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  • 03/03/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini on the resumption of the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue Statement by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini on the resumption of the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue <p><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">The resumption of talks among the Libyan parties later this week in Morocco will pave the way for a much needed political agreement on a Government of National Unity in Libya. </span></span></p> 03/03/2015 16:59:39 03/03/2015 16:59:39 03/03/2015 16:59:39 03/03/2015 16:59:39 2015030316 090126248e9a9486 N 090126248e9a9486 /statements-eeas/2015/150303_05_en.htm 5292 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150303_05_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150303_05_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150303_05_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini on the resumption of the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue
  • 20/02/2015
    Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/08/2016 14:03:12 2015022014 090126248e744997 N 090126248e744997 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm 9419 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks
  • 20/02/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry <p>The European Union, the United Nations, the United States and Egypt - the country most directly affected by the terrorist violence and fighting in the area- met yesterday to discuss the situation in Libya in the margins of the Counter Violence Extremism Summit upon impulsion of the EU.</p> 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/08/2016 10:59:43 2015022010 090126248e735336 N 090126248e735336 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 10534 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

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North Africa and Middle East

 

The policy of the European Union towards the North African and Middle Eastern countries has two main objectives:

The European Union is actively supporting efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is also a member of the so-called Middle East Quartet (US, EU, Russia and UN) (Middle East Peace process).

Gulf Countries, Iran, Iraq, Yemen

 

EU relations with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates mainly takes the shape of a region-to-region relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council

EU has bilateral relations with Iran, Iraq and Yemen.