Laurence Argimon-Pistre, Head of the EU Delegation in Rome participated to Fra' Matthew Festing's address to the Corps of Diplomats Accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta, during the course of the traditional audience for the new year at the Magistral Villa in Rome.
La haute représentante et vice-présidente, Mme Federica Mogherini, s'est entretenue ce matin avec la ministre indonésienne des affaires étrangères, Mme Retno Marsudi, afin de discuter des tensions actuelles entre l'Iran et l'Arabie saoudite et de concerter l'action de communication préalablement à la visite de la ministre dans ces deux pays.
The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini spoke this morning with the Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Retno Marsudi, to discuss the current tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia and to coordinate messages ahead of the visit of the Indonesian Foreign Minister to Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Several attacks hitting different locations in Baghdad today and deliberately targeting civilians, left many people dead and more wounded. Our thoughts go to the victims and their families.
These tragic events underline the fragility of the security situation in Iraq. The EU will spare no efforts to support the Iraqi government in its fight against terrorism and its quest for peace and stability for all the Iraqi people.
Plusieurs attentats, qui ont frappé différents endroits de Bagdad aujourd'hui et ont visé délibérément des civils, ont fait de nombreux morts et davantage encore de blessés. Nos pensées vont aux victimes et à leurs familles.
High Representative Federica Mogherini travelled to Prague on Monday 11 January for an official Visit to the Czech Republic. On her agenda were meetings with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek and representatives from the Czech Parliament.
The Head of Delegation participated to Pope Francis' address to the Corps of Diplomats Accredited to the Holy See, during the course of his traditional exchange of New Year's greetings with the diplomats at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
The attack on an MSF health centre in Razeh district, northern Yemen, which resulted in several casualties and many wounded today is unacceptable. Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and colleagues of those affected at this time.
This tragic incident is the latest of a series of attacks on medical facilities and medical personnel recorded in Yemen since the start of the conflict. Such attacks that target humanitarian operations and civilians are clearly prohibited under International Humanitarian Law (IHL).