Jean-Claude Juncker

The unspoken about the European Union Army

In his annual speech “State of the Union” at the European Parliament, the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker avoided naming the EU Army in particular, while he revealed new details on this idea within a framework which is more voter-friendly, namely the European Defence Union, MEP Dr. Roberts Zīle wrote for the Riga Conference portal […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Linkevičius: 2016 will test European unity

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius and Editor-in-Chief Vladimiras Laučius sat down to talk about some of the greatest issues challenging the unity of the European Union. The distribution of power among the EU’s institutions, the Schengen zone, and the future of the refugees coming to Europe will all be tested in 2016. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Foreign Minister Linkevičius on new European Commission president, symbolic gestures in politics and tweeting

EN.DELFI has interviewed the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius. We spoke about the next European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, significance of the European Union association and free-trade agreement with Ukraine and two other Eastern Partnership countries and about self-discipline required for tweeting. […]

Martin Schulz
European Union

Kirkilas congratulates Schulz with re-election as EP President

I have the privilege to congratulate you, Mr Schultz, as my dear comrade from the Party of European Socialists upon your re-election as President of the European Parliament. This event testifies to the success of both the European left-wing parties and Europe as a whole, Gediminas Kirkilas, the Deputy Speaker of the Seimas, Chair of the Committee on European Affairs and Deputy Chair of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party, writes in his letter to the President of the European Parliament.
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