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The European Council comprised of heads of state and government of the 28 EU member states on 19 October reconfirmed in written Conclusions their strong stand for the full and unconditional denuclearisation of North Korea.
The EU today adopted new sanctions in response to North Korea's missile programme, aiming to pressure Pyongyang into dialogue aiming at peaceful, verifiable denuclearisation. The sanctions complement and reinforce the UN Security Council sanctions, and take effect immediately.
The EU stands firm behind 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme. The deal makes the world safer and the EU expects all parties to stick to it and will continue to guarantee its implementation.
Over 2.2 million people have been able to return to their homes in Iraq thanks to more than 1,200 projects supported by the EU stabilisation package.
The EU wants to keep all local, regional and international partners engaged in finding a viable solution for Israel and Palestine, EU High Representative Mogherini said in New York.
Closing statement by Federica Mogherini, HR/VP, on addressing human rights violations in the context of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including genocide, extracts from the plenary session