News Feed nº9

Interview of EU VP for Foreign Affairs : challenges in EU geopolitical and defence position  In a recent interview to the French newspaper Le Monde, Josep Borrel gave highlights of his analysis of the geopolitical situation, regarding the COVID-19 crisis. Among more international issues, he stated:  Concerning the coming American elections, Read more…

News Feed nº8

European sanctions on Belorussia and Turkey  On September 31st, the European Union agreed during a EU summit to impose sanctions to 40 of Belarusian officials, at the exception of President Lukashenko. These sanctions are announced almost 2 months after the official election result.  They also took actions forward concerning the Mediterranean Sea issues Read more…

News Feed nº7

Irini first interception of a ship suspected of violating UN Weapon embargo on Lybia  The German frigate FGS Hamburg, assisted by the Italian frigate ITS Margottini has intercepted on September 10th, 2020 the MV Royal Diamond 7 ship leaving the United Arab Emirates for Benghazi. It is the first official Read more…

News Feed nº6

The French Italian aerospace manufacturer Thales Alenia in Mars  On July 30 the American agency NASA has launched an Atlas V rocket to Mars. Its mission is to study Mars surface, taking soil samples and analyzing them lately to understand if there is life on Mars. This mission is carried Read more…

News Feed nº5

Substantial reduction in the European defence budget  In 2018 the European Union planned to increase the share of its security and defense spendings to 2,1% of its total financial budget for the period 2021 – 2027. The defense fund alone should have increased from 575 Million € to 11,5 Billion Read more…