José Daniel Ferrer, the leader of la Unión Patriótica de Cuba, was arrested on the 1st of October at his home in Santiago de Cuba, and has been detained since. He has received limited visits from his family who have reported that his health is fragile.
L’Algérie n’est pas seulement un pays voisin mais surtout un partenaire, politique et économique, un pays ami. Pour beaucoup de citoyens européens l’Algérie est aussi la famille. Donc nous ne parlons pas d’un pays parmi d’autres, nous parlons d’un pays ami qui est très proche de nous. Je pense que le premier sentiment que nous tous en Europe ressentons envers le peuple algérien est l’amitié et la proximité.
ASEM Cultural Festival 2019 under the theme “Asia & Europe: Cultures Connect” will celebrate the diversity of traditional and contemporary cultural creativity in Asia and Europe, emphasising artistic and creative synergies between musicians, dancers and artists who today have increasing opportunities for creative encounters and dialogue.
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, announces the intention to appoint two new Heads of EU Delegations. They will be formally appointed following receipt of the agréments:
• Olof SKOOG has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to the United Nations. He is currently Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations.