General Affairs Council meeting (July 24, 2012)



Tomorrow, July 24, Mr. Cazeneuve will participate in the General Affairs Council meeting.

The new Cypriot presidency will set out its work program. The agenda for the session will then be devoted to the conclusions of the European Council of June 28 and 29 and to the organization of work on the next Multiannual Financial Framework, with a view toward reaching an agreement in December.

On the sidelines of the Council meeting, Mr. Cazeneuve will also have several meetings, including with Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, as well as with his Swedish counterpart, Ms. Birgitta Ohlsson. The minister delegate will also meet Algirdas Semeta, European Commissioner with special responsibility for taxation and Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner responsible for regional policy, with whom he will discuss the implementation of the guidelines adopted by the last European Council.