Meeting of E3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks
The E3 Political Directors and their Iranian counterparts will meet on 29 January 2015 in Istanbul for a one-day meeting as part of ongoing diplomatic efforts to find a negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the Corinthia Hotel attack in Libya
The attack at the Corinthia Hotel this morning is another act of terrorism which deals a blow to efforts to bring peace and stability to Libya.
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day
On this International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I join people all over the world in commemorating a crime unparalleled in human history, a crime in which six million Jews as well as millions of other innocent victims, Roma, political prisoners, prisoners...
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on air accident in Spain
I was sad to learn of the crash of a Greek fighter jet at the Los Llanos base in Spain participating in a NATO exercise programme, which has caused many casualties.
Quartet Envoys' Press Statement
The Middle East Quartet Envoys (US, Russia, UN and EU) met on 26th January in Brussels. EU High Representative Federica Mogherini attended the start of the meeting.
Déclaration de la HR/VP Federica Mogherini suite à l'adoption de la loi électorale en République Démocratique du Congo
L'implication de tous les acteurs politiques a permis de trouver une solution concernant la loi électorale qui vient d'être votée. L'engagement de toutes les parties à oeuvrer dans l'intérêt du pays et à éviter une grave crise politique en République...
Statement of HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the violence in Egypt
Today's violence in Egypt during protests on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution has resulted in the loss of lives.
High Representative Federica Mogherini to convene extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine on 29 January
Following yesterday's attack on Mariupol and the escalation of violence in the Donbas Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, decided to convene extraordinary Foreign...
Statement of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the execution of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa
The beheading of Haruna Yukawa, hostage of the terrorist group Da’esh, is yet another demonstration that this organisation’s ideology and actions are in breach of all universally recognized values and rights.
Press Release: Letters from HRVP Federica Mogherini to Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
The High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini expressed her deepest condolences to H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud following the passing of H. M. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Statement by the Spokesperson on the call of High Representative Federica Mogherini with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, has spoken this afternoon with President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, following the attack launched by separatists on Mariupol.
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the attack on Mariupol
Residential areas of the city of Mariupol have been fired upon today from separatist held territory, which has cost the lives of at least fifteen civilians, wounding many others and terrorising the innocent population.
Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest developments regarding the situation in Eastern Ukraine
Time is running out in Eastern Ukraine where the escalation of fighting has caused far too many civilian as well as military casualties.
Statement by the Spokesperson on the South Sudan peace process
After more than a year of conflict and protracted negotiations, it is high time for the leaders on both sides to start putting the interest of their people first and work genuinely towards peace and prosperity.
Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest developments in Yemen
Extracts from Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament
On 14 January 2015 in Strasbourg, during the EP plenary session, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini participated in a debate on EU foreign, security and defence policies with the members of the Parliament (MEPs).
Statement of the International Envoys to the Great Lakes Region on the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Team of International Envoys for the Great Lakes region express their deep concern about recent violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They further express their deepest condolences to the families of the victims.
EU deploys Election Observation Mission in Nigeria
In response to an invitation by the Nigerian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the Presidential, Parliamentary and then Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Nigeria. These are scheduled...
Remarks by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the joint press conference with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington
HIGH REPRESENTATIVE MOGHERINI: Thank you, John. You’ve said it all. As my first trip as a minister was to Washington, my first trip, my visit as a high representative for the European Union outside of our immediate region is in Washington. In think...
Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the ongoing situation in Yemen
Fighting in Sana’a since yesterday, especially around the Presidential palace, the targeting of Prime Minister Bahah's convoy and the attempt to besiege the Republican Palace where the Prime Minister held meetings clearly aim at derailing Yemen’s democratic...
Press release: EU and Kazakhstan initial Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
This agreement will greatly facilitate stronger political and economic relations between Kazakhstan and the EU. It will increase the flow of trade, services and investment between the parties and will contribute to Kazakhstan's political and social development.The...
EU-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue
The European Union and Vietnam held on 19 January 2015 in Brussels the fourth round of their annual enhanced Dialogue on Human Rights in the spirit of the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) signed in June 2012.