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At the first Brussels conference on "Supporting the future of Syria and the region" on 4-5 April 2017, the international community and the governments of refugee hosting countries came together to reaffirm their commitments to help millions of affected civilians in Syria as well as Syrian refugees and the communities generously hosting them.

On an official visit to the country, Federica Mogherini commended the constructive and reliable role Montenegro is playing in the Western Balkans region. Highlighting the main findings of the Commission 2018 Report on Montenegro, Mogherini welcomed the encouraging progress achieved while looking forward to progress in areas such as rule of law and media freedom.

Following the Commission recommendation for the Council to open accession negotiations with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini in Skopje recognised this as an achievement for all the institutions in the country, the civil society and the citizens. She invited both government and opposition to ‘join forces for the coming steps to be taken’.


The Council added four persons to the list of those subject to the restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). These restrictive measures consist of a travel ban and an asset freeze. The four individuals have been involved in deceptive financial practices which are suspected of contributing to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.


Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini in the Parliament of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Recent developments in Venezuela are causing further polarisation and are preventing progress on the multiple crises that the country is facing.


High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini meets the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans in Skopje