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An assessment of Angela Merkel’s policy towards Turkey

Writing for Politico, Cengiz Aktar, a professor of political science at the University of Athens and an essayist, comments on “The West’s disastrous Russia and …

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Report of MEP Lars Patrick Berg’s visit to Georgia

On a recent visit to Georgia together with other Members of European Parliament, German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg, commented: “Georgia is an important economic …

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European Parliament Trade Committee grants Ukraine free trade

The European Parliament’s International Trade Committee has given its green light on Monday for a one-year suspension of all EU import duties on Ukrainian exports …

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EU and Armenia to discuss visa liberalization

At the upcoming fourth meeting of the EU-Armenia Partnership Council in Brussels, the EU and Armenia will report visa liberalization, Public Radio of Armenia reports. …

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Iran detains two Europeans during visit of EU envoy

ABC News reports that Iran has detained two Europeans, just before the EU coordinator of the Iran nuclear talks, Enrique Mora, once again met Iran’s …

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Italian energy firm ENI expands activities in North Africa

Al-Monitor reports how Italy’s ENI is expanding into North Africa also in response of the war in Ukraine: “Italy’s Eni has moved quickly to capitalize …

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Tunisian opposition creates alliance against President

AFP reports that Tunesia’s opposition is about to unite against the current President, following his power grab last year: “A veteran Tunisian opposition figure announced …

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Interview with Lars Patrick Berg MEP on the growing partnership between Morocco and the EU

In an interview with EUToday, Endre Barcs talks to German MEP Lars Patrick Berg on the growing partnership between Morocco and the EU.  Morocco, under …

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EU and India launch Trade and Technology Council

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, have agreed to launch the EU-India Trade …

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What’s next for EU policy towards Central Asia?

In an article for the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS), Roxana Chiriac, EIAS Visiting Fellow, discusses what to expect from Tehri Hakala, the newly appointed …

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North Africa as an energy option for Europe

Writing on the website of the Atlantic Council, Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, a macroeconomist at Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and an assistant professor of economics at the …

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Interview with Lars Patrick Berg MEP to discuss the Western Balkans

In an interview at last week’s Western Balkans Summit of the ECR Group in the European Parliament, German MEP Lars Patrick Berg discusses the situation …

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