AU-EU Ministerial meeting

27 Oct: AU-EU Ministerial meeting: Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell at the press conference following the Ministerial in Rwanda, Kigali

(Source: EEAS)

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To start, I want to thank the Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chairperson of the African Union Executive Council, Christophe Lutundula, our Rwandan host, Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta, and the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission Monique Nsanzabaganwa for hosting us and for this great organisation.

Our two continents face many challenges that threaten both Africa and Europe. And there are, at the same time countless opportunities available for us. On which we can and we should and we have to work together. There are countless opportunities, not only challenges.

With this in mind, we must produce concrete results for our fellow citizens. Only together we can move better, and there is an urgent need to accelerate the pace of how we move …