Europe in brief: Michel proposes Ukraine reconstruction plans, Franco-German leaders revive their friendship, EU-Iran row over condemnation of Revolutionary Guard

Europe in brief: Michel proposes Ukraine reconstruction plans, Franco-German leaders revive their friendship, EU-Iran row over condemnation of Revolutionary Guard

The President of the European Council Charles Michel proposes to use money from frozen Russian assets for Ukraine’s reconstruction. Iran’s Intelligence Ministry warns the EU in response to the European Parliament’s condemnation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz regenerate the countries’ political friendship.

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s unity and sovereignty are crucial to regional stability

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s unity and sovereignty are crucial to regional stability

Ahead of the elections on October 2, Bosnia and Herzegovina faces internal problems, but its parties agree on at least one strategic issue: They see the future of the country in the EU. However, they remain divided on how the country should be shaped on its path to the EU. Due to the country’s internal instability, but also the strong influence of Russia on the Serbian entity, the elections play an important role for regional and even European stability.

Europe in brief: Nord Stream leaks, EU warns, Moscow denies suspicions

Europe in brief: Nord Stream leaks, EU warns, Moscow denies suspicions

EU warns concerning the Nord Stream leaks, Moscow denies suspicions. – Belgium and 14 other EU countries push for a proposal for a general gas price cap. What else was important this week: More than 77 percent of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) citizens want membership in the EU.

Europe in brief: Belgium’s Prime Minister has underlined the seriousness of the escalation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine – the EU has decided to react with further sanctions against Russia

Europe in brief: Belgium’s Prime Minister has underlined the seriousness of the escalation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine – the EU has decided to react with further sanctions against Russia

Belgium’s Prime Minister has stressed the seriousness of the escalation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Brussels in favor of Slovenia’s candidacy for the UN Security Council. Moreover this week: European Commissioner sees lack of progress in solving Slovakia’s Roma issue. Bulgarian News Agency BTA becomes seat of the Association of Balkan News Agencies. German data retention overturned after ECJ ruling.