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Adoption of agreed restrictive measures in view of Russia's role in Eastern Ukraine
31/7/2014 (English) - Press: 437   Nr: 12318/14

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G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine
30/7/2014 (English) 

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Adoption of agreed EU restrictive measures over Crimea and Eastern Ukraine
30/7/2014 (English) - Press: 435   Nr: 12279/14

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EU Strategy on Citizen Security in Central America and the Caribbean
30/7/2014 (English) 

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EU approves strategy on citizen security in Central America and the Caribbean
30/7/2014 (English) - Press: 414   Nr: 12067/14

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EU restrictive measures in view of the situation in Eastern Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea
29/7/2014 (English) 

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Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and the President of the European Commission in the name of the European Union on the agreed additional restrictive measures against Russia
29/7/2014 (English) - Press: 140   Nr: PCE EUCO 158/14

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Council scales up humanitarian assistance for Syria
29/7/2014 (English) - Press: 433   Nr: 12208/14

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EU sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine strengthened
25/7/2014 (English) - Press: 434   Nr: 12204/14

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Joint statement by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, on the crash of the airliner in Mali
25/7/2014 (English) - Press: 434   Nr: PCE EUCO 157/14

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Further sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine agreed
24/7/2014 (English) - Press: 429   Nr: 12162/14

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Head of Mission for EU advisory mission in Ukraine appointed
24/7/2014 (English) - Press: 430   Nr: 12170/14

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Joint statement of EU-ASEAN on the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 428   Nr: 12154/14

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Co-Chairs’ Statement of the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 427   Nr: 12151/14

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Eleventh meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the EU (Brussels, 23 July 2014)- Joint press release
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 426   Nr: 12148/14

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Press release - 3331st Council meeting - GENERAL AFFAIRS - Brussels, 23 July 2014 (provisional version)
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 422   Nr: 12092/14

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Trade marks reform: agreement on Council common position
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 425   Nr: 12130/14

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Lithuania to adopt euro on 1 January 2015
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 404   Nr: 11952/14

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Council adopts new rules on investment funds
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 419   Nr: 12090/14

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Council adopts rules on payment services and account fees
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 413   Nr: 12061/14

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Council adopts updated rules for marine equipment
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 400   Nr: 11904/14

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Council adopts framework for investor-to-state dispute settlement
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 418   Nr: 12089/14

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Council adopts its position on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 367   Nr: 11316/14

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Council adopts regulation on European Maritime Safety Agency funding
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 401   Nr: 11905/14

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Council adopts electronic identification rules
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 402   Nr: 11907/14

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Council adopts rules on central securities depositories
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 417   Nr: 12088/14

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Remarks by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, after his joint meeting with the Presidents of the Dominican Republic and Haiti
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 424   Nr: PCE EUCO 156/14

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Press release - 3330th Council meeting - FOREIGN AFFAIRS - Brussels, 22 July 2014 (provisional version)
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 421   Nr: 12091/14

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Council conclusions on the Middle East Peace Process
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on Ukraine
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Council Conclusions on the Great Lakes Region
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Conclusions du Conseil sur la République centrafricaine
22/7/2014 (Français) 

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EU establishes mission to advise on civilian security sector reform in Ukraine
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 405   Nr: 11974/14

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EU reinforces sanctions against Syrian regime
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 409   Nr: 12023/14

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EUCAP Sahel Niger extended
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 399   Nr: 11835/14

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EUCAP Nestor extended
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 398   Nr: 11817/14

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Remarks by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, following his meeting with the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina on the occasion of the signing ceremony of the National Indicative Programme 2014-2020
21/7/2014 (English) - Press: 421   Nr: PCE EUCO 155/14

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EU extends sanctions relief for Iran
21/7/2014 (English) - Press: 412   Nr: 12041/14

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Déclaration du Président Herman Van Rompuy lors de l'inauguration des nouveaux bureaux de la délégation de l'UE en Haïti
19/7/2014 (Français) - Press: 420   Nr: PCE EUCO 154/14

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Déclaration du Président Herman Van Rompuy lors de sa visite en Haïti
18/7/2014 (Français) - Press: 415   Nr: PCE EUCO 153/14

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Ukrainian crisis: EU broadens remit of sanctions
18/7/2014 (English) - Press: 411   Nr: 12038/14

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Declaration on behalf of the European Union on the escalation in the Gaza Strip
18/7/2014 (English) - Press: 416   Nr: 12079/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
18/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 27/14

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Joint statement by President Herman Van Rompuy, and President José Manuel Barroso on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 410   Nr: PCE EUCO 151/14

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Council appoints four new commissioners
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 407   Nr: 12002/14

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Special meeting of the European Council 16 July 2014 ‒ Conclusions
17/7/2014 (English)   Nr: EUCO 147/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the special meeting of the European Council
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 408   Nr: PCE EUCO 150/14

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European Council conclusions on external relations (Ukraine and Gaza)
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Background note on the special meeting of the European Council - Wednesday, 16 July in Brussels
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Special meeting of the European Council, 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building -INDICATIVE MEDIA PROGRAMME - REV1
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Invitation letter by President Herman Van Rompuy to the special meeting of the European Council
15/7/2014 (English) - Press: 403   Nr: PCE EUCO 148/14

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Council agrees position on the 2015 EU budget
15/7/2014 (English) - Press: 392   Nr: 11719/14

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Press release - 3328th Council meeting - Agriculture and Fisheries - Brussels, 14 July 2014
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 395   Nr: 11792/14

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EU to resume cooperation with Guinea-Bissau
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 389   Nr: 11664/14

