24 July 2018
EU Council adopts decision amending its Association Agreement with Morocco and concludes negotiations on the fishery agreement with Morocco A renewed fishery agreement has been presented by the European Commission and Morocco, and EU sources state that the agreement respects the European Court sentence while it includes an explicit mention to Western Sahara waters.
29 June 2018
European Council on Migration European leaders agreed there should be a common effort in order to alleviate the burden on Southern European Countries, but “only on a voluntary basis”.
25 June 2018
Erdogan, reinforced at the elections amid controversy Erdogan’s power has been strengthened in Turkish simultaneous Parliamentary and Presidential elections amid great controversy. He has been reelected at the 1st round with a majority of 52,5% of votes and a record turnout of 87%.
18 June 2018
Will Aquarius push for a real reform in the European Asylum System? The Aquarius charity-run rescue ship carrying 629 migrants (mainly sub-Saharan Africans) arrived to the Spanish port of Valencia on 17 June after being turned away by Italy and Malta.
13 June 2018
Historical deal in sight between Greece and the likely to be named Republic of North Macedonia The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Fyrom), reached an agreement on 12 June with the Hellenic Republic to be renamed officially Severna Makedonija.
12 June 2018
Mogherini in Jordan: guarantees enduring partnership and financial support HR/VP Federica Mogherini conducted a large scale visit to Jordan days after the Prime Minister of the country Hani Mulki left the office because of mass protests against proposed tax reform.
16 May 2018
E3+1 and Iran Agree on Practical Solutions to Keep the JCPA Fully Operational Despite the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the European Union has renewed its commitment to the Iran Nuclear Deal. It will work to keep the Agreement alive and protect the EU economic investments and security interests.
15 May 2018
EU-Tunisia Association Council The 2018-2020 Partnership Priorities were adopted in the EU-Tunisia Association Council, with strong focus on socio-economic development; democracy, human rights, mobility and migration; as well as security and the fight against terrorism.
14 May 2018
At least 58 Palestinians killed in Protests Against the US New Embassy in Jerusalem As protesters in Gaza are carrying out a day of rallies and Israeli forces are deploying up to 1,000 Israeli police officers around the embassy, Trump’s decision has already had severe consequences: at least 58 Palestinians have been killed.