31st May 2023


EU and Ukraine parliaments to ratify trade treaty 16 September

Ukraine leader Petro Porosenko has said the European Parliament and the Ukrainian assembly, the Vekrhovna Rada, will on 16 September jointly ratify the EU-Ukraine free trade pact. Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin will also meet with EU and Russian delegates in Brussels on Friday to discuss implementation of the treaty.

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EU clashes over protection of workers exposed to asbestos

EU parliament is calling for more protection for workers exposed to asbestos, the main cause of workplace fatalities in the EU, while member states remain more cautious and will call for a review of its mandate.

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