The Arab Republic of Egypt and the European Union as key partners and, near neighbours, reaffirm their commitment to deepen their political, economic and social relations on the basis of their close cooperation and st rategic partnership that has developed in the last few decades and within the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and the Association Agreement embodying the objectives and principles of the Barcelona Declaration, and complementing its multilateral process.
The regrettable significant increase of demolitions of Palestinian structures by the Israeli authorities in 2016 appears to be continuing following the end of Ramadan. Since then, 107 Palestinian structures have been demolished, displacing 136 people, including 60 children.
In a ruling circulated today, a WTO panel confirmed that Russian import duties on paper, refrigerators and palm oil violate WTO rules. The import duties exceed those Russia agreed to when it joined the WTO. This is the first case ever decided in the WTO against Russia.
O Centro de Coordenação das Resposta de Emergência da UE (Emergency Response and Coordination Centre - ERCC) ativou o Mecanismo de Protecção Civil da União Europeia dando resposta a uma solicitação do Escritório das Nações Unidas para a Coordenação de Assuntos Humanitários (UNOCHA) que mobilizou uma equipa da Agencia das Nações Unidas para a Avaliação e Coordenação de Desastres (UNDAC) para Cabo Verde.
The EU is fully committed to supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to take action against the perpetrators of crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. Full cooperation with the ICC is a prerequisite for the Court's effective functioning.