The Central issue on the agenda of the EU Council on foreign Affairs in Luxembourg on June 19 will be the global strategy of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy of the European Union, said Monday the press service of the Council, introducing the draft agenda of this meeting of the foreign Ministers of the EU.
“The Council will summarize the implementation of the global strategy of the EU for almost a year after its presentation at the European Council. On the occasion of this debate, the Council will adopt conclusions on Maritime security”, – said in a communique to the press service, released in Brussels.
Among the most important topics of the meeting – the fight against terrorism.
“The foreign Ministers will hold a debate on the external aspects of the fight against terrorism, which will take place in a topical moment in the context of the recent terrorist attacks in the EU and beyond. They will adopt conclusions on the fight against terrorism”, – is told in the message of the EU Council.
Separately discussed the issue of cooperation of the EU and NATO on the basis of a joint report of the EU high representative for foreign Affairs and security policy and defence Federica Mogherini and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The Council also will adopt a final document on cooperation of the European Union and the North Atlantic Alliance.
The foreign Ministers will also discuss the situation in Iraq with a focus on the latest developments in the country and its future. Expected conclusions on Iraq.
In preparation of the European Council on 22-23 June, the foreign Ministers will consider the external aspects of migration.
On the sidelines of the EU Council in Luxembourg, will host a Ministerial meeting of “Eastern partnership”. The foreign Ministers of the EU and 6 countries of the programme (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) will be engaged in the preparation of the summit of “Eastern partnership”, to be held in Brussels on 24 November.
As reported previously, “Interfax” a diplomatic source, with high probability, namely the EU Council to extend for a year the sanctions against Russia in the Crimea and Sevastopol.