Tag: Josep Borrell

Stand up, stop and talk: Borrell’s new strategy to confront Russia
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Stand up, stop and talk: Borrell’s new strategy to confront Russia

"In the current circumstances, a renewed alliance that allows us to harness the full potential of a close cooperation with Russia is a distant possibility. That is why the EU has to be realistic and prepare for a further worsening of our relations with Russia, which are already at their lowest levels. A worsening is now the most likely prospect, "admits the EU High Representative for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell. Coinciding with the meeting in Geneva of Joe Biden with Vladimir Putin, Borrell presented his strategy for cope with the increasing aggressiveness of Moscow on the world stage. A plan that is based on three clear principles: stand up to Russia in the face of any violation of human rights; curbing Putin's attempts to undermine the interests of the Union; and ...
Espadas avoids the Government of Sánchez in his campaign to the primaries
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Espadas avoids the Government of Sánchez in his campaign to the primaries

The pulse for control of the Andalusian PSOE starts with two apparatuses, that of Ferraz and that of San Vicente, facing each otherJuan Espadas, during the ceremony held this Sunday in Dos Hermanas.FERMN CABANILLASEFEJuan Espadas does not want his campaign to become a parade of ministers who can expose some kind of protection by the Government of Pedro Snchez or its federal Executive. Therefore, there will not be members of the central Executive next to the mayor of Seville in the coming weeks, although that will not prevent, as in fact it already happens, the pronouncements that they can make on a personal level. Because the support is express and seamless. At least among the four ministers with a license in Andalusian socialism: Mara Jess Montero, Luis Planas, Juan Carlos Campo and ...
Project Europe
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Project Europe

The EU has the potential to establish itself as an effective and respected (selective) actorA man holds the EU flag.REUTERS"Hand luggage" returns to its weekly Saturday appointment with international news. And without prejudice to the "Knots with Morocco" spillway that appeared in these pages last Wednesday, the usual challenge - choosing a focus - increases due to the two-week stray reservoir. But getting out of the daily maelstrom allows you to broaden the slow time, and therefore take advantage of readings. Thus, today the anchor is the journal of the works, in its first year, of the High Representative for Foreign Policy and of S Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content ...
Sánchez implicates the European Union in the crisis with Morocco and demands "respect for borders"
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Sánchez implicates the European Union in the crisis with Morocco and demands "respect for borders"

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, on Monday involved the European Union in the resolution of the migration crisis open between Ceuta and Morocco since last week. Upon his arrival at the European Council meeting, held in Brussels, Sánchez insisted that we are facing "unprecedented tensions between the EU and Morocco" - and not between Spain and its neighboring country. At the same time, he demanded that the "neighborly" relationship with Morocco be based on trust and respect for borders. Sánchez insisted on presenting the crisis in Ceuta as a European matter and, hours before, the Minister of Justice, Juan Carlos Campo, had also remarked that this episode "affects the entire Euro...
EU considers imposing a no-fly zone in Belarus after Ryanair hijacking
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EU considers imposing a no-fly zone in Belarus after Ryanair hijacking

The act of "state piracy"unprecedented perpetrated by the regime of Aleksandr Lukashenko It has caused a stir among European leaders. The Belarusian president orchestrated the forced landing in Minsk of a plane of Ryanair who was traveling between two European capitals (Athens and Vilnius) with more than 100 passengers on board in order to arrest the dissident journalist Raman Pratasevich. A "kidnapping" for which he used a false bomb threat and a military fighter. The heads of State and Government of the 27 will discuss in the face-to-face summit that begins this Monday in Brussels new sanctions against Lukashenko in retaliation against this action that some of them, como el polaco Mateusz Morawiecki, they have already crossed out "State terrorism". The CEO of Ryanair,...
Profile |  Laya: the least diplomatic foreign minister to manage the worst migration crisis with Morocco
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Profile | Laya: the least diplomatic foreign minister to manage the worst migration crisis with Morocco

