Josep Borrell

Turkey to play vital role in stopping Afghan influx to EU: Borrell

Turkey will play a big role in preventing the Afghan refugees from entering Europe, a top EU official said on Aug. 18.

"There will be a lot of Afghans trying to bypass Turkey for Europe. On this occasion, Turkey will play a vital role," EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell told the Spanish state radio RNE.

Foreign ministry voices concern over situation in Afghanistan

Ljubljana – The Slovenian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. “Violence should be ended, the civilian population, in particular women and children, should be protected, and basic human rights standards should be upheld,” the ministry said on Twitter on Monday.

In conversation with EU's Borell, ForMin Aurescu pleads for EU solidarity in case of attack on Mercer Street

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday had a telephone conversation with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, regarding the attack on the ship Mercer Street, a conversation initiated by Aurescu in continuation of the political and diplomatic steps undertaken by Romania so far.

Vučić arrived in Brussels, meeting with Lajčák immediately PHOTO

After this meeting, from 2.30 p.m., Vui will meet with the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, within the new round of dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina.
Trilateral talks between Vui, Albin Kurti and the EU mediator are expected at 3 p.m.

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