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President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen speaking at the EU-China video summit in April 2022. Source: AP/Olivier Matthys
Geopolitics newsletter | May 27 – Jun 4

RADAR SWEEP Geopolitics Newsletter May 27 – Jun 4, 2024 French Company Metex extends takeover…

China expands visa free entry for Europeans

China’s resolution permitting visa-free entry to six additional European countries—Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg and…

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European Council to meet over Ukraine EU admission

The European Council meets in Brussels today, as negotiations about Ukraine’s admission into the EU…

NATO foreign ministers to meet in Brussels
NATO foreign ministers to meet in Brussels

NATO foreign ministers will meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels today. During the two-day summit,…

NATO Foreign Ministers
NATO Foreign Ministers to meet in Romania

Foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance will meet in the Romanian…

NATO begins nuclear deterrence exercise

Steadfast Noon, a NATO nuclear deterrence military exercise, begins today. Fourteen member states and up…

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to meet Hungarian President Viktor Orban in Berlin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will today meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The meeting…

Latvia to begin denying entry to Russian citizens

Latvia will today implement new measures restricting entry for Russian citizens.  Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars…

Africa Climate Week
Africa Climate Week 2022 begins in Gabon

Following Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week held last month in the Dominican Republic,…

Hungary’s Moscow gas plea
Hungary’s Moscow gas plea: the ties and the (financial) bind

WHAT’S HAPPENING? On July 21, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijarto visited Moscow to request additional…