– Meetings of the EU high representative for foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected in the coming days in new York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. As reported earlier, Russia’s permanent representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov, Lavrov will hold this week a meeting with Mogherini during a session of the UN General Assembly in new York.
In addition, the Director of the information centre of NATO in Moscow Robert Pszczel said on 16 September in Brussels that NATO Secretary General.Stoltenberg is also expected to meet with Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in new York in the days of the UN General Assembly.
The delegation of the EU high level will take part on Monday in new York at the UN summit on refugees and migrants, as well as in the discussions of the UN General Assembly at the Ministerial level from 20 to 29 September, said in Brussels, the press service of the European Commission. The European Union will be represented by European Council President Donald Tusk, Deputy President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans and the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini, said in a communiqué.
In addition to these, the delegation includes Deputy Chairman of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva, member of the EC neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations Johannes Hahn, member of the EC in international cooperation and development Neven Neven Mimica, member of the EC on issues of climate change and energy arias Cañete, member of the EC on health and safety food Vytenis Andriukaitis, member of the EC for migration, home Affairs and citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and evrokomisar for humanitarian aid and crisis management Christos Stylianides.
It is expected that at the UN summit on refugees and migration will perform Tusk. He will call on behalf of the EU for the “global common responsibility and the necessity of transition to a global agreement in the framework of the follow-up to this meeting at the highest level”.
In turn, the headquarters of NATO in Brussels said that NATO Secretary General.Stoltenberg will be in new York from 19 to 22 September to participate in the UN General Assembly.
During the visit to the United States, Stoltenberg will meet with UN Secretary General ban Ki-moon and other high-level representatives stated in NATO communiqué.