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Dieselgate 'still not over', says EU commissioner

The scandal involving cheating with emissions in diesel cars is "still not over", according to EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska. "It seems that industry is still using loopholes," she said Tuesday at a conference in Brussels. Bienkowska said only eight of 28 member states have a mandatory recall programme for dirty diesels, and noted EU ministers were "not very...eager" to come to a diesel summit she is organising.

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Turkish minister in Brussels to discuss new migrant deal

Turkey's minister of foreign affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will be meeting EU commissioners Margaritis Schinas, Ylva Johansson, and Olivér Várhelyi to discuss "prospective update of EU-Turkey Statement" on migrants.

EU leaders to discuss vaccine certificates

While some member states hope vaccine certificates could revive tourism, EU officials point out that it is not clear if vaccinated people can still carry the virus and infect others.

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