EU High Representative Josep Borrell has published his new book, ‘Staying on course in troubled waters’, that brings together blog posts, speeches and articles on key global developments in 2021.
The book highlights what has been achieved despite the pandemic and what remains to be done for the EU to speak the “language of power”, says Borrell, “a task that is more urgent than ever in the context of the war against Ukraine.”
“Russia’s war against Ukraine is indeed a tectonic shift that requires us to take a strong stance in defending Ukrainian sovereignty and also of the wider international rules-based order. History is accelerating once again and we are confronted with multiple challenges. To respond effectively, it is necessary to analyse the major trends that were already reshaping the geopolitical environment and challenging European values in the last years,” says Borrell in his blog introducing the book.
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