The appointment of Arancha González Laya as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and the European Union last January 2020 it was unexpected. Its independence from PSOE and Podemos, members of the first coalition government in the recent democratic history of Spain, surprised locals and strangers. More, after succeeding Josep Borrell, who had held different positions of responsibility in previous socialist executives and who left office to run for the position of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.But his lack of a license was not the only point that attracted attention. So did his profile, clearly focused on areas such as foreign trade. Born in 1969 ...
Zapatero returns to Venezuela to help Maduro in his approach to Joe Biden
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Zapatero returns to Venezuela to help Maduro in his approach to Joe Biden

The former president of the Spanish Government participates in the Congress of the Cambiemos party, one of Maduro's alliesZapatero with the Cambiemos party in Caracas.E.M.He's already in Caracas again. Jos Luis Rodríguez Zapatero has returned to Venezuela amid the controversial imposition of a new National Electoral Council (CNE), the last guide from Nicols Maduro to the United States and the European Union (EU) in search of the withdrawal of sanctions.The former president of the Spanish Government participates today in the Congress of the Cambiemos party, one of Nicols Maduro's allies in the parliament that emerged from the fraudulent elections of 2020. His main leader, Timoteo Zambrano, is the leader closest to Zapatero in Caracas."Let's change is the dialogue peace party, the party tha...
Spain applauds the maneuver of Nicolás Maduro to open a new dialogue with the opposition
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Spain applauds the maneuver of Nicolás Maduro to open a new dialogue with the opposition

Chavismo forms a new National Electoral Council, in which it includes two opponents, in a guide to the demands of the United States.Nicols Maduro and Steven Seagal, in Caracas.REUTERS DANIEL LOZANO Updated Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 21:27Venezuela The US imposes five conditions on Venezuela to withdraw sanctions The European Union (EU), Spain, the United States and Norway were expectant before the formation of the new National Electoral Council (CNE), the first test of cotton to know how far Nicols Maduro is willing to yield in the face of negotiations that have the nod from Washington. And despite the prompt rejection of the majority opposition, Chavismo has passed the first test with an "acceptable" CNE. The new electoral body, imposed by Parliament arising from electoral fraud ...
Leopoldo López’s father reproaches Borrell for not having acted before the "illegal detention" by Jeanine Áñez
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Leopoldo López’s father reproaches Borrell for not having acted before the "illegal detention" by Jeanine Áñez

The MEP of the Popular Party in the European Parliament, Leopoldo López Gil, has condemned and condemned the "lack" of the External Action Service of the European Union and its High Representative, Josep Borrell, before the "Illegal" detention of the former interim president of Bolivia Jeanine Áñez and 15 other members of her Government. During the debate in the plenary session of the European Parliament on this matter, the popular MEP -who is the father of the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López- has stated that Áñez was "unduly imprisoned and falsely accused" of alleged crimes of conspiracy, sedition and terrorism after assuming the presidency of the Bolivian State tempo...
Ursula von der Leyen, sobre el ‘sofagate’: "I felt humiliated and alone, it would not have happened what happened if I was wearing a suit and tie"
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Ursula von der Leyen, sobre el ‘sofagate’: "I felt humiliated and alone, it would not have happened what happened if I was wearing a suit and tie"

The president of the Commission regrets before the plenary session of the European Parliament that she was "treated like this because she is a woman" The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.REUTERS"I am the first woman to chair the European Commission, I am the president, and this is how I expected to be treated when visiting Turkey. But I wasn't. I don't find any justification in the Treaties, so I can't help but conclude that I was treated that way because I'm a woman. What if he had been wearing a suit and tie? In the photos of previous meetings, there is no lack of chairs, but neither are women. I felt humiliated and alone, as a woman and a European. This is not a matter of chairs or protocol, this gets to the heart of who we are, this is about who we defend...