Guenther Oettinger - updates

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EU sees Brexit talks delay after vote shock

Jun 09, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Brussels had set June 19 as the start date for talks but a series of key figures said that was now in doubt after Prime Minister Theresa May s gamble to increase her majority failed

DIVORCING SOON. The British Union flag (L) and the EU (European Union) flag (R) fly from flag poles in London on March 2, 2017.  Daniel Sorabji/AFP

EU, Brazil agree to cooperate on ultra-fast 5G

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:59 PM

The agreement signed in Barcelona sets out goals on common 5G standards and research as well as timeframes for introducing the new technology

5G TEAM-UP. German EU Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Guenther Oettinger, reads a document on Human Rights in Polish 'Praw czlowieka' at the start of the weekly meeting of the European commission in Brussels, Belgium, January 12, 2016. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

EU proposes October 21 for Ukraine-Russia gas talks

Oct 09, 2014 - 10:40 PM

This date and place is of course subject to agreement by all three sides says a spokeswoman for European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger

Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal

Sep 27, 2014 - 7:45 PM

UPDATED Ukraine s top energy officials vow to keep fighting over both the gas price and Moscow s claim that Kiev owed it billions of dollars in debt

DEAL FORGED. European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger speaks to media about the talks on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine and the still outstanding payment on September 26, 2014. Photo by Bernd Von Jutrczenka/EPA

Russia, Ukraine seek to build peace momentum

Jun 11, 2014 - 10:37 AM

German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier says he saw the light at the end of the tunnel and a readiness from all sides to act to de escalate the crisis

Deal still out of reach in Russia, Ukraine gas talks

Jun 10, 2014 - 11:07 AM

All points of the deal were negotiated and discussions will resume notes EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger after 7 hours of talks

GAS TALKS. EU Commissioner for Energy, German Gunther Oettinger arrives for a trilateral energy meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 9, 2014. Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Europe squabbling over greenhouse gas targets

Jan 11, 2014 - 2:26 PM

European nations stand sharply divided over setting new 2030 targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming

EU DIVISION. A source tells AFP that EU Climate Change Commissioner Connie Hedegaad (R) and Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger (L) are at odds over the EU's reduction target for CO2 emissions. File photo by Georges Gobet/AFP