After a 40-minute meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, North Macedonia voiced optimism about getting a start date set for EU accession talks, saying that Merkel had informed Prime Minister Zorav Zaev that the Bundestag would adopt a decision supporting a start date for talks in September.
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos joined Queen Elizabeth II, US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders attending the commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings on Southsea Common in Portsmouth on the south coast of England on Wednesday. About 300 veterans participated in the D-Day75 events in Portsmouth and in Normandy yesterday.
Here's a brief look at the results of the European elections, country by country, arranged according to the number of seats they hold in the European Parliament:
GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel's middle-of-the-road governing coalition lost significant ground , while the Greens surged and the far right made modest gains.