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  • Ylva Johansson will discuss in Lithuania the situation at border with Belarus

    Ylva Johansson will discuss in Lithuania the situation at border with Belarus

    Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will travel to Lithuania on Sunday, 1 August, to meet with senior government officials to discuss the situation at the external border with Belarus. They will also talk about any additional European support needed for border and migration management or diplomatic outreach, in line with the principles of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, EC announced.

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  • Biden wants 40% of US cars to be EVs by 2030

    Biden wants 40% of US cars to be EVs by 2030

    US President Joe Biden announced higher targets related to protection of environment. He revised previous ambitions and called big car makers to accept voluntarily his aim to increase the share of electric vehicles in their overall car sales to 40% by 2030, Reuters reported. The administration of the White House is expected next week to introduce new tighter rules related to the decrease of greenhouse gases by 2026.

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  • 6 Member States receive €14m for transport of essential supplies

    6 Member States receive €14m for transport of essential supplies

    The European Commission provides financial support to six Member States through the Mobility Package of the Emergency Support Instrument amounting to over €14 million, for the transport of Covid-19 vaccination-related equipment and Covid-19 therapeutics. This comes on top of the €150 million already made available for the transport of essential medical items since last year, EC announced.

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  • Italy, Spain push up the Eurozone, CPI tops ECB forecast

    Italy, Spain push up the Eurozone, CPI tops ECB forecast

    The gross domestic product of the 19 nations sharing the euro posted a robust growth in the second quarter of this year driven by rapid economic recovery in Italy and Spain which grew by 2.7% and 2.8%, outpacing the bloc's average 2.0% quarter on quarter. On annual basis the growth was 13.7 percent, Reuters reported, quoting official figures of Eurostat.

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  • Team Europe pledges €1.7bn to the Global Partnership for Education

    Team Europe pledges €1.7bn to the Global Partnership for Education

    At the Global Education Summit, held in London on Thursday, the European Union and its Member States, as Team Europe, pledged €1.7bn to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to help transform education systems for more than one billion girls and boys in up to 90 countries and territories. This represents the biggest contribution to the GPE. The EU had already announced its €700 million pledge for 2021-2027 in June.

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  • Migration pressure on Bulgaria increasing

    Migration pressure on Bulgaria increasing

    Bulgarian caretaker Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov told Parliament that migration pressure on the country is increasing. “We are indeed seeing an increased migration pressure, the kind of pressure that also existed before the caretaker government took office,” Rashkov said during a parliamentary hearing on 30 July.

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  • Moldova's president names ex-finance minister as new PM

    Moldova's president names ex-finance minister as new PM

    Moldova's President Maia Sandu said on Friday she was nominating former Finance Minister Natalia Gavrilita to become the new prime minister, Reuters reported. Gavrilita needs to be approved by parliament, where Sandu's PAS party commands a majority after the winning a snap parliamentary election in July on a platform of carrying out reforms and tackling corruption.

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