Federica Mogherini

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini today in Brussels to discuss U.S.-EU cooperation on a range of key issues, including efforts to restore democracy to Venezuela and support Interim President Juan Guaido and the National Assembly, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

ANKARA, Turkey | EU uneasy over continued detention of activists in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — The European Union’s foreign policy chief expressed “strong concerns” on Thursday over the continued detentions of academics and activists in Turkey. Speaking at a news conference after talks with Turkey’s foreign minister, Federica Mogherini also called for the release from jail of Turkey’s former pro-Kurdish party leader, in line with a European … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | EU uneasy over continued detention of activists in Turkey

PRESEVO, Serbia | The Latest: Kosovo president acknowledges Serbia problems

PRESEVO, Serbia — The Latest on diplomatic talks between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Kosovo’s president says that negotiations with Serbia are becoming more and more difficult. Hashim Thaci on Friday had planned to meet in Brussels with his Serb counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, but they only met separately with European Union foreign … Continue reading PRESEVO, Serbia | The Latest: Kosovo president acknowledges Serbia problems

CANBERRA, Australia | EU foreign policy chief wants quick Australian trade deal

CANBERRA, Australia — The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Wednesday she wanted a free trade agreement with Australia as soon as possible as an example against protectionism. Mogherini met with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Sydney to discuss a range of issues including trade liberalization. The Italian diplomat said free … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | EU foreign policy chief wants quick Australian trade deal

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  — The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the EU is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran, as that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments. Mogherini told reporters Tuesday during her trip to Wellington, New Zealand, that it’s up to Europeans to decide who they want … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

HELSINKI | The Latest: Trump to Putin: The world wants us to get along

HELSINKI — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says at the start of his summit with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki that he thinks “the world wants to see us get along.” Trump says the two countries have “great opportunities,” … Continue reading HELSINKI | The Latest: Trump to Putin: The world wants us to get along

HELSINKI | The Latest: Putin arrives in Helsinki late for Trump meeting

HELSINKI  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Vladimir Putin has arrived late for his high-profile meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump — another display of the Russian’s leader famous lack of punctuality. Putin’s plane touched down in Helsinki 30 minutes later than … Continue reading HELSINKI | The Latest: Putin arrives in Helsinki late for Trump meeting

HELSINKI | The Latest: Melania Trump meets with Finnish counterpart

HELSINKI  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 12:35 p.m. U.S. first lady Melania Trump says she and her Finnish counterpart had a “good conversation about issues facing our nations.” Mrs. Trump says in a tweet that she enjoyed Monday’s talk, adding “Thank you to @JenniHaukio … Continue reading HELSINKI | The Latest: Melania Trump meets with Finnish counterpart

HELSINKI | The Latest: Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

HELSINKI — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Finland’s biggest newspaper has a message for Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: Respect a free press. Daily Helsingin Sanomat has placed advertisements around Helsinki alluding to Finland’s reputation as a hub for a free press. … Continue reading HELSINKI | The Latest: Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: ‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the NATO Summit.  Secretary Pompeo and the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini

U.S. Department of State News: The European Union and the United States of America Hold Their Eighth Energy Council Meeting

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The following is a joint statement by the United States and the European Union: The eighth EU-U.S. Energy Council met today in Brussels.  This was the first meeting of the Energy Council during the Administration of President Donald J. Trump and allowed for a … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: The European Union and the United States of America Hold Their Eighth Energy Council Meeting

AMMAN, Jordan | Jordan’s king, EU foreign policy chief review ailing economy

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — King Abdullah II and visiting EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini have discussed Jordan’s economic challenges, meeting just days after protests against proposed tax increases brought down the kingdom’s prime minister. The royal court said Saturday that the king and Mogherini reviewed reforms and economic programs meant to address the crisis. … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | Jordan’s king, EU foreign policy chief review ailing economy

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Europe, Iran diplomats plan to save nuclear deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The European Union’s foreign policy chief says a meeting of the foreign ministers of France, Britain, Germany and Iran has yielded a blueprint for further talks to salvage the Iran nuclear deal after the United States pulled out. Federica Mogherini … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Europe, Iran diplomats plan to save nuclear deal

PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro’s role in Balkans

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The European Union foreign policy chief on Thursday hailed efforts by nations in Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence. Federica Mogherini spoke in Serbian capital Belgrade, the last stop of her … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro’s role in Balkans