European Council

Editorial: Adults locked in a room

It is the wont of presidents of the European Council to lock the doors when things get tough.

Following the footsteps of his predecessor European Council President Charles Michel warned last week that European leaders who are today attending an extraordinary summit will not leave Brussels until they have reached agreement on the EU's 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework.

"EU believes in Serbia's European destiny"

Former President of the European Council and Belgian Prime Minister, who will participate in a panel entitled "EU and Serbia: a common destiny?" on Tuesday in Belgrade along with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, points out that it is obvious to him that Belgium, the EU and Serbia share a common destiny, which is why the EU remains resolutely committed to encouraging Serbia on its European pa

EU summit restart delayed for more consultations

European Council President Donald is delaying the start of a summit in Brussels to consult with EU leaders in an attempt to overcome the impasse over appointments to the bloc's top jobs.

Tusk spokesman Preben Aamann tweeted Tuesday that the summit will begin at 1 p.m. Brussels time (1100 GMT), two hours later than planned, and that the meeting chairman "continues his consultations."