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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the situation in Venezuela

Declaration of the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the situation in Venezuela ahead of the election for the Constituent Assembly on 30 July 2017


EU-Turkey High Level Political Dialogue - Press conference

EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia: mandate extended until 31 December 2018

On 25 July 2017, the Council extended the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia until 31 December 2018. EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia is the EU naval operation disrupting the business model of migrant smugglers and human traffickers in the Southern Central Mediterranean.


EU and Egypt strengthen cooperation in a spirit of partnership

The EU and Egypt discussed a broad range of issues and agreed on new partnership priorities for 2017-2020 during the EU-Egypt Association Council in Brussels today.


Joint statement following the EU-Egypt Association Council

Joint statement by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt following the 7th session of the EU-Egypt Association Council


EU and Egypt adopt their partnership priorities

Today's EU-Egypt Association Council endorsed the EU-Egypt partnership priorities for 2017-2020. The aim of the partnership priorities is to address common challenges, to promote joint interests and to guarantee long-term stability on both sides of the Mediterranean. The EU-Egypt partnership priorities are guided by a shared commitment to the universal values of democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights.