East StratCom disinformation claim:

At the EU summit in Brussels, HRVP Mogherini stated that the EU needs “a new approach to Russia, based on honesty and dialogue.”

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Period/date: 20. October 2016

Debunk claim:

Distorted quote. HRVP Mogherini really said: “I believe that the approach I prepared with the Foreign Ministers and that I will present, based on a balance between firmness and dialogue, will be the one that will keep us all together. Continued unity is what we need in the European Union”. https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/12593/mogherini-at-summit-discussions-on-migration-russia-and-syria_en

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by East Stratcom Network in Disinformation Review issue 45. The item is located at row number 28 in the report.

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