Brexit is on the negotiating table yet again in Brussels. With no alternative in sight, the UK is limping toward the day it will ultimately leave the European Union, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
Jensen said the EU and the UK are running out of time to reach an agreement.
As a gigantic infrastructure project, Rail Baltica will essentially affect the Baltic construction market. It will attract major international contractors to the region, because of labour force shortage may bring back migrated workers from other countries and material recycling should be explored to save natural resources, the speakers in the Opinion Festival’s Baltic construction panel said. In the same time, Tallinn–Helsinki tunnel would be a natural prolongation of Rail Baltica.
Montenegro’s prospects of joining the European Union and illegal migration are expected to be on the table at Dusko Markovic’s first meeting as premier with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
According to Interior Minister Andres Anvelt it is likely that the cost of maintaining Estonia's eastern border with Russia, which is currently forecast to total 70 million euros in the next 10 years, will be mostly funded from European Union funds.
Recently has been proposals for final status of Kosovo and its future relations with Serbia. Different positions were heard from governments in Belgrade and Pristina, on partition of Kosovo or exchanging the border. Washington and Brussel are not declaring themselves in Public. Have Brussels and Washington abandoned their previous policy on supporting unequivocally Kosovo’s sovereignty and territorial integrity?
While accurate Hungarian migration numbers are still hard to come by, every statistic shows Germany as the most popular destination for Hungarians wishing to work abroad.
The foreign political environment which has a significant impact on Armenia is in fever. The ruble is devaluated in Russia, the Iranian riyal too. This is the consequence of the American sanctions and will, definitely, have an impact on the Armenian economy or at least generates risks which require steps for neutralization.
The harsh foreign sanctions that have been damaging Iran`s economy are dragging the regime to one of the hardest tests ever. Domestic protests and the government`s assertive reaction are complicating the situation day by day, with outside forces observing how it will further develop. We talked to Dr. Theodore Karasik, Senior Advisor, Gulf State Analytics and Ali Hajizade, Founder and Editor, The Great Middle East.
Turkey will never make concessions regarding the free market economy, President RecepTayyip Erdoğan has said amid fluctuations in the Turkish Lira’s value against the U.S. dollar, describing the latest slip as an “economic siege that has no economic explanation.”