The European Union has reduced some of the money earmarked in its 2018 budget deal for Turkey to join the 28-member politico-economic bloc in a clear sign of increasingly sour relations between the union and the Ankara government.
Foreign ministers of the three European parties to the Iran nuclear agreement emphasized the necessity for saving the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group – Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Monday expressed sympathy with the families of the victims of the strong earthquake that struck the border region of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq on Sunday evening in west of Iran.
EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said Sunday that he is making contingency plans for the "possible" failure of divorce talks with Britain, which he has given two weeks to reach preliminary agreement on key issues.
A high-ranking delegation headed by the European Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan will be in Tehran today as part of efforts to boost Tehran-EU relations in all areas.