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#UnitedNations – High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell addresses the Security Council

#UnitedNations – High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell addresses the Security Council

| May 29, 2020

On 28 May, EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell (pictured) addressed the UN Security Council on the EU’s role in the preservation of international peace and security at the invitation of Estonia, which holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council this month. This was High Representative/Vice President Borrell’s first annual presentation to the UN […]

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#China – Borrell defends EU ambassador to China saying ‘he still enjoys his confidence’

#China – Borrell defends EU ambassador to China saying ‘he still enjoys his confidence’

| May 13, 2020

EU High Representative Josep Borrell Speaking after the recent meeting of defence ministers (12 May), EU High Representative Josep Borrell answered questions about the censorship of an op-ed written by the ambassador of the EU, and ambassadors of the 27 EU member states to China published on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of EU-China […]

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EU to host 4th Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region

EU to host 4th Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region

| March 10, 2020

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell (pictured) announced on Friday, 6 March, that the EU would convene a 4th Brussels Conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’ on 29 and 30 June 2020. “Our immediate concern is to work towards a lasting ceasefire across the country and engage with all relevant actors for […]

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#Georgia – EU report highlights importance of maintaining reform momentum and depolarizing the political environment

#Georgia – EU report highlights importance of maintaining reform momentum and depolarizing the political environment

| February 10, 2020

Georgia remains committed to the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement, according to the 4th annual Association Implementation Report on Georgia, published today by the European Union ahead of the next EU-Georgia Association Council this spring. The months to come, however, will be key for Georgia to tackle increasing political polarization and to demonstrate its continued reform commitment, particularly […]

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EU helps tackle #AirPollution in #Kosovo with €76.4 million

EU helps tackle #AirPollution in #Kosovo with €76.4 million

| January 31, 2020

As part of his first visit to Kosovo, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell will launch today a major EU-financed project to improve the environmental performance of the ‘Kosovo B’ thermal power plant, Kosovo’s largest electricity generator. The project will significantly lower emissions, contribute to reliable and clean energy supply, and improve the health and well-being of the population. […]

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HRVP Borrell and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discuss #Libya and #Iraq

HRVP Borrell and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discuss #Libya and #Iraq

| January 10, 2020

High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell (9 January) had a phone call with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the current developments in the Middle East and Libya.  The High Representative informed Secretary of State Pompeo that the EU will be holding an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council for tomorrow (10 January) to discuss with the […]

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EU ministers criticize recent memorandum between #Libya and #Turkey on the #EasternMediterranean

EU ministers criticize recent memorandum between #Libya and #Turkey on the #EasternMediterranean

| December 9, 2019

Arriving at today’s (9 December) EU Foreign Affairs Council, Josep Borrell Fontelles, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission was asked about the recent memorandum between Turkey and Libya that would give access to a contested zone across the Mediterranean Sea. The memorandum of understanding on maritime […]

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