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Foreign Affairs Council: Main results

EU News 210/2015

Council of the European Union


The Council welcomed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, agreed on 14 July in Vienna, ensuring that Iran's nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful.


The Council was briefed by UN Special Representative Bernardino Leon on the initialling of a political agreement by the vast majority of Libyan parties. Ministers discussed what more the EU can do to bring the missing parties on board and to further support the efforts towards the formation of a government of national accord. The EU stands ready to support such government when formed, both economically and politically.


Middle East peace process

The Council discussed the Middle East peace process and approved conclusions.

EU action plan on human rights and democracy

The Council adopted the new EU action plan on human rights and democracy for 2015 to 2019 "Keeping human rights at the heart of the EU agenda".

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