During our stay in Barcelona we stayed at one of the coolest chain of hostels in Spain the TOC Hostels. A great atmosphere and a young crowd welcome us. The staff were friendly and helpful This hostel was equipped with a cool bar at the bottom then and a pool at the top. The position … Continue reading
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Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has begun a series of consultations with European foreign ministers, their deputies, and ambassadors of several European countries, in which she is presenting evidence that their governments provide financial assistance to NGOs that support boycotts against Israel. These organisations “actively blacken Israel’s name around the world, accuse it of … Continue reading
BRUSSELS The minister of foreign affairs Didier Reynders received the diplomatic corps yesterday for the traditional reception of july 21st. In company of the president of the house of representatives, flemish-nationalist Siegfried Bracke, he welcomed the numerous ambassadors on duty in Brussels. This reception is traditional and is a link between the diplomatic corps, bekgian … Continue reading
BRUSSELS Habib Essid, the prime minister of Tunesia is on visit to Brussels where he’ll meet the european ministers gathered in Council. They discuss on this July 20th 2015 on terrorism and security issues.
The parliamentary group Europe of nations and freedom at the european parliament has one member more. It is a romanian: Laurentiu Rebega. This MEP is a former member of the group S&D.
by Yossi Lempkowicz, EIPA As it is being widely reported that a deal between Iran and the P5+1 world powers (US,UK,France,Russia, China and Germany) is imminent after substantial progress was made in weekend talks in Vienna, Israeli leaders again expressed their deep concern over the deal. According to news reports from the Austrian capital, … Continue reading
Didier Reynders commemorates victims of Srebrenica in Bosnia and Hercegovina. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders will travel to Srebrenica in Bosnia and Hercegovina to commemorate the massacre that happened there exactly 20 years ago. It was a black period for Europe. On 11 July 1995, Srebrenica was taken … Continue reading
The European Commission has sent an official letter to Italy asking for it to abolish the national law banning the use of “milk powder, condensed milk and reconstituted milk” in the manufacture of dairy products. According to Brussels, Italy must conform to the European regulations that allow these ingredients, and the current Italian law prohibiting … Continue reading
Sixty percent of Croats are happy with their national currency and against euro adoption, while 29 percent favor the European currency, according to results of the latest Eurobarometer survey. 73 percent said the EU would survive the Greek crisis while seven percent thought that chances of this were fifty-fifty. The majority of those polled blamed the … Continue reading
BRUSSELS Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders this morning launched ‘Travellers Online’, the new registration website of Foreign Affairs. On travellersonline.diplomatie.be, Belgians can easily and free of charge inform Foreign Affairs of their travel plans. On the website they can introduce their travel and personal details, as well as those of … Continue reading
BRUSSELS / ATHENS According to unofficial results, the exit polls give a strong NO to the referendum, which means a victory for Alexis Tsipras and the need for the EU officials to start new negociations. This monday night in Paris, a bilateral summit will take place between Angela Merkel and François Hollande. The strong … Continue reading
BRUSSELS Last thursday, the french region Alsace celebrated the grandiose opening of its new representative office at 15 rue du Trône, just not far away from the European Parliament and from metrostation Trône. With the presence of H.E. Bernard Valero, Ambassador of France to the Kingdom of Belgium and in presence of many french … Continue reading
Analysis, by Yossi Lempkowicz, Senior Media Advisor Europe Israel Press Association The series of coordinated attacks carried out by an ISIS-affiliate terror group against Egyptian security forces in the northern Sinai pose a new challenge to the Israeli army. Egypt’s military said that at least 70 terrorists carried out Wednesday’s simultaneous attacks, which targeted numerous … Continue reading
BRUSSELS Rwanda celebrated its national day in Brussels on the 4th of july in a hot climate. In absence of appointed ambassador, the chargé d’affaires of the embassy gave a long speach where he emphasized the progresses made by Rwanda since the black days of 1994. Rwanda has now a strong economy with an average … Continue reading