Syria at the core of Federica Mogherini’s bilateral meetings in Bonn and Munich

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Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, held on the 18 February 2017 a series of bilateral meetings in the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers' meeting in Bonn and of the Munich Security Conference.

The HRVP Frederica Mogherini updated her interlocutors on the regional initiative on Syria the European Union has been conducting with the regional actors over the last months and on the preparations of the Brussels conference on the future of Syria and the region

The HRVP met also with the United Nations Special Envoy, Staffan de Mistura, the Foreign Ministers of Iran, Javad Zarif, and of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavusoglu, and the Secretary General of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, Anas al-Abdeh, President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition, and the Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, with whom she discussed also the situation in the Middle East and in Libya.

She also met with the President Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo, Minister Zarif and with Director General of the IAEA Yukiya Amano and with the new Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray. In each meeting, they discussed about the current challenges these countries were facing.

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ESO: Background information: Munich Security Report 2017: 'Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order?

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