Foreign Affairs Council, 10 December 2018

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Publication Date 10/12/2018
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A meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council was held on 10 December 2018. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Discussion on the implementation of the JCPoA with Iran and on the preservation of trade and financial channels against a background of sanctions imposed by the United States;
  • Discussion on the latest behaviour by Iranian actors on European soil and Iran's ballistic missiles programme;
  • Discussion on the Western Balkans, and in particular the EU's engagement and cooperation with the region;
  • Discussion on the latest developments in Ukraine, including the rising tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait;
  • Adoption of an update to sanctions related to Ukraine;
  • Discussion on the situation in Venezuela, focusing on the potential establishment of an international contact group;
  • Discussion on cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU), ahead of a ministerial meeting between the two sides.
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