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EEAS: Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the Israeli announcement of construction plans in the West Bank (Area E1)

Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the Israeli announcement of construction plans in the West Bank (Area E1) Brussels, 28/02/2020 - 11:36, UNIQUE ID: 200228_35 The Israeli authorities have announced construction plans for new building units in Area E1, located east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. This follows Israel’s ann...
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King Baudouin Foundation: Rare Disease Day – New perspective on DNA variations provides explanation for rare disease

New perspective on DNA variations provides explanation for rare disease This Rare Disease Day, we are showing our support for patients living with one of the 6,000 to 8,000 diseases that affect fewer than 1 in 2,000 people. These individuals and their families often have to cope not only with the day-to-day pain and inconvenience of their illness but also with questions about how and why they h...
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EEAS: Kosovo: Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement to lift import tariffs

Kosovo: Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement to lift import tariffs Brussels, 28/02/2020 - 07:54, UNIQUE ID: 200228_32 Prime Minister Albin Kurti has announced on Thursday that Kosovo would lift tariffs on imports of raw materials from Serbia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina. We welcome this announcement as a first step and are looking ...
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Cuba: Statement by the Spokesperson on the case of José Daniel Ferrer

Cuba: Statement by the Spokesperson on the case of José Daniel Ferrer Brussels, 27/02/2020 - 21:23, UNIQUE ID: 200227_25 Mr José Daniel Ferrer, leader of the Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU) was arrested on 1 October 2019 in Santiago de Cuba and held in solitary confinement ever since. On 26 February, he was put on trial on assault charges. How...
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S&D Group Press Release Iratxe García signs a memorandum of understanding with the parliamentary group of Morena in the Mexican Senate

S&D Group Press Release Iratxe García signs a memorandum of understanding with the parliamentary group of Morena in the Mexican Senate In the context of the Socialists and Democrats delegation to Mexico, the chair of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the parliamentary group of the Morena party in the Mexican Senat...
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World NGO Day: Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell Brussels, 27/02/2020 - 09:00, UNIQUE ID: 200227_13 On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, dem...
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Russia: Statement by the Spokesperson on the fifth anniversary of the murder of Boris Nemtsov

Russia: Statement by the Spokesperson on the fifth anniversary of the murder of Boris Nemtsov Brussels, 27/02/2020 - 07:55, UNIQUE ID: 200226_11 On this day, five years ago, Boris Nemtsov, former Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and one of the leading figures of Russian opposition, was brutally murdered in the heart of Moscow. Bor...
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Azerbaijan: Phone call between High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mammadyarov

Azerbaijan: Phone call between High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mammadyarov Brussels, 26/02/2020 - 15:38, UNIQUE ID: 200226_8 On 25 February, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell held a phone call with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, to discuss bilateral and regional issues....
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Armenia: Phone call between High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mnatsakanyan

Armenia: Phone call between High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mnatsakanyan Brussels, 26/02/2020 - 15:35, UNIQUE ID: 200226_7 High Representative/Vice-President Borrell held a phone call with the Armenian Foreign Minister, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on 25 February to discuss bilateral and regional issues. The Hig...
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China: Statement by the Spokesperson on the case of Gui Minhai

China: Statement by the Spokesperson on the case of Gui Minhai Brussels, 25/02/2020 - 19:40, UNIQUE ID: 200225_25 Gui Minhai, a Swedish national, has today been sentenced by a Chinese court to ten years' imprisonment. There are serious questions to be answered about this case. His rights, including inter alia to consular access and due process, ...
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