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EU: High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 26 January 2010

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To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will have their first bilateral formal meeting with the new European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Baroness Ashton of Upholland; and what subjects they will discuss. [HL1252]

My right honourable friend the Foreign Secretary, my honourable friend the Minister for Europe and my noble friend Lady Kinnock have been in regular contact with the new high representative since she took office, most recently on 8 January 2010 and at the Foreign Affairs Council on 25 January 2010. They have discussed a range of current foreign policy issues.