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EU High Representative Federica Mogherini today chairs the monthly meeting of EU foreign ministers, which will focus on diplomatic work related to tackling root causes of terrorism, such as the situation in Syria.

The terrorist attacks in Paris, the crisis in Syria and migration were at the core of the discussion at the EU Foreign Affairs Council today in Brussels. A minute of silence was observed in memory of the victims in Paris. During the meeting Ministers also issued statements on the violence in Burundi amongst other subjects.

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Merci beaucoup et excusez-moi pour le retard. La journée a été un peu particulière comme vous l'imaginez bien.

Nous avons commencé nos travaux avec une discussion sur les attaques terroristes à Paris, mais aussi à Beyrouth, en Egypte, en Turquie, en Irak, dans la région.

The EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, paid a second official visit to China between 9-14 November 2015, visiting Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong-SAR.

The visit, which was hosted by the Chinese Ministry for Foreign Affairs and by the EUSR’s main interlocutor, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Li Baodong, provided opportunities for the EU and China to engage in in-depth discussions on human rights at a senior level.


Le représentant spécial de l'UE pour les droits de l'homme, Stavros Lambrinidis, a effectué sa deuxième visite officielle en Chine du 9 au 14 novembre 2015, se rendant à Pékin, à Guanghzou, à Shenzhen et dans la région administrative spéciale de Hong Kong.


Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, called this morning Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar, to congratulate her on her election victory.