High Representative Mogherini welcomes US Vice-President Pence to Brussels
EU News 31/2017
High Representative Federica Mogherini today welcomed the Vice-President of the United States of America Mike Pence as he started his official visit to the European Union.
Mogherini and Pence discussed the importance of a strong partnership between the EU and the US, which is essential for both sides of the Atlantic.
In an open and warm conversation, the High Representative reaffirmed a strong willingness of the EU to continue building a strong EU-US partnership on the basis of clear values and interests, and cooperating closely on bilateral as well as international issues.
On the latter, they had an in depth exchange on common priorities, from Syria to Ukraine, from Libya to the Middle East, from Afghanistan to DPRK. As chairperson of the Joint Commission, Mogherini stressed the need to preserve and fully implement the Iran nuclear deal.
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