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The policy of the European Union towards the North African and Middle Eastern countries seeks to encourage political and economic reform in each individual country in due respect for its specific features and regional cooperation among the countries of the region themselves and with the EU.
In the run-up to the European Council in December, the Commission and the High Representative are today setting out the work still required to consolidate the positive results achieved over the past years.
On the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the EU speaks out for freedom of speech and calls for international obligations to protect journalists and investigate abuses to be upheld by State authorities, within and outside the EU.
All 28 EU member states stand united behind the Iran deal, which has been effective in limiting the country's nuclear programme.
The EU stands firm behind 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme. The deal makes the world safer and the EU expects all parties to stick to it and will continue to guarantee its implementation.
Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press briefing during her visit to Washington DC, United States