âA Window on the Worldâ â Blog by the High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell Blog by Josep Borrell on his activities and European foreign policy. Relations with the UN and Multilateral Organizations; Human Rights In response to the Greek City Times article, European Union spokesperson Peter Stano said Tocci is “not a policymaker of the EU.”. Josep Borrell Fontelles' team - 2019-2024. It appears that Borrell’s interests are not with the European Union, but protecting Spanish economic interests at the expense of continued Turkish aggression against Greece and Cyprus. Nathalie Tocci, a special adviser to the High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell, is once again in the spotlight because of her clear conflict of interest by being an Eni board member. Of course she omits that French President Emmanuel Macron has emerged as the only major European leader with enough courage to confront Turkish aggression. Josep Borrell: can EUâs new diplomat- in-chief strengthen blocâs global standing? "We must wait for a resultâ says EU's Foreign Affairs chief Josep Borrell European leaders have remained largely silent as the US continue to count its votes. “In Libya almost all of Eni’s oil and natural gas assets are located in the western half of the country, under the control of the Turkish-backed GNA [Government of National Accords],” he continued. Beginning with trade, the European Union (EU) accounts for 36% of Africaâs trade in goods (compared to 17% for China and 6% for the US). “Eni spent up to €1,499,999 lobbying the EU last year alone” and “Borrell’s cabinet appears to have to failed to notify the European Commission’s administration department of Tocci’s new position on Eni’s board” when she was first assigned to the position. FILE - In this Friday Nov. 20, 2020 file photo, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell speaks during a news conference following an EU Defence minister video conference at â¦ Maduro and Lukashenko are in exactly the same situation. EU Observer found that Tocci sits on two Eni committees and chairs one. Turkey must understand its behaviour is 'widening its separation' with the EU, the bloc's Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday. The economic destinies of Italy and Spain have been intertwined with Turkey and neither country is making preparations for a Turkey with sanctions imposed on it, suggesting that both countries will veto sanctions once again in the upcoming European Council meeting on December 10-11. This appears to have already happened as Italy is now accountable to Ankara to ensure its corporate interests in Libya are protected, which is why Italy vetoes sanctions against Turkey and why Tocci defends Erdoğan indirectly be claiming Greece engages in “macho politics” and denigrates France for its principled position against Turkish aggression. In fact, the appeasement has been so much so that it has emboldened Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to not only continue violating Greek airspace with warplanes and the Greek and Cypriot maritime space with warships, but to also partially open the occupied town of Varoshia in northern Cyprus in violation of two UN resolutions. Nathalie Tocci is in the spotlight again, but does Josep Borrell also have a conflict of interest with the EU? European Commission vice-president in charge for High-Representative of the Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy Josep Borrell Borrell joined the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) in 1975 and started his political activity during Spain's transition to democracy in the Socialist Grouping of Madrid along with Luis Solana and Luis Carlos Croissier. International Day of the Worldâs Indigenous Peoples: Declaration by High Representative Josep Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, 9 August 2020 As we mark the International day of the Worldâs Indigenous Peoples, the EU extends its solidarity to all indigenous peoples around the world at a time when their health, lives and livelihoods are endangered by the COVID-19 pandemic. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool Turska svojom retorikom o Cipru pogorÅ¡ava napetosti s Europskom unijom i mora shvatiti da se zbog svojeg ponaÅ¡anja sve viÅ¡e udaljava od Unije, izjavio je u Äetvrtak Å¡ef europske diplomacije Josep Borrell. EU's Borrell Welcomes U.S. President 'Who Doesn't Consider Us a Foe' Josep Borrell said in a blog that it was diplomatic practice to avoid expressions of political preference, but â¦ AMMAN â Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Thursday met with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell on the margins of the EU-Southern Neighbourhood ministerial meeting in Barcelona. 29/10/2020 - Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission of the European Union â the EUâs foreign affairs chief and effectively the âMinister of Foreign Affairs of the EUâ â completes in these days his first year in office. Having undergone a lung transplant in 2017,Read More Member of European Parliament Diana Riba said “Over the recent years, Borrell has been involved in serious scandals such as insider trading, and conflicts of interest that makes him incompatible with the responsibilities he has been proposed for.”. Josep Borrell in Serbia; Photo: Tanjug / Rade PreliÄ BRUSSELS â The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said that the EU expected Belgrade and Pristina not to move embassies in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, N1 reported. Turkey's rhetoric on Cyprus is aggravating tensions with the European Union and Ankara must understand that its behaviour is "widening its separation" from the 27-nation bloc, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday. Eni, an Italian multinational oil and gas company â¦ EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell believes that the presidents of Belarus and Venezuela Alexander Lukashenko and Nicolas Maduro found themselves in a similar situation. FILE PHOTO: EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell attends a plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool ââIt is with great sadness that I learned that Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee, passed away today,ââ said EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in a statement on Tuesday. In fact, her defense of Turkey goes so deep that she uses her influence to denounce France to the German Council on Foreign Relations by saying “Look at Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, East Mediterranean and Libya – in what way has France helped a European consensus rather than exacerbated a European divide?”, “Look at #Russia, #Armenia & #Azerbaijan, #EastMed, #Libya – in what way has #France helped a European consensus rather than exacerbated a European divide?,” @NathalieTocci @IAIonline highlights the skepticism about the intent of #Macron’s vision laid out in @Grand_Continent.