Meeting with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday (16 June), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltberg responded to President Vladimir Putin's remarks about adding new nuclear missiles to the Russian arsenal, calling it "saber rattling" and "destabilizing and dangerous".
Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis said on Tuesday (16 June) that eurozone members were discussing what might happen if Greece failed to agree on a deal with lenders.
The EU’s strategy for the digital single market includes ambitious targets, including copyright reform, improving the digital infrastructure and eliminating national borders in online trade. But experts argue that SMEs should receive more support. EurActiv Germany reports.
Meeting in Luxembourg yesterday (16 June), EU interior ministers rejected a plan by the European Commission to distribute 40,000 immigrants from Italy and Greece to the other member countries, according to quotas proposed by the EU executive.
The fraudulent posting of workers has become an urgent problem for the EU. France has laid out new measures in the Macron bill to clamp down on its 300,000 illegally posted workers. La Tribune reports .
A recent European comparison shows Germany’s expenditures on pharmaceuticals are above average. No other country offers medications for treating illnesses “as quickly and comprehensively” as the Federal Republic. EurActiv Germany reports.