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President Pierre Nkurunziza has said that he will not stand for election in 2020.


A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival. Every year, World Oceans Day provides an opportunity to honour, help protect, and conserve our world’s shared ocean, which connects us all.

In today's insecure world, the EU has set out to help protecting more effectively the EU and its citizens. NATO is a major and logical partner in this context. Both organisations started in 2016 to develop a programme of deep cooperation where their strengths and assets complement and reinforce each other. The outcome of the cooperation is effective use of public money but it also helps taking EU defence and security beyond the levels that each EU or NATO could achieve if they acted in isolation. On the 6th of June 2018 the Council welcomed the 3rd process report on the implementation of the common set of proposals endorsed by EU and NATO Ministers.


Council conclusions on the third progress report on the implementation of the common set of proposals endorsed by the EU and NATO Councils on 6 December 2016 and 5 December 2017

On 8 June 2018, the Council decided to refocus the mandate of the EU rule of law mission EULEX Kosovo. The mission, established 10 years ago, has had two operational objectives: a monitoring, mentoring and advising objective, providing support to Kosovo’s rule of law institutions and to the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, and an executive objective, supporting the adjudication of constitutional and civil justice and prosecuting and adjudicating selected criminal cases.

A Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) between the European Union and Singapore took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Singapore on 8 June 2018.


The European Union and Uzbekistan held their 15th Cooperation Committee Meeting