Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Austria to 'protect' borders after German migrant deal

Austria to 'protect' borders
Austria's government has warned it could "take measures to protect" its borders after Germany planned restrictions on the entry of migrants as part of a deal to avert a political crisis in Berlin.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Austrian chancellor pledges to reduce tensions during its EU Presidency

tensions during its EU Presidency
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Saturday said that Austria wants to be "bridge builder" in order to reduce the "tensions" in the European Union during its rotating EU Presidency starting from July 1.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Austria to expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams, shuts 7 mosques

Austria could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families as part of a crackdown on "political Islam", the country’s Interior Minister has said.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Austria protest as far right Freedom Party tastes power

far right Freedom Party tastes power
Thousands of protesters rallied in central Vienna against Austria's new coalition government of conservatives and far right, during its swearing-in.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Austria’s Freedom Party, fresh to government, vows to fight anti-Russian sanctions

The Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO)
The Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) will work to rescind anti-Russian sanctions as part of the new government, its leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said. He added that ending the sanctions would benefit the whole of Europe.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Austria to protect its interests if US applies anti-Russian sanctions to EU

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Austria is ready to safeguard national interests in case the United States applies anti-Russian sanctions to European companies and intends to coordinate its action with the European Commission, the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs told TASS on Monday.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Austria concerned about US attempts to achieve own economic ambitions via Russia sanctions

official spokesperson of the Austrian Chancellor
Sanctions planned by the United States against Russia may affect operations of European companies in the energy infrastructure sphere and therefore extraterritorial application of such US laws is unacceptable, official spokesperson of the Austrian Chancellor Juergen Schwarz told TASS on Tuesday.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Austria Bars Turkish Economy Minister over Rally Plans

Austria said Monday it had barred Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country to attend a rally marking the anniversary of last year’s failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Italian Foreign Ministry summons Austrian ambassador over border controls

The Italian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Austrian ambassador over Vienna's decision to re-introduce border controls. The move comes as Austria announced it was ready to deploy troops and armored vehicles to the Italian border over the growing migrant inflow.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Turkey is vetoing Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries, the BBC understands.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Vienna calls for end to Turkey's EU membership negotiations after referendum

The Austrian government on Monday called on the European Union to end negotiations with Turkey on its possible accession to the bloc in light of a referendum result on constitutional reform that would afford greater powers to the president of that country.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Political' Turkish concert scrapped in Austria

The venue for a Turkish music concert in Austria cancelled the event on Thursday over its apparent "political" nature, amid an escalating row between Turkey and the EU.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Austria Calls for EU-wide Ban on Turkish Campaign Events

Turkish politicians should be banned from political campaigning across the European Union, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said Sunday.

Vienne propose à Bruxelles d'envoyer les réfugiés en Géorgie

Le chef de la diplomatie autrichienne a proposé d'implanter des centres d'accueil des réfugiés en dehors de l'UE, par exemple en Géorgie ou dans les Balkans occidentaux.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Majority of Germans against EU-Turkey refugee deal

Most Germans think the European Union should scrap a landmark migration deal with Turkey and scupper negotiations on its accession to the bloc, according to a poll published on Sunday.

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