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    • Ministers in the European Parliament · News articles
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    Jean Asselborn presented the priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency before the AFET Committee of the European Parliament

    On 15 July 2015, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn was received in the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) for a hearing where he presented the priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency in this area. In his statement, the Minister focused on the objectives of the Presidency with regard to enlargement, and more specifically, on those candidate countries with which negotiations have been formally opened: Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey.

    • Ministers in the European Parliament · News articles
    • Foreign Affairs
    Jean Asselborn presented the priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency before the INTA Committee of the European Parliament

    On 14 July 2015, Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, presented the priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency of the EU Council to MEPs in the International Trade Committee (INTA). According to Jean Asselborn, it is important to "defend an inclusive and consistent European trade policy, which offers real opportunities for access to markets of our partner countries", while pursuing "a regular and sustained dialogue between the European Parliament, the Commission and civil society".

  • Updated 15-07-2015