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Borrell: “EU has a special duty of care”

Borrell: “EU has a special duty of care”

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell responds to questions from EU Watch and Hostage Aid Worldwide on European hostages jailed in Iran.

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Letter to Josep Borrell concerning the case of Johan Floderus and other EU citizens held hostage in Iran

Letter to Josep Borrell concerning the case of Johan Floderus and other EU citizens held hostage in Iran

EU Watch and Hostage Aid Worldwide have asked EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell what he and the EU diplomatic service have done to secure the release of his staff member Johan Floderus and other EU citizens who have been held hostage in Iran for long time.

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After the coup in Niger: What are the options for the EU?

After the coup in Niger: What are the options for the EU?

What are the consequences of the military coup in Niger, and is the European Union’s response adequate?

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Open letter for the release of Iranian artist Toomaj Salehi

Open letter for the release of Iranian artist Toomaj Salehi

EU Watch joins more than 150 politicians, organizations, and activists in calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Iranian rapper and dissident Toomaj Salehi. Please find below the full letter.

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“Write your last letter to your mom”: How an Iranian dissident broke free from Khamenei’s regime

“Write your last letter to your mom”: How an Iranian dissident broke free from Khamenei’s regime

Arash Hahmpay, an Iranian dissident and activist details his dreadful experience with the Islamic regime in Iran and how he escaped to Germany.

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EU-Turkey relations: “Erdogan is not 12 feet tall”

EU-Turkey relations: “Erdogan is not 12 feet tall”

Turkey expert Dimitar Bechev argues that the European Union has a lot of leverage on Ankara, in spite of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s re-election.

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Council reaches agreement on controversial reform of asylum rules

Council reaches agreement on controversial reform of asylum rules

Member states want new rules for the processing of asylum applications, including a solidarity mechanism.

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Outsourcing EU foreign policy?

Outsourcing EU foreign policy?

Should private companies be entrusted with formulating EU foreign policy priorities asks Cristina Vanberghen, an expert on EU affairs, regarding a controversial €4 million tender by the European Commission.

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The Taliban Conundrum: What’s next for the EU in Afghanistan?

The Taliban Conundrum: What’s next for the EU in Afghanistan?

What are the European Union’s policy options vis-à-vis Afghanistan? How can it help the Afghan people, especially women? Leading experts give their insights. Join us for this online event organised jointly by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and EU Watch.

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Polish judiciary reform infringes EU law, European Court of Justice rules

Polish judiciary reform infringes EU law, European Court of Justice rules

Rule of law is "an integral part of the identity of the European Union", the