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Tusk: EU must 'continue to engage' with US on trade

The EU must "prepare for all possible scenarios" in the dispute with the US over tariffs on steel and aluminium, European Council president Donald Tusk said in a letter to EU leaders ahead of their summit this week, where the issue will be discussed. He added that the EU should "continue to engage with the US in order to strengthen the transatlantic economic relationship, not weaken it. Despite seasonal turbulences."

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EU summit set to outsource asylum

Draft conclusions of the EU summit seen by this website suggest setting up "regional disembarkation platforms", possibly in countries near Libya, to separate asylum seekers and economic migrants.

EU states set to back some asylum reform laws

Efforts to reform 'Dublin', a regulation that determines who is responsible for asylum applications, remain mired in controversy. But other less contentious reforms that make up EU asylum laws have already reached provisional agreements.

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The Baltic 'Big Sea' strategy

The Baltic Sea is almost an inland European lake - it borders Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Kaliningrad and Russia. It also has an EU strategy - and an action plan.

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