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  • Ukrainian minister: Tymoshenko’s trial is not a witch-hunt

    Europe's East 20-09-2011

    The ongoing trial against Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is not political and EU circles should not link this issue to a possible freezing of negotiations on the Free Trade Area Agreement, said Ukrainian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.

  • Štefan Füle: EU won’t allow Arab revolutions to be ‘stolen’

    Development Policy 13-04-2011

    The European Union is not instigating revolution in the Arab world, nor is it trying to impose its values. But once people in Tunisia, Egypt and other counties have embarked on the road to reform, the EU will not allow these revolutions to be stolen, Enlargement and neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Štefan Füle told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • Fidesz MEP: Hungary will have new constitution before Easter

    Future EU 10-03-2011

    The new Hungarian constitution will be adopted by mid-April, the week before Easter, Fidesz MEP József Szájer, vice-chair of the European People's Party and chairman of a group of three parliamentarians who are drafting the New Hungarian Constitution, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • Opposition MP: EU should be ‘careful’ with Turkey elections

    Elections 17-02-2011

    The European Union should follow very closely the upcoming general elections in Turkey, which are set to be held on 12 June, as well as the political process leading up to them, Onur Öymen, vice-chair of the EU affairs committee in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.

  • Minister: ‘Bosnia’s constitution is discriminatory’

    Enlargement 04-01-2011

    Bosnia and Herzegovina still has many reforms to undertake, but its people need encouragement on their journey to integration with the West, Sven Alkalaj, the country's foreign minister, told EURACTIV Germany in an exclusive interview.

  • Lithuania Minister: Cuts to EU’s long-term budget may be necessary

    Med & South 14-12-2010

    Some cuts to the EU's long-term budget for the period 2014-2020 may be necessary given current financial realities, but severe cuts would reduce the European Union's capacity to act as a global player, Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Minister Audronius Ažubalis told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.