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Cyprus drilling: EU signals sanctions on Turkey

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters. The joint EU decision, which may still be changed, will be… Continua a leggere

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Iran threatens to seize a British ship in retaliation for tanker seizure off Gibraltar

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines. “If Britain does not release the Iranian oil tanker, it is the authorities duty to seize a British oil tanker,” Mohsen Rezai said on Twitter. The Gibraltar government said… Continua a leggere

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Turkey launches new drillship that will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus’ east coast despite EU warnings

Turkey has launched a second drillship that will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus’ east coast despite European Union warnings to refrain from such illegal actions or face sanctions. Turkey’s energy minister boarded the 230-meter (750-foot) vessel, the Yavuz, which can drill to an estimated depth of up to 12,000 meters (40,000 feet), in a… Continua a leggere

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Iran: opposition groups protest in Brussels

Iranian opposition groups protested outside the Council of the European Union in Brussels on Saturday against the regime in Tehran. The protests mark the upcoming anniversary of protests in 1981, when the People’s Mujahedin of Iran demonstrated against the impeachment of the then president Abolhassan Banisadr. Several European politicians, including the former Italian Foreign Minister… Continua a leggere

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The European Union extends restrictive measures against Iran until 13 April 2020

The Council of the European Union on Monday extended for a year, until 13 April 2020, sanctions responding to “serious human rights violations in Iran”. The restrictive measures were extended until 13 April 2020, according to a press release issued by the Council. The sanctions include “a travel ban and an asset freeze against 82… Continua a leggere

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The European Union should formally suspend Turkey’s negotiations to join the bloc

The European Union should formally suspend Turkey’s negotiations to join the bloc, EU lawmakers said on Wednesday in a symbolic rebuke of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who Western governments accuse of widespread abuses of human rights, reported Reuters Forging a common European Parliament position on Turkey’s long-stalled EU bid, lawmakers voted 370 in favor and… Continua a leggere

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Manfred Weber: Turkey cannot become an EU member

Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, said Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate for the upcoming European elections, adding that he would end accession talks if he becomes European Commission president, reported Reuters. Turkey says EU membership remains one of its top strategic goals even though accession talks, formally… Continua a leggere

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Shut Down the Mosques that Encourage Hatred. The EU Cracks Down on Fundamentalism

By Souad Sbai The European Union is asking its member states to shut down those mosques that do not respect the European values ​​by inciting violence and fueling terrorism. The Spanish newspaper El Mundo explains that this is one of the initiatives launched by the European Commission to face the jihadist threat in the Old… Continua a leggere

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