Monday

29th May 2017

Ticker

Lithuania prepares for euro entry

Lithuania moved a step close to joining the euro after its parliament established expert groups organising the country's transition to membership in 2015. Finance Minister Rimantas Sadzius told reporters that "a commission for the introduction of the euro in Lithuania will be established, with the prime minister as its chairman."

Agenda

China summit and Juncker in MEP tax hearing This WEEK

EU and China are holding their 19th summit at the end of the week, but attention will first shift to EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, who will have to respond to tricky questions from MEPs on a Luxembourg tax scandal.

Letter

Nordic contribution to global goals

Prime ministers of the Nordic countries took the decision on Monday to launch a new initiative focused on Nordic solutions to global societal challenges.

Opinion

Nato needs a European 2%

Europe needs to take care of its on security, but not on Trump's terms, with the 2 percent of GDP mantra flawed as a model.

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