Delegation to Australia
Earlier this month the Former Prime Minister of Luxemburg, Jean-Claude Juncker, was elected as the President of the European Commission. Does that matter to Australia? Yes it does because the EU is our third largest trading partner and around 35% of the Reserves Banks international reserves are held in euro.
28/07/2014 - EU Delegation in Australia newsletter 390
Roger Camilleri bids the Delegation goodbye
date of issue 24 July 2014
Commissioner De Gucht met with Australian Minister for Trade, Hon Andrew Robb MP, and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman, and participated in G20 Trade Ministers' meeting in Sydney.
Joint statement by the President of European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine
We are shocked by the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and the tragic loss of so many lives. Citizens from many nationalities including from the European Union have been killed. On behalf of the European Union, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to the Prime Ministers of the Netherlands, Malaysia, to the governments of all other affected nations, and to the families of the victims.
'It is with great sorrow that I would like to extend my deepest condolences and those of the European Union to the families and friends of the Australians and all the others who perished in the tragic air crash in Ukraine.' said Ambassador Sem Fabrizi.
26/07/14 - Joint Statement by Special Envoys for Libya [534 KB]
- 25/07/14 - Ukraine: European Commission adopts legislative proposals on restrictive measures
- 25/07/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the election of the new President of Iraq [465 KB]
- 25/07/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the execution of Mr Joseph Wood [467 KB]
- 25/07/14 - Statement on the need for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip [580 KB]