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Global Europe 07-10-2016

Middle East expert: ‘Syrian war is only going to get bloodier’, ‘no end in sight’

The conflict in Syria is only going to get worse. Middle East expert Günther Meyer explained to EURACTIV's partner Wirtschaftswoche why Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad must stay in power , how the US is primarily to blame and why a no-fly zone would be ineffective.
Global Europe 22-08-2016

Lamy: Declustering policies will alleviate tensions with the EU’s neighbours

Changing geopolitics in Europe’s neighbourhood, to the east and in the south, call for a further declustering of a number of policies, going beyond bilateral trade agreements and security measures, Pascal Lamy, former Commissioner and WTO chief told EURACTIV.com.
Climate change 09-06-2016

Israeli water chief: ‘You must talk to neighbours to avoid climate change conflicts’

Israel is one of the world leaders in water desalination. But now it faces a new challenge - climate change. EURACTIV.com spoke with the Deputy Director General of Israel's Water and Sewage Authority, Oded Fixler.
Azerbaijan 26-05-2015

SOCAR: It is impossible to stop the Southern Gas Corridor

To imagine that a project like Turkish Stream could ruin the Southern Gas Corridor is complete nonsense. Unlike the Gazprom project, the Southern Gas Corridor is about billions of dollars already being invested, Vitaly Baylarbayov, deputy Vice President of SOCAR told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Global Europe 09-05-2011

Israeli ambassador: Recognising Palestinian state could spark ‘eruption of violence’

Palestinian plans to take a statehood bid to the UN in September could spark bloodshed, warns Israel's ambassador to Brussels, Ran Curiel. Instead, he argues, the EU should stand by the Quartet's principles and so help Israel to negotiate a Palestinian state. 
Med & South 26-01-2011

Deputy SecGen: ‘Good atmosphere’ reigns in Union for the Mediterranean

Despite tensions among several of its member countries, an excellent atmosphere reigns in the secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean, an EU initiative for promoting stability and prosperity across the sea that divides Europe from Africa and Asia, Ilan Chet, the project's deputy secretary-general, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Development Policy 21-09-2010

Opposition leader: Turkish democracy is in danger

The new Turkish constitution will put the judiciary in the hands of the government ahead of national elections, Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), the main opposition force in Turkey, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Global Europe 23-02-2010

Baltiansky: Israelis see themselves as part of Europe

For Israelis EU membership is a dream: a dream that may come true one day, Gadi Baltiansky of 'H.L. Education for Peace Ltd.', director-general of the Geneva Initiative for Israel, told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.
Global Europe 23-02-2010

Foqaha: Palestinians see EU as Middle East’s ‘honest broker’

Among the Palestinian public, attitudes to the European Union can be characterised as very positive, Nidal Foqaha of the Palestinian Peace Coalition, director-general of the Geneva Initiative for Palestine, told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.