Video conference of the members of the European Council, 29 October 2020

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Publication Date 29/10/2020
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EU National leaders held a videoconference on 29 October 2020 to discuss the need to strengthen the collective effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. They focused on testing and tracing policies and vaccines. They also issued a statement on the terrorist attacks in France and touched upon the relationship with Turkey.

Source Link https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/european-council/2020/10/29/
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Commentary and Analysis
EPRS: Briefing. November 2020: Outcome of the European Council video-conference of 29 October 2020 https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2020)654199

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EurActiv, 30/10/2020: EU leaders demand to be ‘respected’ by Turkey https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/eu-leaders-demand-to-be-respected-by-turkey/
Deutsche Welle, 30/10/2020: Coronavirus: EU at risk of being overwhelmed, says Von der Leyen https://p.dw.com/p/3kbfb

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European Commission: Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel, following the EU Leaders' videoconference on COVID-19 https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/statement_20_2015
European Council: Remarks by President Charles Michel after the video conference of the members of the European Council on 29 October 2020 https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/10/30/remarks-by-president-charles-michel-after-the-video-conference-of-the-members-of-the-european-council-on-29-october-2020/

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