October 8, 2019 Internet & Press

Borrell will strengthen the EU's position in global geopolitical relations

Tonino Picula, Croatian MEP and Foreign Affairs Coordinator of the Parliamentary Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, commented on the Committee's support for Borrell.

"At yesterday's hearing, Josep Borrell demonstrated competency, experience and passion needed to make the European Union a stronger factor in geopolitics. His answers to our questions and the priorities he outlined during his opening address show that he is aware of the challenges ahead of the international law, and the EU's role in preserving the multilateral picture of the world. In a world marked by increasingly obvious competition between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China", Picula stressed, the EU needs to rethink its approach of "silo".

"Today's US attitude towards the EU, encourages us to better align our foreign and economic policies to enable security and economic advancement for our citizens, in a way that is in line with our values. In all international relations, we must adhere to principled pragmatism", he says.

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Source: Dalmacija danas
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