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Donald Tusk Urges Greek Debt Deal 'Very Soon'

Council President Donald Tusk urged the eurozone to swiftly close talks on fresh reform measures for debt-hit Greece, saying it would help global economic stability. “I urge finance ministers to reach an agreement very soon,” Tusk told reporters as he...

Tusk: Eurogroup for Greece in the Next Days

We must avoid a new situation of uncertainty for Greece. A date for a Eurogroup meeting needs to be set, and not in the distant future. It needs to be set in the next days, not weeks," European Council...

EU Leaders Agree on Migrant Deal With Turkey

The European Union and Turkey have formally reached an accord to curb the unprecedented influx of migrants into Europe. Speaking to reporters after talks in Brussels on Friday, European Council President Donald Tusk and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called...

Greece Awaits Deal Between EU and Turkey on Refugee Flow

Greece awaits the agreement on refugee flow between the European Union and Turkey at the summit in Brussels on Thursday and Friday. The draft plan that was presented by the President of the European Council Donald Tusk to EU leaders...

Unacceptable to Shift the Burden of Migration Crisis on Cyprus, Anastasiades Tells Tusk

It is unacceptable to shift the burden of responsibility for the migration crisis on the shoulders of the Republic of Cyprus, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Tuesday. The President held a meeting in Nicosia with President of the...

Greece Reacts at European Council Chief's Comment on Refugee Issue

The Greek government reacted to the comment by European Council President Donald Tusk that the closing of the Balkan route for refugees was a joint decision of the European Union 28. The European official posted another comment on twitter where...

Greece Cannot Shoulder Refugee Burden Alone, PM Tsipras Says

Greece cannot shoulder the refugee burden on its own and Europe must show solidarity, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday. The Greek prime minister talked to the press after his meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk in Athens. The...

EU Looking for Answers to Crisis Along Migrant Route

A day after FYROM police fired tear gas to push back refugees trying to cross the border from Greece, European Council Donald Tusk embarks on a four-nation trip to work out how to handle the continent's migrant crisis. Tusk begins...

Greek PM Tsipras and Tusk: Effective Management of Refugee Flows Is an International and European Issue

The effective management of the refugee and migratory flow is an international and European issue and it requires a common European approach with respect to the principles of international law and the EU, solidarity and the need for fair...

Europe to Establish Common External Border Guard, Greece Agrees

The 28 European Union Member States on Thursday evening in Brussels unanimously decided the establishment of a common coast guard and border guard to protect Europe's borders. A six-month timeline is given for the adoption and implementation of the EU...