The Withdrawal Agreement set out a procedure for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union on 1 February 2020.
It is a strange time to be holding an international training session. With Covid-19 not only on their minds but also dominating their day-to-day experiences, 60 European diplomats gathered for the first module of the 21st European Diplomatic Programme (EDP).
In Brussels the EU Foreign Ministers are discussing the situation in Belarus today. Other issues on the agenda include Libya and the Turkish-Greek gas dispute in the eastern Mediterranean.
During the first physical meeting since the start of the COVID‑19 pandemic, Germany’s Foreign Minister will present the priorities of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The meeting will also focus on the situation in Turkey.
At a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers, Minister Maas stresses the need for a joint policy vis-à-vis China and the importance of the peace process in Afghanistan