Repatriation or permanent settlements should take precedence over spending money to prolong the status quo for Rohingya refugees around the world.
The European Commission launched infringements procedures against Greek-administered Cyprus and Malta over their “golden passport” programs, in which wealthy people can acquire EU citizenship in exchange for an investment.
Interim Prime Minister Sadyr Japarov, a Kyrgyz nationalist, took temporary control of the presidency after the country's parliament voted to end a state of emergency imposed by its ousted president.
With both sides digging in their heels as another deadline passed Thursday, the EU and Britain demanded concessions from one another in talks on a basic trade deal that would soften the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic for all.
Pushed by Germany, where Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny was treated after collapsing on a flight from Siberia, and France, the EU has targeted six Russians and a scientific research centre.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has rebuked his Swedish counterpart who reiterated the EU's position urging Turkey to withdraw from Syria.
Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus has said it will scrap its citizenship scheme for foreign investors next month over alleged abuses uncovered in a television programme.
Ministers from the 27 countries agreed to non-binding new guidelines at a meeting in Luxembourg, putting in place a common mapping system to define risk areas in the EU.
Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg agreed in principle to sanctions proposals for Russia over poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny as well as against Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for alleged rigging in August elections.
The poisoning of Alexey Navalny should not go unpunished.
The Turkish and French presidents discussed eastern Mediterranean tensions, bilateral ties, and relations between Ankara and the European Union.
The Greek Foreign Ministry said that officials from both countries would “shortly” gather in Istanbul for a 61st meeting, resuming so-called “exploratory talks" that were last held in 2016.
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