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European Union - Harlem Désir’s participation in the General Affairs Council (Brussels, May 24, 2016)

Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, took part in the General Affairs Council in Brussels.

The ministers prepared for the European Council on June 28 and 29, which will focus on the response to the refugee crisis, the expansion of the job market, growth and investment in Europe as well as the European Security Strategy.

The European Council also examinated the results of the British referendum on June 23.

The ministers also discussed respect for the rule of law in the EU, notably with respect to the arrival of refugees and migrants in Europe.