15/01/2021 – HR/VP Blog – For more than two months, conflict has been raging in the Tigray region in Ethiopia. The situation is desperate for the local population and the conflict is unsettling dynamics both within Ethiopia and the whole region. I have passed a clear message to the Ethiopian leadership: we are ready to help, but unless there is access for humanitarian aid operators, the EU cannot disburse the planned budget support to the Ethiopian government.
The European Union deeply regrets the execution at a federal level in the United States of the first woman in almost seven decades. The EU had called for clemency to be granted to Lisa Montgomery taking into consideration international law and internationally accepted minimum standards that should be respected regarding people with mental disorders.
10/01/2021 – HR/VP blog – The shocking events in Washington last Wednesday must be a wake-up call for all democracy advocates around the world. We need to fight harder against disinformation and inequalities and renew global cooperation to promote the rule of law and democratic values.
10/01/2021 – blog del AR/VP – Los acontecimientos que nos conmocionaron el pasado miércoles en Washington tienen que ser una llamada de atención para los defensores de la democracia en todo el mundo. Tenemos que intensificar la lucha contra la desinformación y las desigualdades y renovar la cooperación mundial para promover el Estado de Derecho y los valores democráticos.
10.01.2021 — Блог Верховного Представителя ЕС — Шокирующие события в Вашингтоне в прошлую среду должны стать тревожным сигналом для всех защитников демократии во всем мире. Нам необходимо активнее бороться с дезинформацией и неравенством, а также возобновить глобальное сотрудничество для продвижения принципов верховенства права и демократических ценностей.
The European Union will be back for its 16th year at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention to continue its longstanding tradition of discussing agriculture directly with American farmers and ranchers.
From a robust agricultural trading partnership totaling $34 billion in 2019, to a shared commitment to environmental stewardship, EU-U.S. agriculture ties are strong and wide-ranging.
The Gulf Cooperation Council members reached an agreement on the full normalisation of relations among themselves at the GCC summit in the Saudi city of AlUla (Al-Ula) on Tuesday. It was preceded on Monday by the decision of Saudi Arabia to reopen its borders with Qatar.
The European Union welcomes these significant developments as they will considerably strengthen regional stability and restore GCC unity and cooperation in full. We commend in this respect the mediation role played by Kuwait all along, as well as by the US.