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30/09/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the arrest in international waters and detention of a Lithuanian vessel by authorities of the Russian Federation pdf - 470 KB [470 KB]

We are concerned by the forced apprehension of the Lithuanian fishing vessel "Jūros Vilkas" by Russian border guards in high seas waters of the Barents Sea on 18 September, the subsequent detention of the vessel and its crew, as well as its forceful towing to Russian territory.

29/09/14 - "Regional integration and global developments – a view from the European Union"

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission World Economic Forum Istanbul, 29 September 2014 Dear Prime Minister, Mr Ahmet Davutoğlu, Dear President, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to get this opportunity to address you all and to give you...

29/09/14 - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Moldova join COSME, the EU’s financing programme for small and medium-sized enterprises

European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 Today, Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship Ferdinando Nelli Feroci signed two Agreements with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Moldova formalising the entry of both countries in the EU's Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Programme (COSME) (2014-2020).