On 4 June in Tuvalu, Commissioner Mimica met with Prime Minister Sopoaga, and discussed with his counterpart the EU's willingness to implement a successful bilateral cooperation with Tuvalu, focusing mainly on environment protection through the sustainable management of waste.
A workshop on compatibility of customs legislation applied in Tajikistan with the provisions of the revised Kyoto Convention started on 8 June in Dushanbe, gathering national experts from the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan dealing with customs control arrangement, customs clearance and tariff regulation, legal issues and risk management. The workshop is conducted within the framework of Border Management in Central Asia Programme (BOMCA), funded by the European Union.
In the framework of their regular exchanges on counter-terrorism, Turkey and the European Union held the Turkey-EU Counter-Terrorism (CT) Dialogue in Brussels on 8 June 2016. Terrorism poses a direct threat to our countries and our citizens. The EU and Turkey recognised the importance of the need to work together closely as key partners and strategic allies to counter these threats to our security and peace.