Belarus says it has obtained “negotiations” with the European Union, which only admits “technical discussions”

Some 4,000 migrants, mostly from the Middle East, camped on November 17, 2021, on the border between Belarus and Poland, with the intention of returning to the European Union. MAXIM GUCHEK / AP The geopolitical and diplomatic soap opera continues on the border between Belarus and Poland, the gateway to the European Union (EU). Minsk … Read more

Traffic light negotiations: Working groups leave questions unanswered for the top round

BAccording to information from the German Press Agency, there are still important unanswered questions in the negotiations on a traffic light coalition. There has been progress in areas such as climate, finance, transport, and foreign and defense policy, but the papers of the working groups have brackets – this means that there is still no … Read more

At COP26, negotiations are tense on the issue of financing the consequences of climate change

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, on the second day of COP26, in Glasgow (Scotland), on November 2, 2021. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP Once again, the deep and punchy voice of Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, resonated at COP26 in Glasgow (Scotland). “Loss and damage is a denial of the reality of … Read more

French fishermen’s impatience with post-Brexit license negotiations

On board the trawler “Nicolas Jeremy”, in the North Sea, December 7, 2020. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / REUTERS France will take measures to “Replica”, even of “Retaliation” within eight days if the United Kingdom does not grant more licenses to French fishermen, declared on October 14 the French Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune. … Read more

In Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro suspends negotiations with the opposition

Press conference by the President of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodriguez (center) to discuss the arrest of businessman Alex Saab, whose portrait is displayed in the background, on October 16, in Caracas. ARIANA CUBILLOS / AP Arrested in June 2020 in Cape Verde, where his private plane was calling, Colombo-Venezuelan businessman Alex Saab, 49, was … Read more

European attempt to resume Iran nuclear negotiations

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri and European Union envoy for Iran nuclear negotiations Enrique Mora on October 14, 2021, in Tehran. – / AFP This is yet another initiative to try to break the deadlock, while the patience of the West is strained: Enrique Mora, the EU envoy in charge of the Iranian nuclear … Read more

Anne Hidalgo wants negotiations on wage increases and the issue of working time

Anne Hidalgo on France 2 on September 12, 2021. THOMAS SAMSON / AFP Anne Hidalgo wants to put the issue of working conditions and wages at the heart of her campaign. The socialist candidate said on Sunday October 10 that she was “For an increase in the minimum wage and all salaries”. “We have a … Read more

In Germany, negotiations between the Social Democrats, the Greens and the Liberals begin to form a government

Election posters south of Bonn (Germany), October 1, 2021. WOLFGANG RATTAY / REUTERS One after another, Wednesday October 6, the Greens and the liberal FDP party, the two “kingmakers” following the German election on September 26, announced to the press their intention to continue negotiations. together and with the Social Democratic Party (SPD), with a … Read more

trade negotiations between Australia and Europe interrupted

A month after the start of the submarine crisis between France and Australia, a European official announced the postponement of negotiations on a possible free trade agreement between Australia and the EU. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Long-planned negotiations on a possible free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and the European Union (EU) have been postponed, … Read more

Final negotiations in Washington to avoid government paralysis

The Capitol in Washington, September 28, 2021. DREW ANGERER / AFP It is a race against time for the American parliamentarians responsible for adopting a budget before Thursday midnight if they want to avoid the sudden drying up of the federal government’s finances, while Congress must simultaneously settle several hot topics. for Joe Biden. The … Read more