EU treaty change: “I can see it happening in the context of enlargement”
INTERVIEW: The change from unanimity to qualified majority voting in the foreign policy won’t radically transform the EU. But it could help forge a faster policy and actions, argues SWP EU expert Nicolai von Ondarza.
“There is a lot more the EU can do vis-à-vis Iran” | A view from Washington
The European Union should list Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organisation, argues the Middle East expert Matthew Levitt
German expert says most European states still prioritise NATO over EU
Nicolai von Ondarza of Germany’s SWP think-tank about European Union’s role and effectiveness in security and defence.
German MEP urges EU states to expel Iranian ambassadors
Dietmar Köster doesn’t mince words on what the European Union should do towards Iran in an interview with EU Watch.
EU adopts ninth Russia sanctions package
The measures are aimed at a range of economic sectors and also include almost 200 new individuals and entities subject to asset freezes and travel bans.
“Awful timing”: Hungary to deepen relations with Iran
European lawmaker Katalin Cseh criticizes the Orbán government’s move to deepen relations with the Iranian regime.
European Parliament to declare Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism”
The leaders of the main political groups in the European Parliament have agreed on a strongly-worded resolution on Russia.
New EU sanctions on Iranian officials, including interior minister
The EU designations include four members of the squad that arbitrarily arrested Mahsa Amini.
More sanctions on Iran are coming – but are they enough?
The European Union is preparing a new sanctions package over Iran’s brutal suppression of protestors. How effective are the EU’s restrictive measures?
Qatargate: "It is time the European Parliament delivers on reforms" February 20,2023