Lawyers in Rotterdam+ Case Claim Proceedings Based on Judicial Examination

Lawyers in Rotterdam+ Case Claim Proceedings Based on Judicial Examination

The defense party in the Rotterdam + case filed a motion to close the proceedings tied to the findings of forensic experts confirming the validity of the formula, the absence of economic damage and losses for electricity consumers, the lawyer of the DTEK group Natalya Drygval told Interfax-Ukraine. “When determining the price, factors such as the API-2 index, the cost of transportation from the ports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp to Ukrainian ports, the cost of transporting coal from a vessel to warehouses of Ukrainian ports, the cost of transporting coal…

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Commission tells member states to adjust their economies further

Commission tells member states to adjust their economies further

The European Commission sent a number of letters to member states that are at risk of missing their fiscal targets for 2020. Brussels wants more information on how they intend to balance their public finances. Italy and Spain were among the eurozone countries that received a letter, an EU official had told EURACTIV.com on Monday evening, before they were submitted on Tuesday morning (22 October).  Belgium, France and Portugal also received a missive on Tuesday. According to EU rules, the Commission must seek additional information within the seven days after the…

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Germany offers a security zone for northern Syria

Germany offers a security zone for northern Syria

German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday (21 October) suggested the creation of a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure that the fight continues against Islamic State militia. “My suggestion is that we set up an internationally controlled security zone involving Turkey and Russia,” Kramp-Karrenbauer, also party leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, told Deutsche Welle broadcaster in an interview. The step should also stabilize the region so that civilians could rebuild and refugees could return on a voluntary basis, Kramp-Karrenbauer said. Kramp-Karrenbauer added she…

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