European Union - Harlem Désir attending meeting of European ministers (Bratislava, July 24-25, 2016)


Minister of State for European Affairs Harlem Désir is representing France at the informal General Affairs Council meeting in Bratislava on July 24-25.

The first meeting of European affairs ministers hosted by the Slovak presidency, it carries forward the EU’s strategic agenda.

Mr. Désir noted that new momentum is needed to tackle the multiples crises that are putting the European project to the test. In this context, France’s three priorities are security and defense; growth, investment and jobs; and young people.