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Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, will participate in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on November 17.
European Union – Harlem Désir’s participation in the Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, November 17, 2014)
Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, will participate in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on November 17. The discussions will focus on the following issues:
Ukraine/Russia: The ministers will have an in-depth discussion on the situation on the ground and the role that the EU can play by mobilizing its various tools, including possible targeted sanctions;
Peace process: The situation will be reviewed together with Ms. Mogherini, who traveled to the region on November 7 and 8. Discussions will notably focus on how the EU could relaunch its EUBAM Rafah mission (EU Border Assistance Mission at the Rafah crossing point) and (EUPOL COPPS (EU Coordination Office for Palestinian Police Support);
Bosnia and Herzegovina: The ministers will take stock of the situation following the elections and the rapprochement between this country and Europe;
Ebola: Mr. Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management and EU Ebola Coordinator, will report on his visit to Sierra Leone, Guinea (alongside Ms. Girardin) and Liberia.
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