Relations between the EU and Russia, Belarus and transatlantic relations dominated the Monday talks of the EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels, with Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau representing Poland.
US Foreign Minister Antony Blinken were also present (via video link) and the EU High Representative, Josep Borrell.
Among other things, the ministers agreed on new EU sanctions against Russia in connection with the detention of oppositionist Alexei Navalny by Moscow.
Rau reported on the meeting and said on Twitter that the focus was on EU-Russia relations after the arrest of Navalny, the human rights situation in Belarus, including the recent conviction of two journalists from Belsat TV and EU-US relations under the new Biden administration.
Conversations with Blinken focused on the climate and the return of Washington to world society organization, the Paris Agreement and the World Trade Organization, Rau said.
He added that the talks confirmed shared US and EU views on the rivalry between the West and China.
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