The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, spoke with the Secretary of State of the United States of America, Antony Blinken on Tuesday.
High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Secretary Blinken discussed the recent developments in Ukraine and expressed their deep concern over the large ongoing build-up of Russian military forces on Ukraine’s borders and in illegally-annexed Crimea.
They agreed to continue to work together on the stabilisation of Afghanistan and exchanged views on the on-going crisis in Ethiopia.
Both referred to the situation in Iran and the state of play of the ongoing discussions to bring the JCPOA back to full implementation.
The High Representative and Secretary Blinken agreed to continue to work together on these and other foreign and security policy priorities and challenges.