President Barroso calls President Putin European Commission Statement Brussels, 29 August 2014 President Barroso spoke with Russian President Putin today. In a very frank exchange of views, the President of the Commission expressed his deep concern with the current events and the situation on the ground in Ukraine.
Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on 3 million refugees fleeing Syrian crisis European Commission Brussels, 29 August 2014 Statement Today the number of refugees from the Syrian crisis has passed a record 3 million people, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Reacting to the news, Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response has made...
Outcome of gas talks between Vice-President Oettinger and Russian Energy Minister Novak European Commission Statement Moscow, 29 August 2014 At today’s meeting in Moscow with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Vice-President of the EU Commission Günther H. Oettinger reiterated his proposal to have an interim solution including an interim price.
“The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over” European Commission Statement Athens, 29 August 2014 Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, stated after her meeting with Mr Verstergaard, Faroese Minister for Fisheries: "Ladies and Gentlemen, Thanks for being with us today. I very much welcome Minister Vestergaard here in Athens.
European Commission announces emergency market support measures for the milk sector Press release Brussels, 28 August 2014 European Commission The European Commission has announced today that it will open Private Storage Aid for butter, Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and certain cheeses in order to alleviate the impact of Russian restrictions on imports of EU dairy products and to limit the negative...