Werner Faymann

Type: Person
Name: Werner Faymann
Title: Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Organization: Government of Austria
Date of Birth: 04/05/1960
Place of Birth: Vienna
Nationality: Austria
Fact Sheet: Biography for Werner Faymann
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

EU Countries Defend Budgets Amid Dispute Over Deficit Rules

Brrussels (Alliance News) - Italy, France and Austria defended themselves Thursday after their 2015 budget plans came under EU scrutiny, with a new dispute over the bloc's fiscal rules expected to come up at a summit of the EU's leaders in Brussels.The ... [Published London South East - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

EU summit on climate, energy package on Thursday

VIENNA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The EU heads of state and government are due to meet on Thursday afternoon in Brussels to decide on a climate and energy package.Austria will be represented by Chancellor Werner Faymann.According to the Austrian national ORF television ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

EU executive queries Austria over lack of consolidation in 2015 budget

The European Commission has sent a letter to Austria asking it to justify no structural budget consolidation in its 2015 budget draft even though European Union budget rules require a cut in the structural deficit of a minimum of 0.5 percent of GDP. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

EU can't let austerity override investment - Austria's Faymann

The European Union cannot afford to let fiscal belt-tightening halt investment needed to spur slowing economies, Austria's leader said on Tuesday, setting up a clash with Brussels over Austria's 2015 budget deficit target. Chancellor Werner Faymann told ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

The leaders of Russia and Austria began dialogues in Milan

Russian President centuries Putin and Federal Chancellor of Austria Werner Faymann has initiated conversations in Milan.it is expected that the sides will exchange views on topical issues of bilateral trade and economic cooperation, as well as among them ... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

In Milan the meeting began centuries Putin with Petro Poroshenko

The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hold a bilateral meeting in Milan. Poroshenko after a conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waited till the end of Putin's meeting with Austrian ... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine’s Poroshenko Shows Little Optimism After Milan Crisis Talks With Putin

MILAN, October 17 (RIA Novosti) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday he was not very optimistic about the peace process in eastern Ukraine following his breakfast meeting with the Russian leader.“Unfortunately, I am not very optimistic,” ... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ukrainian president says "not very optimistic" about crisis

MILAN, Oct 17 ( ) - Ukrainian President PetroPoroshenko told Austria's chancellor on Friday he was nothopeful about the Ukraine crisis following talks earlier in theday with Russian and European leaders."Unfortunately, I am not very optimistic," Poroshenko ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Austria well-placed to mediate in Russia-Ukraine conflict: chancellor

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said Thursday that his country is well-placed to act as a mediator in the Russia-Ukraine crisis."Austria is recognized as a neutral country, we are listened to. We must use this to work toward a peaceful resolution," ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Austrian structural deficit-GDP rate to increase under new calculation model

Austrian structural deficit-GDP rate to increase under new calculation modelContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.VIENNA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Austrian government on Wednesday formally notified the European Commission (EU) of its budget plans for 2015, with ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

EU Approves Construction of Nuclear Power Plant in UK

MOSCOW, October 8 (RIA Novosti) - The European Commission has approved the construction of a nuclear power plant in Somerset, UK, the first nuclear plant to be built in the European Union in almost 20 years, the European Commission said in a press release, ... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

EC to decide on EDF's £16bn Hinkley Point nuclear plant project today

The European Commission is to decide today whether controversial plans to build a government-backed nuclear power plant in Somerset will go ahead.Proposals for the £16bn Hinkley Point plant, which will be built by French energy giant EDF, are being examined ... [Published City A.M. - Oct 08 2014]

Quotes

"we won't be the exemplary pupil that always tries to do something they are not convinced of, but will do what decent pupils do, defend their point of view" Faymann said as he arrived for the Brussels summit, where economic issues are due to be addressed Friday
"this is a discussion process in which you defend your point of view. i have the feeling that our finance minister will do that well, me too if it's necessary. it looks as if we'll have a bit of a discussion" Faymann told reporters

