European Union @ United Nations, Partnership in Action
 
 
See photos from EU-related events and learn more about academic programs and think-tank events, arts festivals and cultural activities.

 
European External Action ServiceEuropean Comission

< Back to previous page

Statement by EU HR Ashton on Syrian government's agreement to Arab League proposals

Summary: 3 November 2011, Brussels - Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, issued the following statement today on the Syrian government's agreement to the Arab League proposals:

"I welcome the efforts of the Arab League to end violence and bring about the reforms that the Syrian people have bravely demanded these last seven months. It is now vital that the commitments made by the Syrian authorities to the Arab League are followed through fully and rapidly, under Arab scrutiny. This new initiative can only succeed if the Syrian authorities provide the space and security for opposition groups to work with all sectors of the Syrian population for a peaceful political transition."

 

  • Ref: EU11-368EN
  • EU source: European Union
  • UN forum: 
  • Date: 3/11/2011


< Back to previous page

See also
 

European Union Member States