Donald Tusk

EU and Canada sign trade deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and EU officials signed in Brussels on Sunday the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to lift trade barriers and ease the flow of...

Tusk: EU leaders agree on need for better tools against cheap imports

EU leaders have made progress on ramping up the bloc's protection against unfairly cheap imports, European Council President Donald Tusk says, while adding that he remains "concerned" about a...

EU's Tusk "deeply concerned" about fate of trade deal with Canada

One of the European Union's top officials said Thursday he was very worried about the possible failure of a major trade deal with Canada, as efforts multiplied to overcome a Belgian regional...

Tusk, Zvizdic, Vucic congratulate Plenkovic

European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday congratulated Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on his appointment, saying he was confident that, with him at its helm, Croatia would be a...

NATO, EU leaders: Door for dialogue with Russia remains open

The heads of NATO, the European Council and the European Parliament said Monday they remain committed to taking a hard line against Russia but that the door for dialogue remains open.

EU's Tusk: Britain "quite likely" to trigger Brexit talks by February

Britain will "quite likely" be ready to formally trigger EU exit negotiations in January or February, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk during a visit to...

Tusk set to ask EU leaders for help to guard Bulgaria-Turkey border

European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that he will ask EU leaders next week to deploy guards and equipment to the border between Bulgaria and Turkey, as part of efforts to boost...

EU's Tusk tells Britain's May "ball is now in your court" on Brexit

"The ball is now in your court" on Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk told British Prime Minister Theresa May at a meeting in London on Thursday, the Press Association reported.

EU president to meet Merkel, May, others ahead of Brexit summit

EU President Donald Tusk has scheduled meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister Theresa May and other leaders ahead of a September...

Britain to give up six-month EU presidency in 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has told EU President Donald Tusk that Britain wants to give up its six-month presidency of the European Council scheduled for next year, her office said on Wednesday....

EU says it fully stands behind the Turkish government

Following a coup attempt in Turkey, European Union member states on Saturday said they were fully behind the "democratically elected government" of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and called for a...

EU delegation in China for summit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for a two-day EU-China summit expected to focus on the economy.

EU leaders exclude Cameron, attempt to show united front post-Brexit

Britain was excluded from European Union summit talks for the first time in more than 40 years on Wednesday as the bloc's other 27 members discussed how to react to London's shock decision to exit...

EU powers consult on British exit amid pushback on quick divorce

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was hosting EU President Donald Tusk and the leaders of France and Italy on Monday for emergency Brexit talks, amid divisions on whether to pressure Britain into a...

EU powers to discuss British divorce proceedings ahead of summit

European Union heavyweights Germany, France and Italy were due to hold crisis talks with EU President Donald Tusk in Paris and Berlin on Monday to discuss Britain's exit from the bloc, ahead of a...