Peter Stano

EU Summons Russian Ambassador over Retaliatory Sanctions

The European Union summoned the Russian ambassador on Monday after Moscow put eight EU nationals, including top Brussels officials, on a blacklist in retaliation for sanctions by the bloc.

Moscow's envoy was to meet senior officials from the European Commission and the EU's diplomatic service later in the afternoon, EU spokesman Peter Stano said.

Kosovo Seeks ‘Reset’ of Decade-Old Dialogue with Serbia

"It is in Kosovo's interest to benefit from this historic opportunity and push forward Kosovo's requests by lobbying the US administration," said Violeta Haxholli, a researcher at the Kosovo Democratic Institute, KDI, a Pristina-based think tank.

Dialogue 'will be imposed as important'

Tactical moves by Ankara before EU summit

The anticipated suspension on November 29 of the activities of the Oruc Reis seismic vessel within parts of the Greek continental shelf after having scanned the entire area it had reserved since August is being touted by Ankara as a goodwill move ahead of the European Council in December 10-11, where one of the main topics of discussion will be the possibility of imposing sanctions on Turkey ov