24th Feb 2024


Hungary asked to apologise after council leak

Finland' EU affairs ministers Tytti Tuppurainen on Tuesday asked Hungary to give a written explanation and apologise, after government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs tweeted from a closed-door meeting on Budapest's adherence to EU rules. Tuppurainen noted that it is against the council of member states' rules to share information from closed-door meetings, according to an EU official. Member states were discussing the Article 7 procedure against Hungary for breaking EU rules.

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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.

Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact

The launch of a new EU treaty with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states was overshadowed by disputes over the clean-energy transition, critical minerals, and the refusal of over 30 countries to sign the treaty this week.

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