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Factsheet on EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Libya


High Representative/Vice President Mogherini addressed the plenary of the European Parliament this week to outline priorities for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Foreign and Defence Policy of the European Union.

To enhance local governance and service delivery in Zimbabwe through the development of LAs' and ALAs' capacities, creating an enabling policy and legislative environment and strengthening stakeholders and public participation in local governance.

The announced execution of six death row inmates in Indonesia, including a Dutch citizen, for drug offences is deeply regrettable. This would be the second round of executions since November 2013.

The EU is opposed to capital punishment in all cases and without exception, and has consistently called for its universal abolition.


L'annonce de l'exécution de six prisonniers, dont un ressortissant néerlandais, détenus dans le couloir de la mort en Indonésie pour des délits liés aux stupéfiants, est profondément regrettable. Il s'agirait de la deuxième série d'exécutions depuis novembre 2013.

L'UE est opposée à la peine de mort quelles que soient les circonstances et sans exception, et elle n'a cessé de réclamer son abolition universelle.


Today's violence in Egypt during protests on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution has resulted in the loss of lives.

I call on all parties to show restraint. Freedom of peaceful demonstration must be safeguarded and dialogue is the only way forward.

I extend my condolences to the families of those killed.


Les violences qui se sont produites aujourd'hui en Égypte au cours de manifestations organisées à l'occasion du quatrième anniversaire de la révolution égyptienne ont entraîné des pertes humaines.

J'appelle toutes les parties à faire preuve de retenue. La liberté de manifester pacifiquement doit être garantie. Le dialogue est la seule voie possible.

Je présente mes condoléances aux familles des personnes qui ont trouvé la mort.


The High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini met this evening with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Brussels.

During the meeting, HRVP F. Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister J. Zarif discussed the Iranian nuclear talks and agreed that time cannot be wasted in view of an agreement.

Guatemala is presently experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recent history. 1.3 million people have been affected, of which approximately 720 000 are encountering severe food insecurity. Added to this is the devastating impact of the coffee rust in the country's coffee plantations.