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Federica Mogherini to visit Tehran and Riyadh as part of the outreach on Syrian crisis

Bruxelles, 28/10/2016 - 18:52, UNIQUE ID: 161028_11
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Federica Mogherini to visit Tehran and Riyadh as part of the outreach on Syrian crisis

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, will - in the framework of decisions taken by the Foreign Affairs Council and the European Council last week to undertake outreach to key actors in the region on the Syrian crisis - travel to Tehran on 29 October and Riyadh on 31 October for senior level talks on these issues. 

 

Talks with regional interlocutors have already begun and are also planned after these visits. The High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini will continue to liaise constantly with the UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura in pursuing this outreach.