The attack in the heart of Jakarta today is tragic reminder that the threat of terrorism is global and has to be tackled globally.
Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the victims. We stand firm by the Indonesian government and its people in their fight against violence and extremism. I will personally convey my condolences to the Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi - with whom I also spoke a few days ago - in a phone call later today.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the Ebola transmissions in West Africa have come to an end for the moment, as Liberia marks today 42 days without new Ebola cases – an important landmark that neighbouring Guinea and Sierra Leone crossed last November and December.
The largest Ebola epidemic on record has taken a tragic toll on life, with 11 300 deaths out of 28 600 cases since its declaration in March 2014, according to WHO.
La haute représentante et vice-présidente a rencontré ce jour M. Riad Hijab, coordinateur du haut comité de négociation (HCN) nommé par l'opposition syrienne, en même temps que d'autres représentants du HCN, lors de la conférence organisée par le gouvernement saoudien à Riyad au début du mois de décembre 2015.
Today, the HR/VP met Riad Hijab, the coordinator of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) appointed by the Syrian opposition at the Conference hosted by the Saudi Arabian Government in Riyadh in early December 2015, along with other representatives of the HNC.