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EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator
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EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator

NDO/VNA - The European Union (EU) wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible, the EU’s chief negotiator Mauro Petriccione has said.

EU Brexit negotiator warns of risk to financial stability
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EU Brexit negotiator warns of risk to financial stability

Yahoo News The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Saturday the bloc must be aware of the risk to financial stability during what are expected to be very tough talks with Britain.

EU top negotiator wants 'special' Brexit deal with UK finance sector: report
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EU top negotiator wants 'special' Brexit deal with UK finance sector: report

Yahoo News The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has told colleagues that they need to strike a "special" deal with Britain's finance sector in order to keep credit flowing to the continent,

Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt running for EU parliament head
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Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt running for EU parliament head

Yahoo News The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt announced Friday his candidacy to lead the assembly, vowing to be a "bridge builder" during turbulent times. The former

EU Parliament's Brexit negotiator warns against return to violence in Northern Ireland
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EU Parliament's Brexit negotiator warns against return to violence in Northern Ireland

"The worst thing that can happen is that we return to violence because of this," Guy Verhofstadt told a news conference in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The former Belgian prime minister

Brexit deal needed by October 2018, says EU negotiator
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Brexit deal needed by October 2018, says EU negotiator

Britain must broker its deal to leave the EU by October 2018, the bloc's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday, warning that time for talks was running out. Frenchman Barnier added

UK citizens could pay to retain EU perks, says top negotiator
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UK citizens could pay to retain EU perks, says top negotiator

Britons wanting to retain benefits of European Union membership after the country leaves could pay Brussels for individual citizenship, European Parliament's lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt

Brexit talks have 'intense' 15-month window: EU negotiator
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Brexit talks have 'intense' 15-month window: EU negotiator

The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator warned his British counterpart on Tuesday there is an "intense" window of just 15 months to complete talks for the country's exit from the EU. Guy

Syrian opposition negotiator quits after peace talks' failure
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Syrian opposition negotiator quits after peace talks' failure


The chief peace negotiator of Syria's mainstream opposition said on Sunday he was resigning over the failure of the U.N.- backed Geneva peace talks to bring a political settlement and to ease

New North Korean foreign minister was its disarmament negotiator
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New North Korean foreign minister was its disarmament negotiator


North Korea, diplomatically isolated and squeezed by U.N. sanctions, has appointed as foreign minister its negotiator at failed international talks aimed at getting it to disarm, according to a