Locked content Tusk to Pence: let’s not pretend that everything is as it used t...

US Vice President Mike Pence, met with the European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels and pledged the US commitment to the EU. “Whatever our differences, our two continents share the same heritage, the same values and above all the same purpose, to promote peace and prosperity through freedo...

Locked content Tusk: I’m ready to serve my second term

European Council President Donald Tusk told EU leaders on Friday that he was ready to serve his second term after his current mandate expires at the end of May. “After talking to many leaders who expressed their support, I informed that I am ready to continue my work. But that will depend on the dec...

Tusk: Polish government weakens Poland’s reputation

European Council President Donald Tusk said in an interview with Onet.pl that “the fussiness” of Polish government when it comes to appointing Tusk for the second term is “damaging to Poland’s reputation and might question the country’s dignity.”

Locked content Tusk: CETA free trade deal could be last for EU

The CETA free trade deal with Canada could be the last for the EU, the bloc’s President Donald Tusk said. Trade will be a major issue at the two-day EU summit in Brussels. “CETA could be our last free trade agreement, if we are not able to convince people that we negotiate to protect theirR...

Locked content Tusk: Brexit procedures to start in early 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk said that British PM Theresa May had told him that the procedures necessary to initiate Brexit should begin in January or February next year. “She declared that it was almost impossible to trigger article 50 this year but it’s quite likely that they will be rea...

Tusk: We need a strong, stable and united Europe

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said after a meeting with Prime Minister Beata Szydło in Warsaw ahead of an informal EU summit in Bratislava later this month that he persuaded the Prime Minister that Europe is something worth caring about, not attacking or questioning. “We need E...

Locked content Tusk: Britain should start Brexit talks as soon as possible

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday during his visit to London, where he met UK Prime Minister Theresa May, that Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible. “Our goal (is) to establish closest possible EU-UK relations. The ball is in the UK&#...