The Fit for 55 package is seen as an important instrument to combat global warming, with proponents even calling it the “biggest climate protection law ever”. Now the European Parliament has given the green light for the central legislation of the package.
Europe in brief: Russia blocks grain exports, 17 billion euros in Russian assets frozen in EU, Ursula von der Leyen visits BiH and the EU agrees to abolish the sale of vehicles with combustion engines by 2035
The EU asked Russia to “reverse its decision” to block grain exports via the Black Sea. EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced that 17 billion euros of Russian assets are frozen in the EU. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reiterated during a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) that the country’s future lies in the EU, and the bloc has agreed to abolish the sale of vehicles with combustion engine by 2035.