France and Germany moving towards closer political union


After the election of French President Francois Hollande in May, it seemed thatviews of the EU’s foremost political duo could not be further apart. READ MORE

Ukraine suspends preparations for EU trade agreement


A government statement said the decision had been taken to protect Ukraine's "national security". READ MORE

Europe’s eastern future at stake at the EU Vilnius summit

By Alex Petriashvili, the Georgian state minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration

The aggressive attitude of Russia towards neighbour countries seeking closer EU integration indicates a new reality which the EU’s Eastern partnership must be ready to face, writes Alex Petriashvili. READ MORE

Kazakh FA Minister & EU reps discuss visa regime simplification

During his visit to Brussels the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov has held a separate bilateral talks with Linus Linkevičius, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Lithuania holding the Presidency of the EU, and the European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs. READ MORE

Wait and see’ will not help Ukraine

By Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, Ambassador of Ukraine to the EU

Sir, While expressing my deep appreciation of a profound analysis offered by the FT in the article “Which way to turn?” (November 12) I still believe it is worth adding some highlights as well as reinforcing some conclusions. READ MORE

Germany under EU scrutiny for current account surplus


The European Commission decided to prepare an in-depth analysis of Germany's persistently high current account surplus to find out if it is a sign of a serious imbalance in Europe's biggest economy. READ MORE

Le Pen, Wilders hope to unite Europe-wide eurosceptic alliance

The leaders of the Dutch and French far right launched an alliance to fight the European Union from within at a meeting on Wednesday in The Hague. Marine Le Pen of France's Front National and Geert Wilders of the Netherlands Party for Freedom (PVV) hope to attract other parties to a Europe-wide alliance of far-right parties ahead of next year's European elections. READ MORE

Vytis Jurkonis: Foundation Of The Nato Energy Security Center In Vilnus A Long Term Strategic Decision

Exclusive interview of the lecturer Institute of International Relations and Political Science (Vilnius University) Mr. Vytis Jurkonis. READ MORE

Rar: No one Knows What the Situation with Gas in Europe Will Be

The Research Director of the German-Russian Forum Alexandr Rar during his conversation with the Telegraph doubted the feasibility of construction of terminals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) delivery in the Baltic region. At the moment Qatar gas from tankers is more expensive in Europe that Russian gas from the pipeline. READ MORE

Minister: Moldova is the frontrunner for visa liberalisation

Moldova expects to become the frontrunner of the EU's Eastern partner states vying for visa liberalisation with the 28-country bloc, if it signs its mooted association agreement at a 28-29 November summit in Vilnius, Moldova’s Foreign and European Integration Minister Natalia Gherman told EurActiv Slovakia in an exclusive interview. READ MORE