Africa: Foreign Affairs Council – Remarks By High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell Upon Arrival

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Good morning, This is the first Foreign Affairs Council of the year and we are going to have a very dense agenda. I do not know how we are going to do in order to deal with all these issues.

First, we will deal with the worrying events in Russia. More than 3,000 people have been reportedly arrested. This wave of detentions is something that worries us a lot, as well as the detention of Mr [Alexei] Navalny. We are going to start with this issue.

Second, we have the…


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