European Commission intensifies “no-deal” customs preparedness outreach to EU businesses

European Commission intensifies “no-deal” customs preparedness outreach to EU businesses

Brussels, 18 February 2019 The European Commission has today stepped up its “no-deal” outreach to EU businesses in the area of customs and indirect taxation such as VAT, given the risk that the United Kingdom may leave the EU on 30 March this year without a deal (a “no-deal” scenario). ...

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Tánaiste attends meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Tánaiste attends meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., is in Brussels today to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss Ukraine, Syria, the Horn of Africa and Venezuela. Speaking before the meeting the Tánaiste stated: “My EU colleagues and I will discuss ...

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Meeting between the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

Meeting between the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry met today to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Following the meeting the Tánaiste said: “I was glad to have the opportunity to welcome ...

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All Island Civic Dialogue: 5th Plenary

All Island Civic Dialogue: 5th Plenary

Today, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. joins An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., in co-hosting the fifth plenary session of the All Island Civic Dialogue in Dublin Castle. The event builds on the previous plenary sessions, as well as over twenty sectoral dialogues that ...

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All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit: Fifth Plenary Session Dublin Castle, Friday 15th February 2019

All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit: Fifth Plenary Session Dublin Castle, Friday 15th February 2019

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., and An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., will host the fifth plenary session of the All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit in the Printworks Conference Centre at Dublin Castle on the 15th of February 2019. The All-Island Civic Dialogue is organised ...

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