Ukraine: how the EU wants to finance reconstruction – Politics

The war in Ukraine is raging, but the EU is already planning to rebuild. Specifically, she discusses how reparations for war damage can be funded after a peace agreement. To this end, the European Commission wants to put in place a so-called strategic reconstruction plan called “Rebuilding Ukraine”. The eight-page draft is based on this … Read more

Ukrainian troops advance from Kharkiv towards the border

youThe Carniolan troops report a symbolic success in their counter-offensive in the eastern region of Kharkiv: at least at one point they advanced to the border with Russia. President Volodymyr Zelenskyj increasingly wants to ask Africa and Asia for help in the war of Russian aggression against his country. And the Ukrainian Post is planning … Read more

Kosovo applies for membership of the Council of Europe

DKosovar Foreign Minister Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz officially submitted his country’s application for admission to the Council of Europe on Thursday. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić announced on the same day that his country was opposed to Kosovo’s membership and would do everything in its power to prevent this from happening. Michael Martens Correspondent for South-East European countries … Read more

London plans legal breach of contract

IIn a speech on Tuesday, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss wants to introduce legislation that will override the provisions of the Brexit treaty. As the FAZ learned from the Foreign Office on Thursday, the law is not intended to “abolish” the so-called Northern Ireland Protocol, but to make “technical changes”. In future, “green and red … Read more

Josep Borrell criticizes opponents of arms deliveries in an interview

“We are not taking part in the war, but taking sides,” said EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell of the FAZ. Image: Reuters In the FAZ interview, the EU foreign policy chief criticizes that opponents of arms deliveries to Ukraine apparently don’t care about an end to the war. He calls on Europe to be … Read more

Macron advances: boldly to reform the EU?

Zten minutes were reserved for the French President to conclude the conference on the future of Europe. But Emmanuel Macron did not hold out, he spoke for a good half hour. After twenty minutes, the sentence that many expected at the Strasbourg plenum fell. To be able to decide effectively, even in normal times, “we … Read more

UK threatens EU over Northern Ireland Protocol

NOTfter the election victory of the nationalist party Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland, tensions between London and the EU threaten to increase. According to newspaper reports, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has increased pressure on Brussels to drastically change or scrap the controversial Northern Ireland Protocol, which is part of the Brexit deal. The London … Read more