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Georgia: Deputy Director-General Mathernova visits EU projects in Kakheti

19 July 2018
On 16-17 July, Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, travelled to the Kakheti region of Georgia to highlight EU support for the region. Mathernova visited three locations in the Kakheti region, namely Lagodekhi,…
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EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting discusses Eastern Partnership

18 July 2018
The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council discussed the Eastern Partnership on 16 July, ahead of the Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting in October this year. Foreign ministers reaffirmed the commitment of the EU to the region, to the reform agenda and to the priorities identified as the '20…
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EU Declaration marks the fourth anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

17 July 2018
“Today we commemorate the fourth anniversary of the tragic downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, which caused the loss of so many innocent lives,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on 17 July in a Declaration on behalf of the EU. “For those who lost their loved ones, this day is a…
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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice

17 July 2018
On the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice the EU reaffirms its commitment to the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes and violations of international humanitarian law. 17 July 2018 is a seminal day for international criminal justice, as we mark the 20th anniversary…
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Ukrainian police learn about modern crime scene management in EU

16 July 2018
On 8-11 July, Ukrainian inspector-criminalists visited the Netherlands and Germany to learn about best practices in crime scene management. The visit was organised by the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine, as part of its assistance to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU). It aimed to advance and…
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EU-Belarus Human Rights Dialogue to take place for the fifth time

16 July 2018
On 17 July, the EU and Belarus will hold the fifth round of the bilateral Human Rights Dialogue in the capital of Minsk. The EU delegation will be led by Dirk Schuebel, Head of Division for Bilateral Relations with the Eastern Partnership Countries at the European External Action Service. The…
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EU Monitoring Mission hosts first information sharing meeting with Georgian civil society representatives

13 July 2018
On 12 July, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) hosted its first meeting with representatives from 10 Georgian civil society organisations in Tbilisi. The purpose of the meeting, which will become a regular event at the EUMM Headquarters, is to strengthen collaboration with civil society experts and…
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Mogherini during meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan: EU stands ready to support country’s reforms

12 July 2018
On 11 July, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. They discussed the latest developments and highlighted the good progress in EU-Armenia bilateral relations. The meeting also served to discuss the new Armenian…
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Partnership Priorities between the EU and Azerbaijan reinforce the bilateral agenda

11 July 2018
On 11 July, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, marked the end of negotiations of the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership Priorities in the presence of President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the President of Azerbaijan,…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern Partner countries

11 July 2018
Almost half of all citizens (46%) in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 2 percentage points on the 2017 figure – while just 13% have a negative perception. 63% believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good, with citizens of Georgia…