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Council adopts rules setting up single resolution mechanism
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 397   Nr: 11814/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
11/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 26/14

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EU strengthens sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine
11/7/2014 (English) - Press: 396   Nr: ST 11795/14

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Declaration on behalf of the EU on South Sudan
10/7/2014 (English) - Press: 394   Nr: 11772/1/14

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EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders
10/7/2014 (English) - Press: 393   Nr: 11751/14

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EU police mission for the Palestinian Territories extended
9/7/2014 (English) - Press: 384   Nr: ST 11602/14

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Press release - 3327th ECONOMIC and FINANCIAL AFFAIRS Council meeting - Brussels, 8 July 2014
9/7/2014 (English) - Press: 385   Nr: 11615/14

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Special meeting of the European Council Brussels, 16 July 2014: PRESS CENTRE
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Council statement Follow-up discussion on growth and reforms
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Council adopts nuclear safety directive
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 370   Nr: 11320/14

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New EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia appointed
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 388   Nr: 11662/14

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Council issues recommendations to member states on their economic and fiscal policies
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 386   Nr: 11644/14

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Council adopts amendment closing tax loophole for corporate groups
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 387   Nr: 11647/14

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Special meeting of the European Council, 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - LAST-MINUTE ACCREDITATION
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the press conference following the Eurogroup meeting of 7 July 2014
7/7/2014 (English) 

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with the Council Decision 2014/308/CFSP amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
7/7/2014 (English) - Press: 391   Nr: 11667/14

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision 2014/309/CFSP amending Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria
7/7/2014 (English) - Press: 390   Nr: 11666/14

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Eurogroup statement: Structural reform agenda - thematic discussions on growth and jobs - Reduction of the tax wedge
7/7/2014 (English) 

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
4/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 25/14

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Special meeting of the European Council - 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - MEDIA ACCREDITATION
4/7/2014 (English) 

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Acceptance speech by President Herman Van Rompuy on the occasion of the ESMT Responsible Leadership Award
3/7/2014 (English) - Press: 383   Nr: PCE EUCO 143/14

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New Operation Commander for EU Naval Force Somalia appointed
3/7/2014 (English) - Press: 381   Nr: 11498/14

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Speech by President Herman Van Rompuy to the European Parliament following the June 26-27 European Council
2/7/2014 (English) - Press: 382   Nr: PCE EUCO 142/14

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Opening speech by President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy for the New Pact for Europe conference
1/7/2014 (English) - Press: 380   Nr: PR PCE 141/14

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Presentation of letters of credentials to President Herman Van Rompuy
30/6/2014 (English) - Press: 379   Nr: PCE EUCO 140/14

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Declaration on behalf of the European Union on the latest developments following the abduction of three Israeli students
28/6/2014 (English) - Press: 378   Nr: 11421/1/14 REV1

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Remarks by Prime Minister Samaras on the achievements of the Hellenic Presidency
27/6/2014 (English) - Press: 377   Nr: 11420/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
27/6/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 24/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the European Council
27/6/2014 (English) - Press: 376   Nr: PCE EUCO 138/14

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EUROPEAN COUNCIL 26/27 JUNE 2014 - CONCLUSIONS
27/6/2014 (English)   Nr: EUCO 79/14

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European Council conclusions on Ukraine
27/6/2014 (English) 

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Statement by President Herman Van Rompuy at the signing ceremony of the Association Agreements with Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine
27/6/2014 (English) - Press: 375   Nr: PCE EUCO 137/14

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Statement by Herman Van Rompuy President of the European Council after the European Council's informal dinner in Ypres
26/6/2014 (English) - Press: 374   Nr: PCE EUCO 136/14

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Speech by President Herman Van Rompuy for the inauguration by the European Council of a Peace Bench in Ypres to mark the centennial of the First World War
26/6/2014 (English) - Press: 371   Nr: PCE EUCO 135/14

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Declaration by the EU on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2014
26/6/2014 (English) - Press: 373   Nr: 11379/1/14 REV1

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EU - Republic of Moldova Cooperation Council Sixteenth meeting - Brussels, 26 June 2014
26/6/2014 (English) - Press: 372   Nr: 11364/14

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European Council, 26-27 June 2014 - FINAL INFORMATION ON YPRES EVENT
25/6/2014 (English) 

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Background briefing on the EU maritime security strategy (26.06.2014, 11.15)
25/6/2014 (English) 

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Fourth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level - 3 new chapters opened
25/6/2014 (English) - Press: 369   Nr: 11318/14

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Signature of the EU-Canada agreement on Passenger Name Records (PNR)
25/6/2014 (English) - Press: 339   Nr: 10940/14

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Council agrees position on proposal to boost long-term investment in EU economy
25/6/2014 (English) - Press: 366   Nr: 11314/14

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Background note on the EUROPEAN COUNCIL meeting -Brussels, 26 and 27 June 2014
25/6/2014 (English) 

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Fifth meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the European Union and Montenegro (Luxembourg, 24 June 2014) JOINT PRESS RELEASE
24/6/2014 (English) - Press: 364   Nr: 3605/14

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Press release - 3326th Council meeting - GENERAL AFFAIRS - Luxembourg, 24 June 2014
24/6/2014 (English) - Press: 358   Nr: 11198/14

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Invitation letter by President Herman Van Rompuy to the European Council
24/6/2014 (English) - Press: 365   Nr: PCE EUCO 134/14

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President Herman Van Rompuy congratulates Alexander Stubb on his appointment as Prime Minister of Finland
24/6/2014 (English) - Press: 363   Nr: PCE EUCO 133/14

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