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EU Countries Defend Budgets Amid Dispute Over D... [Published London South East - 5 hours ago]
EU executive queries Austria over lack of conso... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 14 hours ago]
EU executive queries Austria over lack of conso... [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
EU summit on climate, energy package on Thursday [Published Kuwait News Agency - 20 hours ago]
Working meeting in Paris and Syria Conference i... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
EU can't let austerity override investment - Au... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 21 2014]
EU can't let austerity override investment -Aus... [Published Sharenet - Oct 21 2014]
Putin Parties All Night in Italy [Published Mashable - Oct 17 2014]
In Milan the meeting began centuries Putin with... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 17 2014]
The leaders of Russia and Austria began dialogu... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 17 2014]
Russia and Ukraine Fail to Make Progress in Tes... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 17 2014]
Petro Poroshenko and Werner Faymann agreed on c... [Published President of Ukraine - Oct 17 2014]
Russia and Ukraine fail to make progress in tes... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 17 2014]
Austria will help Ukraine ensure peace [Published Ukrinform - Oct 17 2014]
UPDATE 3-Russia and Ukraine fail to make progre... [Published CNBC - Oct 17 2014]
Ukraine’s Poroshenko Shows Little Optimism Afte... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 17 2014]
Ukrainian president says "not very optimistic" ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 17 2014]
European and Asian leaders lining up to meet Pu... [Published Pravda - Oct 17 2014]
Austria well-placed to mediate in Russia-Ukrain... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 17 2014]
Putin to meet Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande over... [Published Itar Tass - Oct 17 2014]
Putin arrives in Milan to take part in ASEM summit [Published Itar Tass - Oct 16 2014]
UK nuclear and renewables problems point to lon... [Published HazardEx - Oct 15 2014]
XINHUA - Austrian structural deficit-GDP rate t... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 15 2014]
The head 50 countries and governments will gath... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 15 2014]
Austrian structural deficit-GDP rate to increas... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 15 2014]
Merkel has planned conversations with Putin in ... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 15 2014]
Putin to Meet Colleagues From Germany, Italy, A... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 15 2014]
Putin to talk with Italian, German, Austrian, B... [Published Interfax.com - Oct 15 2014]
BayernLB to File Constitutional Complaint Over ... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 15 2014]
Austria threatens legal action over EU approval... [Published Scottish Energy News - Oct 14 2014]
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Russia and Ukraine Fail to Make Progress in Tes... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 17 2014]
By Andreas Rinke and Alexei Anishchuk MILAN (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and European governments failed to make any progress towards solving the crisis in Ukraine on Friday in talks that the Kremlin said were “full of misunderstandings and disagreements.” ...
EU approves Hinkley Point nuclear power station... [Published Energy and energy security - Oct 10 2014]
The European commission on Wednesday gave Britain the green light for a huge government subsidy that will open the way for the first atomic power stations to be built for nearly 20 years. The ruling was welcomed by ministers and the nuclear industry ...
Faymann Sheds Austrian Reluctance to Confront R... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Sep 02 2014]
Faymann Sheds Austrian Reluctance to Confront Russia Bloomberg Austria is ready to suffer the economic consequences of imposing more sanctions on Russia if that's what it takes to de-escalate the conflict in Ukraine, Chancellor Werner Faymann said. ...
Cameron Facing Humiliation as EU leaders back J... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 21 2014]
David Cameron’s over-confidence in his own powers of persuasion appear to have made veteran Brussels insider Jean-Claude Juncker the near-certain choice as next president of the European Commission. EU leaders whom Cameron thought he could persuade ...
Wealthy Austrians Are Demanding To Be Taxed MORE [Published Clusterstock - Jun 10 2014]
Wealthy Austrians have gotten together to demand their government tax them more. In a cover story in the Austrian weekly magazine Profil , a dozen or so bankers, CEOs, real estate moguls and inheritors say they have a civic duty to give back to ...
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