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EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell (r) speaking to Cypriot foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides in Brussels on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

Borrell gives EU four weeks to save foreign policy

Belarus sanctions have turned into a "high-voltage" crisis for EU foreign policy, its top diplomat has admitted.

"We can't have another foreign affairs council incapable of finding unanimity on sanctions against Belarus," EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said after meeting EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday (21 September).

"It's becoming personal, because I understand clearly that the credibility of the EU and of forging ... a common foreign affairs policy very muc...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell (r) speaking to Cypriot foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides in Brussels on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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