Joint Statement – Western Balkans Six Prime Ministers meeting

Sincere devotion to the process of reconciliation is essential for the stability of our region. At this moment in particular, we reaffirm our strong commitment to resolve pending bilateral issues as soon as possible and will step up our efforts in accordance with the spirit of the 2015 Vienna Summit declaration and the Vienna conference in April 2016 to improve on the limited track record in this respect.

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Speech by Johannes Hahn at the Western Balkans Six Leaders’ Summit

My main message to you today is: use this rare window of opportunity, as individual countries, but also as a region.......

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Keeping EU consumers safe – online marketplaces join efforts to remove dangerous products from EU market

The cooperation between EU countries has intensified and they increasingly use the Rapid Alert System to ensure that dangerous products are quickly removed everywhere in Europe.

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Commissioner Hahn in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Western Balkans Six Leaders’ summit and to take stock of the country’s reform path toward the EU

At the summit (16 March), the Commissioner will discuss with leaders economic and political perspectives for the Western...

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Towards an even stronger EU role for Syria, reinforcing EU efforts to build peace

The European Union's engagement in Syria goes beyond the current state of play. It is defined by a longer term perspective in support of the EU's strategic goals on Syria. The Syrian people deserve a united, democratic, diverse, inclusive and territorially integral country.

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Joint statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on the Venice Commission’s Opinion on the amendments to the Constitution of Turkey and recent events

The proposed amendments, if approved at the referendum of 16 April, and especially their practical implementation, will ...

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Simpler rules and more support for fruit and vegetable producers

European fruit and vegetable producer organisations will benefit from simpler rules, reduced administrative burden and greater financial support in times of crisis thanks to new rules adopted today by the European Commission.

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New EU €30 million package for the Western Balkans to further support their efforts in tackling the refugee crisis

This new funding comes in addition to more than €59 million of EU assistance already provided to Serbia and the former...

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Donald Tusk re-elected president of the European Council

Donald Tusk has been the President of the European Council since 1 December 2014. Prior to that, he was Prime Minister of Poland for 7 years.

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2017 EU Investigative Journalism Award: Open call launched in BiH

The EU award for investigative journalism aims at celebrating and promoting outstanding achievements of investigative journalists and improving the visibility of quality investigative journalism in the Western Balkans countries and Turkey...

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