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Moderna to Send 300 Million More Vaccine Doses to EU in 2021, 2022

The European Commission announced today that it has reached an agreement with Moderna to supply an additional 150 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, almost doubling the number of doses it has secured for 2021 from the...

Greek PM Touts Vaccine Certificate Program, Tourism Recovery in 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis again touted his vaccine certificate initiative during an interview with the Bloomberg news outlet on Monday. Professing that there will be a noticeable improvement in the coronavirus situation by April, the Greek leader stated...

EC Proposes New Restrictions on Travel from Outside EU

The European Commission (EC) proposed new restrictions on travel to help stop the further spread of the coronavirus and its variants as not only the overall case numbers but the number of variants continue to rise across the continent. As...

European Commission Urges Vaccination of 70% of Adults by Summer

The European Commission urges the vaccination of at least 70% of all adults in every country of the European Union by the Summer of 2021, according to a statement issued by the European Commission on Tuesday. The high percentage is...

EC President Condemns Erdogan’s Comments, Vows to Assess Turkey’s Behavior

In a Wednesday interview with RTL Radio, European Council President Charles Michel pledged that the European Union will assess Turkey's behavior before the end of this year. Michel also described as "unacceptable" the recent comments of Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

NATO Chief, EC President Welcome FYROM’s Name Change Parliamentary Vote

In two separate tweets, both the NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and European Council President Donald Tusk expressed their enthusiasm of the parliamentary vote in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) that approves the process for renaming the country. “With...

Secret Meeting of 4 Institutions on Greece Ends in Deadlock

MNI newsagency reports of a secret meeting between officials of the four institutions responsible for Greece's bailout program (European Commission, European Stability Mechanism, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund). The Washington meeting, held in the framework of the...

EC Refers Greece to the EU Court of Justice for Single Market Rail Violations

The European Commission decided to refer Greece, Luxembourg and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU on Friday for failing to transpose into national law Directive 2012/34/EU establishing a single European railway area. The Directive aims at strengthening...

EU Commission Awards Extra 82.6 Mln Euros in Emergency Funding to Greece

The European Commission has awarded an extra 82.6 million euros in emergency funding to Greece under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF). Through AMIF, emergency funding of 24.2 million euros is awarded to...

European Commission Presents Proposals for Humane Asylum Policy

The European Commission presented proposals to complete the reform of the Common European Asylum System in order to move towards a fully efficient, fair and humane asylum policy – one which can function effectively both in times of normal and...