Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

No immediate solution for EU-Ukraine deal, says Rutte

This week's EU Council summit will not decide what to do with the EU-Ukraine trade treaty, rejected by Dutch voters in an April referendum, Netherlands prime minister Mark Rutte told journalists. He said he needed agreement from Dutch political parties and the Ukrainian government before he could propose anything. The Dutch parliament wants a policy response to the No vote by 1 November.

News in Brief

  1. Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
  2. Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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