Van runs over crowd in London
A lorry ran over the crowd of people in London, killing at least one and hurting at least ten people; three of them are heavily wounded. The driver was arrested. Reuters reported that with reference to witnesses and social media.
Germany criticizes U.S. for unilateral Russia sanctions — media
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is concerned that proposed new U.S. sanctions against Russia could lead to European companies being fined, a government spokesman said on Friday, and the economy minister warned of possible counter-measures, according to Reuters.
Former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl has died
Former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl died on Friday, June 16, at the age of 87. This was reported by Bild.
Six dead after huge fire rips through London tower block — BBC
At least six people are dead after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block, and police expect that number to rise, according to the BBC.
Dutch government signs ratification law for EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
The Dutch Justice Ministry signed the law on ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Minister for Foreign Affairs posted that on Twitter.
EU dissatisfied with slow reforms of intellectual property sphere in Ukraine
The European Union is dissatisfied with the slow progress of Ukraine in the legislative reform in the sphere of the intellectual property. The press service of the EU in Ukraine reports that this issue was raised at the meeting of EU and Ukraine representatives.
President had a meeting with the President of Slovakia
In the course of the working trip to Zakarpattia region, President Petro Poroshenko met with President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska.
Germany to resume border control for duration of G20 summit
Germany resumes the border control for the duration of G20 summit. The General Council of Ukraine in Hamburg reported this at Facebook.
Police task force operation near Notre Dame de Paris
A man armed with a hammer attempted to attacked a police officer near Notre Dame de Paris cathedral. The police opened fire in return, wounding and stopping the assailant, CBS reports. As of 7 p.m. Kyiv time, there’s no information on the attacker's conditions.
EU's Council agrees its stance on trade measures for Ukraine
EU ambassadors on June 6, 2017, reached agreement on the stance of the Council of the European Union on temporary autonomous trade measures in favor of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Dutch Senate supports ratification of Ukraine-EU deal
The Senate of the Netherlands has supported the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Dutch Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association
The Dutch senate has approved ratification of the EU-Ukraine free trade and association agreement on Tuesday, 30 May, bringing to a close a political saga that started over a year ago when Dutch voters rejected the deal in a referendum. EU Observier reported that.