Foreign Affairs Council

Sahel: EU takes further steps to better support the security of the region

Bruxelles, 18/02/2019 - 10:36, UNIQUE ID: 190218_9
Council Conclusions

The EU supports the efforts the G5 Sahel countries in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and any other threat to security and peace. The EU wants to reinforce its regional approach in the Sahel with the aim of supporting cross-border cooperation, regional cooperation structures, and, in this context, of enhancing national capacities of the G5 Sahel countries. Stability in the Sahel region is also key for European security.