The European Union welcomes the joint announcement of a humanitarian ceasefire by Armenia and Azerbaijan, scheduled to start at 00.00 hrs (local time) last night, following the mediation efforts by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in coordination with the other OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/10/2020
On 13 October, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell spoke to the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov. They discussed the situations in Nagorno-Karabakh and Belarus, as well as the latest developments regarding the poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 13/10/2020
The EU welcomes the agreement reached on 10 October on a humanitarian ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The EU urges the sides to strictly abide by this agreement and calls on all actors, including external parties, to refrain from any actions that may lead to further casualties. In this
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 11/10/2020
Today on the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/10/2020
Check against delivery! Thank you Mr President, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members, the current military confrontation along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is of our utmost concern. It is the largest confrontation since 1993-1994. We have been very
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 07/10/2020
Check against delivery! This is going to be a very busy [European] Council. We have important issues on the agenda. The most important ones are the relationship with Turkey and the sanctions regarding Belarus. We have been working very much in recent times to put on the table a set of sanctions
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 01/10/2020