RSSEU Foreign Affairs Council

Stop blocking reforms and open legal channels for #migrants and #refugees

Stop blocking reforms and open legal channels for #migrants and #refugees

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The S&D and Greens/EFA Groups in the European Parliament have sent a joint open letter to European Council President, Donald Tusk, and the Heads of States and Governments, ahead of the next European Council meeting on 22/23 June, asking for immediate action to reform the Dublin system and open legal channels for migrants and refugees. […]

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Migratory pressure at heart of statements made at informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Luxembourg

Migratory pressure at heart of statements made at informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Luxembourg

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

On his arrival at the informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers held on 4 and 5 September in Luxembourg, part of which will focus on migration, Luxembourg’s Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, Jean Asselborn (pictured), solicited a European solution to migratory pressure and called for solidarity.  “This issue goes beyond the financial crisis in […]

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European politicians and experts call on Europe to prevent new war in Donbass

European politicians and experts call on Europe to prevent new war in Donbass

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A two day forum ‘Donbass – Yesterday, today and tomorrow’ began today (11 May) in Donetsk under the patronage of local authorities and a group of European and international observers who were present at the November 2014 elections in Donetsk and Lughansk Addressing the opening of the forum, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander […]

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Committee of Permanent  Representatives discusses Ukraine restrictive measures

Committee of Permanent Representatives discusses Ukraine restrictive measures

As requested by the Foreign Affairs Council of 22 July, the Council’s Committee of Permanent  Representatives today (24 July) discussed EU restrictive measures in view of the situation in eastern Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea. The Committee agreed to add further persons and entities responsible for action against Ukraine’s territorial integrity to the […]

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Ukraine, Central African Republic, Cuba: MEPs to quiz Ashton

Ukraine, Central African Republic, Cuba: MEPs to quiz Ashton

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 11 February, foreign affairs MEPs will debate yesterday’s the Foreign Affairs Council of 10 February with the EU foreign policy chief, (pictured), at 15h. The political crisis in Ukraine, EU military operation in the Central African Republic amid escalating violence and the forthcoming negotiations with Cuba topped the Council agenda. MEPs are also expected to […]

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