New Zealand Embassy & Mission to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium

Joint European Union-New Zealand Declaration

From left to right: Mr José Manuel BARROSO, President of the European Commission; Mr Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council; Mr John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand (photo credit: The Council of the European Union)

Prime Minister John Key, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso issued a joint declaration this morning, following their meeting in The Hague.

In the declaration, The European Union and New Zealand resolved to deepen EU – NZ relations further across all aspects of the relationship, including in the political and security sphere, science and innovation, and trade an investment.

The full declaration can be found here.

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