: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Borrell urges EU to be foreign policy ‘player, not the playground’

The EU’s new top diplomat, Josep Borrell, has urged the bloc to step up and be a real geopolitical player or risk Europe becoming just a playground for other big powers.
Ahead of chairing his first meeting of EU foreign ministers Monday, the bloc’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy wrote a three-page letter to ministers late last week outlining his ambitions.
In the letter, seen by POLITICO, Borrell wrote that as “we see the rebirth of geostrategic competition,” notably between China, Russia and the United States, the EU “has the option of becoming a player, a true geostrategic actor, …read more

Source:: European Voice


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