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  • EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region

    EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region

    29/09/2014 The General Affairs Council meeting on 29 September adopted conclusions on the European Union Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region. Ministers also dealt with preparations for the upcoming European Council summit.

  • Council discusses Europe's industrial competitiveness

    Council discusses Europe's industrial competitiveness

    26/09/2014 Meeting in Brussels on 25 and 26 September, ministers in charge of competitiveness looked at ways of strengthening industry in the EU and discussed the forthcoming review of Europe's 2020 strategy, which is the EU's 10-year plan for growth and competitiveness.

  • Further economic sanctions on Russia

    Further economic sanctions on Russia

    11/09/2014 The EU took new sanctions targeting sectoral cooperation and exchanges with Russia. They enter into force on 12 September.

  • Council examines impact of Russian ban on imports of EU agricultural products

    Council examines impact of Russian ban on imports of EU agricultural products

    05/09/2014 During an extraordinary meeting at the Council on 5 September, EU agriculture ministers debated the Russian ban on imports of EU agricultural products, which includes meat, fish, dairy products, fruit and vegetables

  • EU urges Russia to stop border hostilities

    EU urges Russia to stop border hostilities

    15/08/2014 Meeting in Brussels on 15 August, EU foreign affairs ministers urged Russia to withdraw its forces from the border with Ukraine and to stop hostilities.

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Herman Van Rompuy is the President of the European Council as from 1 December 2009.

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