The European Union and Vietnam held on 19 January 2015 in Brussels the fourth round of their annual enhanced Dialogue on Human Rights in the spirit of the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) signed in June 2012.
Some steps in the right direction have been taken during this week's round of talks hosted by the UN in Geneva. This initial progress is a start and should be welcomed even if there's still a long way to go. The participants have shown a constructive attitude and expressed commitment to finding, through dialogue, a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya. I encourage all invited representatives, including those who did not attend this round, to participate in the second round of talks next week with the same spirit of respect and consensus.
High Representative/Vice President Mogherini addressed the plenary of the European Parliament this week to outline priorities for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Foreign and Defence Policy of the European Union.