Germany will seek EU sanctions against Russian individuals and entities responsible for the cyberattack that targeted Chancellor Angela Merkel and parliamentarians, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is raising concerns about a proposal from the European Commission to provide EU member states with €750 billion for economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, with €500 billion used as direct payments and the remaining €250 billion as loans.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he was sceptical about the European Union’s planned 750 billion euros economic stimulus plan, which he said was problematic both on the borrowing side and the distribution side.
The Pentagon has notified Congress that Ukraine\'s government has made the necessary progress on key institutional reforms, thereby justifying an additional $125 million in new military assistance, including patrol boats armed with remote controlled 30mm autocannons, according to a U.S. defense official and a congressional aide.
The European Union’s top economic officials warned that the bloc’s 750 billion-euro ($826 billion) recovery package won’t give countries blank checks, as grants and loans will be conditional on the implementation of reforms and will have to focus on the region’s green and digital priorities.
Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany and his Spanish counterpart Maria Rice Maruto Lira on Tuesday discussed ways to enhance tourism cooperation between Egypt and Spain, tackling coronavirus precautionary measures amid Spain’s readiness to receive tourists from some countries starting July.
Germany will lift a warning against travel to 26 fellow EU countries from June 15, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, adding that Berlin would decide later on its travel guidelines for other countries, including Turkey.