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Today's Eurobeat is packed with news on EU growth, Ukraine aid, elections, and more. So buckle up and let's dive in! 🚀

Here are today's top stories:

📈 Falling Energy Prices Boost EU's Growth Outlook

The European Commission has forecasted an increase in GDP growth for the EU, thanks to falling energy prices. The new predictions show a growth of 1.0% in 2023 and 1.7% in 2024, up from the previous forecast of 0.8% and 1.6%.

Why it matters: This is great news for the European economy and a testament to the resilience of the EU in the face of global challenges. A stronger economy means more resources to invest in our shared vision of a united, sovereign Europe that can tackle the challenges of the 21st century.

🇺🇦 Ukraine Aid Drying Up, White House Under Pressure

As the Pentagon could run out of money for weapons by midsummer, the White House is under pressure to send more aid to Ukraine. The situation highlights the need for a coordinated international response to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression.

Why it matters: As a party committed to the defense of democracy and the rule of law, Forward Europe believes in the importance of supporting Ukraine in its struggle for freedom and sovereignty. A united Europe must stand together with our allies to counter the threats posed by authoritarian regimes.

🗳️ Erdogan and Kilicdaroglu Set for Runoff in Turkish Election

With over 99% of votes counted, Turkey is set for a second round of voting in the presidential election, as neither Recep Tayyip Erdogan nor Kemal Kilicdaroglu secured an absolute majority. This marks the first time in Turkish history that a runoff will take place.

Why it matters: The outcome of the Turkish election could have significant implications for the future of democracy in the country and its relationship with the EU. Forward Europe is closely monitoring the situation and remains committed to promoting democratic values and the rule of law in our neighborhood.

🇪🇺 UK Labour Considers Giving EU Citizens the Vote

UK Labour leader Keir Starmer has stated that his party is "looking at" the possibility of giving EU citizens the right to vote in UK elections. While not yet a settled policy, the idea reflects a growing recognition of the importance of European unity and cooperation.

Why it matters: Forward Europe believes in the power of unity and collaboration among European nations. Granting EU citizens the right to vote in the UK would be a positive step towards fostering stronger ties between the EU and the UK, and promoting a shared vision of a united, sovereign Europe.

🇺🇦 Zelenskyy Meets Sunak During Surprise UK Trip

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak during a surprise visit to the UK. The meeting highlights the importance of international support for Ukraine in its ongoing conflict with Russia.

Why it matters: As a party dedicated to the defense of democracy and the rule of law, Forward Europe supports Ukraine in its struggle for freedom and sovereignty. Strengthening ties between European nations and our traditional Western allies is crucial in countering the threats posed by authoritarian regimes.

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