30th May 2023


Israel has right to defend itself, reaffirms EU

"Israel has the right to defend itself", a statement from EU foreign chief Federica Mogherini's office declared on Thursday evening, calling Iranian attacks against Israeli army posts from inside Syria, to which Israel responded by striking against Iranian targets in Syria, "extremely worrying." "We call on all regional actors to show restraint and avoid any escalation, which could further undermine regional stability", the statement said.

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Equatorial Guinea: a 'tough nut' for the EU

The relationship between one of Africa's smallest countries, run by the world's longest-serving dictator, remains difficult — especially after the European Parliament broke its 20-year silence on human rights in the country.

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