European Council President
22 Nov 2019
Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk was elected the new president of the European People's Party, the largest bloc within the EU Parliament. Tusk vowed to fight "populists, manipulators and autocrats."
29 Oct 2019
PM Boris Johnson wrote a letter last week asking for a delay after British lawmakers forced his hand. EU member states agree to grant Britain a three-month flexible delay, European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted.
19 Oct 2019
The European Council president has told Turkey not to use refugees to "blackmail" the EU with regards to Syria. Meanwhile, NATO's Jens Stoltenberg was more cautious when meeting the Turkish foreign minister.
13 Jul 2019
European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomination.