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ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Added: 20.04.2018 16:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

Years of heavy-duty and expensive lobbying, including of a European commissioner for health, has not opened the way for mouth tobacco sales in the EU. The EU court in Luxembourg last week refused to lift the ban.

[Ticker] Merkel to address EU Parliament in November

Added: 17.04.2018 7:53 | 10 views | 0 comments

German chancellor Angela Merkel will address the European Parliament in November, the institution announced on Monday. Other EU leaders to visit and debate with MEPs this year are: Belgium's Charles Michel and Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel in May, Poland's Mateusz Morawiecki in June, Greece's Alexis Tsipras in September, Estonia's Juri Ratas and Romania's Klaus Iohannis. French president Emmanuel Macron is to give a speech in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

EU Declines To Impose New Sanctions On Iran Over Syria Conflict Role

Added: 17.04.2018 1:47 | 3 views | 0 comments

European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg strongly defended the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and declined to impose new sanctions against Iran over its role in the Syrian conflict, Radio Free Europe reported. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini spoke to reporters on the issue after Monday’s meeting."There is no consensus at the moment on the fact that these measures would be useful in this moment or appropriate in this moment." – Federica Mogherini She added that further consideration on how to deal with Iran's role in Syria "will happen in the coming days or weeks." Britain, France and Germany had used a meeting of the EU's 28 foreign ministers to...

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EU threatens new sanctions against Syria but not Russia

Added: 16.04.2018 15:46 | 19 views | 0 comments

April 16, 2018 1:27 PM
LUXEMBOURG (REUTERS) – European Union foreign ministers on Monday (April 16) threatened new sanctions against Syria over its alleged chemical attacks, but held off from joining expected new punitive US measures against Russia.


[Ticker] EU ministers 'supportive' of Syria air strikes

Added: 16.04.2018 12:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

"The Council is supportive of all efforts aimed at the prevention of the use of chemical weapons," EU foreign ministers said jointly in Luxembourg Monday after France, the UK, and the US bombed Syrian military facilities on Saturday. The "targeted" strikes had "the sole objective to prevent further use of chemical weapons ... by the Syrian regime to kill its own people," they said, blaming Syria for a recent massacre.

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EU cool to US plan for new Russia sanctions over Syria

Added: 16.04.2018 12:06 | 14 views | 0 comments

April 16, 2018 1:27 PM
LUXEMBOURG (REUTERS) – European Union foreign ministers looked unlikely to join the United States on Monday (April 16) in imposing new economic sanctions on Russia or Syria over chemical weapons attacks that prompted the first coordinated Western air strikes in Syria.


EU foreign ministers seek to paper over divisions on Syria strikes at Luxembourg meet

Added: 16.04.2018 6:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

April 16, 2018 1:27 PM
LUXEMBOURG (AFP) - EU foreign ministers will try to put on a united front at talks in Luxembourg on Monday (April 16) despite divisions over the strikes on Syria and how to handle the growing diplomatic crisis with Moscow.



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