Contents tagged with Federica Mogherini

  • Mogherini urges Russia's Gazprom to comply with Stockholm Arbitration court demands

    The European Commission has called on Gazprom to meet the demands of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), and to start supplying Ukraine with gas directly. A statement to this effect was made by High Representative of the EU Federica Mogherini following a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.

    “Gazprom must meet its contractual obligations. The European Commission, including in the person of its commissioner Šefč …

  • EU High Representative Mogherini urges Ukraine to step up efforts to fight corruption

    High Representative of the European Union Federica Mogherini, who will be visiting Ukraine soon, has urged the government to intensify the fight against corruption.

    “Several important laws still need to be passed as part of the Association Agreement. Work must be redoubled in the most important areas,” Mogherini said in an interview with UNIAN.

    “The fight against corruption is one of those, and here we expect the adoption of a law establishing an independent and effective High Anti-Corruption …

  • 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 …