FM in Brussels for Foreign Affairs EU Council and Eastern Partnership meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos is in Brussels to take part in the EU Foreign Affairs Council and the Eastern Partnership Ministerial meeting.

The Council's discussions "will focus on the situation in Israel and developments in the broader Middle East region", a Foreign Ministry press release said.

The continued Russian aggression against Ukraine and the situation in the Sahel are also on the agenda.

The Council meeting will be preceded by an informal breakfast with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Ararat Mirzoyan.

According to the FM, once the Council has concluded its work, it will be followed by the Eastern Partnership Ministerial meeting, with the participation of EU Ministers and Foreign Affairs Ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

On 12 December, the Foreign Affairs Minister will take part in the EU General Affairs Council.

During the Council, Ministers will, among other things, approve the Conclusions on enlargement, as well as in relation to the annual rule of law dialogue and managing demographic change in Europe, it says.

The Council will also prepare for the European Council meeting on 14-15 December and the Spanish Presidency will brief Ministers on the next steps with regard to the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Foreign Affairs Ministry press release concludes.

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