Foreign Affairs Council, 19 June 2017

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Series Details 19.06.17
Publication Date 19/06/2017
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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 MayA meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council was held in Luxembourg on 19 June 2017. The agenda included the following topics:

+ Review of implementation of the EU Global Strategy one year after its presentation to the European Council;

+ Adoption of conclusions on maritime security;

+ Adoption of conclusions on the external aspects of counter-terrorism;

+ Adoption of conclusions on EU-NATO cooperation based on a joint report by the High Representative and the Secretary-General of NATO;

+ Adoption of conclusions on Iraq focussing on the latest developments and the future of the country;

+ Discussion of the external aspects of migration, in preparation of the European Council of 22-23 June 2017;

+ Discussion of the current diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region;

+ Foreign affairs ministers of the EU and of the six countries of the Eastern Partnership will prepare the Eastern Partnership Summit foreseen on 24 November in Brussels.

+ Other topics: Extension of the sanctions against Russia;

+ Reaffirmation of the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement

+ Adoption of conclusions on a framework for EU response to cyber attacks

+ Adoption of conclusions on engagement with civil society in external relations

+ Adoption of conclusions for a renewed impetus of the Africa-EU Partnership

+ Adoption of conclusions on the EU strategy for Central Asia

+ Adoption of conclusions on Mali and the Sahel

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EU: EEAS: Press Release, 19.06.17: Joint doorstep by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn following the Eastern Partnership Foreign Ministers' Meeting
EU: EEAS: Press Release, 19.06.17: Remarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs Council

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