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Council of the European Union

the organization which arranges periodic meetings of ministers from the national governments of member states of the EUROPEAN UNION. Its role is to set political objectives for the European Union, coordinate national policies and resolve any differences between member states.
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He also congratulated Bulgaria for its term presidency of the Council of the EU.
This is going to be the first General Affairs Council as part of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
BRE[pounds sterling]KSEL (CyHAN)- The issue of the visa regime liberalization for Georgia and Ukraine will not be discussed at the Council of the EU Foreign Ministers December 14, said a source close to the leadership of the EU.
In Ivanov's opinion, the people of Macedonia are tired of the blockade of Macedonia's European integration and the indecisiveness of the Council of the EU.
1400 GMT), and a meeting of sports, culture and youth ministers would go ahead but that other meetings in the Council of the EU had been canceled.
At a meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU member states are going to pass Tuesday for the first time conclusions concerning the political situation in Macedonia, MIA's Brussels-based correspondent reports.
At the invitation of the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkevics, whose country currently presides over the Council of the EU, Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki participated in the informal meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of the EU member states and candidate member states, including Macedonia, Albania, Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey, which took place in Riga, the Republic of Latvia, on 6-7 March.
Fine Gael's Brian Hayes said talks on the deal, which began during the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU last year, were key to foreign investment.
As Koha has learned from parliament sources, these two laws have been postponed until December, namely until the meeting of the Council of the EU.
Except for the fifth consecutive recommendation for start of negotiations, the report suggests the Council of the EU to allow immediate start of the screening process and new negotiation frame which would alleviate finding a name solution in the early phase of the accession talks.
To enhance accountability, European Parliament will have the joint power with Council of the EU to approve the Chair and Vice-Chair of the supervisory board as well as to request their removal.
The GC has now ordered the Council of the EU to pay PIB's costs.

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