The European Council is a collective body that defines the European Union's overall political direction and priorities. It comprises the heads of state or government of the EU member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission. The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy also takes part in its meetings. Established as an informal summit in 1975, the European Council was formalised as an institution in 2009 upon the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon. Its current president is Donald Tusk, former Prime Minister of Poland.
The European Union is steadfast in its support for Ukraine, European Council president Donald Tusk said in a tweet on Tuesday after a telephone conversation with Ukraine's president-elect, Volodymyr.. Reuters - Published
According to Reuters, some EU leaders expressed support for a short Brexit extension at a meeting in Luxembourg. EU's Brexit negotiator, along with the leaders for France and Germany, favored a short..
EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, talks to the press ahead of the emergency EU Council on Wednesday. He says changes to the Political Declaration on Brexit can be made, but the Withdrawal Agreement..
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According to Reuters, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that the British government has not taken the required steps to hold votes on different Brexit options in parliament on..
According to Reuters, European Union leaders will meet on April 10 to discuss Britain’s departure from the bloc, summit chair Donald Tusk said after British lawmakers rejected a deal for a third time..