European Union External Action

Letter from High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev

Following the accident which occurred on 4 December in the offshore Guneshli oil field, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, wrote a letter to the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev.

In the letter she expressed her dismay at learning of the accident, resulting in serious injury and loss of life. On behalf of the EU, she extended her sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims, her concerns for the fate of those missing, and her wishes for a speedy recovery to those injured.