Languages: Français After more than a year of conflict and protracted negotiations, it is high time for the leaders on both sides to start putting the interest of their people first and work genuinely towards peace and prosperity. The forthcoming African Union and IGAD summits will be crucial to
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/01/2015
Languages: Français Time is running out in Eastern Ukraine where the escalation of fighting has caused far too many civilian as well as military casualties. Yesterday at least eight civilians were killed at a bus stop in Donetsk. Those responsible for the recent escalation must now show that they
The week started with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It focused on fighting global terrorism and on relations with Russia. It was agreed that security cooperation and cultural communication are key to fighting terrorism.
On her first trip overseas, Federica Mogherini visited Washington to discuss key areas of cooperation on global issues and current high priorities as well as the future of the transatlantic partnership.
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/01/2015
HIGH REPRESENTATIVE MOGHERINI: Thank you, John. You’ve said it all. As my first trip as a minister was to Washington, my first trip, my visit as a high representative for the European Union outside of our immediate region is in Washington. In think that’s natural and that is exactly because we work
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/01/2015
Languages: Français In response to an invitation by the Nigerian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the Presidential, Parliamentary and then Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Nigeria. These are scheduled on 14 and 28 February
Languages: Français The Team of International Envoys for the Great Lakes region express their deep concern about recent violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They further express their deepest condolences to the families of the victims. The Envoys call on the Government to
The EU will stand united in keeping up its pressure on Moscow, EU foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday.
Languages: Français The transfer of Dominic Ongwen, an alleged brigade commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, to The Hague for trial is a significant achievement for international justice. Mr Ongwen has been transferred pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/01/2015
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