Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, met in Brussels today for the 24th Summit between the European Union (EU) and Japan and issued the following statement.
European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission
President Jean-Claude Juncker addressed a letter to the EU Heads of State or
government on the EU priorities at the upcoming G20 summit in
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/905 implementing Council Decision 2010/788/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/917 of 29 May 2017 amending Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria.
EU ambassadors confirmed an agreement reached between the Maltese Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament representatives, with a view to an overall agreement once the remaining technical issues are addressed.
On 28 June 2017, the Maltese Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament representatives reached a broad political agreement ad referendum on all twelve chapters of the regulation on the European Union Agency for Asylum on the basis of the mandate given by Coreper on 20 December 2016.
To honour the legacy of Dr. Helmut Kohl, former German chancellor and Honorary Citizen of Europe, European institutions are co-organising a European Ceremony of Honour on 1 July in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.