EU & US vow to work for sustainable de-escalation in the East. Med., refer to the international law of the sea

The EU and the USA are set to endorse a joint declaration during their Summit on Tuesday the 15th off June in Brussels, describing the basic principles and understanding “towards a renewed transatlantic partnership”, according to a draft text, tabled today at the COREPER obtained by CNA.

In the text the EU and the US endorse the aspiration “to vaccinate at least two thirds of the world’s population by the end of 2022” and “encourage more donors to make 2 billion vaccine doses available worldwide by late 2021.” In the same text the two sides “reject authoritarianism in all its forms around the globe, resisting autocrats’ efforts to create an environment that protects their rule and serves their interests, while undermining liberal democracies.

Source: Cyprus News Agency