Disinformation: EU-Russia “battle of narratives”

Brussels 07.02.2023 “…Years ago, the Council asked the [European] External Action Service, and the High Representative, to work on [countering] disinformation. It is not something that happened yesterday. When was it? I do not remember, but it was much before I came to Brussels” said the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell (pictured), while addressing the…

EU-Kazakhstan: 30 years of diplomatic relations

Brussels 02.01.2023 Today marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and the European Union. “Over the past three decades, we have been able to build a strong partnership based on mutual respect and trust” reads the joint statement by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic…

Borrell: space is strategic domain

Brussels 24.01.2023 “The purpose of my intervention is to highlight the current geopolitical context of space, its relevance for the security and defence perspective” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, while addressing the 15th European Space Conference “Securing the future of Europe in space”, taking place in Brussels, January 24-25, 2023. 🔴 LIVE |…

Borrell: Ukraine military support

Brussels 23.01.2023 “We will start by the Ukraine war. We will study how to continue supporting Ukraine militarily” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, entering the Foreign Ministers Council meeting on 23 January. “We will discuss about a new tranche of the European Peace Facility (EPF) to provide more funding for Ukraine. And then,…

Brazil: EU condemns political violence

Brussels 12.01.2023 “On Sunday 8 January, supporters of ex-president Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia invaded the buildings of the Brazilian Executive, Legislative and the Supreme Court, leading to riots and an open attack against the democratic institutions of the country. These acts of vandalism happened just a few days after the inauguration of the democratically elected…

Borrell condemns Russian air strikes

Brussels 07.01.2023 On Friday 6 January the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell had a phone call with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba to discuss the latest developments on the ground following Russia’s “intensified missile and drone attacks on critical infrastructure, including residential buildings, over the recent weeks”. Spoke to @DmytroKuleba by phone and informed…

Borrell: EU commitment to OSCE

Brussels 01.12.2022 “…In 1975, our predecessors signed the Helsinki Final Act. The principles were agreed: [renouncing the use of force, respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity, and protecting human rights and freedoms]. These values are universal, not just Western” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, while addressing the plenary session of the OSCE Ministerial Council…

Borrell: continue isolating Russia

Brussels 14.11.2022 “All in all, our approach to Russia remains clear. We agreed with the Ministers on a common message along the following lines” said the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell, concluding the EU Ministers Council. #FAC |⌚ 🔜 : press conference with @JosepBorrellF following the Foreign Affairs Council. 🎥 Follow LIVE here: https://t.co/N400Xvqi2e pic.twitter.com/45f6ngDPgJ…

EU military training mission for Ukraine

Brussels 17.10.2022 Today in Luxembourg European Union top diplomats are expected to formally establish a mission to assist in the training of Ukrainian military personnel, known as EUMAM Ukraine as agreed at the EU Council in Prague earlier. Today HR/VP @JosepBorrellF is chairing the Foreign Affairs Council #FAC in Luxembourg. On the agenda:🔹Russian aggression against…

EU concerned about Nord Stream leaks

Brussels 28.09.2022 “The European Union is deeply concerned about damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that has resulted in leaks in the international waters of the Baltic Sea” reads the statement of the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell. Damage to Nord Stream 1 & 2 are not a coincidence and affect us…