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European Council President Calls for Increased Cooperation with Turkey on Cyprus Problem

Turkey may be a key partner concerning counter-terrorism but the EU needs better cooperation regarding Syria and the Cyprus issue, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday. Speaking to the press on his arrival to the EU – Turkey...

British Newspaper: Greece at Risk of Being Ousted from Schengen Treaty

The possible redrawing of the Schengen Treaty zone will be discussed at an emergency European Union meeting on Friday, with Greece being in danger of being placed outside the Schengen borders, according to a Daily Mail report. Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg...

EU Agrees Greece and Italy Should Not Shoulder Refugee Burden Alone

Despite disagreements over quotas, European Union member states agreed that the refugee issue is a shared responsibility and that Greece and Italy should not shoulder the burden alone. After a marathon meeting on the refugee issue, European leaders agreed on...

Donald Tusk Announces EU Refugee Summit on Sept. 23

European Council President Donald Tusk announced via his Twitter account on Thursday that he has convened an urgent European Union summit on the refugee crisis this upcoming Wednesday, September 23. The EU's Interior Ministers are scheduled to meet on September 22 to discuss how to...

European Council President Proclaims EU Support for Resolution of the Cypriot Dispute

European Council President Donald Tusk signaled Europe's willingness to assist in the development of peace talks between the two sides of Cyprus's 41-year-old division and highlighted the significance of the following months for a successful resolution. Following his meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday,...

Refugee Crisis: Greek President Invites European Council President to Greece

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos invited European Council President Donald Tusk to Greece to discuss Europe's refugee crisis on Tuesday, September 8th. Tusk had said that the inflow of migrants and refugees to Europe could go on for years. European...

European Council President: Europe Came Close to Catastrophe Over Greece

Europe came close to catastrophe for over 2.5 billion euros as the talks between Greece and its creditors for a new bailout deal last weekend almost failed, European Council President Donald Tusk said. Tusk gave an interview to Greek newspaper...

Euro Summit on Greece: Behind the Scenes

A lot has happened during 17 hours of talks on the Eurozone's future. Before Greece and its creditors agreed on a new 86-billion European Stability Mechanism (ESM) program, there were multiple interruptions and as the night went on, reports of impasses and confrontations...

Greekment: Donald Tusk Adds New Lingo to the Greek Crisis

After striking a deal with Greece last night, European leaders will look to successfully materialize this "Greekment." European Council President Donald Tusk was the first official to speak after almost 17 hours of hard talks among Europe's top officials that led...

Special European Council Meeting on Greece Cancelled

President Donald Tusk called off a special European Council meeting set for later today. During the meeting the Council was supposed to discuss the Greek bailout proposal. I have cancelled #EUCO today. #EuroSummit to start at 16h and last until...