European Council, 21-22 March 2019

Publication Date March 2019
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A summit of the European Council was held on 21-22 March 2019. The agenda includes the following items:

Members of the European Economic Area (EEA) were also invited to mark its 25th anniversary, including non-EU Member States.

The European Parliament's plenary session held a discussion on the outcome of the European Council summit on 27 March.

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Politico, 22/03/2019: EU’s Brexit and China problems are intertwined
EPRS: Briefing, March 2019: Outcome of the meetings of EU leaders, 21-22 March 2019

Reuters, 21/03/2019: EU leaders to discuss stronger shield against Chinese influence
Deutsche Welle, 21/03/2019: EU leaders to discuss Brexit and China
EurActiv, 22/03/2019: ‘Don’t be naive with China’, EU leaders tell Italy

European Council: Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the European Council meetings on 21 and 22 March 2019
European Council conclusions, 22 March 2019
European Parliament: Press Release, 27/03/2019: MEPs debate Brexit and relations with China following EU spring summit
European Commission: Speech of President Jean-Claude Juncker at the plenary session of the European Parliament during the debate on the conclusions of the European Council [in French]

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