Catherine Ashton


Danish Foreign minister Villy Sovndal and High Representative of the... News PhotoBelgium,Berlaymont,Brussels-Capital Region,Catherine Ashton,Diplomacy,Foreign Affairs Council,Horizontal,Politics,Security,Strategy,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPDanish Foreign minister Villy Sovndal and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton (LtR) talk prior to a Foreign Affairs Council on January 31, 2013 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. The Council will discuss the situation in the EU's southern neighbourhood, in particular in Syria and Egypt, and will prepare the forthcoming European Council debate on the Arab Spring. Ministers will also discuss the priorities of the foreign policy of the new US administration.They will be informed of the situation in Mali and the action taken by the EU in response to the special session of the last Foreign Affairs Council devoted to Mali. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)