The seventh meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level was held in Brussels on December 11, to open negotiations on Chapter 6 - Company law and Chapter 30 - External relations.
The tenth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level was held in Brussels on December 11 to open negotiations on Chapter 2 - Freedom of movement for workers, and Chapter 3 - Right of establishment and freedom to provide services.
On 11 December, development ministers discussed and adopted conclusions on the updated strategy on aid for trade, as presented in the Commission communication of November 2017 "Achieving prosperity through trade and investment: updating the 2007 joint EU strategy on aid for trade".
"We are shocked and outraged by the wave of Antisemitic attacks and demonstrations that are spreading hatred against Jews in European cities over the last days. There can be no justification and we stand in full solidarity with the European Jewish communities in condemning these vile attacks in the strongest possible way.