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"Torture is a crime that can target anyone through different forms and in different settings, and all victims of torture, including those who are unacknowledged, neglected or overlooked, are at the forefront of our policy," High Representative Federica Mogherini claimed on behalf of the EU, on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, reiterating its strongest opposition to any kind of acts of torture worldwide.

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, today hosted Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Brussels on the

Statement by the Spokesperson on the ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty by Canada


The EU’s bilateral relations with Pakistan are guided by the EU-Pakistan Strategic Engagement Plan, signed in
June 2019, and by the 2004 Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development. The Strategic Engagement Plan provides a comprehensive political framework in the areas of peace and security, democracy, the rule of law, good governance and human rights, migration and mobility, trade and investment, sustainable development, education and culture, and science and technology.

Statement by the Spokesperson on the presidential elections in Mauritania