Archiv: Josep Borrell

15.11.2022 - 08:41 [ ]

Poland and Germany to train Ukrainian troops

“Now we know for sure that the mission will operate in Poland, Germany and any other country willing to take up this responsibility,” Mr Rau said.

Last month, the EU Council agreed to set up the Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM Ukraine). According to the European Council’s website, “the aim of the mission is to contribute to enhancing the military capability of Ukraine’s Armed Forces to effectively conduct military operations, in order to allow Ukraine to defend its territorial integrity within its internationally recognised borders, effectively exercise its sovereignty and protect civilians.”

15.11.2022 - 08:31 [ ]

EU members to train Ukrainian military

Training will take place in Poland and Germany, according to Borrell, who noted that “there are a lot of countries willing to participate” in this mission.

18.10.2022 - 07:26 [ ]

EU foreign policy chief says diplomats are slow, ineffective and patronising


Borrell, a Spanish former foreign minister, who has a reputation for bluntness, lamented that the EU’s global diplomatic network was less informative than reading the papers. “Sometimes, I knew more of what was happening somewhere by reading the newspapers than reading your reports,” he said.

“I should be the best-informed guy in the world,” Borrell complained, instructing them to be more reactive to unfolding crises. “Behave as you would behave if you were an embassy: send a telegram, a cable, a mail – quickly. Quickly, please, react.”

18.10.2022 - 07:24 [ L VINCENT ANDERSON / Nitter ]

Iran drones Pt.2 – “Claims of Iran providing Russia with drones is circulated by western sources. We have not provided weaponry to any side of the countries at war,” Iran FM Nasser Kanaani. EU’s Borrell said they would look for “concrete evidence.” Nice; that would really help

25.06.2022 - 21:07 [ Tehran Times ]

Iran says nuclear talks to lift sanctions will resume soon

Amir Abdollahian said the decision was made after detailed and in-depth talks with Josep Borrell, the EU foreign policy chief.

“The talks to remove the sanctions imposed on Iran will be resumed soon,“ Amir Abdollahian said in a joint press conference with Borrell.

01.04.2022 - 22:35 [ ]

Xi warnt EU: „Nicht Öl ins Feuer gießen“

Chinas Staats- und Parteichef Xi Jinping hat bei den Gipfelgesprächen mit den EU-Spitzen heute davor gewarnt, im Ukraine-Konflikt „Öl ins Feuer zu gießen und die Spannungen anzuheizen“. In dem per Videokonferenz organisierten Gespräch mit EU-Kommissionspräsidentin Ursula von der Leyen und Ratspräsident Charles Michel sagte Xi ferner, die „Grundursache der Ukraine-Krise sind die regionalen Sicherheitsspannungen in Europa, die sich über Jahre ausgebaut haben“.

01.04.2022 - 22:30 [ ]

China rejects sanctions as Ukraine war tops summit agenda

At a virtual summit, European Council President Charles Michel, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell sought signs from Chinese President and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang that Beijing would help to end the war in Ukraine.

24.06.2021 - 20:22 [ Europäischer Rat / Rat der Europäischen Union - ]

EU HR Borrell meets MFA of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine

Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, meets Aureliu Ciocoi, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova, David Zalkaliani, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Dmytro Kuleba, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, on 24 June 2021, in Brussels.

28.02.2021 - 08:03 [ ]

EU ruft Botschafter in Havanna wegen Appells an Biden zurück

Nach seiner Unterzeichnung eines Appells an US-Präsident Joe Biden, die Sanktionen gegen Kuba aufzuheben, hat die Europäische Union ihren Botschafter in Havanna zurückgerufen. Der spanische Diplomat Alberto Navarro solle in Brüssel die Gründe für seinen Schritt erklären, teilte ein Sprecher des EU-Außenbeauftragten Josep Borrell gestern der Nachrichtenagentur AFP mit.

05.02.2021 - 20:54 [ ]

Josep Borrell: Es ist Zeit, mit Russland statt über Russland zu sprechen

Im Gastkommentar spricht sich der EU-Außenbeauftragte Josep Borrell für eine Verbesserung der EU/Russland-Beziehungen aus.

