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EU prioritizing free goods flow, vaccine search: EU Council headThe European Union is prioritizing maintaining open borders for goods to flow and the hunt for a vaccine against the coronavirus, European Council president Charles Michel said in a video conference of..
EU disapproves of US travel ban, taken unilaterally and without consultationThe European Union disapproves of the U.S. decision to impose a unilateral travel ban on European countries, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles..
EU leaders set to hold emergency talks over coronavirusEuropean Union leaders are set to hold a teleconference "shortly" to discuss a coordinated EU response to the coronavirus outbreak, the president of the European Council Charles Michel said on Monday.
Turkish President Erdogan to visit Brussels March 9The European Council said on Sunday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Brussels on March 9, to discuss EU-Turkey matters including Syria and migration.
EU made no 'concrete' offer to Turkey on migrants: Erdogan spokesmanTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Wednesday that Charles Michel, president of the European Council, did not make a concrete offer on Wednesday in a meeting to deal with thousands of..
EU Council head urges Turkey to respect EU migrant dealEuropean Council President Charles Michel Tuesday called on Turkey to respect a 2016 deal with the European Union in which it agreed to contain the flow of migrants to Europe in exchange for billions..
UK flags taken down at EU buildings in Brussels ahead of BrexitBritain's Union Jack was removed from lines of EU member state flags at the European Council and European Parliament buildings in Brussels on Friday evening ahead of the United Kingdom's exit from the..
EU: the more UK distances from bloc rules, the less market accessThe more Britain diverges from EU rules and regulations after Brexit, the less access to the bloc's single market it will have, European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday.
EU's Michel urges Iran's Rouhani to comply with nuclear dealEuropean Council President Charles Michel said on Thursday he had spoken to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and urged Tehran to comply with the 2015 arms control agreement that prevents it developing..
Britain needs Brexit parliament vote soon, EU's Michel saysThe European Union hopes for a quick British parliament vote on Britain's withdrawal from the bloc and clarity on London's plans following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's triumph in elections, the head..
EU's Tusk: Trump is 'perhaps the most difficult challenge' for EuropeU.S. President Donald Trump poses one of the biggest challenges for the European Union because he is "praying" for the breakup of the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said.
EU's Tusk to lead struggling European center-right umbrella groupOutgoing European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday was elected president of the center-right European People's Party, a pan-European umbrella group that has been riven by infighting in recent..
Britain to become 'second rate' in the world after Brexit: EU's TuskBritain will lose influence in international affairs and become a "second-rate player" after it leaves the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday.
EU's Tusk says he does not plan to run for president of PolandEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he would not run for president of Poland, dampening the expectations of some opposition supporters that he would challenge incumbent President..
Two UK political parties to try to trigger December 9 electionTwo of Britain's smaller political parties have joined forces to try to trigger a Dec. 9 election and have written to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, to ask for a delay to Brexit to..
UK PM Johnson tells Tusk he does not want a Brexit delayBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday he did not want another Brexit delay, confident he could still get a deal through parliament by Oct. 31,..
EU's Tusk tells Johnson on phone call why he recommending Brexit extensionEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that he explained to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on a call why he was recommending that leaders of the EU's 27 other member states..
EU's Tusk says he will recommend Brexit extension to avoid no-dealEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the 27 other member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain's departure date following Prime Minister..
EU's Tusk taking Brexit request seriously, decision in daysThe European Council president said on Tuesday that London's request for an extension of its deadline for divorce from the EU should be taken seriously, and the bloc's other members would never take a..
EU's Tusk says 'very close to final stretch' on BrexitEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU and Britain were "very close to the final stretch" of Brexit, with approval by the British parliament and the European Parliament the..
EU's Tusk says Brexit deal 'always better than a no-deal'European Council President Donald Tusk said of a new Brexit deal agreed on Thursday: "A deal is always better than a no-deal."
EU's Tusk convinced not opening talks with Balkans would be 'grave mistake': officialA failure to agree to open EU membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania would be a "grave mistake," European Council President Donald Tusk believes, a senior EU official said on..
