Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

Brussels, 6 September 2022

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, will travel to Mozambique and Kenya on 8-10 September. The visit will be an opportunity to further deepen ties and cooperation with African partners in a new geopolitical context and will focus on issues such as upholding the multilateral order, the global food and energy crisis and cooperation for the continent’s peace and security.

On Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September, the High Representative will be in Mozambique. On Thursday, he will meet with President Filipe Nyusi and with Foreign Minister Verónica Macamo. Following the meeting, the HR/VP Borrell will hold a joint press conference with the Foreign Minister at around 17:00 CET, which will be broadcast on EbS.

On Friday, the High Representative will visit the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mozambique’s training camp in Katembe and will participate in a handover ceremony of European Peace Facility-funded equipment together with Vice-Admiral Bléjean, Director-General of the EU Military Staff. The HR/VP will also take part in the ceremony for the change of command of EUTM Mozambique. In the afternoon, the HR/VP will meet with Defence Minister Cristóvão Chume and will visit an EU-funded cooperation project focused on youth employment.

On Saturday 10 September, the HR/VP Borrell will travel to Kenya to meet with the new President William Ruto.

Pictures and videos of the mission will be available on EbS and remarks of the press points will be published on the press material section of the EEAS website.

Source – EEAS

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