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.
9 May 2018
EU Firmly Reacts to US Decision to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Agreement & Other Reactions in the MENA Regions HR/VP Mogherini expressed her regrets regarding Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and renew sanctions. She reiterated that the deal is key in the global non-proliferation architecture.
9 May 2018
Report: the State of EU-Tunisia Relations The report on the state of EU-Tunisia relations concludes that over the last 12 months the EU and Tunisia have developed much closer relations and stepped up their cooperation in the various fields covered by the Privileged Partnership.
8 May 2018
Tunisia’s First Municipal Elections after 2011 Revolution On 6 May Tunisia held its first municipal elections since the 2011 Revolution and the first free elections since the country’s independence. The Ennahdha Islamist party reportedly won an estimated 27.5% of votes, ahead of the Nidaa Tounes party.