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.
Statement by Vice President Katainen on the August Economic Sentiment Indicator European Commission Brussels, 28 August 2014 Statement The fall in economic confidence in Europe in August, particularly among industry and consumers, is not a surprise following the disappointing second quarter growth figures and the geopolitical tensions that have marked this summer.
Statement by Commissioner Malmström after the meeting with Italian Interior Minister Alfano European Commission Brussels, 27 August 2014 Statement It is a pleasure for me to be here today and to receive my friend Minister Alfano. We have had a very intense and constructive meeting and I thank the Minister for his visit.
Press Remarks of the EU representatives at Minsk meetings European Commission Remarks Minsk, 26 August 2014 High Representative / Vice-President Ashton "Good evening everyone, This is not the final press conference because one of the most important aspects of today is the meeting that is now taking place between President Poroshenko and President Putin, something that we've facilitated during...
Joint press statement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the European Union European Commission Statement Hanoi, 25 August 2014 1. At the invitation of Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Nguyen Tan Dung, President of the European Commission (EC) José Manuel Durão Barroso, paid an official visit to Viet Nam from 25-26 August 2014.
Statement from Commissioner Malmström following the recent tragedies in the Mediterranean European Commission Brussels, 24 August 2014 Statement I am appalled by these new tragedies at sea and I express my condolences to the victims and their families. I also thank the Italian authorities for the huge efforts put in place to assist and rescue thousands of migrants over the last...
Statement by Martine Reicherts, EU Justice Commissioner on the Europe-wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes European Commission Brussels, 23 August 2014 Statement 75 years ago today – on 23 August 1939 – two totalitarian regimes signed a non-aggression pact. This pact of Nazi Germany under Hitler and the Soviet Union under Stalin would pave the way for the most brutal war to this day, leading...