EU Council

Ukraine Vows to Bring back Crimean Peninsula - Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed on Monday to do all he can to bring back the peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia seven years ago, and urged international allies to support the effort, news wires reported. He spoke at the Crimean Platform summit, called by Ukraine to build up pressure on Russia.

Youth Strategic Forum debates development of Slovenia and EU

Maribor – A debate on future development of Slovenia and the EU as part of the Youth Strategic Forum in Maribor on Saturday heard Defence Minister and coalition New Slovenia (NSi) president Matej Tonin noting that it was right that young people were interested in the future, as it depended on them.

ForMin Aurescu: COVID-19 pandemic will not be the EU's last challenge; further consolidation needed

The European Union needs to be further consolidated because the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will not be the EU's last challenge, Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Thursday. "This pandemic will not be the EU's last challenge.

Janša, von der Leyen discuss rule of law

Brdo pri Kranju – Rule of law was one of the main topics discussed during Thursday’s visit by the College of Commissioners. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said it was important to always respect the rule of law and European values. Prime Minister Janez Janša said that in a rule of law, final decisions are in the hands of courts.

President Iohannis: Digital certificate an important step forward in fully restoring fundamental freedoms

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday had a meeting with the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited to Romania, on the occasion of the conclusion of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council, in which context he stated that the introduction of the EU COVID digital certificate is a very important step forward, towards the full restoration of the fundamental freedoms of the Internal Marke

Slovenia at the head of the EU Council: We will seek compromises

One of the priorities will be the preparation of the European Union for possible new crises in the future, said the head of Slovenian diplomacy, Ane Logar.
In a statement for the Slovenian media, Logar said that the role of the state presiding over the EU Council is to try to harmonize and propose compromise solutions for legal proposals and various topics.

Football - EURO 2020: Roxana Maracineanu - I hope to bring good luck to French in match versus Switzerland

The French Minister of Sports, Roxana Maracineanu, told a Monday's press conference that she hopes to bring good luck for the French footballers in the match versus Switzerland in the round of 16 at EURO 2020, taking into account that it takes place in Bucharest, the city where she was born.