Mogherini: “We will need to reassess relations with Russia in the next 5 years”

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Vice-president designate and High Representative-designate of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has said that even though Russia could not be seen as a “strategic partner” anymore, Moscow was nonetheless a “strategic country and neighbour.”

The Italian former Foreign Affairs Minister defended her candidacy to the EU’s High Representative post in a three-hour hearing in the European Parliament on Monday.

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