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Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

November 19, 2017 11:05 am
Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (AFP photo) The European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, has lambasted authorities in Spain’s Catalonia region for launching an independence drive, saying it deeply concerns the European Union. Juncker told Spanish newspaper El Pais on Sunday that the EU, Spain and Catalonia, a prosperous region northeast of Spain, […]

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European Union must work to cut reliance on US military support: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

August 21, 2017 10:28 am
European Union must work to cut reliance on US military support: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (Photo by AFP) European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Union cannot turn to the United States forever when it comes to its defense issues, urging the 28-nation bloc to cut its reliance on Washington’s military support. “It becomes clear that we cannot rely […]

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European Union will take retaliatory measures to anti-Russia sanctions: President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker

August 3, 2017 10:30 pm
European Union will take retaliatory measures to anti-Russia sanctions: President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a press conference after a Ukraine-EU summit in Kiev on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the EU will take retaliatory measures “within days” if the newly-signed US sanctions against Russia target businesses […]

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President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker calls ‘corruption’ main problem in Ukraine

July 13, 2017 10:30 pm
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker calls ‘corruption’ main problem in Ukraine

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (R), and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (L) are seen during a joint press conference after a Ukraine-EU summit in Kiev on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has cited “corruption” as the main factor hampering the European Union’s efforts […]

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European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker calls EU’s empty parliament ‘ridiculous’

July 4, 2017 10:30 pm
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker calls EU’s empty parliament ‘ridiculous’

This file photo taken on May 17, 2017 shows EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker walking through the Chamber before a debate on the conclusions of the last European Council, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo by AFP) European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker launched a blistering attack Tuesday […]

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European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker rejects suggestion of renegotiation of Paris climate deal by US President Donald Trump

June 14, 2017 1:23 am
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker rejects suggestion of renegotiation of Paris climate deal by US President Donald Trump

European Union commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech during meeting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on June 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday rejected US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the Paris climate pact could be renegotiated. Trump’s decision two […]

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns US President Donald Trump over Brexit support

March 30, 2017 2:20 pm
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker  warns US President Donald Trump over Brexit support

The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech during the European People’s Party (EPP) annual conference in Malta, March 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned US President Donald Trump to stop supporting Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Speaking at […]

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns US President Donald Trump may trigger trade war

March 20, 2017 5:30 pm
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns US President Donald Trump may trigger trade war

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a debate on the conclusions of the European Council at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on March 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that EU relations with the United States are at historic lows because […]

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Trade war likely between EU, US: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

March 19, 2017 4:30 pm
Trade war likely between EU, US: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker (photo by AFP) European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned of a trade war between the European Union (EU) and the United States. In an interview with the German Bild am Sonntag newspaper on Saturday, Juncker added, however, that such a conflict would be in neither side’s […]

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UK faces ‘very hefty’ Brexit bill, warns the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

February 21, 2017 10:30 pm
UK faces ‘very hefty’ Brexit bill, warns the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses a press conference at the European Commission in Brussels on February 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that the United Kingdom will have to pay a “very hefty” bill to leave the 28-member bloc. Speaking to the Belgian […]

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Britain’s Brexit bill to be ‘very hefty’, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

10:30 pm
Britain’s Brexit bill to be ‘very hefty’, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS Britain will have to pay a “very hefty” bill to leave the European Union and negotiating a new relationship with the bloc will take years, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned Tuesday. Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to trigger […]

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Europe must not bow to US threat over reduced support for NATO: Jean-Claude Juncker

February 17, 2017 12:30 pm
Europe must not bow to US threat over reduced support for NATO: Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a debate on the priorities of the incoming Malta Presidency of the EU for the next six months at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on January 18, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says Europe must not give in to threats […]

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he won’t seek second term in 2019

February 11, 2017 10:30 pm
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he won’t seek second term in 2019

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a press conference after a meeting with France’s Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Unseen) at the European Commission in Brussels on February 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Union’s powerful executive Commission, said Saturday he would […]

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Jean-Claude Juncker advises against more EU exit votes

November 29, 2016 8:00 pm
Jean-Claude Juncker advises against more EU exit votes

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister and EU Council President after the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), on October 30, 2016 at the European Union headquarters in Brussels. (Photo by AFP) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has […]

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns about risks Donald Trump can pose to Europe-US relations

November 11, 2016 10:54 pm
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns about risks Donald Trump can pose to Europe-US relations

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech on the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 2016 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the election of Donald Trump as the next US president imperils the US-EU relations, accusing him of ignorance […]

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