EU High Representative to call on Aquino next week-A A +A
Friday, July 25, 2014
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will meet next week in Malacanang Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission.
Ashton will arrive in Manila on Monday and on the following day, she is scheduled to call on the President and meet Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario for an exchange of views on EU-Philippines relations, the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines said Friday.
After the highly successful EU-Asean Foreign Ministers meeting held in Brussels last week, Ashton will discuss with Del Rosario ways of further strengthening economic links between the EU and the Philippines, it said.
They will also exchange views on regional security and the latest development of the Mindanao peace process, it added. (SDR/Sunnex)