Terrorism targets not just the security of people, but also freedom of speech and diversity of societies. Those were some of the messages EU High Representative Federica Mogherini delivered in a speech at a Washington Summit on Countering Violent Extremism at the White House on 19 February.
The Political Directors of the E3/EU+3 and Iran will meet on 22 February 2015 in Geneva to continue their diplomatic efforts towards reaching a long-term, comprehensive solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.
This meeting will be preceded by a bilateral meeting between the United States and Iran with the participation of EEAS Political Director Helga Schmid who will then chair the E3+3 Political Directors' meeting on Sunday.
The Informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in the capital of Latvia was particularly important given the deteriorating security situation at the EU borders and in view of the European Council next June. The Ministers agreed that Heads of States and Government will need to address current security and defence concerns and open a revision of the European Security strategy.