EU leaders agree 'historic' recovery deal after marathon summit BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Union’s heads of state and government on Tuesday morning approved a recovery plan and seven-year budget worth nearly 2 trillion euros to kickstart Europe’s economies, which are facing an unprecedented crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.
EU gives Ukraine €105M to support small business and reforms KYIV. KAZINFORM - Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Olha Stefanishyna has signed three agreements with the European Commission on the financing of new EU assistance programs for Ukraine worth EUR 105 million. Kazinform has learnt from Ukrinform.
ANSA: Strong, coordinated EU response needed Conte says after meeting Merkel ROME. KAZINFORM Premier Giuseppe Conte told a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday ton EU Recovery Fund talks that «it is a very difficult negotiation, I have always stressed the difficulty, but I have tried in an ambitious way to represent the common goal of a solid, strong and coordinated EU response».
EU agrees to lift restrictions on travel from Japan, 13 others TOKYO. KAZINFORM Members of the European Union agreed Tuesday to reopen borders to visitors from 14 countries outside the bloc, including Japan and South Korea, from Wednesday, after months of travel restrictions over the coronavirus outbreak.
EU won’t open borders to Russians on July 1, source says BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Union will not be able to include Russia in the list of countries cleared to enter the area on July 1, a TASS source in one of the EU delegations informed, clarifying that the Russian coronavirus outbreak is to blame.
EU plan looks to reopen borders for summer tourism amid pandemic BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Commission offered a tourism and transport package on Wednesday, aiming to provide guidance for the European Union (EU) member states to gradually lift the internal travel restriction and reopen tourism, two months after strict measures were introduced to contain COVID-19.
EU supports Uzbekistan's accession to WTO BAKU. KAZINFORM High Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell held a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov on May 4, Trend reports citing the National News Agency of Uzbekistan.
Spotlight: EU restricts export of protective equipment amid spike in coronavirus cases BRUSSELS/BERLIN. KAZINFORM As Italy reported on Sunday its highest single-day deaths of 368 and France its biggest jump of over 900 new cases of coronavirus in one day, the European Union (EU) adopted a scheme to restrict the export of medical protective equipment and secure the supply within the bloc.
EU Ambassadors pay visit to Shymkent and Turkestan TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM On 2-5 March 2020, a delegation of the European Union member states' Ambassadors led by EU Ambassador to Kazakhstan Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson travelled to Shymkent and Turkestan with a cluster visit, the press service of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan informs.