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The European Council is a collective body that defines the European Union's overall political direction and priorities. It comprises the heads of state or government of the EU member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission.
European Council head welcomes G20 support to Global Tax reform
President of the European Council Charles Michel has welcomed G20's support of the global corporate tax reform following the finance chiefs' backing of the landmark move. ...
Merkel defends patent protection for Covid vax
Berlin, June 25 German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines in a government statement in ... ...
EU-US summit seeks to end trade disputes
Brussels, June 16 The European Union (EU) and the United States held their first summit in seven years ... ...
Japan, EU leaders call for peace and stability across Taiwan Strait
The leaders of Japan and the European Union called for "peace and stability" across the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, marking the first time the two sides have jointly spoke about Taiwan in its joint statement. ...
EU reaffirms commitment to two-state principle in Israel-Palestine conflict settlement
EU leaders welcome the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire and reaffirm their unwavering commitment to a settlement based on the so-called two-state solution formula, European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday. ...
EU leaders discuss Russia, Belarus without gadgets for confidentiality
European Council President Charles Michel asked the European leaders to hold a discussion of the issues of Belarus and Russia without electronic devices to ensure confidentiality, Michel's spokesperson Barend Leyts said on Monday. ...
World leaders welcome ceasefire between Israel, Palestine
Leaders from around the world on Thursday welcomed the news of a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine which ended the more than 10-day conflict that caused destruction on both sides as thousands of rockets were fired between them. ...
Activists in exile urge EU states to suspend extradition treaties with China
A total of 55 activists in exile have called for "urgent coordinated action" to suspend all bilateral extradition agreements between the EU Member States and China, to "protect the freedom of movement, association, and speech for all." ...
European Council calls on partners, COVID vaccine producing countries to enable supply chains
Highlighting that European Union (EU) is exporting vaccines to countries in an expression of solidarity, European Council President Charles Michel on Saturday called on its partners and vaccine-producing countries to follow its example by maintaining ...
Collaboration between India, EU essential for stopping COVID-19, ensuring inclusive recovery: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that collaboration between India and European Union (EU) is essential for stopping the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring a sustainable and inclusive recovery in a more digital and greener world. ...