Posts tagged as Unity

Looking for Baltic unity on VE Day

Friday, May 8, 2020

Unity among the Baltic states is not always a given, but this week the three prime ministers have agreed that they trust each other’s healthcare systems and  will allow   Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians to travel freely within the Baltics as of May 15. Latvia’s president  suggested   that  Poland   and Finland could, too, soon join this European “zone” of free movement which would be a step back to…

Macron and Merkel try to showcase EU unity as Brexit looms

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. The leaders on Wednesday will first visit Airbus headquarters, as a symbol of European industrial cooperation, before holding bilateral talks and a French-German Cabinet meeting in the city of Toulouse. Macron and Merkel will discuss Brexit as EU and British officials…

UK Brexit plans stir talk of Irish unity among activists

Friday, October 4, 2019

Irish republicans are expressing renewed hopes of reunifying their island in the wake of the U.K.’s recent Brexit proposals, seeing that as a solution to the problems that Britain’s departure from the European Union is bringing. What to do about the border between the Republic of Ireland and the U.K.’s Northern Ireland has been the biggest stumbling block in Britain’s attempts to negotiate a departure deal with the EU. The…

Unity and prosperity of the EU is in the United States’ interest – Karins

Monday, July 15, 2019

The European Union is not a competitor to the United States, and the prosperity and unity of the EU helps the United States, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said at an Atlantic Council event in Washington, according to the Atlantic Council’s website. Karins said he was in Washington specifically to attract interest in the Latvian economy. “I want stronger Latvian-U.S. relationships through increased trade,” he said. “I am looking…

New Unity is unified and energetic – Rinkevics

Monday, June 18, 2018

Unity has had many achievements in the past, but recently it had became argumentative, arrogant and tired, however, after the formation of the New Unity political union, the party has rallied together and is unified and energetic, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said during a meeting of political union members today. The politician emphasized that New Unity continues its rational and pragmatic course, which represents European values. He said that the…