Monday

27th Feb 2017

Ticker

EU countries agree to send military mission to CAR

EU countries have reached "political agreement" to send a battalion-sized EU force to Bangui airport in the Central African Republic to protect refugees. They noted the UN Security Council must pass a new resolution before the soldiers can go, but expect to deploy the mission in the next few weeks.

Maltese PM hails pope, calls for multispeed EU

Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat said that Pope Francis has "the skills and vision" to inspire the EU and that some EU countries should integrate more to be able to act.

Agenda

EU tackles CO2 threat This WEEK

EU states will haggle over the reform of a carbon trade system, while MEPs vote on overhauling EU car emissions oversight.

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