President of the European Council
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban is paying a working visit to Brussels, Tuesday through Thursday, and will meet European and NATO officials.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban will be paying a working visit to Brussels, Tuesday through Thursday, and will meet European and NATO officials, according to a Government release.
Mariya Gabriel is one of twelve candidates for the post of Vice-President of the European People's Party, 24 Hours reported.
She is highly trusted by European leaders and is expected to become one of the ten Vice-Presidents. In addition, her Austrian counterpart, Johannes Hahn is also running for the post.
"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.