European Council, 20-21 February 2020

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Publication Date February 2020
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A special meeting of the European Council was held on 20-21 February 2020.

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This meeting was scheduled to hold negotiations and seek an agreement on the European Union's Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2027. Some of the main issues at stake in the discussions included:

  • overall level;
  • volumes of the main policy areas;
  • financing, including revenues (own resources) and corrections;
  • conditionalities and incentives.

The European Council also issued a declaration relating to the latest developments in Idlib (Syria), calling on all stakeholders to cease hostilities immediately.

Source Link https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/european-council/2020/02/20-21/
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Official
European Council: Remarks by President Charles Michel after the special meeting of the European Council on 20-21 February 2020 https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/02/21/remarks-by-president-charles-michel-after-the-special-meeting-of-the-european-council-on-20-21-february-2020/
European Commission: Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel, following the Special European Council, 20-21 February 2020 https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/speech_20_309
European Parliament: Press Release, 21/02/2020: EP’s MFF negotiators disappointed by failure of EU budget summit https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20200218IPR72807/

ESO Records
Negotiations relating to the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF 2021-2027) https://www.europeansources.info/record/negotiations-relating-to-the-eus-multiannual-financial-framework-mff-2021-2027/

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