Contents tagged with Federica Mogherini

  • Mogherini: EU supported the funding for the department to counter fake news

    Foreign ministers of the European Union member states at a meeting of the European Council supported strengthening and financing the European External Action Service’s “EU versus Disinformation” Department on countering fake news, said Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Commission, following the meeting.

    “I asked to beef up human resources and to increase financing for the three groups focused on strategic …

  • Mogherini reminds Russia of its responsibility to implement Minsk Agreements

    During a meeting in Munich with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday, February 18, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini noted that it is the responsibility of Russia to implement the Minsk Agreements regarding the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

    Describing the situation in the Donbas, the head of European diplomacy recalled that the European Union insists on the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. The EU has …

  • EU Presses Ukraine on Anti-Corruption and Judicial Reforms

    After a session of the EU Council, at a meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs on January 18th, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier stated that the European Union expressed concern about the insufficient progress of Ukraine in carrying out reforms. Steinmeier noted that it is important for Ukraine to reform the justice system and put anti-corruption measures in place. According to him, these are the key steps to solving the economic problems in the country.

    The High …

  • Klimkin asks EU Diplomats to Attend Savchenko Trial

    Pavel Klimkin, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, has asked Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, to send European diplomats to court when the verdict in Nadia Savchenko’s case, a Ukrainia pilot, is made.

    “I asked Federica Mogherini to ensure the diplomats’ presence at a crucial phase of Nadia Savchenko’s trial,” Klimkin wrote on Twitter.

    “In light of the fact that the illegal criminal case against Nadia Savchenko is approaching its …