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Statement by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the passing away of former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 20:52
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 October 2018 It was with deep sadness that I learnt of the passing of Wim Kok, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and my close friend. Wim Kok was an extraordinarily skilful statesman.
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EU-Vietnam Trade Agreement

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 12:14
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 October 2018 Creating economic opportunities – defending values. Eliminating customs duties The EU-Vietnam trade agreement willeliminate over 99% of all tariffs, and partly remove the rest through limited zero-duty quotas, known as Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs).
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Commission presents EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements for signature and conclusion

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 12:13
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 17 October 2018 The European Commission today adopted the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. Through this adoption, the Commission is demonstrating its commitment to putting these agreements in place as soon as possible.
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Statement by President Juncker following the arrest of a suspect in the investigation of journalist Victoria Marinova's murder

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:00
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 10 October 2018 President Juncker welcomes the swift and intensive efforts by Prime Minister Borissov and the Bulgarian authorities who in close cooperation with law enforcement agencies from other EU Member States successfully arrested the suspected murderer of journalist Victoria Marinova.
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Statement by President Juncker following the provisional release of Diane Rwigara

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 15:59
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 October 2018 I strongly welcome the provisional release of Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara by the Kimihurura High Court in Rwanda. This is a positive development and part of a wider process that can only be commended.
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Joint EU - UN Press Statement

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 23:01
European Commission - Statement New York, 23 September 2018 The United Nations Secretary-General, the President of the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission, met in New York for their annual meeting in the margins of the...
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U.S. is now the EU's main supplier of soya beans with a share of 52%

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 12:03
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 September 2018 Today the European Commission has published the latest figures on EU imports of soya beans, showing that the U.S. has become Europe's main supplier of this commodity, reaching a 52% share compared to 25% in the same period last year.
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PRESIDENT JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER'S State of the Union Address 2018

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:30
European Commission - Speech Strasbourg, 12 September 2018   INTRODUCTION: A PERPETUAL RESPONSIBILITY   Mr President, Madam President of the Council, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, At times, history moves forward only haltingly but it is always quick to pass us by.
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State of the Union 2018: Making the EU a stronger global actor – European Commission proposes more efficient decision-making in Common Foreign and Security Policy

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 September 2018 . On 12 September 2018, on the occasion of his State of the Union Address, President Jean-Claude Juncker said:  "We must improve our ability to speak with one voice when it comes to our foreign policy.
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State of the Union 2018: Q&A on the Commission's proposal to put an end to seasonal clock changes

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:06
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 12 September 2018 Q&A on the Commission's proposal to put an end to seasonal clock changes. Why is summertime/wintertime harmonised at EU level? Most of the EU Member States have had a long tradition of summertime arrangements, many of which date back as far...
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State of the Union 2018: Commission proposes to put an end to seasonal clock changes

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:05
European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 12 September 2018 Commission proposes to put an end to seasonal clock changes. On 12 September 2018, on the occasion of his State of the Union Address, President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "We all say in soap-box speeches that we want to be big on...
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State of the Union: President Juncker to deliver his 2018 Address next week

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 12:01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 September 2018 On Wednesday 12 September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver his fourth State of the Union Address in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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President Juncker's State of the Union Speech 2018, Strasbourg, 12 September

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 17:52
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 12 September 2018, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will deliver his State of the Union Address at the European Parliament. This year's speech comes ahead of the 2019 European elections and in the midst of the ongoing debate...
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Statement by President Juncker on the 50th anniversary of the end of the Prague Spring

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 12:16
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 August 2018 Today marks fifty years since the hopes and aspirations of the Prague Spring were crushed with force in one of the most tragic and bitter episodes in modern Europe's history.
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Statement by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the passing away of former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 14:02
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 August 2018 It was with deep sadness that I learnt this morning of the passing of my old friend and inspiration, Kofi Annan. On behalf of myself and the European Commission, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to his wife...
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Statement by President Juncker on the imminent release of two Greek soldiers detained in Turkey

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 23:22
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 August 2018 Delighted by the news of the imminent release of the two Greek soldiers detained in Turkey. As I said in Varna, Turkey has nothing to fear from its European neighbours. The EU will remain engaged in this strategic partnership.
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Statement by President Juncker following the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:22
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 August 2018 I am deeply saddened by the bridge collapse in Genoa today that has claimed many lives. On behalf of the European Commission, I express my deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have died,...
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EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July: European Union imports of U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) are on the rise

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 12:12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 August 2018 Since the arrival of the first U.S. LNG carrier in the Portuguese port of Sines April 2016 and today, EU imports of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. have increased from zero to 2.8 billion cubic meters.
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Follow-up to the EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July: Imports of U.S. soybeans increase by over 280%

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 12:12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 August 2018 Today the European Commission has published the latest figures on EU imports of soybeans, showing an increase of 283% in imports of soybeans from the U.S., bringing the EU's total share of imports of U.S.
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Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference in the White House Rose Garden with Donald Trump, President of the United States

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:22
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Washington, 25 July 2018 . Mister President, Ladies and gentlemen, When I was invited by the President to the White House, I had one intention: I had the intention to make a deal today. And we made a deal today.
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