Video conference of home affairs ministers, 5 June 2020

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Publication Date 05/06/2020
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EU Ministers responsible for matters relating to Home Affairs held a videoconference on 5 June 2020. The agenda included the following items:

  • Discussion on the response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in the field of internal border controls and the free movement of persons;
  • Discussion on EU travel restrictions with regard to the entry of third country nationals;
  • Briefing on the operational results of the 2019 EU policy cycle to fight organised crime (EMPACT), based on a Presidency Note;
  • Update on the state of play on a number of legislative initiatives;
  • Update from Maltese representatives on the migration situation in the Central Mediterranean and the challenges facing the country;
  • Briefing on the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs ministerial videoconference held on 28 May;
  • Presentation on the priorities of the forthcoming German Council Presidency in relevant areas of action;
  • Update from the European Commission on writing of the implementation of the interoperability regulations.
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