High Representative Federica Mogherini on Tuesday reiterated her confidence in the Havana peace process negotiations and called for a focus on implementation. She emphasised that the EU will be with Colombia all the way, via the EU Trust Fund.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, High Representative Federica Mogherini addresses the first plenary session of the European Parliament of 2016 on a number of topical issues.
On Tuesday evening, she speaks about the Colombian Peace Process. She then moves on to a debate on the continuing grave situation in Syria, before discussing with MEPs the recent tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The sixteenth Cooperation Council between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia took place in Brussels on Monday, 18 January.
Both sides reconfirmed their joint commitment to enhance and deepen their cooperation in all areas possible, welcoming the launch of negotiations for a future agreement to replace the current outdated Partnership and Cooperation Agreement. They also welcomed the good progress made in implementing the Mobility Partnership, with the EU reiterating its commitment to enhance the mobility of Armenian citizens.
EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr Miguel Arias Cañete represented the EU at the 6th IRENA General Assembly in Abu Dhabi on 16-17 January, chaired by the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr El-Markaby. Over 1,500 delegates and observers attended the Assembly and side meetings.
Implementation Day of the Iranian nuclear deal, which happened on 16th January, is a turning point for security and stability in the region, but also opens new avenues for bilateral cooperation with Iran, High Representative Federica Mogherini said today, following the Foreign Affairs Council.