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EU agrees to consider ways to support formal Libya truce

20 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to look at ways to support a formal ceasefire in Libya if warring sides can move beyond a tentative truce, including a monitoring mission and reviving a naval operation to uphold a U.N. arms embargo. | Video

Seeking peace in Libya and Iran, EU haunted by past diplomatic inaction

16 Jan 2020

CAIRO/BRUSSELS - After war broke out again in Libya early last year, a special team of EU diplomats in Tripoli was forced back to neighbouring Tunisia to do what they had been doing for several years: wait.

Fearing nuclear proliferation, Europe scrambles to calm Iran tensions

10 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS EU foreign ministers backed away on Friday from any immediate response to Iran's decision to intensify its enrichment of uranium, instead repeating their call for Tehran to respect the limits of a 2015 nuclear arms control accord.

EU pushes Libya's PM Serraj for ceasefire, warns on Turkey deal

08 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS European leaders warned Libya's internationally recognized prime minister on Wednesday against allowing Turkish troops on Libyan soil or agreeing to a natural gas deal with Turkey to avoid worsening the latest turmoil in the country.

EU pushes Libya's PM Serraj for ceasefire, warns on Turkey deal

08 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS European leaders warned Libya's internationally recognised prime minister on Wednesday against allowing Turkish troops on Libyan soil or agreeing to a natural gas deal with Turkey to avoid worsening the latest turmoil in the country.

European powers condemn Turkish plans to send troops to Libya

07 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy condemned on Tuesday Turkey's plans to send military experts and trainers to Libya, saying foreign interference there was exacerbating instability.

Germany urges Europe to respond to Iran's nuclear violations

07 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS Germany's foreign minister called on Tuesday for European powers to forge a joint response to Iran's decision to scrap limits imposed on its nuclear enrichment under an arms control accord, but stopped short of calling for renewed U.N. sanctions.

Germany urges Europe to respond to Iran's nuclear violations

07 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS Germany's foreign minister called on Tuesday for European powers to forge a joint response to Iran's decision to scrap limits imposed on its nuclear enrichment under an arms control accord, but stopped short of calling for renewed U.N. sanctions.

UPDATE 2-Germany urges Europe to respond to Iran's nuclear violations

07 Jan 2020

* Britain, France, Germany meet in Brussels to prepare position

Between U.S. and Iran, EU powers try mediation and pressure to ease crisis

07 Jan 2020

LONDON/PARIS/BRUSSELS Germany, Britain and France are scrambling to keep talks with Iran over its 2015 nuclear agreement alive despite Tehran having all but torn up the deal after the United States killed its top military commander.

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