News: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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Trade, industry, competition, China, India, United States, European Union
news 30.06.2022 - 20:51
news 30.06.2022 - 20:51
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

You're welcome to Europe's market if you play by the rules

The European Parliament and Member States concluded their negotiations this evening on the...

Orthodox Church
news 30.06.2022 - 15:23
news 30.06.2022 - 15:23
FOREIGN AFFAIRS POLITICAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONS

EPP Group discusses Russia’s war with Patriarch Bartholomew

EPP Group MEPs met today with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople...

NATO and EU flags
news 28.06.2022 - 16:17
news 28.06.2022 - 16:17
FOREIGN AFFAIRS EVENTS IN MEMBER STATES

Strengthen NATO, improve the EU, support Ukraine

Ahead of the NATO Summit in Madrid, the EPP Group in the European Parliament calls for the strengthening of...

climate change
news 22.06.2022 - 14:42
news 22.06.2022 - 14:42
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Boost sustainable development by successful trade agreements

Leading EPP Group trade MEPs have welcomed the review of the Trade and Sustainable...

Northern Ireland
news 13.06.2022 - 14:13
news 13.06.2022 - 14:13
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

UK Protocol breach would be disastrous own goal

Leading EPP Group MEPs have strongly criticised the British Government’s intention to launch unilateral a...

Gas pipe line
news 19.05.2022 - 9:58
news 19.05.2022 - 9:58
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Store more gas to future-proof against Russian aggression

“This is another unprecedented achievement considering the tight schedule, due to the Russian w...

Ukraine
news 19.05.2022 - 9:00
news 19.05.2022 - 9:00
FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Create special tribunal for Putin and Lukashenko

“There cannot be any impunity for war crimes in Ukraine. The atrocities committed by Russian soldiers in U...

Vladimir Putin, Gerhard Schröder, Karin Kneissl
news 19.05.2022 - 8:29
news 19.05.2022 - 8:29
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Kneissl and Schröder must get off Russian payroll

“By serving in top positions of Kremlin-affiliated corporations, the former Austrian Foreign Minister K...

Moldova
news 18.05.2022 - 10:50
news 18.05.2022 - 10:50
FOREIGN AFFAIRS POLITICAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONS

Give Moldova EU candidate status and get to work

"The EU should grant EU candidate status to the Republic of Moldova based on its own merit”, said Siegfried M...

Kneeling professional fixing solar panels from the top of a house roof, side view of the roof with sun reflection
news 18.05.2022 - 10:10
news 18.05.2022 - 10:10
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

RePower and ReSolar the EU

“Europe urgently needs a plan to develop long-term partnerships with non-EU countries to ensure sustainable, secure and affordable energy. A...

Trucks collecting bales of freshly harvested wheat straw
news 16.05.2022 - 14:49
news 16.05.2022 - 14:49
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Suspend all tariffs for Ukrainian products

The EPP Group wants to boost Ukraine's trade by suspending EU tariffs on Ukrainian products. "The Kremlin's brutal...

A hacker working on a computer
news 13.05.2022 - 7:54
news 13.05.2022 - 7:54
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EU seals deal on stronger cyber resilience

“This new law increases the much-needed EU-wide cooperation against the growing threat to our security and economy”, dec...

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