Foreign Affairs Council, 6 March 2017

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Series Details 06.03.17
Publication Date 06/03/2017
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A meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council was held on 6 March 2017. The agenda includes the following topics:

+ Adoption of conclusions assessising progress achieved since the European Council summit of December 2016;

+ Meeting of defence ministers with the High Representative for Foreign Policy to discuss a strategic outlook of EU engagement in Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP);

+ Discussion on migration, based on the conclusions of the informal meeting held in February 2017 and ahead of the forthcoming European Council summit;

+ Discussion on political developments and economic reforms in Egypt;

+ Exchange of views on the situation in the Western Balkans, including a briefing by the High Representative on her visit to the region;

+ Discussion on the Middle East peace process, taking stock of recent developments and contacts.

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ESO: Background information: Foreign Affairs Council, 6 February 2017
EurActiv, 07.03.17: EU ministers: Balkans becoming ‘chessboard’ for big powers
B92, 07.03.17: 'I've seen more than ever before, and came back concerned'
EU: EEAS: Press Release, 06.03.17: Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the Foreign Affairs Council
EU: EEAS: Press Release, 06.03.17: Remarks by Federica Mogherini following the joint meeting of Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council
EU: EEAS: Press Release, 06.03.17: Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the Foreign Affairs Council

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