United Nations General Assembly

Mitsotakis in New York – opportunities, substance, results

This week will see the first appearance of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the United Nations General Assembly. He will make the customary speech before the plenary and be received by the UN secretary-general. However, the substance will be in the meetings that are to take place on the sidelines of the proceedings.

Chair of Chamber Committee on European Affairs, Bundestag counterpart agree Romania must be part of EU hard core

Romania must be part of the hard core of the EU, together with those who want a stronger and more integrated European Union, said the Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies, Angel Tilvar, at his meeting in Berlin with Gunther Krichbaum, Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs in the Bundestag.

Minister-delegate Ciamba talks with EU chief negotiator Barnier on protecting Romanian citizens' rights residing in UK

Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba announced on a Twitter post that he discussed with European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union Michel Barnier about the importance of protecting the rights of the EU and Romanian citizens who are living in the UK. "Engaging phone conversation with EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier.

United Kingdom withdraws British diplomatic corps from the EU

In an attempt to reinforce the message that the UK is leaving the EU by 31 October, the UK diplomats will stop attending regular meetings in Brussels, the Guardian reports.
London officials claim that this move is in line with Boris Johnson's first statement in the House of Commons, in which he said that he will "unshackle" Birtish diplomacy from EU affairs.

Bulgarian PM Borisov will Support Kovesi as EU Chief Prosecutor

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will support the candidacy of Romanian Laura Kovesi for the post of European Chief Prosecutor, bTV announced, citing the government press service. In the first vote on her candidacy, the Bulgarian ambassador to the EU was against, but now there is obviously a reversal of moods in Sofia due to the change of rule in Brussels.