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.
The 27-nation bloc has struggled to counter Moscow's claims that rising prices and shortfalls in the Middle East and Africa are down to EU sanctions imposed over the invasion of Ukraine.
Britain recently tabled a new Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, insisting is aimed at fixing parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol and denies any potential breach of international law.
Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Saturday said he would first look to other sources but would be open to buying more crude from Moscow.
Even with countries and companies shunning its supplies over the Ukraine invasion, the global rise in fossil fuel prices continued to fill Russia;s coffers, with export revenues reaching record highs.
We have plans ready if situation worsens. Since there is no pipeline directly from Russia to Denmark, Russia will not be able to directly cut off gas supply, which still will be able to get it: Agency
EU Council President Charles Michel said the agreement covers more than two-thirds of oil imports from Russia
Member states are searching for a compromise on a sixth round of sanctions, which has been delayed by resistance from within the bloc, namely from Hungary.
Envoys from the 27 member states were meeting in an attempt to finalise a sixth package of sanctions against Moscow, but remain deadlocked over a proposed embargo on Russian oil.