EU Council

Tusk: I kept saying that Russia was a strategic problem - I was labeled a monomaniac

"I had to publicly remind others, almost every week, that Russia is not our 'strategic partner', but our 'strategic problem'," the outgoing EU Council President said. "I was even labeled a 'monomaniac', for being so focused on this subject", Tusk said speaking at the College of Europe in Bruges, as reported by Russian News Agency Tass.

From 2022 New Cars in the EU Must Have “Smart" Speed Control Systems

From mid-2022, all new cars placed on the EU market will need to be equipped with advanced safety systems. Following the agreement reached in March with the European Parliament, the EU Council representing the Member States has adopted a regulation on the general safety of motor vehicles and the protection of passengers and vulnerable road users.

Its Official: Laura Kovesi Will Be the First Prosecutor General of the European Union

Laura Kovesi was finally confirmed as Prosecutor General of the European Union. The decision was announced by the European Parliament (EP). Earlier this week, the EU Council adopted its decision.

Today's decision of the leaders of the political groups and the EP President  begins the 7-year term of Kovesi. She will be the first head of the EU prosecutor's office.

Acting ForMin Manescu advocates East - West cooperation, as new global order is about to set in

Eastern and Western European states need to cooperate, and the EU should tighten the relationship with the US, because a new global order is about to set in, acting Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu on Thursday told the Bucharest Forum, an event organized by the Aspen Institute and the Bucharest Office of the German Marshall Fund of the US.

PM-designate Orban presents several ministries not to be included in new Gov't

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban on Wednesday evening presented several ministries that would not exist in the new Executive, including the Energy Ministry and the Ministry for Romanians Abroad. "Energy is also economy and tourism is economy, too. Waters, forestry, environment are somehow an area.

President Radev Wants a Common European Plan in case of a New Refugees Wave to Bulgaria

At the next meeting of the Council of the EU, Bulgaria should propose the adoption of a common European plan of action in the event of a sudden increase in migratory pressure at the European external borders, President Rumen Radev called for at the meeting with the prime minister, government and national security officials, who informed him of the outcome of today's Security Council meeting at

EU Council confirms Romania's Kovesi's appointment as first European chief prosecutor

The Council of the European Union today agreed to the appointment of Laura Codruta Kovesi to be the first European chief prosecutor. The appointment must now also be confirmed by the European Parliament, according to a press statement released on Monday by the Council of the EU.