The foreign ministers of the European Union and six former Soviet republics will meet next month to endorse an extension of the Eastern Partnership Program.
Over the past two years, Washington has come to embrace a policy of strategic competition with China.
European Union leaders have granted the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after late-night talks in Brussels.
The European Parliament by voting at the plenary session finally approved the amendments to the EU Gas Directive, which deal with the rules of operation of the offshore sections of gas pipelines in the European Union, including the Nord Stream.
Exclusive interview of Oleksii Kuropiatnyk, expert on national security issues, Maidan of foreign affairs Foundation (Kiev).
The event, chaired by the Romanian Ministry of Energy, Anton Anton, was attended by the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete and ministers of Energy from the European Member States.
Speaking at a meeting of the European Council on Friday, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that to increase prosperity and create new jobs, the single market which serves as the basis of Europe's economic growth needs to be strengthened in all areas.
MPs will be asked to vote again on Brexit on Friday but only on part of the deal negotiated with the EU.
Romania could face legal action after environmental groups lodged a complaint with the EU over allegedly lax penalties against coal power polluters in the Eastern European country.
The German chancellor has said she is open to a "short extension" to the Brexit deadline on certain conditions. She told the German parliament that the EU is committed to close cooperation with the UK in the future.