The attention of the @UN has been drawn to #US’s continuing gross violation of the norms of international law w/ regard to the Russia’s diplomatic missions & consular institutions in…

Trump-Juncker launched trade talks

President Donald Trump said the United States and the European Union were launching talks aimed at lowering trade barriers as officials looked to head off a trade war. Productive meeting @JunckerEU ⁦@POTUS⁩ just finished. The two leaders will make statements to the press soon. pic.twitter.com/i3zzpwEC8y — Margaritis Schinas (@MargSchinas) July 25, 2018 “This was a…

Trump declined answer on Crimea

Fortnight ahead of the Summit with Russia, President Donald Trump has declined to rule out recognizing Republic of Crimea as a part or Russian Federation. Asked by reporters on future of Crimea Trump was very laconic, and said: “We’re going to have to see.” Trump declined to reveal his position on possible development of relations…

May “caving in” to Brussels’ demands

Janice ATKINSON, OPINION The first stage talks on Brexit concluded with Theresa May caving in to Brussels’ demands: more ECJ rule (for at least eight years), complying with single market and customs union rules in a transition period of somewhere in the region of two years.  Careful not to give an end date for the…