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Donald Tusk, new President of the European Council

Donald Tusk, new President of the European Council

30/08/2014 On 30 August, new President of the European Council and EU High Representative were appointed. EU leaders also discussed the weak economy and the situation in Ukraine, Gaza ...

 
EU formally adopts additional restrictive measures against Russia

EU formally adopts additional restrictive measures against Russia

31/07/2014 On 31 July, the EU formally adopted the package of significant additional restrictive measures which was agreed on 29 July. These measures target sectoral cooperation and ...

 
Special meeting of the European Council

Special meeting of the European Council

17/07/2014 EU leaders met on 16 July to discuss a number of key appointments to be made for top EU positions. They also discussed new sanctions on Russia and the situation in Gaza.

 

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