26th Feb 2024


Tusk calls 'euro summit' in December

EU leaders will discuss deepening monetary union at an informal summit "in December", European Council head Donald Tusk said on Thursday. The meeting, to discuss creating a eurozone budget and finance ministry and to advance steps on banking union, is to be held in an "inclusive format", Tusk said, indicating that non-members of the 19-nation euro bloc, except the UK, would be welcomed. The talks are part of post-Brexit reforms.

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More farmers, Ukraine aid, Yulia Navalnaya in focus This WEEK

EU agriculture ministers meet in Brussels amid new farmers' protests. MEPs will hear from Alexei Navalny's widow and give the final green light to the €50bn Ukraine facility, while the CBAM proposal faces a formal challenge at a WTO meeting.


After two years of war, time to hit Putin's LNG exports

Two years of tragedies, with well over 100,000 Russian war crimes now registered, underscore the urgent need to stop international LNG investments in Russia that continue to fund Vladimir Putin's war chest.


Creating the conditions for just peace in Ukraine

What would 'just peace' look like for Ukraine? How could we get there? And what does 'just peace' actually mean? Brussels Dispatches on how to get to long-term peace in Ukraine.

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