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Informelles Arbeitstreffen in Brüssel zum Thema Migration und Asyl / Informal working meeting on migration and asylum issues / Réunion de travail informelle sur les sujets des migrations et de l'asile

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 12:15
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 June 2018 Kommissionspräsident Juncker hat für Sonntag ein informelles Arbeitstreffen in Brüssel zum Thema Migration und Asyl einberufen, um mit einer Gruppe von Staats- und Regierungschefs interessierter Mitgliedstaaten im Vorfeld des anstehenden Europäischen Rates an europäischen Lösungen zu arbeiten.
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Speech by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans at the European Parliament plenary session on the preparation of the European Council meeting of 28 and 29 June 2018

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 12:19
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 12 June 2018   Thank you Mr President, Honourable Members, I would be amiss if I would not start with what passed in Charlevoix. I am not one to declare that the rules-based international system, so carefully built up...
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EU trade defence: stronger and more effective rules enter into force

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 13:01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 June 2018 The new trade defence rules will become effective as of tomorrow, 8 June. All new investigations initiated on or after this date will be subject to the modernised anti-dumping and anti-subsidy rules.
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7th annual Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Lecture by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Brussels Economic Forum: "Protection, prosperity, progress: A stronger euro for a stronger Europe"

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:58
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 5 June 2018   Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear friends,   It is a real honour indeed to be invited to give this year's Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Lecture. I knew of Tommaso even before I met him in the late 1980s.
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European Commission reacts to the US restrictions on steel and aluminium affecting the EU

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 16:08
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 31 May 2018 The US announced that starting on 1 June 2018 it will impose additional duties of 25 % and 10 % respectively on imports of steel and aluminium from the EU. President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker said: "I am concerned...
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Statement by Commissioner Oettinger on Italy

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 19:36
European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 I fully respect the will of voters being left, right or centre and in every country. By referring to the actual market developments in Italy, I did not mean to be disrespectful and I apologise for this.
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Statement by President Juncker on Italy

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 17:30
European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, wishes to put on record his conviction that Italy's fate does not lie in the hands of the financial markets.
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Press statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker with Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, in front of the EU stand on the day of celebration of the 100th anniversary of Georgia's First Democratic Republic

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 20:51
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tbilisi, 26 May 2018   Dear Giorgi,   I am delighted to see the European Union playing such a full and visible role on this very special day for Georgia. I am very proud that the Prime Minister was and is visiting...
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Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the ceremony of celebration of the 100th anniversary of Georgia's First Democratic Republic

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 11:20
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Tbilisi, 26 May 2018   Mister President, Mister Prime Minister, Mister Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear friends,   It is a great honour indeed to be with you here today on this very emotional occasion.
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Commission welcomes green light to start trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 10:11
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 22 May 2018 The Commission welcomes today's adoption by the Council of the negotiating directives for free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. The preparations – which included an impact assessment for both agreements – are now complete and formal negotiations can begin.
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Press conference remarks by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission at the Informal Leaders' Meeting/Western Balkans Summit in Sofia

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 18:38
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Sofia, 17 May 2018 Thank you, Donald. Once again, I would like to join the large camp of those who are congratulating the Bulgarian Presidency for its numerous efforts and for the excellent organisation of the meeting we had yesterday and today.
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12 Questions for the Future of Europe: Commission Launches Online Citizens' Consultation

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 May 2018 Today, on Europe Day, the European Commission is launching an online public consultation addressed to all Europeans, asking them what direction they want the European Union to take in the future.
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Statement by President Juncker following the attack in Toronto, Canada

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 12:47
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2018 It is with shock and sorrow that I learnt of the tragic attack in Toronto on Monday afternoon. I send my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims, as well as to Prime Minister Trudeau and...
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Key features of the EU-Mexico trade agreement

Sat, 21/04/2018 - 21:46
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 April 2018 On 21 April 2018 the European Union and Mexico reached a deal on a new trade agreement. It will be part of a broader, modernised EU-Mexico Global Agreement and will deepen and broaden the scope of an existing trade agreement signed...
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EU and Mexico reach new agreement on trade

Sat, 21/04/2018 - 21:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2018 The European Union and Mexico today reached a new agreement on trade, part of a broader, modernised EU-Mexico Global Agreement. Practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will now be duty-free, including in the agricultural sector.
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Trade: European Commission proposes signature and conclusion of Japan and Singapore agreements

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 10:04
European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 18 April 2018 The Commission today presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with Singapore to the Council. This is the first step towards the signature and conclusion of these agreements.
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Key elements of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 10:04
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 18 April 2018 The negotiations for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement were launched in 2013. This Economic Partnership Agreement will boost trade in goods and services as well as create opportunities for investment.
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Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker on the situation in Syria

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 10:06
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 April 2018 Last night, France, the United Kingdom and the United States responded in a coordinated military action to the heinous chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime against civilians in Douma on 7 April.
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Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press conference with President Tusk, Prime Minister Borissov and President Erdoğan, resident of Turkey, following the EU-Turkey Leaders' Meeting in Varna, Bulgaria

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 22:42
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 26 March 2018   Je voudrais d'abord remercier mon ami Boyko Borissov de nous accueillir à Varna pour ce sommet. C'est la deuxième fois que je me trouve à Varna.
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Keynote speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the High-Level Conference on Financing Sustainable Growth

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 11:49
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 March 2018   Good morning. Dear Michael, dear Valdis, Madame la Vice-présidente du Parlement européen, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés et anciens députés, Mesdames et Messieurs les ministres, Chers amis, Je ne peux pas prendre la parole aujourd'hui sans rendre...
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