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‘The Hotline serves as a catalyst for cooperation between conflict parties. At the same time, it defuses tensions and prevents escalations, it represents an excellent instrument for confidence building, and it contributes to improving lives of people on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Line’.
– Erik Høeg, Head of the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia
Lviv’s very first bicycle units set off on their maiden patrols of the city yesterday – patrols that have been equipped by EUAM Ukraine, a civilian CSDP Mission, in order to enhance order and security on Lviv’s streets. The first bicycle patrol shift was conducted together with participants of the Lviv Bicycle Marathon.
The EU and the UK clearly share the same interests in terms of security and defence policies, and the EU will seek to set up the necessary mechanisms to work closely together following the UK’s departure from the Union in 2019, High Representative Mogherini and Chief Brexit negotiator Barnier said yesterday at an event on “The future of EU foreign, security and defence policy post-Brexit" organised by the EU Institute for Security Studies(EUISS) in Brussels and moderated by EUISS Director Gustav Lindstrom.