The Foreign Affairs Council discussed pressing issues on the international agenda. The High Representative and foreign ministers followed-up on their discussion on Syria at the last Foreign Affairs Council in October, and recalled their commitment to halt arms exports to Turkey. They also noted the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/11/2019
At the Poznań Summit on the Western Balkans, the EU confirmed its commitment to strengthen cooperation with the region with a set of concrete measures focusing on five key areas: transport and energy, digital, economy, security and good neighbourly relations.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 05/07/2019
The European Council elected today Charles Michel as President of the European Council. The President of the European Council is elected for the period from 1 December 2019 until 31 May 2022. The European Council adopted the decision proposing Ursula von der Leyen to the European Parliament as
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/07/2019
The measures target the financial, energy and defence sectors, and the area of dual-use goods. They were originally introduced on 31 July 2014 for one year in response to Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine and strengthened in September 2014.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 27/06/2019
The Council reiterates that cooperation through effective multilateralism remains the best way to advance national as well as collective interests. The EU aims at an effective multilateral system that delivers results in tackling today's and tomorrow's global challenges.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/06/2019
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 04/12/2018