On the eve of an emergency meeting to discuss plans to cut EU gas use 15% over the coming months, envoys on Monday were still brokering a possible compromise to keep all nations in line.
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If no objections are raised by national capitals by early Thursday, it will be published in the official journal, after which details of the limited package will become available.
Any expansion beyond the 27 EU member states is likely to be years off, and both nations were already considered potential candidates 19 years ago.
German officials are concerned that Russia may not resume gas deliveries at all after the scheduled end of that work on Thursday and could cite another alleged technical reason not to do so.
Amazon said it has "serious concerns" that new EU digital regulations are "unfairly targeting Amazon and a few other US companies" and disagrees with several of the commission's conclusions.
The planned 1 billion-euro payout is part of this initiative, which comes as Russia makes advances in eastern Ukraine and casualties mount on both sides.
The green labelling system from the European Commission defines what qualifies as an investment in sustainable energy.
The revised forecast is mostly due to expectations of slower economic growth rather than buyers switching from gas to coal, oil or renewable energy.
The 27 EU members found agreement on draft legislation aimed at slashing EU greenhouse gases by at least 55per cent in 2030 compared with 1990 rather than by a previously agreed 40 per cent.
In a statement on Tuesday, the EU drug regulator noted that the vaccine, known as Imvanex in Europe but sold as Jynneos in the US, is already cleared for use against monkeypox by American regulators.
The document attests that a person has been vaccinated against coronavirus or that they have a recent negative test result or have recovered from the infection.
India is the EU’s ninth-largest trading partner with 2.4 per cent of the EU’s overall trade.
A ban on imports of Russian coal will start in August, and an embargo on most oil from Russia will be phased in over the coming eight months.
Tehran has launched a solid-fueled rocket with a satellite carrier, a day after Iran and the European Union agreed to resume stalled talks over Iran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
North Macedonia has held EU candidate status for 17 years and received a green light in 2020 to begin accession talks, although no date was set for the start of negotiations.
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The decision is part of the implementation of the sixth set of sanctions adopted by the European Union, which bans all business and public relations consultancy services.
Deputy PM Olha Stefanishyna said that she's '100 per cent' certain all 27 EU nations will approve making Ukraine a candidate for membership in the bloc during a summit this week.
The EU is expanding a shared pool of planes and helicopters on standby this summer to provide cross-border support and is expected to partner with more nations outside the bloc.
The European Union’s top diplomats gathered in Luxembourg on Monday for talks focused on Ukraine and food security.