EU - Harlem Désir attending General Affairs Council (Brussels, February 16, 2016)


Harlem Désir, minister of state for European affairs, was attending General Affairs Council.

It will prepare the European Council of February 18-19, which will deal with the United Kingdom’s demands and the implementation of European decisions to respond to the refugee crisis.

Participants also had an initial conversation on preparations for the European Council of March 17-18 and reviewed the implementation of the Interinstitutional Agreement of December 2015 between the Council, the Commission and the European Parliament on better law-making.