The gradual expansion of the European Union has resulted in a multi-speed Europe essentially becoming a reality. The countries of the so-called new Europe have gained a lot of traction despite their increasing disloyalty to Brussels and to the European project as a whole. At the June 2018 EU Summit, the focus will be on Jean-Claude Juncker’s concept of European “super-state” and Emmanuel Macron’s concept of a “multi-speed Europe.”
Monday, June 11, 2018
By Dhruva Jaishankar
It was not lost on many observers that Modi’s language closely mirrored that used by the US and Japan. His veiled message was directed at China, and reflected a more widespread concern about how Beijing is wielding its economic and military muscle.
The Government today granted permission for the delineation of the course proposed by Nord Stream 2 AG for the laying of two pipelines on the continental shelf in the Swedish Exclusive Economic zone in the Baltic Sea.
NATO Defence Ministers today (8 June 2018) concluded a two-day meeting in Brussels with a discussion of the Alliance’s training mission in Afghanistan, and its continuing support to the Afghan government and Afghan security forces.
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze and Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Andrian Candu have signed the statement on the creation of the Ukraine-Moldova-Georgia Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in Kyiv on June 9.
A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on a show of unity at the end of a tense summit.
President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit on Sunday.