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Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
The policy of the European Union towards the North African and Middle Eastern countries seeks to encourage political and economic reform in each individual country in due respect for its specific features and regional cooperation among the countries of the region themselves and with the EU.
Update of JCPOA Information Note
« En 2017, TAIEX1 et le jumelage se sont révélés être parmi les instruments de soutien politique les plus efficaces à la disposition de la Commission dans les pays voisins de l’UE », a déclaré Johannes Hahn, commissaire européen chargé de la politique européenne de voisinage et des négociations d’élargissement.
La première session du dialogue stratégique de haut niveau a été lancée le 19 octobre 2017
Libya was high on the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council on Monday, with the High Representative briefing the EU Foreign Ministries about her recent visit to Tripoli to inaugurate the EU offices and hold a series of bilateral meetings. The discussion focused on supporting the political process, improving the economic situation of Libyan citizens and strengthening the work with Libyan authorities, civil society and UN partners on the ground.
In the first half of 2018 (January-June) advancement of housing units continued at a higher level than in the previous reporting period (July-December 2017). More than 6,000 housing units in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem were advanced in different stages of the planning and implementation process. This development will, over several years, enable potentially more than 27,000 Israeli settlers to move to the Occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem.
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