Thank you very much for the memories. For the warm welcome, and also for the joint invitation. It's a pleasure to be back here in Brookings. Actually, I was in, I think, in another room next door less than a year ago. It's a pleasure to meet again, friends. Not only at Brookings. I have to say, my student, a fellow in 2007, was one of the best and most important experiences of my life, and I would say that shows that the fellowship works.
L'accord de partenariat et de coopération renforcé entre l'UE et le Kazakhstan a été paraphé le 20 janvier 2015 à Bruxelles.
Cet accord facilitera sensiblement le développement des relations politiques et économiques entre le Kazakhstan et l'UE. Il renforcera le flux des échanges, des services et des investissements entre les deux parties et contribuera au développement politique et social du Kazakhstan.
The first formal meeting of EU foreign ministers of 2015 was dominated by discussions on how to fight terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks and recent Boko Haram atrocities in Nigeria as well as a discussion on the EU's future relations with Russia.
The EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement was initialed in Brussels on 20 January 2015.
This agreement will greatly facilitate stronger political and economic relations between Kazakhstan and the EU. It will increase the flow of trade, services and investment between the parties and will contribute to Kazakhstan's political and social development.
The initialing of the Agreement is an important step towards its eventual signature and subsequent implementation.
Brussels, 19 January 2015 – High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini met today with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Brussels.