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

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EPRS: Briefing. November 2020: Outcome of the European Council video-conference of 29 October 2020

EurActiv, 30/10/2020: EU leaders demand to be ‘respected’ by Turkey
Deutsche Welle, 30/10/2020: Coronavirus: EU at risk of being overwhelmed, says Von der Leyen

European Commission: Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel, following the EU Leaders' videoconference on COVID-19
European Council: Remarks by President Charles Michel after the video conference of the members of the European Council on 29 October 2020

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