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Moldova: Press remarks by High Representative Josep Borrell after the EU-Moldova Association Council

Very much welcome, dear Prime Minister, dear Dorin Recean, and your delegation here in Brussels, for the annual review of our relations with Moldova. We are meeting at the highest institutional level, together with Commissioner [for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Oliver] Várhelyi and myself, you and your team, for the first time after the European Council decided to open accession negotiations ...
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Kosovo: Statement by the Spokesperson on police operations against the Postal Savings Bank offices

The European Union noted with concern Monday’s police operation at the offices of the Serbian Postal Savings Bank in the north of Kosovo. The closure and confiscation of these offices without prior notice or coordination and only a few days after the last Dialogue meeting, which also covered the question of the premises of the Postal Savings Bank, is escalatory and goes against the spirit of no...
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European Council: Revised Media Advisory- Accreditation for the European Council, 27 and 28 June 2024

The meeting of the European Council on 27 and 28 June will take place in the Europa building in Brussels. Address: Rue de la Loi 155/Wetstraat 155, 1040-Brussels. Registration Media representatives wishing to cover the meeting in person are required to register in advance, following this link: The deadline to register is Wednesday 29 May 2024 at 14:00 CET Should media opportunities be ...
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Oxana Cretu concludes a successful season of the Tram Experience

Gastronomy lovers have been well and truly spoiled in our capital city over the past year. Thanks to the Tram Experience, some top chefs from at home and abroad have taken thousands of visitors on an extraordinary culinary journey through Brussels. And soon, the Tram Experience will mark the end of the season with a signature menu by Moldovan chef, Oxana Cretu, a leading light of the fine dining s...
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Palestine: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič on attacks on medical and civilian infrastructure in Gaza and the West Bank

Since the start of the conflict in Gaza, following the brutal terrorist attacks by Hamas on 7 October, 31 out of 36 hospitals have been damaged or destroyed. Among the destroyed is the Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest medical complex in Gaza, which remains today completely out of service. The remaining hospitals in Gaza are partially functioning, and operating under severe limitations. Due to the...
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World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development: Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Commissioners Ivanova and Urpilainen

Cultural diversity is at the heart of the European Union’s policies and actions to facilitate mutual respect and understanding, promote democracy and human rights, contribute to development and peace, within the EU’s borders and beyond. On the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we confirm the EU’s commitment to the promotion and protection of cultural diversity at al...
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Iran: Statement by the High Representative on the death of President Raisi

The European Union offers its condolences for the death of President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdollahian and other Iranian officials involved in the tragic helicopter crash on Sunday. The EU expresses its sympathies to the families of all the victims and to the Iranian citizens affected.
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Brussels Pride 2024 brought together 200 000 people

200 000 people took part in Brussels Pride – In the capital of Europe. Rainbow colours washed over the streets of the capital on Saturday 18 May. This year, the theme of the event was ‘Safe Everyday, Everywhere’, promoting a society where everyone can feel free and safe every day, everywhere. With the Pride Village, the Pride March, the Rainbow Village and the Mont des Arts stage, Brussels had eve...
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18 EU Member States commited to pursue a European policy for LGBTIQ rights

The Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) hosted a high-level conference in Brussels on Friday 17 May. This date of 17 May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia and Intersexophobia (IDAHOT). The event brought together the European Commissioner for Equality, the relevant Ministers and Secretaries of State from several EU Member States, members ...
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