Delegation of the European Union to Syria

Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

The policy of the EU towards the North African and Middle Eastern countries has two main objectives:

Via the Middle East Peace process, the European Union is actively supporting efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is also a member of the so-called Middle East Quartet (US, EU, Russia and UN)

EU relations with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates mainly takes the shape of a region-to-region relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council.

The EU has bilateral relations with Iran, Iraq and Yemen.