European External Action Service

08/05/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/05/2019 08:08

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini travels to Maputo, Mozambique to witness signature of historic peace agreement

Tomorrow, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will be in Maputo, Mozambique, to participate in the official signing ceremony of the historic peace agreement reached between the Mozambican government and the opposition party RENAMO.

The European Union has been a strong supporter of the peace process and is providing €50 million to support the consolidation of the peace process to support local economic development, decentralisation, reconciliation and disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants.

Federica Mogherini is also due to hold bilateral meetings with the President of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the President of RENAMO, Ossufo Momade, and the Foreign Minister, José Pacheco.

A factsheet on EU-Mozambique relations is available here. Photos as well as video coverage will be available on EbS.