Posts tagged as Borrell

EU foreign policy died

Monday, February 15, 2021

Josep Borrell’s trip to Russia marked the end of Europe’s geopolitical ambitions. European foreign policy died in Moscow last week. The burial will be held at sea this spring, some 35 fathoms under the Baltic, where a towering Russian vessel called “Fortuna” is laying the final section of the 1,230 kilometer-long Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany. While the end of Europe’s geopolitical ambitions was long in…

Lithuanian FM Landsbergis: Russian, Belarusian sanction packages are being drafted

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Sanction packages for Russia and Belarus are being drafted, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis and Asta Skaisgiryte, an adviser to the country’s President Gitanas Nauseda, have confirmed. “Speaking of Russia and Belarus, the sanction issue is on the agenda. For Russia, sanctions related to Navalny’s arrest and what Lithuania and other like-minded countries could propose to the European Union, especially following High Representative Borrell’s visit to Moscow,” Skaisgiryte told a…