Foreign Affairs Council, 16 October 2017

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Series Details 16.10.17
Publication Date 16/10/2017
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Formal meetings of the Foreign Affairs Council in 2017:

+ Foreign Affairs Council, 16 January
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 6 February
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 6 March
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 3 April
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 11-19 May
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 19 June
+ Foreign Affairs Council, 17 July 2017

A meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council was held in Luxembourg on 16 October 2017. The agenda included the following topics:

+ Discussion on Iran and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA);

+ Discussion on the situation in the Korean peninsula, in view of the latest activities by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK - North Korea) and adoption of further restrictive measures;

+ Discussion on how the European Union can contribute to strengthening the implementation of UNSC resolutions;

+ Discussion on EU cooperation with Turkey on regional situations;

+ Debate on the EU policy on human rights, followed by the adoption of conclusions on the mid-term review of the Action Plan on human rights and democracy, the EU annual report on human rights in the world and on the protection and promotion of human rights;

+ Adoption of conclusions on Myanmar, in the light of the situation in Rakhine State.

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