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31/10/14 - Déclaration du porte-parole sur la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré au Burkina Faso pdffrançais (fr)

Nous prenons acte de la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré. Nous appelons tous les acteurs et toutes les forces politiques locales à faire preuve de responsabilité et à respecter les dispositions de la Constitution, notamment en ce qui concerne l'organisation de l'intérim et la tenue d'élections démocratiques, inclusives et transparentes.

31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the resumption of fighting in Bentiu, in South Sudan pdf - 429 KB [429 KB]

We strongly condemn the resumption of hostilities in and around Bentiu, in South Sudan. We note the statement by IGAD attributing responsibility for hostilities to the SPLM-in-Opposition and look forward to a more detailed assessment from the IGAD Monitoring and Verification Mechanism.

31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the expiration of the appropriate measures under Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement concerning Zimbabwe pdf - 440 KB [440 KB]

The European Union will on 1 November take a further step towards the normalisation of relations with Zimbabwe by allowing the appropriate measures under Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement to expire.