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High Representative Mogherini in Lucca, Italy for G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

EU News 73/2017

10/04/2017

Today and tomorrow, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini is in Italy to participate in the G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Lucca.

The focus of discussions will be the main international issues of the day, including the situation in Syria, in light of recent developments and a week after the Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, organised and hosted by Mogherini.

Ministers will also discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the Middle East Peace Process, security in Asia, Iran, Africa, Iraq and Libya. Thematic topics for discussion include migration, maritime security, non-proliferation and disarmament, counter terrorism, climate change, peace and security in the framework of the United Nations, and cyber security.

Whilst in Lucca, the High Representative will have several bilateral meetings. At lunchtime, she met Japanese Foreign Minister, Fumio Kishida, with whom she discussed EU-Japan relations as well as the repeated violations of UN Security Council Resolutions by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Source and additional information:
https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/24525/high-representative-mogherini-lucca-italy-g7-foreign-ministers-meeting_en

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