On behalf of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Luxembourg Vice-prime minister and minister of Internal security, Etienne Schneider, has convened an extraordinary "Justice and Home affairs" (JHA) Council on 20 November 2015 in Brussels. This decision has been jointly taken with the French authorities.
Confronted with barbarism and terrorism, Europe stands united with France. Following the tragic events in Paris, this extraordinary JHA Council will strengthen the European response while ensuring the follow-up of the measures taken.
The minister of Internal security, Etienne Schneider, will pursue the contacts with his counterparts and with the institutional actors during the course of the week.
Press release from the Ministry of Internal Security / Permanent Representation of Luxembourg to the European Union