The Council prepared the European Council of 19-20 March. The main focus will be on the energy union. Foreign relations such as relations with Russia, the situation in Ukraine, preparations for the Eastern Partnership summit and Libya will also be discussed.
The economic situation in Europe and the 2015 European semester will also feature on the agenda.
During lunch ministers discussed with Commission First Vice-President Timmermans how to further improve cooperation between EU institutions.
"Our common goal is to further increase the efficiency of our joint work to the benefit of European citizens", said Minister Rinkēvičs after the meeting.