European Union External Action

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran on 27 July and 28 July

Bruxelles, 23/07/2015 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 150723_01
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The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on an official visit on Monday 27 July. She will meet with the Saudi authorities including the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E Adel Al Jubeir.

Topics on the agenda will include bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia, regional issues, in the aftermath of the agreement reached on 14 July on the Iranian nuclear issue, as well as international issues of common interest.

On Tuesday 28 July, the HR/VP Federica Mogherini will visit the Islamic Republic of Iran. This visit comes following the historic agreement on Iran nuclear programme.

It will provide an opportunity for exchanges on the implementation of the agreement, on which the High Representative will continue to play a coordinating role, and on regional and bilateral issues.

During her visit, the High Representative Federica Mogherini will meet her counterpart Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, and representatives of Iranian authorities.