Wednesday

24th May 2017

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EU starts work on new Cuba agreement

EU countries Monday in Brussels opted to launch talks on a new "bilateral Political Dialogue and Co-operation Agreement" with Cuba. EU foreign affairs chief Ashton said: "I hope Cuba will do what is necessary on its side, especially on ... human rights. The pace of our negotiations will reflect this.

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  6. Merkel's CDU consolidates lead in polls
  7. France to host Russian president
  8. Switzerland votes against nuclear power

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