President of the European Council

Secretary of state Iulia Matei has spoken about managing COVID-19 crisis at informal meeting of EU officials

Secretary of state for European Affairs Iulia Matei on Wednesday participated in the informal meeting of the ministers and secretaries of state for European Affairs of the EU Member States that was held as a videoconference, informed a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) sent to AGERPRES.

President Iohannis to meet European Council President Michel in Brussels to discuss EU budget

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis will meet President of the European Council Charles Michel in Brussels on Friday. According to the Presidential Administration, the agenda of this meeting covers negotiations over the budget of the European Union for 2021-2027.

PM discusses EU budget, Turkey, West Balkans with bloc's council head

The European Union's next long-term budget (2021-2027), Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and the issue of launching accession negotiations with the Western Balkans were discussed on Wednesday night in Brussels between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with European Council President Charles Michel.

PM Orban's working visit to Brussels continues; meeting with EP President Sassoli, on agenda

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban continues his three-day visit to Brussels on Wednesday. Prime Minister Ludovic Orban is meeting on Wednesday with European Parliament President David Sassoli and afterwards the two officials are to hold a joint press conference.

Centre-right European Bloc Nears Decision on Hungary’s Fidesz

Newly elected as president of Europe's largest political bloc, the centre-right European People's Party, EPP, Donald Tusk said on Thursday that a group of 'wise men' looking at the currently suspended membership of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party would present its findings by the end of the year.

Tusk: I kept saying that Russia was a strategic problem - I was labeled a monomaniac

"I had to publicly remind others, almost every week, that Russia is not our 'strategic partner', but our 'strategic problem'," the outgoing EU Council President said. "I was even labeled a 'monomaniac', for being so focused on this subject", Tusk said speaking at the College of Europe in Bruges, as reported by Russian News Agency Tass.