European Council, Brussels, 28-29 June 2016

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Series Details 28-29.06.16
Publication Date 28/06/2016
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A meeting of the European Council was held on 28-29 June 2016, in Brussels. The agenda included the following topics:

+ Exchange of views on the way forward regarding the United Kingdom's future relations with the European Union, following the country's decision to leave the EU;

+ Discussion on the migration crisis, focusing on the Central Mediterranean route;

+ Decision to encourage all actions and strategies laid out by the European Commission regarding the single market to be implemented by 2018;

+ Endorsement of the country-specific recommendations, before the final adoption in July 2016, when the 2016 cycle of the European Semester comes to an end;

+ Support was provided to Syria's government of national accord;

+ Presentation of the EU's Global Strategy for its foreign and security policy;

+ Discussion on cooperation between NATO and the European Union;

+ Presentation on the outcome of the referendum held in the Netherlands regarding the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union.

Source Link http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/european-council/2016/06/28-29/
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