If the Pelosis of this world don’t chill asap, a war between China and the US could make Ukraine look like peekaboo

So, Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, had planned her summer break in the Indo-Pacific by stopping by traditional American friends and bases in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea. The US press release hadn’t mentioned any other stops, which really made sense as those are the countries in the region that watch “Friends” […]

President Metsola: “An opportunity to transform Ukraine”

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. European Parliament President Roberta Metsola addressed Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada as part of the country’s Statehood Day celebrations. Dear President Zelenskyy, Dear President Nauseda, Dear Speaker Stefanchuk, Dear Members of Verkhovna Rada, Thank you for having me with you here today. It is a privilege, […]

EU-Wide Survey: In face of Ukraine war, Citizens close ranks in support of EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Russia’s war against Ukraine has strengthened public support for the EU, the EP Spring Eurobarometer survey published today finds. Almost two thirds (65%) of Europeans see EU membership as a good thing. This is the highest result since 2007, when it was at 58%. […]

Suspension of EU import duties on Ukrainian exports set for fast-track approval

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The International Trade Committee gave their green light on Monday for a one-year suspension of all EU import duties on Ukrainian exports to support the country’s economy. MEPs in the International Trade Committee approved a proposal of the temporary trade liberalisation of Ukrainian products, […]

EU Budget 2023: “significant funding” needed to address the consequences of Ukraine war

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The priorities for 2023’s EU budget, according to MEPs, should be the economic recovery, health, youth and climate action, and dealing with the impact of the invasion of Ukraine. The resolution adopted by Parliament on Tuesday calls for a “future-oriented budget that matches the […]

MEPs held a minute of silence in memory of victims of war in Ukraine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. President Metsola updated the house on her visit to Ukraine and appealed for more logistical, humanitarian and military support, at the opening of the session. Updating MEPs on her visit to Ukraine and her meeting with the Verkhovna Rada and President Zelenskyy, President Metsola […]

An Unstable World Calls for Stronger China-EU Cooperation

This article was published first at The European Sting and was written by Mr. Wang Hongjian, the Chargé d’Affaires ad Interim of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union. The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. The 23rd China-EU Summit will be held tomorrow. Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

The humanitarian impact of the crisis in Ukraine will be long-lasting

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrej Kirn, Head, International Organizations and Humanitarian Agenda, World Economic Forum & Lisa Ossenbrink, Writer, World Economic Forum The escalating conflict in Ukraine will lead to immense civilian casualties, soaring humanitarian needs, and likely one of the biggest […]

The decision of Russia’s President is a serious violation of international law

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Leading MEPs strongly condemn the recognition of the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine as independent entities. The Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs David Mcallister (EPP, DE), the Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee […]