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  • 19/08/2014
    2 78611 1 _blank EU Mediation Support Team - Factsheet 2014 EU Mediation Support Team - Factsheet 2014 /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_en.pdf 08/19/2014 11:44:00 08/19/2014 11:44:00 08/19/2014 11:44:00 nulldate 2014081911 090126248c7d9b60 N 090126248c7d9b60 /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_en.pdf 502414 pdf Y /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_en.pdf 3 /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_en.pdf /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_es.pdf /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_fr.pdf /factsheets/docs/factsheet_eu-mediation-support-team_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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  • 18/08/2014
    1 88812 1 EU steps up mobilisation on Iraq crisis EU steps up mobilisation on Iraq crisis

    The severe deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Iraq was one of the main focuses of EU foreign ministers who met in Brussels on 15 August at the invitation of High Representative Catherine Ashton.

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    EU steps up mobilisation on Iraq crisis
  • 15/08/2014
    536 65744 1 _blank Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton, following the extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council, Brussels, 15 August 2014 Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton, following the extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council, Brussels, 15 August 2014 /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_en.pdf 08/15/2014 19:48:00 08/15/2014 19:48:00 08/15/2014 19:48:00 nulldate 2014081519 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c7804d6 N 090126248c7804d6 /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_en.pdf 444731 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_en.pdf 2 /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_fr.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140815_02_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton, following the extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council, Brussels, 15 August 2014 pdf - 435 KB [435 KB] français (fr)

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The Foreign Affairs Council is made up of European Union Member State Ministers responsible for Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development. These Ministers attend monthly meetings to discuss foreign policy, trade, security, defence and development matters.

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton chairs the Foreign Affairs Council meetings, except for commercial policy issues - when the rotating Presidency takes over the chair. Catherine Ashton is also a Vice-President of the European Commission, ensuring the consistency and coordination of the EU's external action.