04.02.2021 - 11:51 [ Al Jazeera ]

Iran’s Zarif proposes coordinated return to nuclear deal with US


In an interview with CNN on Monday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), created a joint commission coordinated by the EU’s foreign policy chief.

30.09.2020 - 01:35 [ teleSUR ]

US: Democrats, Rubio Ask EU to Not Observe Venezuela Elections

The U.S.-based peace organization CODEPINK condemned on Tuesday a bipartisan letter sent to the EU’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, requesting that the European body neither recognize nor send an electoral observation mission to Venezuela’s legislative elections this December 6.

03.09.2020 - 20:30 [ European Union External Action (EEAS) / Auswärtiger Dienst der Europäischen Union ]

International Criminal Court: Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell on US sanctions

The European Union is unwavering in its support for the universality of the Rome Statute and for the ICC. We will resolutely defend it from any attempts aimed at obstructing the course of justice and undermining the international system of criminal justice.

07.03.2020 - 13:18 [ Yahoo ]



17.02.2020 - 10:27 [ ]

Außenminister Schallenberg schlägt Einsatz von EU-Grenzschützern in Libyen vor

„Wir unterstützen den Vorschlag des Europäischen Auswärtigen Dienstes, eine Ausweitung der Luftraumüberwachung vorzunehmen“, sagte Schallenberg der „Welt“. Das könne allerdings nur ein erster Schritt sein. „Vorbehaltlich der Zustimmung der Libyer könnten EU-Grenzbeamte die Durchsetzung des Waffenembargos vor Ort unterstützen. Österreich wäre bereit, sich dabei zu beteiligen“, zitierte das Blatt den Minister.

18.01.2020 - 02:01 [ Tagesschau ]

EU erwägt Militäreinsatz in Libyen

Die Konferenz in Berlin soll Libyen eine dauerhafte Waffenruhe bringen. Um diese gegebenenfalls zu überwachen, schließt die EU auch einen Militäreinsatz nicht aus. Die Abschlusserklärung des Treffens ist offenbar fast fertig.

17.01.2020 - 13:10 [ ]

Libyen: Borrell will notfalls EU-Soldaten entsenden

Der EU-Außenbeauftragte Josep Borrell schließt einen Militäreinsatz der Europäischen Union in Libyen nicht aus.

07.01.2020 - 17:26 [ ]

EU HR Borrell meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, France, Italy and United Kingdom: roundtable

Josep BORRELL, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, meets with Heiko MAAS, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany; Jean-Yves LE DRIAN, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France; Luigi DI MAIO, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy; Dominic RAAB, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom, on 7 January 2020, in Brussels.

07.01.2020 - 17:24 [ TRT World Now / Twitter ]

Foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy are meeting to discuss Iran and Libya. Journalist Lucy Hough reports from Brussels

24.11.2018 - 19:10 [ Josep Borrell Fontelles, Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación (Foreign Minister of Spain) / Twitter ]

The agreement on #Gibraltar reached today within the framework of the #Brexit negotiations is highly positive for #Spain and the most important one since the #Utrecht Treaty of 1713. I want to personally thank the Secretary of State for the #EU, our Permanent Representation (1/2)

21.11.2018 - 09:05 [ / Facebook ]

Ryan Heath, POLITICO’s Political Editor, sits with the foreign minister to discuss a multitude of hot topics including Catalonia, the Spanish political economic landscape, Brexit and the 2019 European election.


21.11.2018 - 09:03 [ ]

Spanish foreign minister: UK will split before Spain

And he reiterated Spain’s insistence that negotiations over the future relationship between Gibraltar and the EU should be handled separately to those with the U.K.

“I am very much [more] worried about the unity of the United Kingdom than the unity of the Kingdom of Spain. I think the United Kingdom will split apart before the Kingdom of Spain,” he said, in an apparent reference to movements in both Scotland and Northern Ireland to leave the U.K. over its EU departure.

21.09.2018 - 02:22 [ teleSUR ]

Spain to Push EU to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

A delegation from the European Parliament tried to enter Gaza Strip to learn more about the humanitarian situation in the territory but were banned from entering by Israel Wednesday. Israel has repeatedly denied the delegation access to visit the Strip since 2011 and the Palestinian parliament has condemned the ban.