EU summit

  • Erdogan tells Merkel EU summit resolution not enough - Ankara
    ISTANBUL, October 6 (Reuters): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that last week's European Union summit decisions were not sufficient to overcome problems in relations between Ankara and the bloc, his office said on Tuesday. EU leaders on Friday overcame concerns by Cyprus, which pushed for sanctions on Ankara, by assuring it that the bloc would punish Turkey if it continues oil and gas drilling in disputed areas of the Eastern Mediterran
  • Spanish PM sees 'very difficult hours ahead' as EU summit nears
    STOCKHOLM, July 15 (Reuters): Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday he sees "very difficult hours ahead" as he visited his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven for talks ahead of an EU summit later this week.   Spain is among EU member states whose economies have been hard-hit by the pandemic and which want two-thirds of the recovery fund to be in the form of free grants.   "We have different views on the answer to the crisis, but