The Sub-committee on Human Rights and Democracy under the EU-Iraq Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) was held in a virtual format on 8 September/2020. This was the first such Sub-committee since 2015, and the first since PCA entered into force in August 2018.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to IRAQ - Publication date: 24/09/2020
22/09/2020- On Tuesday, I was in Ukraine for my first visit as High Representative. The frontline in eastern Ukraine has been calm for almost two months now, the longest period since the war started. Since 2014, the EU has been the strongest partner of Ukraine. Our support will continue but is also
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 23/09/2020
22/09/2020- For weeks, people in Belarus have taken to the streets to protest the fraudulent Presidential elections and the wave of repression that followed. Last Sunday, once again the massive demonstrations were asking for the departure of Lukashenko. During our EU Foreign Ministers meeting we
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 22/09/2020
The world has awakened to a different reality this year: we are facing the most challenging health crisis of our generation. In some parts of the world, the battle goes beyond hospitals and labs. There are those also fighting on the ground with arms. No country can afford two wars at the same time
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/09/2020
20/09/2020- On September 12, I had a videoconference with my fellow foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The European Union shares many common views with this organisation. And in particular the will not to align with China or the US in the growing strategic
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 20/09/2020
Languages: Français On 16 September, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq, Fuad Hussein, in Brussels. They discussed issues of common interest, including EU-Iraq bilateral relations, domestic reforms and plans for early
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/09/2020
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today mapped out in her first annual State of the Union address, a path for the European Union to overcome the fragility laid bare by the coronavirus crisis and build a union of vitality.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/09/2020