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22/09/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the signature of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement in Yemen pdf - 470 KB [470 KB]

We have been following with concern recent developments in Yemen and therefore welcome the signing of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement under the good offices of UN Envoy Jamal Benomar. This offers a way out of the present crisis and should contribute to the restoration of political stability and peace in the country.

22/09/14 - EU to observe elections in Mozambique pdf - 392 KB [392 KB]

Following an invitation from the Mozambican authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Mozambique to observe the Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections scheduled for 15 October 2014. Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, appointed Judith Sargentini, Member of the European Parliament, to lead the EOM as Chief Observer. She will travel to Maputo on 22 September.