Under Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the EU member states are now, for the first time ever, holding discussions via video conference about the state of the rule of law in specific countries. The aim is to improve their common understanding of this issue.
At today’s virtual meeting, Minister of State Roth will liaise closely with his counterparts from Lisbon and Ljubljana on key policy areas of the EU Council Presidency. A joint statement will lay down the Trio’s agenda in this regard.
Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic and the rule of law – the most recent meeting of the General Affairs Council held in Luxembourg under the leadership of Minister of State Michael Roth dealt with pressing issues on the European Union’s current Agenda.
The Ministers for European Affairs had a virtual meeting today chaired by Michael Roth to discuss the Multiannual Financial Framework and the recovery fund.
Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth met his counterparts from Poland and France in Lens, France. They reaffirmed their common goals in the area of climate policy, the rule of law, EU enlargement and a social Europe in a joint statement.