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New Extraordinary Meeting of European Leaders is Expected on May 28
EU Council President Donald Tusk announced that a new extraordinary meeting of European leaders was convened on May 28th. Its job will be to discuss candidacies for top positions in the main European institutions after the European Parliament elections.
President Iohannis: I strongly believe Sibiu Summit will remain a remarkable moment in European project's history
The informal EU Summit in Sibiu will remain a remarkable moment in the history of the European project, President Klaus Iohannis stated on Wednesday, at a debate where the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, was also present.
Jean-Claude Juncker Presents the Program at the EU Summit in Sibiu
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will present in Brussels the program of the extraordinary summit of European leaders. It will be held on the Day of Europe - May 9 in the Romanian city of Sibiu.
It is expected that Romania will adopt a declaration with the ten most important commitments for the development of the European Union over the next five years.
EU Summit will Discuss candidatures for the Head of the European Commission at the End of May
EU leaders are likely to meet at a summit in Brussels on May 28 - two days after the European Parliament elections to discuss candidacies for the next European Commission President - the executive body of the Union over the next 5 years. This was reported on Friday by officials quoted by Reuters.
EU leaders set to meet just after EU election, officials say
National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28, two days after a European Parliament election, to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next five years, officials said on Friday.
Juncker Does Not Think the EU is Experiencing its Deepest Crisis
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not agree with French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union is experiencing its deepest crisis in the history of integration, BTA reported.
Weber launches EU campaign, backs UK staying
The leading conservative candidate in next month's European Parliament elections told the Associated Press that he would like to see Britain stay in the European Union and warned populist parties in Europe that they would have no place in the EUs largest political bloc unless they shared its vision of an "integrated and more ambitious Europe."
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EPP Summit /Manfred Weber: We must have the same living standard all over Europe
The EPP (European People's Party) candidate for the presidency of the European Commission, Manfred Weber, on Saturday said, in his presentation of his vision for the future of the EU and the main guidelines of the European People's Party programme for the EC president, that he will fight for the same living standard in all Europe. "I am 46 years old and I grew up in Bavaria.
President Iohannis: Romania, to stay close to France and Germany in strengthening European project
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the French-German cooperation and integration Treaty at Aachen, whose signing he attended, reflects the commitment of France and Germany to consolidating the European project, stressing that Romania will further remain close to the two countries in achieving this goal.
UPDATE/PM Dancila: We are glad EC is convinced that Romania can successfully hold rotating EU Council Presidency
Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said at a joint meeting of the Romanian government and the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday that the members of the European Commission are convinced that Romania can successfully hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.