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In the EU there is no alternative to a political settlement in Libya

In the European Union there is no alternative to political settlement of the conflict in Libya on the basis of the Berlin conference, said the representative of the European Commission at a press conference in Brussels, answering the request of journalists to comment on the appeal of the Parliament of Eastern Libya to Egypt to support the struggle against the "foreign interference".

"Yesterday a meeting of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs, on which, in particular, discussed the situation in Libya... it said that the situation remains difficult, ongoing violations of the arms embargo, we intend to strengthen the sanctions regime to the UN resolution implemented. Josep Borrell made it clear that the only possible solution is a political process on the basis of the Berlin conference", - said the representative of the European Commission.

A new partition of Poland. This time Russia won't be there

It was the longest and the most unpredictable, the most odious, the most dirty election. And not the fact that they ended.

We are talking about suffering in the Polish presidential elections, which was to be held in may. Recall, if they were held in the period specified in law, the incumbent President Andrzej Duda would have had all chances to win in the first round, because, according to surveys, his rating then exceeds 60 percent. That is why the liberal opposition with the active support of Western politicians and media have done their utmost to disrupt the vote under the pretext of a pandemic. And they succeeded.

DTEK became the first company in Ukraine, included in the Hydrogen Europe

DTEK became the first company in Ukraine, which entered the Hydrogen Association of Europe, bringing together leaders in the field of application of hydrogen technologies in Europe, said on Saturday the press service of the company.

"European local energy system transformirovalsya. Renewable energy sources are a greater strain on the existing network, and carbon energy ceases to be sustainable environmentally and economically. The use of hydrogen opens up opportunities for the decarbonization of the key sectors of the economy, as well as to build a new sector of the economy and creation of additional workplaces", - the press service quoted DTEK's Director for innovations Emanuele Volpe.

The head of the European Council renewed the proposal for the restoration Fund of the EU

The head of the European Council Charles Michel on Friday renewed the offer to the member countries of the EU multi-annual financial framework of the Union for the 2021-2027 years, and also Fund the restoration of agroeconomic after the associated with coronavirus crisis.

"In the discussions between the heads of state and government, it became clear that there are serious objections to this package. After that, I held a series of bilateral talks with European leaders, the results of which are to the revised draft multi-year budget plan and recovery Fund", - said the head of the European Council at the press conference in Brussels. According to him, the plan based on the priorities of Europe: climate, digitization, European values and strengthening the EU's position in the world. "We need to deal with the consequences of a pandemic, reform our economy and build our society," he added.

Madrid and Rome hope that the EU will come to an agreement on anti-crisis Fund

Italy and Spain believe that the EU will be able in July to agree on the agreement on anti-crisis Fund, stated after the meeting in Madrid premiere of Pedro Sanchez and Giuseppe Conte.

"July is the month of the agreement. Must be the month of the agreement. We all have a responsibility to make sure that it was the month of the agreement," said Sanchez, commenting on the possibility of reaching agreement at the EU summit on July 17-18.

Estonia expects from the European Commission additional safety assessment of the NPP

Estonia expects from the Commission further assessment of the safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (Belarusian NPP), under construction near the town of Ostrowiec, said Wednesday the Minister of economic Affairs and communications Baltic republics of Estonia, Taavi AAS.

According to AASA, a compromise proposal of the Commission for the Baltic States contains a recommendation to strengthen security measures during the construction of the Belarusian NPP. However, this does not exclude the possibility of further purchase of electricity from third countries, i.e. outside the European Union.

The European Commission approved the support measures of European winemakers

The European Commission published on Tuesday measures to support winemakers, faced with a strong decline in sales due to pandemic coronavirus.

"Winemaking is in the list of the most affected in the agricultural sector due to sudden changes in demand, closure of restaurants and bars throughout the EU, which was not offset by domestic consumption", - stated in the message.

The EU explained the criteria for the opening of the borders on the background of the situation with COVID-19

The European Union uses objective criteria in making its recommendations on lifting restrictions on travel to third countries, but their implementation is not automatically and requires further evaluation, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the European Commission.

The Council of the EU agreed on Tuesday a list of third countries with which the possible resumption of flights. In the list, consisting of 15 States, no Russia and the United States.

Pompeo commented on the expulsion of the Ambassador of the European Union from Venezuela

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo believes that the expulsion of EU Ambassador to Venezuela will only lead to isolation of the country.

"Expulsion of the Ambassador, the EU is only further isolating Venezuela from free and democratic countries," Pompeo wrote on Twitter.

Venezuela has revised the decision on the expulsion of the Ambassador of the European Union

The foreign Ministry of Venezuela and the European Union issued a joint statement in which it declared invalid the decision of the authorities of the Bolivarian Republic of to expel the Ambassador of the EU Isabel Pedrosa.

"The Venezuelan government decided to annul the decision adopted on 29 June 2020, according to which the Ambassador Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, head of the delegation of the European Union in Caracas, was declared a persona non grata," - said in the text of the statement on the website of the EU.

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