Macron says he hopes EU leaders can endorse Brexit deal on ThursdayFrench President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday a deal with Britain on its departure from the European Union was being finalised and could potentially be agreed on at a European Council summit on..
Brexit clarity possible in seven to eight hours: TuskEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday it should be known in seven or eight hours when Brexit could happen and in theory a deal could be accepted on Thursday.
Unclear if Brexit deal possible by time of European Council summit: French officialIt is currently unclear if it will be possible to have a Brexit deal by the time of this week's European Council summit, an official from French President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Tuesday.
EU's Tusk says more tangible hopes for Brexit deal now than beforeEuropean Council head Donald Tusk said on Friday he felt slightly more hopeful the European Union and Britain will achieve a deal on the latter's withdrawal from the bloc following months of deadlock.
Tusk says Erdogan's threats of flooding Europe with refugees 'totally out of place'European Council President Donald Tusk chastised Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday for threatening to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe and blasted the Turkish operation in northern..
Tusk tempers optimism on Brexit deal, says time is nearly up though agreement is still possibleEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday the latest round of Brexit talks carried no guarantee of success and time was nearly up for a deal to be reached by Oct.31, tempering a burst of..
EU's Tusk: Turkey's actions in Syria may lead to humanitarian catastropheEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that Turkey must understand the EU's concerns that Turkey's actions in Syria may lead to a humanitarian crisis.
EU's Tusk: Brexit deal may be possible but no guarantee of success as time is 'practically up'European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday the latest round of Brexit talks carried no guarantee of success and time was "practically up" - but that even the slightest chance must be used to..
EU's Tusk says there are 'optimistic' signs on BrexitThe head of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Friday there were optimistic signs that a deal on Brexit could be reached.
Ireland remains open to a 'fair' Brexit deal: CoveneyIreland's foreign minister said on Tuesday European Council President Donald Tusk was reflecting EU-wide frustration when he accused Britain of playing a "stupid blame game" over Brexit.
Turkey's 'illegal drilling' undermines Turkey-EU ties: TuskEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday that Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus would damage ties between the European Union and Turkey, after Ankara announced it will start..
Irish PM spoke to Presidents Juncker and Tusk on ThursdayIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar spoke to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday afternoon.
Tusk says EU united with Ireland on Brexit, unconvinced by British planEuropean Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU was fully united behind Ireland in talks over Britain's departure from the bloc, which he said was open to more talks with Britain..
UK PM Johnson to talk to Donald Tusk about new Brexit deal: spokesmanBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to speak to the European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday to discuss his new Brexit proposals, his spokesman said, adding that he expected other..
UK PM Johnson told Tusk EU needs to move to reach Brexit deal: UK government spokeswomanBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Council President Donald Tusk that movement and flexibility were needed from the European Union if a Brexit deal is to be reached, a British..
Varadkar and Tusk say no UK proposals yet that can replace backstopIreland's prime minister met European Council President Donald Tusk in New York on Monday for 45 minutes to take stock of the latest Brexit developments.
EU Council will be too late to negotiate Brexit deal: French sourceTime to agree a Brexit deal is running out and it will be too late for European leaders to iron out a deal at a European Council meeting in Brussels in mid-October, a French diplomatic source said on..
Tusk: Domestic politics could drive Britain out of EUBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson might decide to go for Brexit at all costs, just to settle domestic political issues, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday.
UK PM Johnson told Tusk: We leave EU on October 31 whatever the circumstancesPrime Minister Boris Johnson told European Council President Donald Tusk that Britain would be leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 whatever the circumstances, a British official said on Sunday after..
Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky NewsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11 billion) instead of the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion)..
EU's Tusk sees even more reasons to keep Russia out of G7The president of the European Council on Saturday rebuffed Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies, saying there were even more reasons than..
Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal in place.
UK PM Johnson says Tusk will be known as 'Mr No Deal' if agreement not changedBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned European Council President Donald Tusk that unless he agrees to change the Brexit divorce deal, Tusk will be known as "Mr No Deal".