Borrell and Lavrov address the “challenges” facing the EU and Russia to achieve a “more stable and predictable” relationship

The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, met with Russian Foreign Minister Segei Lavrov in New York this Thursday, to whom he conveyed that there are still “challenges” between Brussels and Moscow to create a “more stable and predictable one ” Relationship.

The heads of European and Russian diplomacy met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss relations between the two and “pressing international issues”. They also discussed “the challenges” that exist between the 27 and the Kremlin with the aim of “achieving a more stable and predictable relationship”.

Borrell and Lavrov address the “challenges” facing the EU and Russia to achieve a “more stable and predictable” relationship
Borrell and Lavrov address the “challenges” facing the EU and Russia to achieve a “more stable and predictable” relationship

“Differences of opinion persist, particularly with regard to violations of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine by Russia,” said the High Commissioner in a statement, also referring to aspects “in the area of ​​democracy. And human rights, as well as” in relation to cyber threats, Disinformation and other hybrid threats. “

Finally, Borrell and Lavrov discussed international issues on which Brussels and Moscow must continue to work together “to meet global security challenges,” such as the situation in Afghanistan, Libya, Mali, the Middle East peace process and the handing out of nuclear weapons.

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