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  • 21/11/2014
    High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini attends FAC Trade High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini attends FAC Trade <p> <span style="color: black; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini today – for the first time in her new role and as the first High Representative – attended the Foreign Affairs Council in trade formation in line with her commitment to be fully engaged in the coordination of all EU policies that have an impact on external action</span>.</p> 11/21/2014 16:11:11 11/21/2014 16:11:11 11/21/2014 16:11:11 11/09/2015 16:11:11 2014112116 090126248d78956d N 090126248d78956d /statements-eeas/2014/141121_01_en.htm 10627 xml Y /statements-eeas/2014/141121_01_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2014/141121_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2014/141121_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini attends FAC Trade
  • 21/11/2014
    Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuypdf
  • 21/11/2014
    Press release - 3348th Council meeting - FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Trade) - Brussels, 21 November 2014 (provisional version)pdf

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The Foreign Affairs Council is made up of European Union Member State Ministers responsible for Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development. These Ministers attend monthly meetings to discuss foreign policy, trade, security, defence and development matters.

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton chairs the Foreign Affairs Council meetings, except for commercial policy issues - when the rotating Presidency takes over the chair. Catherine Ashton is also a Vice-President of the European Commission, ensuring the consistency and coordination of the EU's external action.