Italy’s ruling parties intend to relaunch their coalition after next week’s European elections, sources from both parties say, but it may not be easy after attacking each other for weeks during a bitter campaign.
The European Union will provide Irish beef farmers with 50 million euros of exceptional aid to compensate for the fall in beef prices suffered as a result of the Brexit process, the European Commission’s agriculture chief Phil Hogan said.
The European Union has addressed “ways in which we can further advance on the, for instance, operationalization of INSTEX to have first transactions in the, hopefully, next few weeks,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in Brussels after a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran after Tehran decided to scale down its commitments in response to US sanctions.
Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi warned the European Union against continued passivity on the US sanctions against Iran, saying the opportunity to save the 2015 nuclear deal is limited.
EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini and foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK issued a joint statement on Thursday expressing full support for Iran's nuclear deal, also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
A senior minister of the British government has said that the country has no option but to hold the European Parliament elections as talks with the opposition on reaching a deal to withdraw from the European Union would not reach a conclusion before end of this month.
The European Union was wrong to stay silent in 2016 during the campaign ahead of the British referendum on membership in the bloc because it should have corrected “lies” spread by the “Leave” side, the head of the European Commission said.